175 fatwas

  • Forbidden Images on Clothes Date: 19-3-2018

    Asslamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakaatuhIs there consencus that it is haram to wear clothes with images?Because I see many people doing it and also rickshaws have pictures of human/bird etc painted on them. i understand that printing pictures is an issue of dispute but what about painting?Because I read your fatwa that one cannot enjoin good in ijtehadi.. More

  • Wearing rubber wristbands Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I would like to know if it is haram to wear a round-shaped wristband made of rubber like those worn nowadays by the male youth in support of their favourite football clubs and such? Does this pertain to imitating woman or the disbelievers? Women usually wear bangles. I am confused. Please take.. More

  • Male giving his jacket to female colleague to wear Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was on the bus home from school and a friend of mine who is a girl was cold and kept asking me to give her my jacket, which I did. The jacket was not anything manly; it was just a simple gray jacket. .. More

  • Wearing garment that has ‘Yahya’ or Hijri date written on it Date: 2-1-2018

    Is it permissible to wear clothing for the lower body [from navel to feet] bearing the name Yahya or a Hijri date or the like? .. More

  • Wearing clothes bearing Illuminati ‘Okay’ sign Date: 31-12-2017

    I have a jacket which has the "okay" sign on it. This sign is used by the Illuminati for the number "666". So some people could think that the company who has made this jacket is from the Illuminati, but no one would resemble the one who is wearing this to the Illuminati or to the disbelievers. What is the ruling on wearing such jacket? If it is forbidden,.. More

  • Wearing qamees is a recommended Sunnah Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Was the clothing of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, Sunnah or just a customary practise of the Arabs? I watched a video of Dr. Yasr Qadhi in which he says that the Sunnah, when it comes to dressing, is to accommodate the culture of your people as much as possible, as long as the Shariah allows you to do so. Link:.. More

  • Wearing t-shirts with names of Companions printed on them Date: 11-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it halal to wear Islamic t-shirts with the names of the four Caliphs on them? As seen in these examples: https://www.instagram.com/p/BUU20ABDx4W/?taken-by=ummahtee https://www.instagram.com/p/BUU22_KDkin/?taken-by=ummahtee May Allah bless you for your answer. .. More

  • Wearing clothes bearing sentences with missing letters Date: 29-11-2017

    If there is a sentence [wording] on a clothing, for example 'mountain clothes', and some of the wording is cut off and it says 'ountain clothe', is it permissible to wear such clothes? I am asking because when the sentence is cut off, the words might mean something else. If I have clothing with sentences that are cut off, can I just hold the intention.. More

  • Wearing red and sleeping in red blankets Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is sleeping in red blankets haram? Secondly, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,forbade wearing red. I read somewhere that the word Labisa, which means 'to wear' in Arabic, also refers to flooring. So, if wearing red clothes is forbidden, is the use of red carpets or flooring also forbidden? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Making fun of Arab dress code (qamees and thobe) Date: 8-9-2017

    I live in the Indian subcontinent. In my country, the Islamic dress code is very different from what you have in the Arab world (kameez or thobe). I have seen some people in my country make fun of the thobe or mimic the Arabs speaking English or sometimes the modern Arabic language. Ironically, these people do not make fun of the Islamic dress code.. More

  • Woman wearing men's clothes few minutes or for warmth Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My aunt was arguing with me that it is okay for a woman to wear a man's shoes for a few minutes and that this does not constitute imitating men. Is this true? My aunt also said that it is okay for a woman to wear a man's clothes if they are warm and she is unable to find anything for her gender in the store. Is this true? Please kindly.. More

  • Man wearing colored underwear Date: 1-5-2017

    I have two questions: First: Is it permissible to wear colored underwear, I mean dark or simply not white? Second: My problem is that I wear my underwear today, for example, and then a day or two later I find a light yellowish spot in the front and a light brownish spot in the back of my underwear. I do my best to clean myself after relieving.. More

  • Ruling on garments on which images are printed Date: 30-4-2017

    I am a merchant who imports clothes for women and children. These clothes contain images of celebrities. What is theSharee'ah ruling on my earnings? I have large quantities of this type of clothes. If trading in such clothes is unlawful, then what should I do with the clothes that I have? .. More

  • Ordering 'x' trainers Date: 26-4-2017

    Is there anything wrong with ordering shoes that are named 'x' trainers? Also, if a Muslim prays towards an idol, is that an act of disbelief? What about if he is praying in congregation and the person in front of him is wearing the brand Nike, or there are words of disbelief on that person's clothing, or photos, should he avoid praying behind that.. More

  • Wife wearing husband's undershirt to save money Date: 16-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can a wife wear her husband's undershirt in order to save money? It is an undergarment, and nobody except the family knows. The undershirt is the white undergarment (usually sleeveless, or it may have short sleeves) which men wear under their shirts. .. More