569 fatwas

  • Taking centrum tablets Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked you about centrum and whether it is halal or not, but I could not clearly understand your answer. You told us that if it contains gelatin, but there are two types of gelatin. However, there is no mension on the bottle of centrum or their website which kind of gelatin is dissolved in it and whether it is derived from pork or.. More

  • Suffering waswasah in recitation during prayer Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please respond urgently. I guess that you know from my questions that I suffer from Waswasah (devilish/obsessive whisperings) in recitations. To make things easier for me, can I skip the first Tashahhud and limit myself to the following short version of Tashahhud in the final unit of prayer both in the individual prayer and in congregation?.. More

  • Taking medicine that contains alcohol Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear community, I have a question. I wanted to get my driving license two weeks ago, but I failed because my leg was shaking when I had to drive. I am a very nervous person. So I bought medicine (Passedan), and I want to take some of it before the next test. After I had bought it, I saw that it contains ethanol, which is a form of.. More

  • Being patient with illness vs. seeking treatment Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When the epileptic woman asked the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,to supplicate for her so that she may recover, the Prophet suggested her to be patient. Does this hadith mean that it is better to be patient in our sickness and bear the pain without searching for the means to recover? .. More

  • Nurse looking after women who undergo voluntary abortion Date: 5-12-2017

    I am a nurse, and I look after patients in hospitals. This includes patients who terminate their pregnancy. I am not involved in giving any medication to trigger the abortions, but I do check their blood pressure, fill forms, give them painkillers, and discharge them. I just want to know whether this is haram. .. More

  • Waswaas about presence of barrier on foot between water and skin Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Following up from the last answer about the barriers on my foot, how far should I go in searching for them and removing them? Currently, I check my feet with a nail clipper and/or pair of scissors in order to cut out any of the spots that are stuck to my toe nails. Again, how far am I suppose to go in checking for barriers to water?.. More

  • Site does not answer hypothetical questions Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If an adult, sane non-Muslim who lives in a non-Muslim land accepts Islam and then wants to leave Islam and does so, but they did not know anything or much about Islam and are very ignorant about Islam, can they be excused from the punishment for apostasy if their land was to become an Islamic State that is ruled by the Shariah? What.. More

  • Getting pregnant without marriage through artificial insemination Date: 9-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum warahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. A Muslim sister got pregnant, her family decided to discipline her given that she was not married. When the elders met her, she told them that she waited for years, that no one was proposing to marry her, and that she was getting to the age were she would not be able to get pregnant if she got married... More

  • Taking nootropics (smart drugs) Date: 5-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Are nootropics halal in Islam? If I want to improve my abilities, can I use it? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Question resulting from OCD Date: 4-11-2017

    If there is an item/product that represents disbelief or has something related to disbelief written on it and I hold it or touch it, do I become responsible for it? Do I have to give it back to its owner? I mean something such as a Christian cross, or something else; what if I were holding a bag that has a bible in it and I give it back to the owner,.. More

  • Abortion or permanent contraception if pregnancy harms wife Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. If present pregnancy or further pregnancies increase and worsen sickness and even threaten a woman's life, and that is confirmed by doctors, but the husband does not give his consent for abortion or permanent contraception, should the wife continue to obey him in that even when she is severely sick or harmed or may die? Is.. More

  • Woman using cosmetic fillers to hide masculine features Date: 24-10-2017

    I would like to know whether it is permissible for a women who has masculine features to have temporary cosmetic fillers and treatments, just the bare minimum to help correct the issues to help her look more feminine for her husband and help relieve her psychological distress in this matter. .. More

  • Waswaas about committing act of Kufr Date: 23-10-2017

    I had sent you a question, but you referred me to another fatwa which I could not understand, so I am rephrasing my question. I am afflicted with Waswaas (devilish/compulsive whisperings), so I keep on thinking about whether I have done something that has taken me out of the fold of Islam and whether I am still Muslim or not. Is this the kind of doubt.. More

  • Breaking promise (to Allah) under influence of Waswaas Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been suffering from Waswaas (devilish whisperings/obsessive doubts) for a long time. For some reason, I thought that breaking a promise is Shirk (associating partners with Allah in worship), and unfortunately I broke that promise while thinking that breaking that promise was Shirk and will lead to Shirk. Now I know that breaking.. More

  • Waswaas about validity of Ghusl Date: 9-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, I am a 38-year-old woman who suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) regarding matters of purity, especially Istinjaa’ (cleaning oneself with water after answering the call of nature), and I also have doubts regarding urinary incontinence (I have written to you previously, and may Allah reward you for your replies)... More