274 fatwas

  • Following a different Mathhab in certain issues Date: 17-9-2014

    Asa-almulaykum I am a muslim & I follow the Shafi madhab. However, is it permissible to use another madhab for certain things? e.g. Imam Shafi says that my wudhu (as a female) is invalid when a man touches me (even if it my husband by accident). Whereas Imaam Hanafi, says that if the touch was not intentional (or any sexual desire behind it) then.. More

  • Adultery is not proven by mere accusations Date: 5-7-2014

    ISSUE - 2 I had found out about my wife illegal relations with the man who she made a vakil, that is my second marriage and her third marriage. I also found few confirmed and alleged affairs with few men during her earlier two marriages too despite of living with her husband’s. Now, I have confirmed deeds about all her illicit relations before my.. More

  • Describing a Muslim as a criminal Date: 7-6-2014

    What is the rule on calling fellow muslim 'Mujrim' .. More

  • A father is not to be killed for killing his son or daughter Date: 3-6-2014

    Salaam alaikum, I would like to know about a quote from the jurists you mentioned in fatwa200403 “The parents are the reason for the existence of the child; so the child should not be a reason for their execution.” Could you give some of the names of the jurists who hold this view and what books they are quoted in? Jazakumullah khair! .. More

  • Torturing a person to extract information Date: 11-5-2014

    Assalaam alaykum. Is it permissible in Islam to use torture in order to try to extract information from a person? .. More

  • Praying behind an Imaam who ate camel meat and did not repeat his Wudhoo’ Date: 5-5-2014

    Assalaam 'Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh. May Allah bless you. Please assist me with the following issue that has caused me some concern and left me unsure of what to do. The situation is as follows: Person X follows the opinion that camel meat nullifies wudhu, while Person Y follow the opinion that camel meat doesn't nullify wudhu. Person Y.. More

  • He committed Zina before consummating marriage with his wife Date: 10-4-2014

    Aslam-o-alykum! Dear i have a question regarding my friend. My friend is in nikah with a girl since more than one year (it is only nikah, not proper marriage, the girl is with her parents. they do not have any sexual relationship). My friend has committed zina with another lady. Now my friend wants the islamic punishment that is hadd. My question to.. More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was not eager to stone adulterers Date: 5-4-2014

    hadd why did the prophet stone people for committing adultery. why didn't he tell them to make repentance so sins can be forgiven. in surah furqaan 68-70 it says something about nor commit illegal sexual intercourse Except those who repent and believe, and do righteous deeds .. More

  • Pressing someone's neck without killing him is not murder but entails Ta'zeer Date: 31-3-2014

    What is the definition of murder in Islam? Is pressing someone's neck in anger for one or two second but not taking his life and causing no damage to him is also murder? what's ruling on it? .. More

  • Following scholars who follow a Mathhab Date: 15-3-2014

    assalam mu alaikum sheikh i am an ahle hadith living in india people here in india have different madhabs mostly they are the followers of hanafi madhab when we ahl hadith go to them and say about quran and sunnah and to the understanding of salaf they criticize us by saying you are gair muqallid...and you people have just come couple of centuries before.. More

  • An imprisoned scholar has the right to issue Fatwa Date: 19-2-2014

    Salam Alaikum Wa Rehmatullah... I want to confirm through your source whether an imprisoned scholar or mufti is illegible to issue any kind of Fatwa or Islamic ruling from prison. Is his fatwa acceptable ? .. More

  • Punishment for embezzlement and taking public funds Date: 17-2-2014

    As sallam alaykum. I delivered a lecture today and the question posed to me was" what is the ruling of Islam on a company or public officer who forged to embezzle the company or public fund. Is it equal to stealing to which the hand can be cut or only that the misappropriate public fund should be returned to public or company treasury." I need an Islamic.. More

  • She used the soap or cream of her housemates without their permission Date: 23-1-2014

    ls i just want to know if using the soap or cream of my housemates once or twice without asking is considered stealing (there was no intent to steal just didnt think much of it because i know them and it wasn't out of place).and do i have to give it back. These are not exactly quantifiable. I can't take a smear of soap and give it back. I also want.. More

  • Diyah (i.e. blood money) can be paid from Zakat money in case of straitened circumstances Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a doctor and one of my friends works as an anesthetist in Makkah. One of his patients died from the effects of anesthesia, and the verdict was that the person responsible must pay 80,000 riyals as Diyyah to compensate for his death. Can I help him in paying the Diyyah or should I first investigate whether it was manslaughter without any negligence.. More

  • Acting in opposition to one's own Mathhab in certain issues Date: 7-1-2014

    Can a woman of Hanafi Madhab escape from paying zakat on gold ornaments of personal use taking advantage of opinions of other madhabs like Malei or Hambali? .. More