531 fatwas

  • Attending birthday parties Date: 1-9-2003

    Celebrating birth is not allowed in Islam. I don't celebrate my birthday, but if some non-Muslim friends give a party regarding birthday or invite me what is the Islamic view?.. More

  • Doing Good Deeds Is Not from Shirk Date: 1-9-2003

    I have a question regarding shirk and major polytheism. One part of this question is intending something by deeds besides seeking pleasure of Allah. For instance, if I decide to do an action to increase my Iman, or if I read something about Islam for my interest, or I exercise for some benefit not for the sake of Allah, are such acts considered from.. More

  • Wants to leave USA but parents disagree Date: 29-7-2003

    I live in USA I can't fully practice Islam. I thought I'd make Hijrah from USA to Arab countries. My parents do not want me to leave. Please give me advise what should I do. If I listen to my parents my religion will be weak and my faith too... More

  • To remain in Canada for citizenship or go home Date: 17-6-2003

    I am living in Canada and my wife is living in an Arabic country and works there. In fact I came here for studies. Next year, Insha Allah, I will finish, but I want to stay here another year in order to get the Canadian citizenship. My wife refuses this solution and insist that I should return once I finish the studies. What is the opinion of the religion.. More

  • Traveling to China due to SARS Date: 16-6-2003

    Can I travel to China? What is the view of our religion in this case, with the new disease SARS which appeared in China. I have an office in Shanghai, China and all my business is based on exporting goods from China to some other countries. Since the beginning of this year due to SARS I didn't work at all. In Shanghai, there has been no cases of SARS... More

  • Young Muslims going to Western countries Date: 13-5-2003

    What is the solution for our Ummah when you see our children go away from Islam in western countries? In our Islamic countries we are not welcome! .. More

  • Wants to study and live in Canada Date: 30-4-2003

    I want to pursue my education in non-Muslim country (Canada) because the subject that I want is not well developed in Muslim countries, so is it possible? I want to settle there because I want to practice Islam after I take Islamic course from Islamic American university. Is it possible?.. More

  • Going to Europe for study Date: 10-2-2003

    What is the ruling of going Europe for study?.. More

  • Ruling on Working in USA Date: 9-2-2003

    Is it a sin to work in USA? .. More

  • 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