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  • Why people do evil while Satan is put in chains during Ramadan

    Question: My question is, if "Satan is put into chains" during the month of Ramadan then why still some people doing bad things such as Sihr (magic) on others? It happened to myself, my brother and sister. I suspected that my sister in-law had used magic on us to disunite my family. I suffer from terrible cough; non-stop for 2 months while.. More

  • Zakat is obligatory every lunar year

    Question: We Muslims are giving zakah every year & we know it is obligatory, but one of my friends 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. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah,.. More

  • Why some companions divorced their wives

    Question: Salam aleikum, Although talaq is not encouraged, even disliked, in Islam, I read that a lot of the Prophet's (PBUH) companions and other people living in his time divorced their wives. How could this be explained? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except.. More

  • Muslims' position towards the Danish insulting cartoons

    Question: What is the solution to the Danish cartoon that was done in Europe? How should a Sunni Muslim from the USA think about these heathens! 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. Every.. More

  • Making false claims to get immigration papers

    Question: I want to inquire that if a person 'A' for the purpose of immigration to Canada shows false documents that he 'A' is now converted from Muslim to Christian. So please tell me what does Shariah say in this regard either this person 'A' remains Muslim or not as 'A' is saying that from heart he is Muslim but he is only showing false document.. More

  • Seeing an evil omen is Shirk

    Question: Dear Scholars, State whether it is shirk or not in the cases included in my notes, please give detailed reasoning so that I can understand shirk clearly. 1) If one believes that pregnant woman by doing work with knife in eclipse will hurt her baby; will it be shirk? 2) If one believes that mother by doing work with knife in eclipse will.. More

  • Making items for non Muslim occasions

    Question: I carve and engrave on glass, marble, and wood. Is it halaal for me to make gift items to be sold during Christmas, valentine's Day, birthday, New Year, and any other occasions that Kaafirs celebrate? I do not draw humans, birds, or animals because I know it is Haraam for us to draw living creatures' pictures. I only draw roses, plants,.. More

  • How to deal with an ill-conduct wife

    Question: My question is about beating women in Islam and I want to know if the man is allowed to beat his wife if she has said some bad thing against him when they are talking. Is it an Islamic behavior that the man got very angry and he beats his wife and then said that the religion allowed him to do that even if he has not follow the three.. More

  • Being with non-Muslim relatives during Christmas

    Question: Recently I became Muslim and wonder about celebrating holidays with my Christian family. My family is Christian but is very accepting of my new faith. They by no means want to put any pressure on me. I find that especially around Christmas time is very hard for me. To me the holiday has always less of a religious holiday and more.. More

  • Fasting the day of 'Arafah

    Question: What is the ruling concerning the fasting the day of 'Arafah? 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 his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. Fasting the day of.. More

  • Making false claims to get immigration papers

    Question: I want to inquire that if a person 'A' for the purpose of immigration to Canada show false documents that he 'A' in now converted from Muslim to Christian. So please tell me what does Sharee'ah say in this regard either this person 'A' remain Muslim or not as 'A' is saying that from heart he is Muslim but he is only showing false document.. More

  • Changing the name Helen

    Question: My name is Helen. I'm Muslimah. As my question about my name, I heard this name is Haraam. So, my question is: If I must to change it to an Arabic name or this is not compulsory. 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

  • Performing Hajj before one's parents do

    Question: One of my friends told me that we cannot perform Hajj if one or both of our parents are alive and they have not performed it yet. If our parents are alive, they must perform Hajj before we do so. Otherwise, we can perform Hajj if both of our parents have died. Is it true? Personally, I don't believe this. Please advise as per the Islamic.. More

  • Muslims celebrating non Muslim festivals

    Question: What about celebrating non Muslim festivals like Christmas Day, Halloween, Valentine Day, etc? We have many Christian friends and colleagues at our work place. It looks rude if we do not greet them or send a greeting card to them on their festivals. My question is if we are doing this just to keep a good relationship with them, then.. More

  • Way to perform night prayer

    Question: My question is, do I have to pray at midnight and over to be considered as Qiyaam al-Lail (night prayer)? If just I wake up at night and do some Tasbeeh, is this also as Qiyaam al-Lail? If so, do I have to be in a full Tahaarah (purification) Wudu? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there.. More