520 fatwas

  • Continuing to wear ring one used to wear as amulet Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Suppose that a man used to wear a silver ring as a amulet and then came to know the truth about amulets and repented. If he changes his intention and wears the same ring (but only as a ornament), is it allowed? .. More

  • Believing Allah has son incorporates the three categories of Shirk Date: 23-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Is the belief that Allah has a son (as Christians claim) or a daughter (as the tribe of Quraysh believed) Shirk (associating partners with Allah) in Ruboobiyyah (Lordship) or Shirk in Asmaa wa Sifaat (Divine Names and Attributes)? Please do not refer to other fatwas. .. More

  • Wearing Magatama beads Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Do Magatama beads have any validity in Islam? .. More

  • Story about Khaalid ibn Al-Waleed seeking blessing in Prophet's hairs Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaam alaykum. I heard a story saying that Khaalid ibn Al-Waleed put hairs of prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,under his helmet to obtain blessings; is that true? .. More

  • Ruling on Indian 'Solah Shringar' Date: 20-8-2017

    Is 'Solah Shringar' lawful in Islam? I am from India, where I see almost all of the Muslim brides do some or almost all of the 16 'Shringar', which all Hindu brides follow. My question is simple: all of the Muslim Indian girls follow this, and my wife and mother and all relatives from old to young have a nose ring; is it lawful in islam? .. More

  • Shaking legs not prohibited in Islam Date: 24-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is a notion amongst the elders that shaking the legs is from the devil and that it is haram. Is there any basis for this in Islam? .. More

  • Writing Valentine's Day cards as graded class project Date: 19-7-2017

    My teacher assigned her students to write Valnetine's Day cards as a graded project. Is it permissible for me to do so to get a good grade in the class, or should I receive a zero? .. More

  • Wife wants to leave non-Muslim country but husband refuses Date: 19-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband and I live in a non-Muslim country. I feel that my faith and level of worship have deteriorated, and I feel threatened by Islam-haters. A radical right-wing party rules here now. I am depressed. I miss Islam. I want to move to my husband's homeland, because I feel safe there. However, my husband does not see any problems,.. More

  • Asking dead or absent to fulfil needs of living Date: 3-7-2017

    Please read this question and answer me, even if the answer is only yes or no. If I follow the opinion of a certain man, for example, that the one who asks an absent or dead person for something that not only Allaah can do is not a disbeliever, and if I do not know which deeds are meant with this sentence, and another scholar says that asking a dead.. More

  • Asking dead to supplicate for living Date: 3-7-2017

    Why do we say that it is disbelief to ask the dead to fullfil someone's need but we do not say that it is disbelief to ask the dead to ask Allaah? In both cases, the caller is calling/supplicating the dead, and in both cases, the caller is asking the dead for something which he can not do, and in both cases, the caller thinksthat the dead can do this.. More

  • Performing Ruqyah on self does not contradict reliance on Allah Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I want to be of the seventy thousand-plus who will enter Paradise by Allaah's Mercy without being asked about his deeds. I want to know: if I do not ask anyone for Ruqyah (healing through Quranic recitation and supplication) but listen to audio Ruqyah on my device, am I disqualified from being.. More

  • Performing Ruqyah does not necessitate touching patient Date: 22-6-2017

    I understand that it is permissible to do Ruqyah (healing through Quranic recitation and supplication) on someone else, such as a man doing Ruqyah on his wife, but does the person who performs Ruqyah have to touch the afflicted person, such as placing the hands on the forehead? If so, is it forbidden to touch certain parts of the body, such as the feet,.. More

  • Ruqyah may be used to heal non-Muslim Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I had a partner whom I loved and who equally loved me back. Some time later, however, she started creating really negative hatred towards me and started hating me for no reason. Before learning about religious knowledge, I contacted numerous magicians, one of which told me that she was under a very powerful spell, and he recommended.. More

  • Forbidden love for woman not polytheistic in nature Date: 10-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding verse 2:165 in the Quran. In this verse, Allaah talks about loving others as they love Allaah. What does this mean? If someone is in a haram relationship while knowing that it is haram and does not end it, does that mean that he loves that person as he loves Allaah, or is he safe from disbelief as long.. More

  • Sunnah directive in treating headache and bleeding Date: 30-4-2017

    What is the Surah mentioned in the noble Quran that is used as treatment for headaches and to stop bleeding? .. More