1427 fatwas

  • Bleeding from intrauterine device and wants to pray Date: 9-7-2002

    My wife has an intrauterine device for contraception and she has bleeding a small amount for more than 10 days so far and she would like to know if she can start to pray. .. More

  • Ruling on Having a Beard Date: 9-7-2002

    Ruling on having a beard (Lahya). I am a Muslim living in Amsterdam, and I would like to know if having a beard is compulsory for Muslim men, and if it is compulsory, does it have to be 4 fingers long (measured from the chin down)? Are we allowed to style it according to modern standards, i.e. have a goatee or a very short neat beard? The reason for.. More

  • Keeping the Beard Date: 9-7-2002

    Is keeping beard Farad, Sunnah or just Nafal? Please mention comments according to different Islamic scholars. .. More

  • Smoking and Ablution Date: 26-6-2002

    If a man is with ablution and he smokes, is his ablution still valid? .. More

  • Purification after touching dead bodies Date: 23-6-2002

    I am studying medicine in practices I have to touch dead men and women. I want to know if I have to make (Ghusl) or (Wudu)?.. More

  • Daily bleeding and taking birth control pills Date: 23-6-2002

    I have bleeding almost everyday, and I know it's not time for my period, but I think it's from the birth control pill that I am taking. However, I do pray, but I am not sure if I am right or wrong... More

  • Having long hair and a long beard at the same time Date: 4-6-2002

    I would like to know whether it is Haram for a Male Muslim to have a long beard and a long hair at the same time. As far as I know, a Male Muslim is advised to have long beard but I have a doubt on having a long hair. I heard from friend of mine that it's ok to have both long hair and long beard at the same time as long as you practice the religion.. More

  • Cutting the nails Date: 14-5-2002

    I would like to ask about cutting the nails, should we cut them (as I do) or leave them very long? I have read many times that cutting the nails is a must and they should be pared every 7 days trimmed every 40 days, as I try my best to advise my friend that Shaitan will be under them, but she chooses to listen to others as they tell her what she wants.. More

  • Bathing or Performing Ablution Naked Date: 13-5-2002

    What is your verdict on taking a bath in a closed bathroom naked? What about performing ablution after taking normal bath, is it accepted if done naked? .. More

  • Tanning pig skin Date: 5-5-2002

    I know that consumption of pork, and clothing oneself with dresses made by pigskin is forbidden. However, is there any harm in using purses, pockets, briefcases, shoes, and cushions, etc. made from pigskin? Specially when I take care not to carry such items to any Masjid and not to touch them with wet hands. Does "tanning" not purify the pigskin while.. More

  • Nullifiers of Ablution Date: 4-5-2002

    When I make Wudu and pray, then remove my head scarf after prayer will my Wudu be broken due to my head not being covered? .. More

  • Doubts about urine during prayers Date: 29-4-2002

    Sometimes I feel water is coming out of my private part ((Dhakar)) while I'm praying. I used to leave the prayer and make Wudu. But I noticed that there is nothing and I was only feeling that. Now I keep on praying without making Wudu. Am I suppose to go after my doubts and make Wudu or should I keep praying?.. More

  • Problem with Wadi Date: 29-4-2002

    I have a problem in praying. I can't do Salat in it's time in work but my colleagues do because I suffer for the problem of Wadi (thick white discharge from penis) so I can't change my intern clothes because I'm at work. Consequently I don't pray in time, so can I just do Wudu without changing my intern clothes? If I had to change them, I should change.. More

  • Questions regarding purification Date: 29-4-2002

    Here are few questions which many of us have. These are regarding purification.1) Is there a specific Du'a to say while taking bath in the bathroom or before entering in (when a relation ship between husband and wife, when women have there menstrual periods, after giving birth)?2) Do the beds become unclean after a relationship between partners?3).. More

  • Bride Performing Tayammum Instead of Ablution Date: 23-4-2002

    Is it allowed for the bride to make Tayammum instead of Wudu when she prays Sunnah with her husband on their wedding night? .. More