520 fatwas

  • Reciting Quran on Medicines Date: 13-3-2019

    Assalamu alykum!I've heard that reciting مُسَلَّمَةٌ لَّا شِيَةَ فِيهَا (Quran 2:71) 41 times and applying medicine on skin helps removing scars and blemishes, what is your opinion on this?Also, can we just recite only that part of the verse? Or we must recite the complete verse?In general, is it allowed to recite quranic.. More

  • Eating and Drinking from the Same Food with a Non-Muslim Date: 6-2-2019

    Assalamualaikum. I have a question about sharing of food with non Muslims. Are we allowed to drink .. More

  • Imitating non-Muslims Date: 3-1-2019

    I have read that the Prophet -peace be upon him- forbids us to imitate the non-Muslims in any aspect of life. But I don’t understand how this could apply in clothing. Most people buy their clothes from non-Muslim brands and Muslim women, nowadays, like to follow non-Muslim fashion. Is this haram? Also, unfortunately, nowadays it is the non-Muslims.. More

  • Limits of Befriending Non-Muslims Date: 30-9-2018

    Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhThank you for sending me fatwa no. 7885 but it did not answer my question. I would very much like to know what is the punishment for someone who has truly befriended a kafir which is forbidden in sura 5:51, what is the punishment for someone like this? Is he an apostate? May Allaah reward you .. More

  • Muslim Woman Befriending Non-Muslim Females Date: 9-9-2018

    I have a big dilemma because of fatwa number 87176. You say there that a Muslim woman is not allowed to befriend Muslim men and non-muslim men alike. But you say that she can befriend a non-muslim woman? This does not make sense to me at all. Does sura 5:51 not speak about non-muslims in general? I thought Muslims in general, men and women alike, are.. More

  • Body and Muscle Exercises Have Nothing to Do with Polytheism Date: 13-8-2018

    I looked at some of your fatwas and got different answer ex you can do thai chi for relaxation if it doesn't involve polythiestic rituals, but also saw a fatwa saying doing meditation exercises is immitating budhits etc so my questions is will it be shirk, if you simply lay in your bed (no yoga or other things etc) and focus on your breathing and belly.. More

  • Learning Skills and Crafts Online From Non-Muslims Date: 6-8-2018

    1) is it permitted for women to learn cooking, art,craft,stitching, & other halal skills/activities/things/hobbies from others both in real life & online ? Or it is regarded stealing other's idea & sin? Is it kind of copyright violation?2) if it is permitted as a female can I learn those both Muslim / righteous/hijabi women & non Muslim/.. More

  • Travelling to or Living in Non-Muslim Countries Date: 25-6-2018

    Dear scholars. You directed me to similar questions, but they do not answer my questions as my questions are specific. Can you please provide specific answers to my questions:Assalamu aleykum va rahmatullah!As we know, it is forbidden to travel to non-muslim countries for purposes of tourism or unless there is a valid shari' excuse.1- What if a country.. More

  • Hidden Shirk Date: 9-5-2018

    What is hidden shirk? How can it affect subconscious mind? .. More

  • A Muslim Seeking the Help of a Kaafir Date: 19-3-2018

    As salaam alaeykum warahmatullah. Is it permissible to seek help from a non-Muslim whom one fears that he might later use that to insult Islam? As in, he might be saying in the future that he has helped him while his fellow Muslims didnt, and thus, insulting them and Islam. .. More

  • Is Imitating non-Muslims Kufr Date: 13-3-2018

    Imitating the Kufar.It was narrated that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar said: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever imitates a people is one of them.” Does that mean if someone were to say Shave their beard completely or celebrate birthdays, do they become a Kafir and there marriages invalid ect. I have read from IslamQa.. More

  • Walking with a Female Christian Friend to Class Date: 19-2-2018

    This past Thursday, January 25th, a Christian missionary lady recognized me whom I spoke last year twice. She wanted to talk with me. However, I was walking to my class with a Christian friend of mine who was tagging along to show me where is my class located. I told the Christian missionary lady that I have to go to my class. My friend saw the Christian.. More

  • Forced to do Acts of Worship at Graves Date: 15-2-2018

    Assalam Alaikum, What a girl should do if her family insists her to go to dargah and if she reply in no then their is a chance of fitna so what she do if ? Can she go with her family but thier she will not pray to grave and make sajdah.Same question a girl asked me and I reply that you should say no but if they force you then go. .. More

  • Asking the Dead to Supplicate for a Person: Shirk Date: 11-2-2018

    I read in a book "It is permissible for one to ask that one's duas[supplications, prayers] be accepted for the sake of the Awliyâ[Dear slaves of Allahu ta’âlâ]." What is meant by this, i havent heard it before? .. More

  • Substituting for non-Muslim colleagues during their festivals Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Our factory runs 24 hours/day. So when our Eids come, we take a leave and our non-Muslim colleagues, they take our shifts. Similarly, when their Puja comes, they take a leave and we take their shifts. Is it allowed for us to do so? Or does this constitute helping in sin? .. More