531 fatwas

  • Ghosts, etc. Date: 7-4-2005

    Is there a ghost? Like white lady, vampire,etc... More

  • No longer prays Date: 29-3-2005

    I am from Sudan and I'm not part of a very religious family. When I went to visit Sudan I became very religious, but soon after I came back to the US I stopped praying and I can't begin to pray. I regret everyday but if can't get myself to. .. More

  • He believes that Allaah does not forgive Shirk Date: 16-3-2005

    I fear I have committed Shirk. Once when having a conversation with my mother whilst watching the news, 'I said Bush owns this world'. I don't know why I said it just came out, I didn't believe this I never meant it in a serious way, just because of the fact the Bush government goes around breaking international laws and invading any country it.. More

  • Wants clarification of Shirk Date: 16-3-2005

    I have read in Fazail Amaal (Book of Charity and Hajj) of Tableegh Jamaat. The story is about Shaykh Khair Nurbaf. It is as follows: "The Shaykh said to him, eight days before his death. 'I shall die on Thursday evening, at the time of Maghrib Salaat, and I shall be buried on Friday after Jum'ah Salaat" ....on Friday morning, a man told me about.. More

  • Working on Friday after the Prayer Date: 7-3-2005

    Is it forbidden to wash clothes on Friday? Can we wash clothes or any other work after the Jumu'ah prayer? .. More

  • As a student she became overly involved in un-Islamic activities Date: 2-3-2005

    I'm an expatriate in Kuwait and I study in a co-ed school where are students from different nationalities as well as different religions. So we get together often. But my doubt is that are we permitted per Islamic law to perform in certain functions like Christmas carol or so like in coir. I was last year in coir. But since I had the doubt.. More

  • Eating food at the time of Maghrib prayer in Saudi Arabia Date: 24-2-2005

    Is it true that if we eat food at the time of Maghrib prayer, our ancestors who are dead cannot get food in Heaven? It's a common practise in my place not to eat during Maghrib due to this reason. Can you please explain in the light of Hadeeth and Sunnah? .. More

  • Living in Australia he fears he is losing his religion Date: 21-2-2005

    I'm an Arab that left his home over 10 years ago and I'm very lost and can't control my acts life has no meaning. And faith too but the problem is if I believed in that I would become just another capitalist I don't know where to go. I feel weaker by the day. I don't know if I'm a believer or not any more at least in my heart. .. More

  • Accepting gifts on Valentine's Day or birthdays Date: 9-2-2005

    My question is: Am I allowed accepting gifts from Muslim and non-Muslim friends, if they give on valentines day and on my birthday? .. More

  • Migrating from India to Canada Date: 16-1-2005

    If an Indian Muslim can immigrate to Canada for good life. Please reply in the light of Qur'an and Hadeeth. It is very important for our family, mother wants to immigrate to Canada, and her sister is there. Father wants to stay in India as he likes his place and people around. Financially we are not very well. .. More

  • Living alone in US after she divorced her husband Date: 10-1-2005

    I ask about the case of a woman that live alone in states and nobody with here she is Muslim and her family, I mean father and brother don't care at all how she live they even never call her or ask about her, she called them every week to do this for Islam, and she really suffer about that kind of negligibility of her family. She was good.. More

  • Moving from a Muslim country to a non-Muslim country to marry Date: 6-1-2005

    I humbly ask my knowledgeable brothers to help with the following problem I have. I am a revert and live in a non-Muslim country. Is it Halaal for me to marry a sister from a Muslim country and bring her to live in my non-Muslim country? I have heard that as a Muslim you are not allowed to move from a Muslim country to a non-Muslim country unless.. More

  • Nikaah on December 25th Date: 21-12-2004

    My daughter is due to do Nikaah, Inshaa Allaah soon and we were hoping to do this on 25th December. However as new Muslim myself and also my daughter convert, we have been told that really this day we as Muslims should not do anything on this day as it is a pagan celebration, also something to do with Nimrad, I'm sorry, I'm not sure if.. More

  • Accepting gift from Christians during Christmas Date: 18-11-2004

    Is it Halaal for me to take money from my Christian grandmother in Christmas time as a gift? Especially when I am locked up and I need the money desperately. Secondly I would like to ask, if I am not a Muslim, can I fast the month of Ramadhaan for my best friend who just passed away recently last month and he is a Muslim. .. More

  • Nothing helps wife's back problem Date: 29-9-2004

    My wife is suffering from backbone and 11 years back and again 1 year back operated. 1 year back operation was not success. Now she cannot walk, sit and feeling pain in the legs. One doctor suggests for surgery again but the other doctor said not need of surgery. Doctor prescribed medicines are not working. Chinese Herbal medicines are also.. More