1152 fatwas

  • Meaning of Rahmah, Rizq, and Fadhl Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the difference between Rahmah, Rizq, and the Fadhl of Allah? .. More

  • Quitting smoking with nicotine gum and pills Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. My friend wants to quit smoking, so he started taking nicotine gum and nicotine pills to lower the needs of smoking. Is that allowed as he is trying to quit? .. More

  • Speaking English instead of native language Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it disliked to speak English instead of one's native language, be it Bengali, Urdu, or the like? People in Bangladesh speak half-English. They use many English words but use Bengali grammar. They also say a few sentences in English. .. More

  • Taking medicinal marijuana to ease pain of fibromyalgia Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My mother has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and has been suffering from this condition for years now. She has been taking painkillers to ease the pain, but the constant use of painkillers is unfortunately destroying her organs, and she now has a stomach ulcer from the constant use of painkillers. Without it, however, she.. More

  • Saying untrue things about oneself in poetry Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to write a poem. Am I allowed to refer to myself in the poem while not actually experiencing what I am saying? For example, I write, "My lips keep telling lies," while I hardly tell lies. Is this a form of lying then? Should I make it clear to the audience that this is someone else and not me? .. More

  • No artificial womb can replace woman's womb Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, there is a thing called parturient pod ... an artificial womb of which they claim that babies can grow into by providing them with nutritions. Please, I am getting confused and am really damn sure that this cannot happen because the power of that is only with Allah. Nobody can do this thing except Him. Please guide me a little.. More

  • Dealing with continuous Waswasah Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Brothers in Islam, assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I request your clarification on the following: 1. How do you deal with Waswasah (devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts) which continually disturb a person during ablution and prayer/recitation of Quran and other daily activities by generating disgusting thoughts? 2.The.. More

  • Using product to strengthen vaginal muscles Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum! There is a product that women use to strengthen the muscles around the vagina and pelvic floor due to urinary problems or after childbirth. It is also recomended to use it in general as exercise for the vagina and pelvic floor, which may, for example, be good for one when giving birth, for one's health, and much more. The product.. More

  • Doubting having impurity on clothes as result of OCD Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I often put some toilet paper on my private part to prevent urine and Madhy (pre-seminal fluid) from getting in my clothes. However, some urine passed and left that paper wet, and it was torn into little pieces while I was moving. I fear that while taking my clothes off, some pieces with impurity on them got on my floor. At the end.. More

  • Having thoughts that sun revolves around earth Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I experience thoughts which tell me that according to Islam, the Sun revolves around Earth. I try to expel these thoughts; sometimes I succeed, and sometimes these thoughts overpower me. I have been experiencing these thoughts for nearly three and a half years. I want to get rid of these thoughts, but I am unable to do so. I hope.. More

  • Drawing unicellular organisms Date: 1-1-2018

    In biology, we have to draw pictures of unicellular organisms like amoebae and others. Is this permissible? .. More

  • Taking centrum tablets Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you about centrum and whether it is halal or not, but I could not clearly understand your answer. You told us that if it contains gelatin, but there are two types of gelatin. However, there is no mension on the bottle of centrum or their website which kind of gelatin is dissolved in it and whether it is derived from pork or.. More

  • Seeing sinful chat on WhatsApp Date: 29-12-2017

    If I am in a WhatsApp group where sinful things are written sometimes, am I considered as someone who sits with sinners if I close WhatsApp, put my mobile in flight mode, and do not chat with them until they chat about lawful things? .. More

  • Suffering waswasah in recitation during prayer Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please respond urgently. I guess that you know from my questions that I suffer from Waswasah (devilish/obsessive whisperings) in recitations. To make things easier for me, can I skip the first Tashahhud and limit myself to the following short version of Tashahhud in the final unit of prayer both in the individual prayer and in congregation?.. More

  • Definition of Amaanah in Islamic terminology Date: 28-12-2017

    What is the meaning of 'Amaanah' according to Islam? Is it a kind of blessings? Are women considered an 'Amaanah' in Islam? .. More