Selected Fatwa

1244 fatwas

  • Is Salafi a right appellation? Date: 10-4-2004

    How correct is it for a Muslim or a collective of Muslims to, call themselves "Salafi", and only take their information, and advice from those of this group. Rejecting all other Sheiks... More

  • Sleeping before Isha Date: 14-9-2003

    In summer, time for Isha prayer is very late at night in our land. The elderly and weak persons cannot wait for so long and fall asleep. Is there any alleviation in Fiqh for such people?.. More

  • Salah while on a plane, train or bus Date: 13-9-2003

    How I perform Salat during traveling through bus, train or aeroplane from one city to another city at a distance more than 100 km. How I perform Salat during traveling through train or aeroplane as there is difficult to find out proper direction of Qiblah. Also, it is difficult for one to stand for Salat and manage his balance due to continuous to and.. More

  • Joining in Ruku makes the Rak'ah valid Date: 13-9-2003

    When someone joins the Salah while the Imam is in the state of Ruku', does he have to repeat the Rak'ah? .. More

  • Tests and trials purify from sins Date: 13-9-2003

    I'm contently in pain or injured or barely have provisions to provide for my family. Could this be due to sins that I may have committed or could it be a test from the greatest Allah to purify me. What does Islam say that I can do to improve myself; like Du'a or anything Halal... More

  • Wealth and poverty are both predestinated Date: 13-9-2003

    How come God give some people allot of money and some people work and try every thing and they can't make it and they stay poor. Is God has some thing to do with it or it's really luck?.. More

  • How to get rid of Jinns Date: 11-9-2003

    My relative has Jinn (ghost) at his house, and it is disappearing dishes, watch, glasses, etc. from the house. Please tell me what should my relative read so that Jinn will go away... More

  • Food in Japan for Muslims Date: 10-9-2003

    I'm a new Muslim who lives in Japan. I'm Japanese. Can you please tell me what is the lawful and unlawful of food? I mean what kind of food is lawful and what kinds is unlawful, in detail, please?.. More

  • Listening to Qur'anic tapes Date: 10-9-2003

    I like to listen to the recitation of the Holy Qur'an and always play the audio tapes of selected Surahs from the Holy Qur'an. But one Mufti told me, I won't get any blessings from Allah for listening to the recitation because of audio tapes. Please give me some advice... More

  • Sending a reward of an act to a dead person Date: 9-9-2003

    Is it possible if we were to Sadaqah our good deeds to a person who has passed away after we have done the good deed, without having that Nawaitu when we do that good deed? Like sometimes when I read the Qur'an, I do not have the intention to read it for somebody who passed away. But maybe a month later I remember, and in my Du'a I ask so that my rewards.. More

  • Women similar to men in reward Date: 9-9-2003

    One of the group of people who will be in the shade of Allah's Arasy during Qiyamah is men who says no for the sake of Allah to a woman who invites them to adultery. Does this apply to women as well? I heard maybe not because women are easier to control their desires than men? Is this true?.. More

  • Need to understand Arabic language to understand the Qur'an Date: 9-9-2003

    I am a born Muslim. But due to our secular education system, the government does not emphasize a seeking knowledge of Islam. Subjects such as learning Arabic is not emphasised. As a result we grow up as mediocre Muslims who are not well-versed in the language of al-Qur'an. What a pity. What is the ruling on a Muslim who prays but does not understand.. More

  • Tattooing with Henna Date: 8-9-2003

    I have been talking to my mother lately and we both were wondering, if both of us get a tattoo in a place where no one can see, so it is not attracting any attention, is it Haram? We were also wondering, if Insha Allah we do get one, which material or method should it be? For example, I know it has to be a woman making it and is it true that it should.. More

  • Wearing yellow-coloured garments Date: 1-9-2003

    Is the yellow colour garment Haram for the Muslim women to wear?.. More

  • Good Hadith and Hadith of good chain Date: 1-9-2003

    What is the difference between Hadith which is graded as Saheeh and Hadith whose chain is Saheeh?.. More