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  • Reciting Du'aa from the Quran in Rukoo' and Sujood

    Question: Is it permissible to recite Du'aa from the Quran in Rukoo' and Sujood? For example, the Du'aa's in Quran 2:287-286. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His Slave and Messenger. There is no objection.. More

  • Forcing Muslims to Practice Islam

    Question There are many riligous organisations in our area who say that islam has spread by the sword, and they force people to pray, they force people to keep beard and many other things. so is it allowed in islam to force some one to do fard or sunnah? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Thinks he is physically unable to go to Hajj

    Question: Asalaamu Alaikum. I was just wondering I am in poor health and wondered since Hajj is coming up if I could perform something like Hajj and still reap the benefits and the closeness to Allahis there anything close to Hajj that I can do instead of the journey? I have a bad heart and do not think I could take the walking running and everything... More

  • Missed fasts in Ramadan without a valid excuse and delayed making up for them

    Question: Eminent Shaykh, I did not fast for three days in Ramadan without a valid excuse when I was fifteen and seventeen. But now, my Lord has bestowed upon me the favor of guidance, Alhamdulillaah. Now I am twenty-one years old. How should I make up for those fasts? Is fasting only due upon me or fasting as well as an expiation? I am now making.. More

  • Fasting in Shawwaal before fasting the missed days in Ramadan

    Question: I was told that I can fast 6 days in Shawwaal, and later fast the days I missed in Ramadan. Is this permissible? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Way to perform night prayer

    Question: My question is, do I have to pray at midnight and over to be considered as Qiyaam al-Lail (night prayer)? If just I wake up at night and do some Tasbeeh, is this also as Qiyaam al-Lail? If so, do I have to be in a full Tahaarah (purification) Wudu? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there.. More

  • Zakat is obligatory every lunar year

    Question: We muslims are giving zakah every year & we know it is obligatory, one of my friend questioned why we have to give every year , where it is written??As per him It is once in a life. Please give the evidences from Quran & Hadith for supporting that zakah has to give yearly basis. Abdurrazzaque Fatwa: All perfect praise be to.. More

  • Wife asking husband's permission to make up fasting

    Question: Salam Alaykom. I am currently in the process alhamdouillah of fasting for the last year's Ramadan I wasn't able to fast due to my period. I also have 60 days to fast due to being pregnant twice. My question is: I know I have to ask my husband if I want to fast and then he tells me ok, is he allowed to tell me not to fast a particular day,.. More

  • Rulings on the Expiation Paid for Not Fasting

    Question My grandfather is sick. I give on his behalf ten Dirhams per day from his own money as an expiation for not fasting. I do this sometimes after the Iftaar (sunset meal that concludes the fast), sometimes in the morning, and other times before the Iftaar. Does this free him from liability? Is it enough? What intention should I have when I give.. More

  • Loving for the sake of Allah is an obligation

    Question salam alaikum Love and Sake for Allah is best....... but can it be said that it is """"OBLIGATORY""""" to love for the sake of Allah..... for there are many who love people for friendship...... I wanted a cnfrmaion whether it is OBLIGATORY OR RECOMMENDED(mustahab)" and how authentic is this.. More

  • Why usury is prohibited

    Question: Why mark up (usury) is prohibited in Islam? Does interest has an effect on the national economy? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. Imam Ar-Razi and other Muslim.. More

  • Islam protects the wife's right in enjoyment and satisfaction

    Question: It is recommended in Islam for men to marry virgin women. "Marry virgins for they have sweeter mouths, more productive wombs and are more pleased with less”. But for women it is recommended not to refuse a man because of their age and marital status (if he is already married) women even have got no right object if her husbands.. More

  • A person must stop doing Bid‘ah for repentance to be accepted

    Question What is the ruling on Bid‘ah (religious innovation) and the person who does Bid‘ah?. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. Innovations in religion are impermissible... More

  • Missed final Tawaaf of Hajj due to menses

    Question: How does a female pilgrim who skips Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah due to menstruation make up for the Tawaaf if she already left Makkah for her home country with the Hajj group with which she came before her menses stopped? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • How Islam tackled the problem of poverty

    Question: I have asked this question but I could not get the answers that is why I have re-ask. I would want to know the Islamic perspective on the causes of Poverty, its effects and ways of eradicating it according to the Prophet. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except.. More