2761 fatwas

  • A Layman Is Not Sinful in Imitating the Scholars Whom He Trusts Date: 23-11-2021

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu respected Scholars. In fatwa no. 264595 you have said that Tawassul is a matter of Ijtihaad (personal reasoning) in which the difference of opinion is acceptable. Now those laymen Muslims following a madhab in which Tawassul is practiced, do we have to warn them of Tawassul? Do we say to them what you are doing.. More

  • Said to Her Brother: Do You Want Me to Fight the Angel of Death Date: 23-11-2021

    I am very worried and need Islamic help. today my brother made a joke that he was dying, then he said "what if I was really dying? you wouldn't help?" as a joke, I then said "what do you want me to do? do you want me to try fight malik al mawt?" as a joke, at that moment I realised what I said was wrong but just now I am realising I committed a huge.. More

  • Writing ما شاءَ اللَّهُ at the Front of the House Date: 22-11-2021

    Many people put boards outside homes saying "Ma Sha Allah/Ma Sha Allah La Quwwata Illa Billah" believing that this protects them from evil eye. Is it minor shirk if they believe it is a means of protection from Allah and it's major shirk if they believe it protects them without attributing the protection being from Allah?Does the difference in opinion.. More

  • Angels Taking the Shape of Human Beings: It Does Not Mean That They Lie Date: 22-11-2021

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, in the story of the leper, bald and the blind. The angel pretended to be a human. Is this proof that angels can lie with the permission of Allah subhana watala. .. More

  • Team Leader Listening to Kufr Conversations and Giving Leave to Team to Celebrate Forbidden Occasions Date: 21-11-2021

    Can you tell according to all schools of thoughts?I will maybe grow to become teamlead in my team. This means that every morning I will do a call about the daily tasks. In my team there are 2 non Muslim woman. There are more people in the team and sometimes some people in my team make haram and kufr and shirk jokes or sayings in the call. Will this.. More

  • Saying ‘Why Did Allah Create Relatives?’ Date: 21-11-2021

    I wanted to ask if somebody says out of frustration, “why did Allah create relatives”, what's the ruling on the sentence? .. More

  • Treatment for Memory Loss Date: 21-11-2021

    Assalamu alaikum. I would like to know if there is a ruqyah dedicated to treating weak intellect and memory, just as there is for magic, envy and evil eye.This is because, I have weak memory and a slow intellect (I pick up things really slowly).Jazakallahu khair .. More

  • His Muslim Father Does Not Believe in the Last Day, in the Angels, in Paradise and Hell Date: 18-11-2021

    My family is a muslim family for generations. But somehow my fathers beliefs were corrupted. He doesn’t believe in the day of resurrection or judgment, angels, hell, paradise and he doesn’t property believe in Hadith of our prophet (May blessings and peace be upon him), he prays salah at his ease and follow the rules of Allah as he like. He does.. More

  • Calling a Muslim by the Name of a Distinguished Non-Muslim Player Date: 18-11-2021

    Salam, sometimes when my friends play sports they call each other by the name of famous athletes. For example, someone might say "he is LeBron." A lot famous athletes are non-muslim. My friends intend to make an analogy to their style of play, but could this be considered takfir since they are calling each other by the names of people who are kafir? .. More

  • Having Negative Stereotypes about Some Muslims: Not Shirk Date: 16-11-2021

    Assalamualaikum,There are some negative stereotypes about a certain group of people whom are good sunni muslims. For some of those people , the stereotype is somethat true, but alot of them the stereotype on them is not true. What if a person feels that he will be negatively be affected by those people if he dresses like them( i.e. by fearing that he.. More

  • Seeking Refuge in a Creature or Jinn in Matters Befitting Only to Allah Date: 24-10-2021

    This is a very important creedal question, regarding the hadith in Musnad Imam Ahmed classed hasan by Ibn Hajar and Albani “from Harith bin Hassan al - Bakri may Allah be pleased with him , he said : I went out and Alaa Ibn Hadrami to the Messenger of Allah , may Allah bless him and his family and him .. talk in which I said : I seek refuge in Allah.. More

  • Saying that Allah, His Prophets, and the Believers Are Disbelievers in Taaghut Date: 24-10-2021

    I said that Allah SWT,His Prophets and the believers are disbelievers (kafirs) in taghut,which means they disbelieve in it as the Quran mentions,does this make me an apostate? .. More

  • Spreading Jokes about Jurisprudential Rulings Date: 21-10-2021

    السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ, There are a few jokes online about some rulings within the madhahib. For instance, in the Shafi’I madhab there is a minority opinion that touching one’s wife breaks the wudu, so people show pictures of a couple holding hands in front of a masjid.. More

  • What Constitutes Departing from the Saved Sect Date: 19-10-2021

    Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,Are the 73 sects based on only Aqidah? And are inovators (who innovates in dhkir, dua, prayer, celebrate different occasions like mawlid, etc) not include in these sects?Jazakum Allahu Khairan .. More

  • Delaying Learning Obligatory Matters Is Neither Disbelief nor Shirk Date: 19-10-2021

    As Salaamu Alaikum Wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu.1.If a person don't learn or delay to learn about Islamic Knowledge which is fard like knowledge of Creed,Salah,Zakat, Fasting not because of disbelief or denail.Is this kufr or shirk2.In mosque if I see some Islamic books kept on the top of Quran . Is it necessary to put it properly or replace it from.. More