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  • Fasting on the last Wednesday of Safar

    Question: Please can you enlighten me on the importance of fasting and special Nawafil on the last Wednesday of Safar? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His Slave and Messenger. It is not permissible.. More

  • Debt may not prevent one from paying Zakah

    Question: Dear Brothers in Islam Assalam u alaikum i have read many fatwas on Zakah but could not find answer to my question in any of them, please answer the below question of mine. i have bought a flat by taking a loan from an islamic bank, now i owe the bank about 500,000 Dhs which i have to pay them back in 4 years. i have given the flat on rent.. More

  • Zakat is obligatory every lunar year

    Question: We muslims are giving zakah every year & we know it is obligatory, one of my friend questioned why we have to give every year , where it is written??As per him It is once in a life. Please give the evidences from Quran & Hadith for supporting that zakah has to give yearly basis. Abdurrazzaque Fatwa: All perfect praise be to.. More

  • The Day of ‘Ashooraa'

    Question: Teach me about ‘Aashooraa' in detail? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. ‘Ashooraa' is the 10th day of Muharram. On this day Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, fasted in Makkah.. More

  • Permissible and prohibited Tawassul

    Question: I want to ask about Tawassul (invoking Allah, by means of an intermediary), is it permissible in Islam? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. There are two categories.. More

  • Offering Udh-hiyah and Fasting the First Nine Days of Thul-Hijjah

    Question: A woman wants to offer a sacrificial animal as Udh-hiyah but she cannot fast the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah fully. However, she can fast the last three days. Will her sacrifice be acceptable without fasting all the ten days? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Thinks he is physically unable to go to Hajj

    Question: Asalaamu Alaikum. I was just wondering I am in poor health and wondered since Hajj is coming up if I could perform something like Hajj and still reap the benefits and the closeness to Allahis there anything close to Hajj that I can do instead of the journey? I have a bad heart and do not think I could take the walking running and everything... More

  • Mother performing Hajj with gift of daughter, who works in bank

    Question A woman is financially supported by her daughter, who works in an interest-based bank. Is the mother allowed to accept this monetary gift in normal conditions? If yes, may she take it for specific purposes, such as to pay for the expenses of the journey of Hajj or ‘Umrah (major and minor pilgrimage, respectively)? May Allah The Almighty.. More

  • Rulings on the Expiation Paid for Not Fasting

    Question My grandfather is sick. I give on his behalf ten Dirhams per day from his own money as an expiation for not fasting. I do this sometimes after the Iftaar (sunset meal that concludes the fast), sometimes in the morning, and other times before the Iftaar. Does this free him from liability? Is it enough? What intention should I have when I give.. More

  • A woman taking contraceptive pills to fast the whole Ramadan

    Question What do you think of taking contraceptive pills in order to fast at the same time with everyone else? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen,.. More

  • When an old person becomes exempted from fasting and praying

    Question What age limit is an old man exempted from fasting and praying? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. There is no age limit by which a person is exempted from fasting.. More

  • Missed fasts in Ramadan without a valid excuse and delayed making up for them

    Question: Eminent Shaykh, I did not fast for three days in Ramadan without a valid excuse when I was fifteen and seventeen. But now, my Lord has bestowed upon me the favor of guidance, Alhamdulillaah. Now I am twenty-one years old. How should I make up for those fasts? Is fasting only due upon me or fasting as well as an expiation? I am now making.. More

  • Al-Hakimiyyah as a branch of Tawheed

    Question: Is there 4 branches of tawheed? 1. there is tawheed-ur-rububiyyah 2. there is tawheed-ul-uluhiyyah 3. there is tawheed-ul-asmaai-was-swifaat What about tawheed of legislation? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi.. More

  • Confused about women leading the prayer

    Question: My wife is a new convert to Islam, she is a English woman and I'm doing my best to help her understand Islam with the little knowledge that I know hoping that God accepts from me. Upon hearing that a Muslim woman is going to lead the Friday prayer for men and women in some US mosque, encouraged by the voices of some associations that fight.. More

  • Qunoot in hard times

    Question: I ask about Du'a in hard times. There are some Ahadeeth in Saheeh Muslim which mentions that the Qunoot is Sunnah? Do we have to do it for every prayer? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave.. More