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1244 fatwas

  • Fiqh references Date: 23-1-2002

    1. Please provide me with 10 references of Fiqh, 5 modern and 5 classical.2. Please name two major Assemblies of Fiqh dealing with contemporary issues in Fiqh... More

  • Terminating pregnancy Date: 5-9-2001

    My friend's wife is pregnant 4 weeks. She gave birth to her last baby 6 months ago. Her last pregnancy was quite traumatic and painful and she is very uneasy about going through with this one. In this situation, is it permissible to terminate the pregnancy by means of the 'morning after pill' or any other means? If it is not permissible, can you please.. More

  • Praying in bathroom Date: 1-7-2001

    Is allowed to pray in a bathroom if I want to pray in secret? Is the same bathroom and toilet?.. More

  • Buying on installments Date: 28-6-2001

    I want to buy something for my children (bedroom). It's price = x if I buy it completely, and it's price = x + 5% of (x/2) if I take it now and pay it off into monthly payments. Is this "RIBA"? Please, your answer is very important for me... More

  • Taking others as helper or protector other than Allah Date: 18-5-2001

    What is the concern about Muslims calling others (e.g.: Anbiya and Auliya) other than Allah for certain things?.. More

  • Difficulty finding correct Islamic group Date: 28-3-2001

    Nowadays there are many groups in Islam led by Ulama (scholars). Some of these groups hold conflicting opinions although they cite Qur'an and Hadith for their views. They even accuse each other of being astray. How can we know which of these groups are correct?.. More

  • Praying behind Imam of doubtful Aqeedah Date: 1-3-2001

    The Jamaat Tableegh is very active at the mosque near my house in Bombay. However, their book, fazail-e-amal, contains several stories of saints and sufi's claiming that they are able to see Allah, that the Prophet (saw) comes to them in their dreams and feeds them when they are hungry or thirsty or that his (saw) hand emerges from his grave in Madina.. More

  • Purification after contact with dogs Date: 26-2-2001

    My question is regarding tahara after contact with dogs. I have 2 dogs to protect my business. One is young and still requires training. During training I come into frequent contact with the dog.1. I understand that if contact is made with its saliva I must wash 7 times. Is sand acceptable?2. If contact is made with the dog when its fur is wet or my.. More

  • Working in Internet cafe Date: 1-1-2001

    I'm working in a cyber cafe, I didn't do wrong things, but whoever comes goes to wrong sites: We used to sell CDs of kinds like films, songs, software etc. My boss is just Muslim he do wrong things or may be shrik. I have to work there or quit or wait for another job?.. More

  • Dining with non-Muslims Date: 1-1-2001

    I AM WORK IN THE COMPANY OF NON-MUSLIMS IN SINGAPORE. SOMETIME WE HAVE ALL THE MANAGERS MEETING, AND DURING LUNCH TIME, MOST OF TIME WE LUNCH OR HAVE DINNER AT NON-HALAL RESTAURANT. IS IT OK THAT I TAKE ONLY FISH AND VEGETABLES? IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO CONVINCE THEM THAT I DON'T TAKE NON-HALAL FOOD AND THEY ARE NOT UNDERSTANDING... More

  • Use of left hand and left-handed people Date: 1-1-2001

    What does the Prophet Muhammad, may his soul be blessed, say about the use of the left hand for left handed people? Am I, as a left-handed person, supposed to avoid using the left hand to eat or during 'wudu', for example?.. More

  • New born child Date: 1-1-2001

    My question is about the sunan for a new born child. "Abu Burdah reported from Abu Musa, who said: `I had a new-born baby; I took him to the Prophet Muhammad, upon him be peace and blessings, who called him Ibrahim. The Prophet chewed a date then he took it and rubbed the inside of the baby's mouth with it.' I've heard that it's not necessary to do.. More

  • Celebrating Prophet's birthday Date: 1-1-2001

    What is the fatwa on reciting Mawleed un Nabi on day of Meelad un Nabi Prophet Muhammad (Blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)?.. More

  • Muslims with photographic picture Date: 3-9-2001

    Can Muslims have photographic pictures of his friends in his room?.. More