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  • Benefiting from a car bought by a usurious loan

    Question: I am writing this e-mail, hoping that you will answer my concern regarding an issue that has taken away my peace of mind. I recently bought a car. I mean financed thru a bank that is interest based bank. At a time, I didn’t have enough money to buy this car, and I was in need of a car so that I can go work, support my family and myself... More

  • Missed many days of Ramadan and has become unable to make up for them

    Question: My mother used to not fully fast Ramadan before, but just a few weeks ago Al-Hamdulillaah, she decided to start fasting for the coming Ramadan. But we just found out that she is sick and she might need to live on medication for the rest of her life. And she might not be able to fast, due to the possibility of endangering her health if.. More

  • Has doubts that she broke her fast in Ramadan

    Question: When I first fasted in Ramadan I did not know much about religion and now I have a doubt that I ate in Ramadan though I am not sure so what should I do? 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, may Allah exalt.. More

  • Lailath al-Qadr in different places

    Question: What are some of the signs of the night of Power? Will the Lailat-ul-Qadr be different at different places? For example if 27th night is here in India it will be morning in America. Angels will leave the mosque in the morning in India. At this time it will be night in America. Then will the Angels come down again to mark Lailat-ul-Qadr in.. More

  • Has doubts that she broke her fast in Ramadan

    Question: When I first fasted in Ramadan I did not know much about religion and now I have a doubt that I ate in Ramadan though I am not sure so what should I do? 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, may Allah.. More

  • A woman in menses and the Night of Decree

    Question: What should a woman do if she cannot seek the Night of Decree due to a religious excuse? Does she lose the reward? If so, is she permitted to take pills to delay her menses? 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,.. More

  • Trimming the mustache and cutting the nails while fasting

    Question: Can a person trim his mustache or cut his nails while he is fasting? Please advise. 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. Yes, it is permissible for a fasting person.. More

  • The ruling of a fasting person looking at a woman whom he wants to marry

    Question: If it is permissible for a Muslim to look once at a woman whom he wants to marry (if he had not seen her before), is it permissible for him to do so while he is fasting? It should be noted that he could not go to them during the night because of the far distance and other reasons. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of.. More

  • Does fasting become void by having a small cut?

    Question: Will my fast be void if I have a small cut while shaving in the morning? 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. The blood that comes out of a fasting person without his.. More

  • Bathing while fasting

    Question: 1) Is it true that we should not take bath between 12 noon to 4 pm during the month of ramadan? 2) can we wear the dress which was worn during menturation without washing it, if nothing is there on it i.e., neither any blood mark nor any smell for salat??? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that.. More

  • Delaying Ghusl in Ramadan until 11 a.m

    Question: salam alikom dear brothers and sisters i have a quetion which i could't ask any one but naw i got the chance to ask you and i hpoe to axpain it clearly and you unerstand my question. at the month of ramadan is it ok if we make nayat of fasting in (jonob) situation and then any time of the day wash our nody? it means if we sleep with ouy husband.. More

  • Inhaling vapor while fasting

    Question: Assalamu alaikom, I have read many fatwas ,which say that water vapor ,if inhaled, invalidates the fast.So my question is that I was fasting one day and I was reheating some food leftovers to avoid spoilage.As I was doing so,I bent down and started smelling it (while the vapor was coming out) to find out if didn't spoil already.When I did.. More

  • Waking up Junub (post sex impurity) after dawn

    Question: My husband and I often have sexual intercourse late at night, and in most cases, I fail in observing the Fajr prayer. Does this make us sinful, knowing that this is the only time we can have sexual intercourse as we have to wait until our child sleeps? Now, we are in Ramadan, if I woke up Junub (a state of Janaabah - post sex impurity),.. More

  • Secretions from the genital organ do not invalidate the fast

    Question: I have been suffering from vaginal itching since last Ramadan, and it causes some secretions to be discharged. Due to this, I used to rub my vulva in Ramadan, and this was usually accompanied by a feeling of pleasure and secretions. I do not know whether these secretions included vaginal fluid or not, because I have been suffering from vaginal.. More

  • The fast of the cerebral palsy patient

    Question: My daughter suffers from congenital cerebral palsy. She hears, but cannot speak; she also cannot move or sit because of the damaged parts of her brain. It is possible to say that she is mentally retarded. Although she is ‎now more than twelve years old, her cognitive abilities are very weak. I do not know how to tell her about the existence.. More