971 fatwas

  • Reciting the two testimonies of faith is must for embracing Islam Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith about a slave girl whom the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,asked where "Allah" is, to which she replied, “In the heaven.” The Messenger said, “Set her free, she is a believer.” Could this be the base of a non-Muslim becominga muslim today? For example, I would ask them where Allah is.. More

  • Gradual approach adopted in advising a sinner Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are told to start advising a person who does many sins about the worst sin. Then, if he repented and amends his ways, we advise him to give up the second greatest sin, and so on. What if he does not give up the greatest sin and he is not going to change. apparently? Do we go forward and advise him.. More

  • Understanding Islam itself should precede trying to understand Islamic law Date: 5-11-2017

    I am researching Islam. I feel attracted by it. I have a question related to Qisaas (retaliation). What is the Qisaas law in case of killing a slave? Thank you .. More

  • Following impious Muslim in order to eventually give him advice Date: 4-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Can I follow someone to see where he lives so that I can intentionally take position on his route and talk to him (asking how he is, etc.)? Then I can become his friend and give this Muslim religious advice because he is indecent. .. More

  • Owning slaves was common in past Date: 22-10-2017

    Did ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab have any slaves? .. More

  • Brother having affair with friend's wife Date: 18-10-2017

    My friend has been diagnosed with a severe bone disease that is non-curable. I have a twin brother who has become very close with my friend's wife and is having physical relations with her. I have seen pics and texts of their chats. Now I am in a dilemma as to what I should do. Should i tell my ailing friend about this? (Doctors are saying this is a.. More

  • Not obligation to forbid all evils on spot Date: 4-10-2017

    From what I have read, it is not permissible in Islam to enter someone's house without permission. However, I read that it is Abu Yousuf's opinion that if you hear sounds of music and amusement from a house, you can enter without permission. Please reconcile between the two. And would it be obligatory to enter the house in such a case? What if someone.. More

  • Muslim performs Da'wah according to ability Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have been married for seeven years with two kids. We are from India and are currently staying in Saudi Arabia. I am a house wife. I want to become Daa‘i (caller to Allaah) and call people of my family, friends, relatives, and society towards Islam, the Quran, and the Sunnah and remove all misconceptions... More

  • Unemployed brother-in-law lives in one's house and commits sins Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Back in 2015, I invited my 30-year-old brother-in-law to come and stay with his sister as he had no job at that time. I managed to find him a couple of jobs in the area, and he would not last three months, he always quits his job and then takes a job seekers' allowance. At the moment, he has no job and is in my house 24/7. I feel.. More

  • Using photos of women in Hijaab on Da'wah leaflets Date: 7-9-2017

    I was thinking about making some leaflets so that I can give Daw‘ah (proselytization) to the disbelievers in my city. On these leaflets, I want to write about Islam, but I also want to put some photos from internet on them so that people can see the beauty of Islam. Am I allowed to put photos of females who wear the hijab/niqab on these leaflets and.. More

  • Questions about slavery are futile Date: 24-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My question was the following: I know that it is permissible to engage in ‘Azl (coitus interruptus) with a slave woman without her consent, and I read a few hadiths that say that during the campaign of Banu Al-Mustaliq, some of the Companions got female captives and wanted to perform ‘Azl in order to be able to sell them.. More

  • Leaving children with friend to go out with Tableegh Date: 8-8-2017

    Respected Shaikh, assalaamu alaikum. A person went out with the Tablighis with his wife,leaving his two-to-three-year-old children at his friend's house. My questions are: is that required? Is it allowed in Islam? Is there any evidence that our beloved Prophet, sallallhu ‘alayhi wa sallam,or any Companion has ever done something like that? May Allah.. More

  • Charging laptop which others use to listen to music Date: 3-8-2017

    Is it permissible to charge a laptop knowing that some family members will listen to music with that laptop once it is charged? Does this constitute helping in sin? .. More

  • Reporting colleagues who commit violations and reject advice to stop Date: 12-7-2017

    Some of my colleagues are continuously involved in wrongdoings at the office; they overcharge clients, manipulate invoices, etc. I tried to make them stop doing that several times, but nothing has changed. Is it appropriate to inform the owners about this, or should I hide this as they are my Muslim brothers? I am sure that if I informed the superior,.. More

  • Christian wife of convert hates Islam Date: 11-7-2017

    Assalamu alaykom. I accepted Islam in 2002 and got married to a Muslim, praise be to Allah. Just last year, in December 2016, my brother accepted Islam, but his wife got angry and even hated him because he converted without asking her first. She never liked Islam or the Muslims at all, as she told me. What can I advise my younger brother, who just converted.. More