520 fatwas

  • Visiting churches just to see them Date: 21-10-2001

    Is it permissible for Muslims to visit Churches only to see them? .. More

  • Removing Hijab in USA due to danger and threats to Muslims Date: 19-9-2001

    Due to the incident of USA attack, most of Arabs and Muslims here in USA have been harassed and some of them killed especially women wearing Hijab. I am a woman wearing Hijab and living in USA and I study in the university off campus. I am afraid that wearing Hijab in this situation would bring for me the harassment from ignorant people. Some Muslim.. More

  • Selling Items Paid for by Father to Emigrate to Muslim Country Date: 6-9-2001

    Can I sell for profit what my father has bought me once from his own money such as clothes, books, etc? Can I do that? Note that I live in a western country with my father and I want to emigrate to a Muslim country. And my father does not want me to emigrate to Yemen (my homeland). So, I thought of selling some of my clothes and books to buy myself.. More

  • Necklaces with Qur'anic verses Date: 3-6-2001

    Are Muslims allowed to wear silver necklaces with Qur'an on them (Surat al-Kursee)?.. More

  • Islamic rule about Marabou activities Date: 24-5-2001

    I was in the Gambia last November and people use to do marabou activities. I want to know the legal and the illegal things short such... More

  • Taking others as helper or protector other than Allah Date: 18-5-2001

    What is the concern about Muslims calling others (e.g.: Anbiya and Auliya) other than Allah for certain things?.. More

  • Groups in Islam Date: 3-5-2001

    1. What is the concern about Muslims calling others (e.g.: Anbiya and Auliya) other than Allah for certain things?2. Is there groups in Islam like Sunni, Mujahid, Jamaat etc, or is it one? .. More

  • Giving money for Hindu celebrations Date: 1-4-2001

    I work in a semi-govt. organization in Bombay, India. I work as a supervisor and Electrical Engineer by profession. My problem is that with me there are majority (90%) Hindus working in the organization and they demand money for celebration of their festivals consisting of Puja (worship of idols of their gods) and party. But if I refuse them then.. More

  • Celebrating Mother's Day Date: 21-3-2001

    In western countries many Muslims celebrate the Mother's day. What is the rule of Shariah concerning this celebration? .. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Valentine's Day Date: 11-2-2001

    In recent days, many Muslims celebrate the Valentine day especially the girls. What is the rule of Sharia about this practice?.. More

  • Becoming a citizen of Australia Date: 23-1-2001

    I am currently a resident of Australia and I would like to apply for a citizenship. It is not a necessity for me to become a citizen, but it has many advantages. However, one of the things that is required from a person who wants to become a citizen of Australia is to affirm allegiance to the Queen of Ustralia and affirm to obey the laws of.. More

  • Muslims Living in non-Muslim Countries Date: 15-1-2001

    Someone told that staying in a non-Muslim country is Haram. Is that true? .. More

  • Celebrating birthdays Date: 1-1-2001

    Is it wrong to celebrate birthdays?.. More

  • What is Shirk? Date: 13-11-2000

    What is Shirk? .. More

  • Visiting graves for help Date: 18-10-2000

    There are Muslims visiting graves (Shrines) seeking divine help. They think that the people in the graves act as mediators between them and Allah Taala. They alsothink that the people in the graves will make recommendations to Allah Taala. Surprisingly, some times it appears to be true. I came across two families. They didn'thave children for seven.. More