Selected Fatwa

1272 fatwas

  • 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

  • Processing foods to remove impurity Date: 3-2-2001

    Does vinegar or salt used in processing forbidden items such as pork or wine change their impurity so that they are acceptable? Is processed cheese from unslaughtered animals legal?.. More

  • Uncovering before Christian woman Date: 1-1-2001

    Is it possible for a Muslim woman to take of her scarf (Hijab) in front of Christian women?.. More

  • Covering for Muslim women Date: 1-1-2001

    What is the reason Muslim ladies need to cover the body and hair?.. 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

  • Cleaning urine with tissue when water is available Date: 1-1-2001

    Are men allowed to urinate in the standing position? Can we can clean with a tissue after urinating if water is available?.. 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