Selected Fatwa

1331 fatwas

  • This Muslim generation being abandoned by Allah Date: 10-6-2003

    Is it possible that Allah has abandoned this Muslim generation for the time being: bearing in mind Muslim defeats all around the world?.. More

  • Wants to marry through the Internet Date: 10-6-2003

    I met a person by Internet who wants to marry me. He has been living in US and has committed fornication. I have committed sin by thinking about sex; although I try hard I sin in my mind. It is for the reason that I want to get married soon. I do not talk to him about sex, its nothing of the sort. It is said in Qur'an that "for the adulter is the.. More

  • Female tongue piercing Date: 9-6-2003

    Is it Haram for a female to have tongue piercing?.. More

  • Praying in the office when the mosque is close Date: 9-6-2003

    I work in an office. We use to offer Salat Zuhr in congregation in our office whilst mosque is only at a distance of five minutes from my office. Should I offer the Salat in office or in mosque? Further, sometimes I have pressure of work in office and my superiors want me to postpone my Salat until I have completed my work. Should I listen to them or.. More

  • Rich mother giving her Zakah to poor married son Date: 9-6-2003

    Can the rich mother give her Zakah to her poor married son who does not have enough money to spend on his wife and his father is poor? .. More

  • Overlooking a part of the hair when performing ablution Date: 9-6-2003

    If any small portion (or) hair is left dry unknowingly and is noticed after performing Wudu or Ghusl, then is it enough to wet that part only or should I repeat them?.. More

  • Lack of Qur'anic recitations by women Date: 9-6-2003

    Why are there no recordings of women reciting Qur'an? And why do no women lead prayer in mosques, even in the U.S., where there may be a significant number of women? I am new to Islam, like many Americans, and am fascinated by the beauty and universality of its message... More

  • Made a vow to Allah but may not be able to keep it Date: 9-6-2003

    My mother made a promise to Allah that if she gets a daughter she will make one of her sons a Qur'an memorization, i.e. One of her sons will memorize the Qur'an. She got twins a son and daughter. She tried to put one of my brothers for Qur'an memorization one year. But it didn't turn out well and he could not do it. My question is "Is there anyway to.. More

  • The way the Prophet spoke directly to women Date: 9-6-2003

    I have read a Hadith that the Messenger of Allah set a special day to teach the women the Deen of Islam. In what manner did he do this, i.e. behind a screen/wall or face-to-face but with Hijab?.. More

  • Criteria for marriage Date: 25-3-2004

    Is it alright to marry a non-religious person just to please your parents, but you are forbidden to instruct her in Islam, its obligations and prohibitions? In other words, she can do as she pleases, but I practice, or is it better to disobey my parents and find a practicing Muslim woman? What does Qur'an and Sunnah advise?.. More

  • Going on Hajj while in debt Date: 9-6-2003

    Is it proper for my friend whoborrowed a debt from me to perform Hajj? If he dies, must his immediate family members settle the debt? Is it necessary for me to make it Halal? Advise me on all these in details... More

  • Did not complete vow to fast Date: 9-6-2003

    Someone made a vow to fast then did something deliberately that broke his fasting. Please comment... More

  • Paying Zakah for brother and sister Date: 9-6-2003

    I have two brothers who live with my father and mother with their wives and kids in the same house and they eat and live together. I have also one sister and they prepare for her marriage soon. I live alone with my wife and son beside my work and I have money. Can I pay my Zakah elmal for my brothers and sister to help them or I cannot do that because.. More

  • Islamic manners in conversation Date: 9-6-2003

    What are the Islamic manners for a conversation?.. More

  • Wants to marry sister of his aunt Date: 9-6-2003

    There was a narration from the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) that once a companion of his married and informed the Prophet that he had married a widow. The Prophet asked him why he married a widow. He told him that if he married a single woman then he would have found her being playful towards him and he would have been playful with her. Although.. More