403 fatwas

  • Saying ‘Bi-ithnillah’ in supplication Date: 23-10-2017

    What is the ruling on saying 'bi-ithnillaah' (by the permission of Allaah) or 'bi-idhnika' (by Your permission) while supplicating? Does it take the same ruling as 'Istithnaa’' [i.e. (saying) Allaah willing] while supplicating? And if it does take the same ruling as Istihnaa’, then what if a person said it (more than once) in his supplications because.. More

  • Collective Thikr after prayer in Masjid Date: 21-10-2017

    In our masjid, the muezzin says the supplication for the azan out loud, and then he says "Salatus sunnah", and after the imam has made the Tasleem (ending the prayer with the Salaam greeting), he says, "Allahumma antas salaam..." out loud. After the prayer is finished, he says "Alaa Rasuulinaa salawaat"; everybody does this, saying, "Allahumma salli.. More

  • Istighfaar among the best forms of Thikr Date: 12-10-2017

    Is Istighfaar (asking Allah for forgiveness) considered Dhikr (expressions of remembrance of Allah)? .. More

  • Supplicating against oneself requires repentance Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. About a month ago, I made a promise to Allah, the Exalted, that if I would commit a certain act again, I should be punished by falling into Shirk (polytheism/ascribing partners to Allah). Unfortunately, I committed that sin again. My question is not really based on repentance, as I have already repented, but more on whether the condition.. More

  • Sinner may supplicate against his opppressor Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If Allaah afflicted a person with magic or by being touched by jinn because of their sins, is that person considered to be opressed given that he is being harmed. In this case, if he supplicated Allaah against those who afflicted him with magic to help him against the opressors, will it be answered, like the supplication of one who.. More

  • Reciting verses 17-19 of Soorah Ar-Room in morning and evening Athkaar Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. In the morning and evening Athkaar (expressions of remembrance of Allah), should one recite 3 verses, meaning 17-19, of Surat Ar-Room, or it is only 2 verses, namely 17-18. May Allah reward you. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Fee Amaanillaah. .. More

  • No specific Quranic verse to help find person Date: 8-9-2017

    I have met a good Muslim sister a few years ago, and she asked me if I would marry her. At the time, I was not ready for marriage. However, I now realized that she is a good match for me in terms of the religion. I have been looking for her for the last three years, but without success. Is there any prayer which I can recite to find her or get news.. More

  • Praying in field where Tableeghi annual meeting is held Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can we say that praying in the field where a Tablighi Ijtema is held every year (in Bangladesh) is worth 490 million good deeds? .. More

  • Saying ‘Astaghfirullah Rabb-al-'Aalameen’ to seek forgiveness Date: 5-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on randomly saying 'Astaghfirullah Rabb-al-Aalameen' (I seek forgiveness from Allaah, the Lord of the worlds), meaning not at the end of specific acts of worship but, rather, when driving, or when someone gives me excessive accolades which I do not deserve, or when seeing something that is a Fitnah (temptation,.. More

  • Supplicating Allah to vanish because of not wanting this life or Paradise Date: 22-8-2017

    If somebody does not want anything from this world and also does not want Heaven and supplicates God to make him vanish, will God answer such supplication or not? .. More

  • Supplication may be said once or thrice or otherwise Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. It is from the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,to repeat the supplication thrice. Hence, if I am making a supplication that has multiple things in it, but I repeat one part of the supplication thrice, will it be Sunnah or not? Or will it be an innovation? For example,.. More

  • Supplicating Allah for new teeth Date: 21-8-2017

    I am 32 years old. The majority of my teeth are broken and worse. My question is: can I supplicate for new teeth from Allaah? Is that permissible? .. More

  • Starting supplication with Basmalah not obligatory Date: 20-8-2017

    Is it mandatory in the supplication or in Thikr (expressions of remembrance of Allaah) to start with the Basmalah (saying 'Bismillaahi-r-Rahmaani-r-Raheem' [In the name of Allaah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful]), or can we just start without it? Does a person bear any sin if he does not say the Basmalah? What if someone forget to say.. More

  • Supplicating during rainfall not necessarily done in rain Date: 27-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. Is it a condition that in order for one's supplication to be answered during rain, one must be outside, in the rain? Or can one sit inside a room and supplicate while it is raining outside? Is it the same? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • It is Sunnah to start lectures with Khutbat-ul-Haajah Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Why do shaykhs always begin lectures by praising Allaah and sending the Salaam on Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? If this is Sunnah, does it also apply to non-religious lectures, like a physics lecture? What are some of the Sunnah-related acts/words of religious and non-religious lectures? .. More