Selected Fatwa

1280 fatwas

  • Paying Zakah to his brother Date: 9-7-2003

    Can I pay Zakah to my brother who needs to open a shop for his earnings? He already has a small shop but not getting enough to meet his daily expenses for his family... More

  • Swearing by Qur'an Date: 9-7-2003

    Does Islam allow a person to swear on Holy Qur'an to prove his innocence?.. More

  • Mouthwash with 27% alcohol Date: 9-7-2003

    I just want to know if I can wash my mouth with antiseptic, which contains about 27% alcohol?.. More

  • Sex education in schools Date: 9-7-2003

    I would really appreciate your reply to my question concerning sexual education in the curriculum in schools. When and how should this material be presented to our students? Please reply because I am working on a project... More

  • Forgetting the fourth Rak'ah in a four Rak'ah prayer Date: 8-7-2003

    What is the ruling according to Islamic injunction on an Imam who sits down, instead of standing in the 3rd Rak'ah of a Zuhr Salat?.. More

  • Married woman's mother asks for money without reason Date: 8-7-2003

    I am a married housewife. I have six daughters and there is only one man who earns in whole family (my husband). My mother is a very, very spendthrift woman. She has four well-to-do sons who send her a large amount of money every month. She quickly spends it in a bad way, e.g. to buy radio or AC, etc. and then she asks for money from me. I don't want.. More

  • Doing business with computer parts Date: 8-7-2003

    I want to do business with a partner. My partner is expert in computer hardware. He wants to do business with computer parts imported from abroad. As I have seen most of the users of our country badly use this product, listening to song, porn movies, porn Internet and many other items. And also many do good works with computer. So now, is it permissible.. More

  • Women wearing pastel or bright colors Date: 5-7-2003

    Is it lawful or unlawful for a woman (sister) to wear pastel colors or any other bright colors? And why is it lawful or unlawful? Provide proof and evidence from Qur'an and Sunnah, or from some scholarly knowledge!.. More

  • Wants to repent for having anal sex with his wife Date: 5-7-2003

    I have been married for nine years. I made the mistake by having anal sex nine times with my wife, but I stopped this. I am very sad for what I did. What must I do? I will do it... More

  • Agreed to sell for a price, but another buyer offered more money Date: 2-7-2003

    I talked with someone to sell him my car and we agreed on the amount, and he will give me the money after three days. After one day someone came and offered me more money than the first one. Do I have to sell to the first one or can I sell my car to the second one who will pay more money... More

  • Working for non-Muslims Date: 2-7-2003

    My husband is working in a company in Dubai. The owner of the company is a non-Muslim. Is it permitted to work in his company if he does not have any objection for the prayers, etc... More

  • Man wearing watch of mixed gold Date: 2-7-2003

    Is the man allowed to wear a watch mixed with a little gold (the frame of the watch is gold)?.. More

  • Left his sick wife to do Dawa'h with Tablighi Jama'ah Date: 2-7-2003

    One man decided to go out for Da'wah (Jama'ah Tabligh) for of Allah for 4/5 days or more. When the day came for going out as per his preparation, just 3/4 hours before his wife got very sick (was an emergency sickness). The man went to doctor and tried his best for her relieve but he could not meet with doctor. In this way his time was going out because.. More

  • Being Islamic/being Muslim Date: 1-7-2003

    I would like to know what is difference between being Islamic and being Muslim? Some people say some people are Islamic but not Muslim and some are Muslim but not Islamic... More

  • Husband troubled by wife's adoption on their marriage Date: 1-7-2003

    My wife was adopted by her present parents when she was young. She came to know her real parents and also their relation ship when she was in tenth standard. Now she is married to me. Her present adopted parents changed her father's name and put the name of the father who has adopted her, and even my Nikah was under the same name of the person who.. More