529 fatwas

  • The Ruqyah (Quranic healing) for tumors is the same as that for other ailments Date: 28-7-2011

    Is there a certain supplication in the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, that is used in making Ruqyah for the patient suffering from tumors?.. More

  • When it is permissible to call on the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 28-7-2011

    Is it permissible to call upon the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, by saying, “O Messenger of Allaah”?.. More

  • Accepting gifts from non-Muslims on their festivals Date: 24-7-2011

    As salam wa alaikum We stay in India. during kuffar festivals they give gifts/bonus to the employee. Is it ok to accept them? especially sometimes they give gifts like goldcoins with pictures of theire gods/godeses. what todo about such gifts can we melt these coins to destroy the imeges & use the money or give the money in charity? what about.. More

  • How to seek a remedy through the names of Allaah Date: 20-7-2011

    Some diseases are treated through the beautiful names of Allaah The Almighty. Would you please clarify the method of treatment in this regard? May Allaah reward you... More

  • Satan persuades man of the existence of unseen superpowers Date: 20-7-2011

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum, In my country people believe in something called "Taabi‘ah" (a female Jinn) which is something like a bad omen where a person is constantly subjected to certain calamities such as accidents. Some people claim that they are able to expel this Taabi‘ah. Does this actually exist? Did it exist at the time of the Prophet,.. More

  • Using black cumin as an amulet is a Bid‘ah (religious innovation) Date: 20-7-2011

    In my country, we have gotten used to seeking the blessings of black cumin and use it to ward off envy as well as the effect of the evil eye by putting it over the clothes of the newborn or the bridegroom or in the pockets of those who are doing exams. What is the Sharee’ah ruling on this? Is this considered an act of Shirk (polytheism)?.. More

  • Categories of seeking assistance Date: 20-7-2011

    What are the categories of seeking assistance from Allaah The Almighty and from people? When is it permissible and when is it not? Kindly give examples and mention the evidences for and the ruling on every category. .. More

  • There is no harm in adding water to the water on which Ruqyah has been recited Date: 20-7-2011

    Sometimes one may use water mixed with Sidr (lote-tree) leaves on which Quranic verses are recited to undo magic. Should he wash himself with it cold or can he add to it some hot water on which no Quranic verses have been recited? Does it make a difference if it is used for three, or two or one day?.. More

  • People of the Book making Ruqyah for Muslims - A Sharee‘ah viewpoint Date: 19-7-2011

    There is an unfortunate widespread phenomenon in my Muslim country, as some Muslims, who believe that they are under a spell or the effect of magic, go to churches and ask priests to break these spells. One of my female relatives went to a priest seeking a solution for her undutiful son ignoring our strong objection. The priest recited some words.. More

  • The ruling on saying, Date: 18-7-2011

    What is the ruling on saying, "This is a good omen…"?.. More

  • Ruling on a man wishing something from others Date: 17-7-2011

    Assalaamu 'Alaykum, I am an employee in civil governmental institutions, and sometimes we are required to write some reports or petitions in which we use phrases like, "We wish you would do …," "We hope…," or "We hope you would kindly…" Is this form of wishing permissible? May Allaah reward you... More

  • He said ‘Thank you angels for being beside me’ Date: 23-6-2011

    Message Body:: i need a piece of mind it would really mean alot for you to answer this i feel i have commited shirk i'm a new muslim convert and really love Islam and love Allah (S.W.T) well i do not know how to pray yet or anything , so i thought i would make my own up and then i love everything Allah (S.W.T) has created and i think in one or 2 occasions.. More

  • Having a Christmas tree for decoration Date: 22-6-2011

    Is it permissible to have a Christmas tree for decoration purposes outside the time of Christmas?.. More

  • His father wants him to migrate to Canada Date: 21-6-2011

    AsalamoAlikum Warahmatullah Dear Brothers/Sisters I have a very important question. My father is telling me to apply for CANADIAN immigration. He says that in Toronto its not harder to stick to religious commitment since there is not much discrimination there. There are also some very good Islam's religious societies there. The currently I currently.. More

  • Celebrating a girl's reaching puberty Date: 22-5-2011

    Assalalaikum My brother's daughter has started menstruating and my sister in law wants to celebrate by adorning my niece like a bride, throw a party and receive gifts and all. Her mother's side family have been doing it for every girl coming of age.Is this allowed in Islam or is it a bida'a?.. More