1015 fatwas

  • Respect of Arabic text Date: 13-11-2017

    If there is a paper that says 'masjid' on it, is it permissible to sit on it? Also, if there is a car that has written 'Sunnah' or 'karama' on it, and then when people sit in this car, these phases/writing may be at a lower level than the feet, is that wrong? I am not making things up; I am giving examples of situations which I have faced, so please.. More

  • Number of times 'male' and 'female' were mentioned in the Quran Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. How many times are the words 'male' and 'female' mentioned in the Noble Quran? I heard that it is 23 times, and someone else said 24 times; which is it? May Allah reward you. Wassalaam. .. More

  • Whether story about reasons of revelation of Soorah Al-Kahf is true Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is the story of Quarysh consulting the Madinan Jews about Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, true?The jews gave them three questions. And in response, Allah sent down Surat Al-Kahf. Is that true? .. More

  • Biography of Diqyaanoos not known Date: 4-11-2017

    Who was "Daqyanus", claimed by scholars to be the king in the era of Ashab Al-Kahf (the people of the cave), who are often cited in Islamic history books? .. More

  • Cleaning dust that falls on Quran Date: 1-11-2017

    If there are many Mus-hafs (physical copy of the Quran) and Islamic books with Allah's name in them, do I have to check every one of them for dust? And if I do not clean the Mus-haf that has dust on it when I think I should clean it, does that constitute disbelief? I am sorry, again, for asking too many questions. .. More

  • Reliability of Al-Waahidi's Asbaab An-Nuzool Date: 25-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is about the book Asbaab An-Nuzool witten by ‘Ali ibn Ahmad Al-Waahidi. Is it a reliable book, and can we study and share knowledge from that book? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Letter yaa' at end of word in Quran may be dotted or undotted Date: 24-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is in regards to particular words in the Quran. For example, in Surah Al-Baqarah, verse 26, in the word يستحى, the letter ى is without dots. I was told that this is due to the particular font, but what confuses me is: how were certain words chosen? In other words, why were not all the dots under the letter removed?.. More

  • Verse 5:85 about Christians who believed in Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 24-10-2017

    Could you please interpret the verse 5:85 of the Quran? What does it mean? .. More

  • Authenticity of ahaadeeth about merit of Soorah Al-Waaqi‘ah Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have a query about the virtues of Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah. I know that there are three hadiths about its virtue, and I used to know that all three are weak. For instance, 1) When Ibn Mas‘ood, may Allaah be pleased with him, was sick and he heard the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Characteristics of good husband in Quran Date: 18-10-2017

    Has Allah described the characteristics of the husband in the Quran? .. More

  • Meaning of return to Allah after death Date: 18-10-2017

    What does it mean when we say that a person has returned to Allah when he dies? .. More

  • Teaching children Quran in mosque of people of innovation Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to teach children and young ones the Quran in a mosque which belongs to the people of innovation, while at the same time warning them against wrong beliefs and innovation and teaching them the way of the pious predecessors? Bear in mind that if I leave, then there is the possibility that someone who is not upon the.. More

  • Commercial insurance prohibited - Reading Quran from different pages Date: 11-10-2017

    1) Is insurance permitted in Islam? I mean like to cover a car, house or factory. 2) Can I read the Quran from different parts, I have one Mus-haf(copy of the Quran) at home and one at the office, and I do not read them from the same page. .. More

  • Whether Houris are restrained in pavilions Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, what does verse 55:72 mean by 'restraint'? Does it mean that the Houris are not allowed to go outside, as if they were slaves, or does it mean that they have a modest gaze? And is it the same for the worldly women as well; are they not allowed to go outside in heaven and do what they want? .. More

  • Touching edges of Mus-haf pages without ablution Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly. I sometimes recite the Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) and my ablution breaks by passing wind while reciting. In that case, is it allowed if I just touch the edge of the page to turn to the next page and continue reciting without making ablution given that going and repeating ablution.. More