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  • Son is obliged to provide for needy parents according to his ability Date: 12-11-2014

    I arrived in Canada in March'13 staying with my wife and 1 year old daughter. My father stayed in Saudia for 11 years, returned back India in 2000. Ever since he came back declared himself as penny less saying that all the savings has been spent on both son's education. I stayed in Dubai for 6 years and handed over all my earnings to my father yet he.. More

  • Biography of the king Muthaffar Ad-Deen kukuboori Date: 20-11-2014

    Who was Malik Muzaffar ud din who started mawlid in sunnis? I have heard that he was brother in law of Sultan Salah al-Din Ayubi. could you please quote some ullema who are against him as again I have heard that Ibn Kathir and ad-Dahabi praised him. How can ullema praise an innovator .. More

  • The username 'Zane4ever' does not imply Kufr or Shirk Date: 20-10-2014

    Hi im so worried a few years ago when i wasnt practicing and i was around 13 14 i made an xbox game account for my cousin i called it. Zane4eva zane is his name but since i. Put forever im i doing kufr or shirk im tryimg to pray and do well have i done shirk i know only allah is everlasting and we all will die have i sinned i costs money to change the.. More

  • The harmful radiation of cellphones to bees and some animals Date: 29-9-2014

    Assalamoalaikum, I want to know that is it permissible to use cell phones and internet for calling,making money online,halal entrtainment and study purpose as cell phone radiations are very very harmful for bees and many other animals, Also Allah swt says in Quran that-EVIL SIGNS HAVE APPEARED ON LAND BECAUSE OF WHAT HUMANS HAVE EARNED THROUGH OPPRESSION.. More

  • Praying night prayer right after ‘Ishaa' Date: 28-9-2014

    Salamu aleikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. I have heard that Abu Bakr (ra) started to pray qiyam al-layl right after isha prayer. The question is: did he not pray qiyam at the last 1/3 part of the night which the best time for qiyam? Is there any evidences about how he prayed qiyam? wa Jazak Allahu kheiran .. More

  • Ruling on taking part in the 'ice bucket challenge' Date: 20-9-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum Is it permissible to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge? The Ice Bucket Challenge, sometimes called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on one's head to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research. It was seen in social.. More

  • The Hadeeth ‘If faith were at Pleiades...’ refers to the Persians Date: 22-9-2014

    Could U plz explain the meaning of the following hadeeth: Narrated Abu Huraira: While we were sitting with the Prophet Surat al-Jumu'a was revealed to him, and when the Verse, "And He (Allah) has sent him (Muhammad) also to other (Muslims).....' (62:3) was recited by the Prophet, I said, "Who are they, O Allah's Apostle?"The Prophet did not reply till.. More

  • Reading fiction that contains a few erotic words for descriptive purposes Date: 17-9-2014

    Assalamu 'Alaikum Shaikh. I have a question about reading Fictions. Not silly,useless type of Fictions. I usually read fictions which are based on real scientific facts. One can learn a large amount of information of specific subject by these type of books. But some books contain a little bit erotic word like 'breast' ,' sexy' etc.Authors use these.. More

  • Giving Muslim children names peculiar to Christians Date: 12-10-2014

    Salam aleikum, I am muslim male married to a christian. We are expecting our first child very soon inch Allah. My wife would like to give her last name (Alvarez) as a middle name to our child on the birth certificate. He would bear my family name as his last name. I would like to know if this way of doing is compliant to the islamic law. I know that.. More

  • Ruling on looking at improperly dressed women on TV and in magazines Date: 11-9-2014

    salam alaykum.pls i need explanation about watching women not properly dressed in magazine and TV screen as i read that sheikh bn uthaymeen and salman alaudah said no harm if no lust is involved. so did Imam Annawawi among shafiiyya.jazakumullah khayran .. More

  • Tawassul by virtue of the Prophets and the righteous Date: 3-9-2014

    your fatawa section is great mashaAllah, but please please please do not ONLY send me the links of other fatawa in response. (yes if there are fatawa related to this question than please send along with the answer to this particular question). My question is regarding Hafith Ibn Hujr al Asqalani. What was his aqeedah with regards to Tawassul Through.. More

  • Ruling on braids and cornrow hairstyle Date: 9-10-2014

    What is the ruling on braids and corn rolls? .. More

  • No place for immorality in Paradise Date: 17-8-2014

    My question is that in Jannah, will one be permitted to watch porn or live sexual intercourse of others for one's own pleasure, or are such things prohibited for believers in the Hereafter as well? .. More

  • Ruling on using trickery in hunting Date: 21-8-2014

    Assalamu alaykum, Some people told me that its not a good idea to fish with live bait/artificial lures. I wanted to ask whether fishing with an artificial lure which imitates the live fish is allowed and not considered as cheating (lying)? How about fishing with live bait?. I'm asking it on the basis of the following story: I once heard a story where.. More

  • Ruling on applying Islamic laws of inheritance on non-Muslims Date: 3-9-2014

    Assalaamu ‘Alaykum; Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information -Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A son) Number 2 (A grandson (from the son)) Number 1 -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A wife) Number 1 - The will which the deceased left behind and.. More