522 fatwas

  • Forgiveness for Shirk Date: 3-9-2002

    I would like to know what happens if a Muslim does commit Shirk intentionally or unintentionally. What does the Ayah of the Qur'an mean God will never forgive the sin of associating Him with other gods? Does this mean that God will never forgive after death if a person has done Shirk or does it mean that Shirk has no repentance at all? .. More

  • Video coverage at a church Date: 25-8-2002

    Am I allowed to go and do video coverage at a church?.. More

  • Migrating from Algeria to UK to Study Medicine Date: 23-7-2002

    I am asking about the migration to the country of disbelief (Kufr). I am from Algeria and I have migrated to the UK to study medicine there. Is my situation legitimate, Halal, or Haram? Medicine in the UK is more developed than medicine in Algeria. .. More

  • Muslims who fail to make Hijrah Date: 20-7-2002

    The scholars say that Muslims who live in the West should make Hijrah, but when we try the governments of the Muslim countries reject us. Who will be blamed on the Day of Judgment? We for not making Hijrah or they for blocking or making it very difficult for Muslims to make Hijrah... More

  • Migrating from Muslim Country to Non-Muslim Country Date: 22-6-2002

    Does following fears that may be some harm may happen to me in a Muslim country the valid excuse to leave a Muslim country and settle in non-Muslim country? For example fear of high crime rate, pollution, getting ill, joblessness, poverty, Muslims following Bid'ah (innovations in Deen), people not following Deen properly, Sharia being not the law of.. More

  • Muslims migrating from USA to Muslim countries Date: 16-6-2002

    Many practicing Muslims living in non-Muslims countries migrated here for economic benefits and not for the purpose of Da'wah or any other permissible purpose. Then Allah guided them and they started following Deen. One of my friends is among such Muslims. I was discussing this issue with him and he seemed uncomfortable about leaving USA and to settle.. More

  • Muslims in West want to make Hijrah but Muslim states are not hospitable Date: 2-6-2002

    The situation of Muslims living in the West like myself is bad. I would love to make Hijrah for Allah, but none of the Muslim states have good immigration policies. I mean they are negating Islamic right of Hijrah. Some Muslims love the West, but I hate its decadence, and want to leave for the sake of my family's Deen, but where can we go when no Muslim.. More

  • Going to A Non-Muslim Country to Have Child Born There to Acquire Citizenship Date: 21-5-2002

    Please help me to know if it is allowed for a Muslim to take his wife to USA (precisely) and or any other non-Muslim country for the delivery of the child with the intention of getting the child passport of that country and later on come to that country for the better future opportunities? And on the other side saying that we are doing this because.. More

  • Graveyard Festival Date: 15-5-2002

    Is it Haram going to festival of grave yard (Awliya)? .. More

  • Living in a Non-Muslim Country Date: 14-5-2002

    Since times of slavery, my family and myself have been living in an un-Islamic country. We are free to practice our faith and there are no restrictions toward Muslims, however the Shari'a is not the law of this country. Do we still have to make Hijrah from this country? .. More

  • Invitation to Church wedding Date: 20-4-2002

    I am Muslim from Algeria - living in Germany - and my wife (Muslim too) has non-Muslim parents and family. I received an invitation to a wedding in Church for a member of her family. Could we accept this invitation?.. More

  • Concerns of a Muslim living in Canada Date: 3-3-2002

    I am an Arabian Muslim and I am married to an Arabian Muslim girl but she lived her past life at Canada. I mean she doesn't know much about religion. But she is doing her best and has changed a lot. I want her to practise Islam more and more. I am not so religious but I want my daughters and sons to know religion. I forgot to say that we would live.. More

  • Paying to have Qur'an recited over sick person Date: 6-2-2002

    My mother has recently been under some stress from physical illness and general anxiety. As a result, she has decided, to briefly put it, to pay some people (said to be pious, Shuyookh) in Bangladesh (home country) to recite some verses from the Qur'an. In doing so, out of this charity, she may be relieved of her anxiety. Never having heard of such.. More

  • Her Family Does What Is Called Khatam Date: 26-1-2002

    Can you please tell me what to do. In our family there is a lot of Bid'aa. They believe in all the saints and Sufis. Often they do a Khatam (it comprises of Surah Al-Fatiha, Surah Al-Qadr, Surah An-Naas, Surah Al-Kafiroon, Surah Al-Falaq and the first Ruku of Surah Al-Baqra and in the end they send Salaam on the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam).. More

  • Muslims celebrating Christmas Date: 12-1-2002

    Can a Muslim celebrate Christmas? Is there any Aalim who tells that it is Haram to celebrate? If so who? Is there any Fatwa about celebrating Christmas? Is it written in the holy Qur'an about Christmas? .. More