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1226 fatwas

  • Zakaah on harvest jointly owned with non-Muslim Date: 11-12-2017

    I did some joint farming with a disbeliever. When we harvested, I asked him for zakah, but he told me that he knew nothing about it and will not do so. What happens to my joint farming with him? Was I wrong in the first place to have farmed with him? In the event that my share of the benefits does not reach the Nisaab (minimum amount liable to zakah),.. More

  • Building mosques at graves and whether Al-Baydhaawi encouraged it Date: 16-11-2017

    Who was Qadi Al-Baydhaawi? A sufi quoted him as having said: "Anyone who builds a mosque near the grave of an upright person or prays in the tomb or intends to ask for help through the spirit of that upright person ... If he does all that without the intention of glorifying him or doing Tawajuh towards him (in prayer), then there is nothing wrong in.. More

  • Hands are not raised before prostration in prayer Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. The day before yesterday, I asked a question (No. 2669912); it states that I read in Sifat As-Salat that our Prophet sometimes used to raise his hands while prostrating, but it was not described in that book how this is done, i.e. before going into prostration while saying "Allahu Akbar" or between the two prostrations. And it was.. More

  • Refuting misconceptions about inferiority of women Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. In summary, in Majmoo Al-Faatawa, it is stated that men are perfect, so he does not need to adorn himself for the person whom he loves, and that women are imperfect, so she needs to adorn herself for the person whom she loves (her husband). I even read a fatwa, the main point of which is that if a man castrates his genital,.. More

  • Ruler entitled to authorize others to carry out his spiritual and administrative duties Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom, Brothers. Based on my understanding of the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,and the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs regarding the position of Amir or Imam, their administrative and spiritual role are inseparable and they cannot delegate their role, both administrative and spiritual, unless they get very ill and cannot.. More

  • Whether not ruling by Shariah is major or minor disbelief Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. I have read one of your fatwas regarding not ruling by what Allaah revealed. In that question, I read that there are two types of not ruling by what Allah revealed; major Kufr (disbelief) and minor Kufr. I then read in your fatwa that the first kind includes someone who legislates a law whereby he permits what is forbidden.. More

  • Division of overnight stay between co-wives Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If one has two wives, can he distribute his time between them in the following manner: he will stay one week/one month with one wife in her allocated home and not meet the other wife in this period. Then he will spend the same number of days with the other wife. When staying with one wife in this manner, can he be in regular contact.. More

  • What is considered hypocrisy and what is not Date: 11-1-2017

    Please explain in detail about hypocrisy. Is it hypocrisy if a person hides and controls his feelings of anger for someone and rather shows respect and gratitude? Or should one be loud and expressive about his negative feelings for someone, saying that he cannot be a hypocrite and will definitely speaks his heart out? Also, please explain if it is advised.. More

  • Zakah on shops including customer debts Date: 3-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Last year, I started a business with my partner and we invested 40 lacs in it, out of which we bought two shops for 32 lacs and the stuff for our shop for 8 lacs. After a year passed, we did the calculations of our shop, and we had a benefit of about 5 lacs. At the same time, however, we came to know that we have about 7 lacs outside,.. More

  • Wisdom behind keeping grave of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, covered Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to see the image of the Prophet's grave as well as that of Abu Bakr and ‘Umar. Why are the Muslims not allowed to see their graves? I need a detailed answer, please. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Believers who sinned will not abide in Hellfire eternally Date: 26-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a brother named Burhan who issues the fatwas at, he said, “Nowhere in the Quran is it mentioned that one who is condemned to Hell ire, will be taken out after some time! Beloved brother in Islam, the truth is there are indeed a few hadiths recorded which state that some believers who had faith, but.. More

  • Advising someone who propagates false claims about matters of religion Date: 14-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a girl in my locality who says that there is no problem with taking selfies if you are wearing a hijab (covering the hair only). She rejects face covering and calls it an 'Arab tradition'. A friend of her once said that she wants to marry a boy who has a beard and is religious committed, so the girl insulted her in front.. More

  • Ruling on cursing people and things Date: 27-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the expression 'Goddammit' a very great sin, Islamically? .. More

  • Reacting to YouTube channel that attacks Islam Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I know that you are very busy with many important things and therefore may not have time for this. However, I hope that you could listen to this problem, which needs to be reacted to as fast as possible. There is a man called Ismaa´eel Abu Adam who has a YouTube channel. He had been a Muslim for 16 years now. Suddenly,.. More

  • Detailed account of Salat At-Tawbah (prayer of repentance) Date: 7-11-2016

    How exactly do you pray Salaat At-Tawbah? I have seen your other fatwas, but I do not know what you say during this specific prayer. When do you supplicate? During the prayer? If so, then when during the prayer? Also, do we generalise in the supplication? Is it a specific supplication that we say? How many times do we say it? How long should the prayer.. More