520 fatwas

  • Worshipping something other than Allaah or something with Allaah are both Shirk Date: 10-4-2015

    Aslamualakaum Sheik, i need somone who is good with arbaic language and tafsir to answer this question posed. I love you site and always use it, so i pray that you are able to answer this, it is most likely easy for you With the premssion of Allah swt. but seems complex for me due to my limited knolwedge of tafsir and arabicThis is the verse 9:31They.. More

  • Seeking blessing by touching the Prophet's pulpit Date: 9-4-2015

    Assalamu alikumtouching the pulpit of the Prophet peace be upon him to seek blessings is allowed or not? what the scholars say in this matter .. More

  • How he repents from using amulets in building his house Date: 6-4-2015

    Ansallamu Aliakum Warahamtullahi Wabarakatuhu. I contacted a local Mualim who prepared 5 teslimas (Islamic inscriptions on papers rapped with different threads as protection) for me which I buried in the ground in 5 places as instructed before I build my house in the place. The house has been built and I now realized that it is forbidden to have done.. More

  • Not forbidden to live in a city with no Masjid Date: 6-4-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum My Husband and I live a city that has no Masjid. However, his 3 year old son lives there with his mother. My Question: Is it haram to live in the same city with his son but, no masjid or, move a way an hour to a city with a masjid and not see his son so much.Thank you,Aisha .. More

  • Taking part in Red Nose Day in the UK Date: 2-4-2015

    Asallam U Alaikum,In the Uk in they have a day in March. which is to raise money for charity called red nose day. They do it every other year. The children in schools wear their own clothes or something red and bring in money to send to poor people in Africa. It is nothing to do with religion just to raise money for poor. Was it sinful for me as a parent.. More

  • Ruling on saying 'Jesus' when surprised or shocked Date: 20-2-2015

    Assalam alaikum wrwb I would like to know if it is shirk to call our "Jesus" if something happens to a person. For instance, you see something surprising or you see something shocking or something happens in which the first word that comes out of the mouth is "Jesus" due to hearing it being said by non-Muslims. Is this a form of shirk and apostasy or.. More

  • Non-believing countries are dangerous for Muslims Date: 16-2-2015

    Im 27 year old from a well known muslim country. I have recently repented from all the sins I was engaging in since I was 18. I have grown a beard, pray on time and follow sunnah. Married recently Alhamduliah. The last 5 years of my life I was studing in the U.S. I was trying to be an "American guy" and engaged in a lot of sins drinking, smoking, sex.. More

  • Women receiving military training in a non-Muslim country Date: 16-2-2015

    As-salamualeikum wa-rahmatullahi wa-barakatuhu. I live in a non-islamic country, where initial military duty, for women over 18 y/o, is obligatory (for 11-12 months only). My question is following, is it permissable for a woman to attend to this? She is allowed to wear hijab, eat halal and pray. She gets paid, eat and live for free, she can take free.. More

  • Writing the Name of Allaah on the body for treatment Date: 12-2-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum, sheikh i have some questions if you can answer them for me, if not all please answer the first question, but it will be very kind of you if you can answer all of them. 1: Can a person write the name of Allah(any name) on his body like on the hand with pen and then rub it with water or mouth water, to gain strenght or for shifa. 2:.. More

  • Ruling on accepting Christmas gifts from stores Date: 3-2-2015

    Asalamu 3alaikum warahmatullahi ta3ala wabarakatuh I was wondering if it is haram to participate in a "Christmas giveaway" where a shop wants to give all their clients a special giveaway on instagram. It is a Chanel cardholder for women. They give it away for those who write their name, email, country and which bag is their dream bag. They call it a.. More

  • Taking part in Black Friday promotions Date: 16-1-2015

    Salam, What is the Islamic Ruling on Black Friday. People worldwide considered it as shopping day. Can muslim partake in any promo that is targeted or attached to this day. Masalam .. More

  • Hindu superstitions about menstruating women Date: 14-1-2015

    Salaam. I have a question regarding mensturating women. I've had heard from many adults that a mensturating women shoudn't go near, or let's their shadows go over a sick person recovering from illness etc. for example after my nephew was circumcised, I was told by elders in the family women who are mensturating shouldn't show the baby affection or let.. More

  • Ruling on saying 'Labbayk O Messenger of Allaah' Date: 7-1-2015

    AsSalam Alikum, What is the meaning of "Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah"? Are People say this coz of greeting or for supplication? Confused! .. More

  • Studying works of literature that include aspects of Shirk Date: 7-1-2015

    Asallam u alaikum, My daughter 16 year old had to study a book for her English exam called 'Lord of the flies' about some boys stranded on an island and how they try to survive there. She had to do some coursework on the book and didn't have a choice. If it contains some bad things like the boys are scared of an imaginary beast in the story and they.. More

  • Ruling on photocopying Christmas-related material Date: 2-1-2015

    Asallam u alaikum A helper in a uk school who sometimes photo copies work sheets for the children was asked by the class teacher to photo copy words connected with christmas like 'tree' 'santa' 'christmas' etc. They said ok but they had no intention on doing it and to get out of it said they were busy with other things so the teacher did it themselves... More