Selected Fatwa

1280 fatwas

  • Nationalism in Islam Date: 2-6-2003

    Is nationalism a call of Jaahiliyaah and is Haram in Islam? Answer in the light of Qur'an and Sunnah... More

  • Her brother wants loan for questionable enterprise Date: 1-6-2003

    I live in the West, and recently my brother back home asked me to lend him some money. My mother at first told me that he wanted to enter as a partner in a cafe (Maqha). I pointed out that is something Haram. But she said (no) it is not going to be of that 'bad' type of cafe. I asked 2 of my sisters and they all swore to me that it is going to be a.. More

  • Being kissed by his wife's mother Date: 31-5-2003

    I'm married and my wife's mom always kisses me. Is there any problem for that kiss? I need the answer according to Islam. .. More

  • Wearing Hijab whether she believes in it or not Date: 18-5-2003

    Can a person wear a Hijab when she doesn't believe in it? (as in: forced by her parents) And does she receive reward?.. More

  • Saying "Subhanallah" during storm Date: 18-5-2003

    What is the ruling on saying Subhanallah when thundering or lightning?.. More

  • Which scholars to consult to resolve issues Date: 14-5-2003

    Some people when they face a problem related to knowledge of the Islam they contact to the Islamic scholars in the Muslim world, but we live in another place like North America so the situation here is totally different from the Muslim world. So when we need to resolve some issue related about training in the place we live, shall we contact our scholars.. More

  • Dancing to songs that contain the Prophet's name, etc. Date: 14-5-2003

    Is it permissible dance to songs that contain the Prophet's (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) name and other things like: "Salla Allah A'ala $Muhammad$$. Salla Allah Alaihi Wa Sallam". Songs also that includes the Names of Allah?.. More

  • Unmarried Muslim in non-Muslim family wants to make a will Date: 13-5-2003

    Can you advise me about making a will? I am a new Muslim and at present am not married. None of my biological family are Muslim. How do the inheritance laws affect me? Can I leave money to my non-Muslim relatives, and who else should I leave to? I live in Scotland and cannot find a lawyer who understands Islamic law sufficiently to help... More

  • A guide dog for the blind Date: 11-5-2003

    I live in the UK and you might know that the English Kafir is the best dog trainer. They use dogs to search for illegal drugs, catch criminals, search for missing people and other uses. Among other uses the Kafireen use dogs to guide blind people. My brother is blind and now he is an adult and he wants his independence and dignity. He does not want.. More

  • Woman working as massage therapist Date: 10-5-2003

    Can a woman work as a massage therapist?.. More

  • Collecting Hadith Date: 10-5-2003

    Is it true that Prophet $Muhammad$$ (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) told his Ummah not to collect Hadith and make another book besides the holy Qur'an? Then what about Sahih $Bukhari$$ and Sahih $Muslim$$ and $Tirmizi$$?.. More

  • Serving food at the home of the deceased to relatives for 3 days Date: 5-5-2003

    Here in our city, when a person dies it is the usual practice that his relatives arrange meals for all the relatives for about 3 days. It looks like that they have arranged an invitation for the family/caste. One time one of the relatives arranges and the other time some one else. All the people /relatives eat food at the residences if the dead. .. More

  • Lacks concentration on college studies Date: 6-4-2003

    I am student who did very well in the past, but now I cannot concentrate. I am feeling bad in college. Tell me some supplications. I want to study. Help me... More

  • Ingesting gelatin shells Date: 29-3-2003

    Please tell me your expert opinion/Fatwa in the light of the teachings of Islam, whether we can use Multivitamin capsules with gelatin shells as nutritional supplements because this is the only form available in the part of Europe where I live... More

  • Wearing Hijab Date: 5-2-2003

    Can I take niqab on and off, i.e. according to situation and where I go?.. More