522 fatwas

  • Has only European non-Muslim friends Date: 3-2-2003

    I live in Europe and all of my friends are not Muslim. Is it lawful to participate fully as a Muslim in Western culture, e.g. go out with friends to parties, talking with girls,... but all as a Muslim. .. More

  • Number 19 in Islam Date: 12-1-2003

    Why is number 19 important in Islam?.. More

  • Times when One Is Not Allowed to Cut Hair, Nails, etc. Date: 12-1-2003

    Is it true that there are some days when it is not permissible for a Muslim to cut nails, hair, or wear new cloths? If yes, then what are those days and what are forbidden things during those days? .. More

  • Everything works according Allah's Decree and Will Date: 12-1-2003

    I was touched by sihr (impossible to marry). I've been treated by a fiqh. At the end of his treatment,he asked me to give him my ring. He did something with it, it will protect me against other spells. Is it haraam to wear this ring? Are my salaat and dou'as accepted? What should I do with my ring? Throw it, burn it,or pay no attention to it...? By.. More

  • Matters that reduce Rizq (livelihood) Date: 1-1-2003

    I have received an email which lists the THINGS THAT REDUCE "RIZQ". Are these THINGS based on Islamic concepts? Is there any supporting Sahi Hadith for any of these? I am listing only few of these THINGS below:_______________________________Rabbi ighfir wa anta khairu-raahimeenRabbana baark lanaa fee maa a'ataana, wa anta khiru-raaziqeenTHINGS THAT.. More

  • Need and Help Should be Sought from Allah Alone Date: 31-12-2002

    Q1)Is bowing before graves of Islamic Saints permissiable in Islam? Please provide references from Holy Quran & Hadiths.Q2) Is it OK to pray for Dua before a saint's grave. Or Can we ask Saints at their graves to ask Allah to pray for us or ask them to ask Allah (SWT) to forgive us? Reference from Holy Quran & Hadith is preferred. .. More

  • Definition of Shirk Date: 11-12-2002

    What is Shirk, and what are some examples of a person engaging in it?.. More

  • Impatiently waiting to rejoin husband Date: 17-11-2002

    I am a 21 year old, newly married lady. I only stayed four months after married with my husband and then he had to leave to Canada as an immigrant and I am staying with my parent now waiting for not less than six months time to get my immigration papers ready. The idea of staying a long time away from my husband doesn't sound comfortable to me; I really.. More

  • People who worship at graves Date: 12-11-2002

    I have so many Indian friends in Oman some of my friends on leave to India, visit graves in India called Mazar, offer prayers, asking for help, health, money and so many other things from the dead person. When we tell them not to do this; it is one of the biggest form of Shirk, they simply reply, "You are Wahabi" and do not accept our suggestion. Why.. More

  • Al-Fal, charms, fortune telling, magic Date: 29-10-2002

    What is Al-Fa'l in Islam? What are the causes of using charms, fortune telling and magic among people?.. More

  • Committing Shirk Date: 29-10-2002

    Can a Muslim be forgiven after becoming a disbeliever by committing Shirk (joining partners with Allah), but then repenting? Please justify your answer... More

  • Believing in charms Date: 27-10-2002

    What is the ruling for the following:1) Believing that charm is the cause which brings good luck and averts bad luck.2) Believing that Allah is the beneficiary for good but the charms are the causes of it... More

  • Strayed away from Islam in a Non-Muslim Country Date: 23-10-2002

    I'm a Muslim (al-Hamdulillah) living in Germany. I was a correct Muslim in my country but I have left it because of the unjustice not because of money, and here in Germany my life has changed. I have done a lot of bad, very bad things and I try to go to the way of Allah, but after a while I find my self again in the wrong way. I feel a lot of times.. More

  • Attending a church wedding Date: 2-10-2002

    My friend invited me to go to church with some Christians for a wedding.I don't know exactly whether I am allowed to do so or not... More

  • Wearing Qur'anic verses Date: 17-9-2002

    There is a person who writes Qur'anic Ayahs and gives it people. Can we wear it?.. More