531 fatwas

  • Celebrating one's birthday under specific circumstances Date: 20-12-2006

    I have already submitted this question under reference # 2136010. Please avoid that question as I am submitting the same with correction. What Islam teaches about celebrating birthdays? Secondly some people think that therer is no harm if birthday is celebrated without cake cutting ceremony or the day other then birthday i.e. one or two days before/after... More

  • Greeting non-Muslims on their festivals Date: 6-12-2006

    Asslamualaikum Please reply this at the earliest. We have many Christian friends and colleagues at our work place. It looks rude if we dont greet them or send a greeting card to them on their festivals. My question is if we are doing this just to keep a good relationship with them , then is it not right?.. More

  • A new Muslim staying in his non-Muslim country Date: 5-10-2006

    Selam Aleykum Werahmetula Werabakatuhu Elhamdullila I found this web site my questions goes as followes. I been a muslim for about three years now few months back I read a hadith where it says that when a kafir becomes a muslim and is in a non muslim land that his deeds will not be acceptet till he does hijra, now where things get little trick is that.. More

  • Ruling on studying in non-Muslim countries Date: 7-9-2006

    I wanted to study abroad but one of my salaf friends warned me and told me that its haraam to stay in a non-muslim country.i want to study a course which is available in my country but it is very expensive and my father cannot afford it. i finished high school 2 years ago and since then i haven't joined any university because my father cannot pay for.. More

  • Celebrating Independence Day according to the Islamic Calendar Date: 31-8-2006

    ASSALMOALAIKUM.MY QUESTION IS ABOUT ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CALENDER.I WANT TO KNOW THAT IS IT OK IF CELEBRATE OUR PAKIATANI INDEPENDENC DAY ON 14 AUGUST AND ON NOT ON 27 RAMADAN WHICH IS ALSO THE DATE OF OUR COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE. REPLY PLEASE IN THE LIGHT OF QURAN AND HADITH... More

  • References of a Fatwa about amulets containing Quranic verses Date: 9-8-2006

    Asslam O Alaikum, Dear Scholars, tell me the references that you quoted in your fatwa 83434: Hanging amulets containing Qur'anic verses of Names and Attributes of Allah is a controversial issue among the Muslim scholars. Some including Abdullah Ibn Amar believe that it is lawful. This also conforms to what was reported from Aisha (May Allah be pleased.. More

  • Hanging a photograph of the grave of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam Date: 27-7-2006

    Dear Sirs, Assalam O Aleikum My wife has a framed photograph of the grave of the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) and she displays this in our bedroom. Every now and then, she takes the framed photograph and kisses it. Now is this correct to do? Please reply as soon as possible. .. More

  • Amulets containing Quran and supplications Date: 15-5-2006

    All praise due to Allah and peace and blessing upon his noble messenger for ever Amin. Few of cousins went from US to Pakistan and they met a lady and that lady gave them bunch of Taweezes (Quran and some other prayer) wrapped in plastics and cloths. One of them just got separated with her husband after coming back from Pakistan. I told them that these.. More

  • Giving and receiving Christmas presents Date: 14-5-2006

    I recently heard it is Shirk to give Christmas presents, but is it also Shirk to accept Christmas presents, I work in a school and receive many presents. .. More

  • Accompanying one’s mother to visit the graveyard seeking aid of the dead Date: 8-5-2006

    My mother goes every summer to morocco and visits graves of so called saints. she offers chicken and money. She doesn't listen when I say it's haram. she even insists that I go with her. So I have reached a compromise with her, that I will go, but I am only going to read soerat al Fatiha. Is this permitted ?.. More

  • Birthday gifts sent by non-Muslim mother Date: 4-5-2006

    As-Salaamu Alaikum, My non-Muslim mother sent birthday presents to my son, even though she knows we don't celebrate birthdays. Is it okay to accept her presents? Thank you, Salaams.. More

  • Throwing water on which Ruqyah was performed in the toilet Date: 2-4-2006

    Is it permissible to splash the water on which Ruqyah is performed in the toilet, as it contained magic?.. More

  • Visiting the bride with the intention of getting married as a result Date: 2-4-2006

    Many girls have tried to be the first to visit the bride [after the husband consummated the marriage with her] with the intention of getting married herself after her, and indeed they got married before the end of the year. .. More

  • Listening to tapes on Ruqyah does not take the place of Ruqyah itself Date: 1-4-2006

    Is listening to tapes on Ruqyah an innovation?.. More

  • The correct way of treatment by use of Allaah's Names Date: 1-4-2006

    There is a treatment for some diseases with Allaah's Names, could you explain to me the method of treatment?.. More