522 fatwas

  • 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

  • Ruqyah is permissible unless involves Shirk Date: 19-5-2011

    I have a twenty-five year old daughter and many suitors have proposed to her but I refused all of them, then no further suitors proposed. One of my friends told me that someone has cast a spell on my daughter and the only way to break it is to write down a Quranic verse on a piece of cloth, using a certain type of ink, and then to put this piece of.. More

  • Seek help of Allaah first, then seek other means like Ruqyah Date: 18-5-2011

    I am a girl who suffers from severe pain in my right leg when I hear the Quran. Is it permissible for me to go to a man who treats with the Quran? .. More

  • Permissibility of using objects for Ruqyah (healing with the Quran) Date: 2-5-2011

    I went to a Shaykh and asked him to recite Ruqyah over me, however he asked me to bring certain things to him, like sea water, well water, rain water and a kind of moss called the Wada‘ah. Should these things be used in Sharee‘ah-approved Ruqyah?.. More

  • Prerequisites of writing Ruqyah and drinking its water Date: 11-4-2011

    - Is it permissible to write the verse of Al-Kursi, [Quran 2: 255], or any other chapter from the Quran on a piece of paper and then put this piece of paper in water and the patient drinks it? - If it is permissible, is there evidence from the Quran supporting its permissibility?- Is it permissible to use supplications instead of Quranic verses in.. More

  • Slaughtering a sacrifice for the Jinn Date: 5-4-2011

    What is the ruling on slaughtering a sacrifice for the Jinn in order to ward off their harm?.. More

  • Drinking from a bowl engraved with verses of the Quran Date: 24-3-2011

    We have a brass bowl scripted with Syreh Yaseen in it. Is is good to drink water from it. or keeping water in night and drink in morning with a thinking that it is fruitfull. Please advice ASAP. ALLAH HAFIZ .. More

  • The ruling on wearing amulets Date: 8-3-2011

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on wearing amulets and other objects that people believe guard against the evil eye or envy? Under which kind of Shirk is wearing amulets classified? .. More