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1252 fatwas

  • About word 'Rabwah' in verse 2:265 Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In verse 2:265 of the Quran, Allaah specifically mentions a garden on a "Rabwah" to yield double than other gardens. It was translated as a "garden on a high ground", and I read in Tafseer Ibn Katheer that Ibn ‘Abbaas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said that the 'Rabwah' is a high ground on which plants can best grow. Is there.. More

  • Purity of slip agents used in plastic bags Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently found out that many plastic bags (and other plastics) contain 'slip agents' that are made from rendered animal fat. Does that mean that they are impure? And are we spreading impurityby touching wet plastic? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Five cases in which female's share in inheritance is half that of male Date: 27-12-2016

    What are the five cases in which the female's share in the inheritance is half that of the male? .. More

  • Mere doubts that imaam makes mistakes do not invalidate prayer Date: 13-12-2016

    What is the ruling on praying in the second congregational prayer in the mosque if one fears that the imam of the second congregation makes mistakes in ablution or pronunciation in the Faatihah, has very thin or transparent clothes, or makes other common mistakes that render the prayer invalid? Must one enquire or go into details about these things?.. More

  • Claiming that producing dairy products causes pain to animals Date: 1-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.A vegan woman whom I was doing calling to Islam asked me some questions. I told her about halal meat and how the animals submit as well as the precautions and how good it is to the animals. She pretty much accepted it, praise be to Allaah. However, she asked me why I drink milk that is not halal. I told.. More

  • Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen's view on ignorance as excuse Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. I read that Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen said the following inLiqaa’aat Al-Baab Al-Maftooh (33/question no. 12): "The excuse of ignorance is what is indicated by the Qur’an and Sunnah, as was stated by the leading scholars such as Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him), and Shaykh Al-Islam Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Al-Wahhaab.. More

  • Buying products from multi-level marketing network Date: 27-8-2016

    My question is about direct selling or multi-level marketing business. I saw many fatwas on your website that say that it is haram. However, I have some specific questions. So please do not give any question link. In our country, there is a company that uses a direct selling policy. Their product is very useful. So I want to buy their product. 1).. More

  • Sunnah acts of prayer not followed by Hanafis Date: 18-9-2016

    I heard a Hanafi scholar say that raising the hands, saying 'Aamin' out loud, placing the hands on the chest in prayer, and so on should not be done in a country in which the majority of the people are Hanafis, even if one feels that the above-mentioned actions are closer to the Sunnah. These practices can only be performed in a country like Saudi Arabia,.. More

  • Whether Ansaar beat Dhuff and sang 'Tala’a al-badru ‘alayna' Date: 26-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding the hadith or narration that says that when Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,arrived in Madinah, the women beat their drums and the children sang the song 'Tala Al-Badru alayna'. Is this authentic? Kindly clarify. .. More

  • Remaining lesbian after embracing Islam Date: 10-9-2016

    There is a non-Muslim woman in our community who has expressed a desire in becoming a Muslimah. However, she identifies as a lesbian and is "married" to another woman and wishes to remain so after her conversion. She does not see that there is a problem in being gay and Muslim at the same time. She uses as evidence that there is nothing in the Quran.. More

  • Refusing to let wife and children memorize Quran at Islamic center Date: 11-7-2016

    In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I want my kids and I to get an Islamic Education, especially through memorizing the Quran in an Islamic center, but my husband does not support this idea, and he is not here with us as he travelled to America over the years in search of wealth. What are my.. More

  • Companions going out for Da'wah with their wives Date: 12-7-2016

    Respected Shaikh, assalamu alaykum. Is there any evidence/proof in hadiths that can confirm that any one of the Companions had ever gone out with his wife for Da'wah (proselytization)or Islah (Preaching of Islam)? Best regards. .. More

  • Differences between miracles of Prophets and extraordinary abilities of other than Prophets Date: 21-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What are the unique features of a Prophet? We know that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,foretold many things, but it is also said that that is also possible in the case of fortune-tellers through jinn, who can steal truths about the future, and many Prophets had performed many miracles with the help of Allaah, but it.. More

  • Seeking knowledge or helping oppressed prisoners Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a sister who tries to seek knowledge. I am campaigning for Muslim prisoners, and it is often difficult for me to keep up with both matters. My mind is busied with these thoughts every day. Both things are really time consuming, but I do not want to give up on seekig knowledge, nor do I want to.. More

  • Hadeeth Isnaad that contains innovators Date: 8-6-2016

    Is it true that there is no hadith whose Isnaad does not have a narrator who is Ashari, Matureedi, or Shia? If no, then could you give an example of a hadith whose Isnaad does not contain such a narrator from among Ahlul-Bid'ah (an innovator)? .. More