Fatwa Of The Week

87 fatwas

  • Supplicating against One’s Own Self Date: 5-12-2021

    If somebody said to Allah that He should not accept their dua if they steal item X and then they steal X, do they have to return item X for Allah to accept their dua? I understand that stealing is a serious sin and the item needs to be returned for Allah to forgive the person, but I am more asking whether the person needs to return the item specifically.. More

  • Cleaning and Maintaining the Mosque Is Not Contingent on the Imam Date: 5-12-2021

    Assalam alaykum,I had a question about helping a mosque as a volunteer (security or cleaning), so if the leaders of that mosque may have shortcomings or are not on the path of Sunnah is it permissible to help them and the Muslim community, knowing that the mosque needs to be maintained and secured on the day of the Friday prayer.BarakAllahu fikum .. More

  • Pirated Movies, Drama, and Games in the Past and Now Regrets It Date: 24-11-2021

    I have been pirating movies/drama/anime and games, in my life..now I’m 18years old trying to learn Islam.., What should I do about the games and films that I watch n play illegally in the past? Isn’t it same with stealing? So what should I do? Buy the original games and rewatch the movies/anime in legal sites or buy the original movies so the company.. More

  • 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

  • Deserting a Person When Fearing Harm on One’s Religion or Worldly Matters Date: 23-11-2021

    Salam. I wanted to know about how breaking ties with another muslim who is not a blood relative. If you think they may negatively impact in some type of way, is it permissible to leave them? .. More

  • Hair Straightening Date: 23-11-2021

    Question: Assalamulykum..my question was about permanent hair straightening. So if I’m certain there’s a barrier on hair which prevents water from reaching to the hair and as the treatment is permanent..means new grown hair will be in Natural texture but straightening hair will remain same.. So should i have to shave my head from removing it? Otherwise.. More

  • Picture in a Room Does Not Prevent Angels from Entering Other Rooms without Pictures Date: 23-11-2021

    If one lives with family that has pictures hung up around the house, but doesn’t keep pictures in their own room that they sleep in and spend their time in, do we know if angels would still enter that room because it does not have pictures, or would they not enter the house at all because of pictures in other rooms? This is in regards to the hadith.. More

  • Impermissible to Use Forbidden Means to Learn a Language Date: 23-11-2021

    Assalamu alaykum,Can you please tell me whether doing two different things at the same time (one forbidden/haram and one allowed) on the same device (eg mobile phone), makes the allowed thing haram as well?For example, if I watch a movie that has forbidden things in it and learn English language, does it make my learned English haram?Is it allowed to.. 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

  • His Son Does Not Perform Ablution Properly and When He Is Asked He Lies Date: 23-11-2021

    ASALAM U ALAIKUMMy 8yr old child cheats while performing wudhu then lies when gets caught many times he has been punished for this but continues to do this i dont know what to do if we stand and watcg him he will do everything perfectly but if no1 is watching he will miss ablution out snd throw water around the washroom to make it look convincing that.. More

  • Mistreated by Her Parents and Her Brother Date: 23-11-2021

    Assalamu alaykum,I am tired of my father deceiving me and my mother using Islam as a weapon to abuse me mercilessly. My younger brother strangled me yesterday with his legs to murder me. My mother never admits her wrong doings to me, rather she blames me .. More

  • No Prostration of Recitation When Listening to a Recording of the Quran Date: 23-11-2021

    I don’t know tajweed, so when I read the Quran, I listen to a recording of someone reciting it in arabic on my phone, and I contemplate the verses. Do I get rewarded for this, and do I have to do sujood when I listen to a verse of prostration with this method? .. More

  • Pauses While Reciting Al-Fatihah Date: 23-11-2021

    I read in a Fatwa that the recitation of the al fatiha is invalidated if you make a too long pause while reading it. How long is that pause and is the ruling the same for other parts of Salah? When i feel that i mispronounced something i sometimes take a short break probably not more than 10 seconds to decide whether it's just waswas or an actual mistake,.. More

  • There Is Neither Harm nor Reciprocal Harm Date: 22-11-2021

    There is a hadith which says: “There should be neither harming nor reciprocating harm”. Does that mean one has to prevent harm from coming to him or towards his family? .. More

  • Feels Sorrow for Death of a Cat which She Took Care Of Date: 22-11-2021

    Assalaam alaikum, we had recently found a stray kitten. We had thought something might be wrong with it and took it to the vet. The vet said the kitten was about 45 days old it has been starved and needs care. We bought prescribed medicines and all the necessary items the kitten would need. At this age it needs warmth. It was placed in a cozy box(as.. More