Selected Fatwa

1332 fatwas

  • Unmarried Muslim in non-Muslim family wants to make a will Date: 13-5-2003

    Can you advise me about making a will? I am a new Muslim and at present am not married. None of my biological family are Muslim. How do the inheritance laws affect me? Can I leave money to my non-Muslim relatives, and who else should I leave to? I live in Scotland and cannot find a lawyer who understands Islamic law sufficiently to help... More

  • A guide dog for the blind Date: 11-5-2003

    I live in the UK and you might know that the English Kafir is the best dog trainer. They use dogs to search for illegal drugs, catch criminals, search for missing people and other uses. Among other uses the Kafireen use dogs to guide blind people. My brother is blind and now he is an adult and he wants his independence and dignity. He does not want.. More

  • Woman working as massage therapist Date: 10-5-2003

    Can a woman work as a massage therapist?.. More

  • Collecting Hadith Date: 10-5-2003

    Is it true that Prophet $Muhammad$$ (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) told his Ummah not to collect Hadith and make another book besides the holy Qur'an? Then what about Sahih $Bukhari$$ and Sahih $Muslim$$ and $Tirmizi$$?.. More

  • Serving food at the home of the deceased to relatives for 3 days Date: 5-5-2003

    Here in our city, when a person dies it is the usual practice that his relatives arrange meals for all the relatives for about 3 days. It looks like that they have arranged an invitation for the family/caste. One time one of the relatives arranges and the other time some one else. All the people /relatives eat food at the residences if the dead. .. More

  • How to gain knowledge of Islam Date: 4-5-2003

    I am a young brother living in Australia. Unfortunately, we do not have enough scholars or learned people here. I am very eager to study Shariah. I am in the process of applying to the Islamic University of Medinah. At the moment I am also studying under the guidance of a local Sheikh who has qualified from the Islamic University of Medinah. I am reading.. More

  • Lacks concentration on college studies Date: 6-4-2003

    I am student who did very well in the past, but now I cannot concentrate. I am feeling bad in college. Tell me some supplications. I want to study. Help me... More

  • Ingesting gelatin shells Date: 29-3-2003

    Please tell me your expert opinion/Fatwa in the light of the teachings of Islam, whether we can use Multivitamin capsules with gelatin shells as nutritional supplements because this is the only form available in the part of Europe where I live... More

  • Teenager marrying older woman Date: 18-2-2003

    I am a teenager,. but I have agreed to marry a woman who is half older than me and very big in body size. So please advice me if this is a problem... More

  • Wearing Hijab Date: 5-2-2003

    Can I take niqab on and off, i.e. according to situation and where I go?.. More

  • Husband forced her to have an abortion in second month Date: 4-2-2003

    I was pregnanat in the second month and my husband had forced me to have an abortion. What is the rule of Islam in this case... More

  • Doubtful about business dealings Date: 2-2-2003

    I am working as an Instrument technician in company-A. I have recently started a part time business after my job hours for marketing of services of another company-B. The business of both the companies are entirely different. I made an agreement with company-B that if I bring a customer for you, you will give me 20% of the service charges you receive.. More

  • The price of forbidden things is forbidden Date: 9-12-2002

    Even though play station is Haram, are we allowed to sell it and not use the money but put it in Sadaqa?.. More

  • Men wearing silver chains or bracelets Date: 3-12-2002

    I was advised by two Imams that wearing silver chains or bracelets is not lawful, but I couldn't find any information with regards to this anywhere, could you advise me if it is? They say that it represents something peculiar to women, so we shouldn't wear it; I don't feel this is right of them to say, without stating some proof... More

  • "Wahabies" Date: 17-11-2002

    What is the ruling about the group called "Ahl al-Sunnah Wa al-Jamaah" who are known by the name of "Wahabi"?.. More