951 fatwas

  • How to handle a disobedient irresponsible younger brother Date: 16-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can u please tell me how to treat my younger brother who is married and has a kid too. I facilitate him by all means but he constantly teases me by his disobedience and irresponsible attitude towards his own life. I myself am a psychotic patient, but he is very careless and does things that make me sick. How should I treat him, and.. More

  • Issuing certificate of conversion to Islam is not bid'ah Date: 28-1-2016

    In America, at our masjid, when a new Muslim converts, we issue a certificate for him. We tell him that it is not required in the religion but that it may be a means of protecting his/her rights pertaining to marriage, Hajj, or a proper burial and the likes. Some of the youth deemed it to be a bid'ah (innovation) in the religion and stated there was.. More

  • Booking hotel room for alcohol drinker Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work for a governmental department in international relations. I am in charge of applying visa, hotel booking and plane tickets for all formal delegations and personnel travelling. My boss is going to travel to abroad, and I have to book a hotel for him while knowing that he is drinks alcohol and might be travelling to a country.. More

  • Imaam Ahmad’s statement that the Khaawarij are the Murji’ah Date: 9-1-2016

    Dear Shaykh, is the following saying of Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, may Allaah have mercy with him, true? “Verily, the Khawaarij, they are the Murji’ah.”How could this be possible? Are the Khawaarij and the Murji'ah two different sects? What did Imam Ahmed intend with these word's? May Allaah reward you Shaykh. .. More

  • Being present while Christians call upon Jesus instead of Allaah Date: 10-12-2015

    Sometimes, while we are talking to non-muslims such as christians we may hear them call on Prophet Jesus (peace be upon him) instead of Allaah. Does this fall under the verse of the Quran where Allaah says that we should not sit with those who mock our religion and verses? Is it permissible to talk to them? .. More

  • Studying in a Christian school where forbidden prayers are read aloud Date: 4-12-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum. I already asked fatwa (no 282373) regarding attending prayer christian college.As It is prohibited I wrote letter to the college Secretary about this.In that college they conduct prayer through speaker which is fitted in every clasarooms,labs, staffrooms.He said that he could allow me to stand outside the classroom where the speaker.. More

  • The guided person may attain a higher rank than the one who guided him Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. The Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said that the one who gives dawah (proselytization) to others will get the full reward every time they do an act of worship. However, is it possible that the one who responds to the dawah (in certain circumstances) may actually reach a higher status in Allaah's sight than the one who.. More

  • Status of grandmother in Islam / Going to the mosque early or waiting for cousins to come along Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the position of the grandmother in Islam? Question 2: Going to the mosque together with my cousins causes me to be2-3 mins late for the prayer sometimes. When I am getting late for the prayer, should I wait for my cousins or should I leave them and proceed for the prayer alone? Sub-question 2. Is it compulsory to invite everyone,.. More

  • Questionnaire asking Christians' opinion on the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 14-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was asked by my local masjid to send a questionnaire to non-muslims containing questions of the type: 1) Do you believe in the existence of God? 2) Was Muhammad a good man? And more of the same. I wanted your opinion on this topic because I refused to do it because I said that if I asked the second question about the prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Calling people to Allaah while one's own family are not guided Date: 5-11-2015

    Shaykh, one of our muslim brothers asked me to ask you the following question: ''I have been guided and I practise the sunnah of Muhammad, salallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. However, many of my family members and relatives have not been guided. I try to call them to practice Islam but, unfortunately, they do not respond to my call. When I invite others (that.. More

  • A revert feeling happy about Christianity during his childhood Date: 18-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a problem that is difficult to describe, and I hope that I can clearly explain it in shaa Allaah. I was raised as a Christian, and as a child I used to feel extremely happy when trying to learn about the lives of the prophets and about doing good deeds, since I did not know at that time that some of what is said in Christianity.. More

  • Do your utmost in advising him so that he may stop committing unlawful sexual intercourse Date: 19-8-2015

    I am asking you what to do if one has a friend who practices unlawful sexual intercourse. This friend persists on this act although I forbade him to do it. Is it permissible to threaten him with informing his father that he practices fornication or with something greater than that? .. More

  • Parenting tips for a mother whose daughter committed fornication Date: 17-8-2015

    Please, help me; I have found out the most awful thing a mother can found out about her daughter (she has committed fornication). Is it permissible for me to hide this matter from her father? I do not want to ruin his life as mine is ruined because of this discovery. Please, help me; what should I do? .. More

  • If evil cannot be changed, move away so it can't be seen or heard Date: 25-7-2015

    Assalamualaikum, I am a 15 year old boy who lives in america. My questions are regarding those people that mock Islam. First, I was at soccer practice and I heard someone on the team mocking Islam, so I left just the general area with the excuse of getting soccer balls, and then I went back once I heard they left the conversation. Second, I was at summer.. More

  • The Jews of Madeenah read the Torah in Hebrew Date: 19-7-2015

    AslamualakaumI heard that many people say that the complete bible was not in arbic in the time of the Prophet, it was only tranlsated after. So, in light of this, the hadith of ayah that talk about the jews (in the Madina) reffering themselves to the torah etc. how do we understand this. Is it that they had part of the bible not complete .. More