965 fatwas

  • Slave women did not walk bare-breasted during lifetime of Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 3-1-2018

    In your fatwa, you said that slave women never walked around bare-breasted, but I found this statement in Kitaab Al-Jami‘ of Al-Imam Ibn Abi Zayd Al-Qayrawani Al-Maliki (died 386 AH): He said, "He (i.e. Al-Imam Malik ibn Anas) strongly disapproved of the behaviour of the slave women of Madinah in going out uncovered above the lower garment." He.. More

  • Islam religion of all Messengers Date: 2-1-2018

    What is the religion known as Haneef? Should it be followed after Islam was introduced? I know that it is related to Ibrahim(Abraham), may Allah exalt his mention. There is a website that says that we should follow Haneef Islam (the religion of Ibrahim). At that moment, I felt disgust and angrily thought that there should be no other religion in Islam.. More

  • Giving advice to brother who smokes e-cigarettes Date: 2-1-2018

    I just discovered that my brother is vaping (smoking those e-cigarettes with nice-smelling liquids). We are not that close that I can give him advice, as he traveled to study abroad when we were younger and I am much younger than him, but I was wondering whether it would be haram to tell my parents knowing it would greatly disappoint my dad and and.. More

  • Definition of Communism and ruling on communists Date: 28-12-2017

    What is Communism? What is the ruling on communists? .. More

  • Giving advice to imaam of mosque who watches forbidden videos Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In our mosque, there is an imam who watches dancing and sexual videos in that mosque. I know of it because I bought him an android phone and later came to know that he watches prohibited things on it. He also has Quran on it in audio form. How can I make "Islaah" of him. I do not have the courage to argue with an imam of the mosque... More

  • Children of Israel did not hear voice of Allah Date: 28-12-2017

    The Jews claim that because no one witnessed Allah giving revelation to the Prophet Muhammad, as opposed to the Children of Israel, who heard the voice of Allah on Mount Sinai, the Messengership of Prophet Muhammad cannot be verified. What is the Islamic response to this? .. More

  • Refuting claim that Islam is a difficult religion Date: 22-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. This question is about buying items from a seller when we do not know for sure about the origin of the products. I am a programmer; a lot of my business concerns computers. Here, spare parts are imported from another country. There are rumours that one of the parts which I got was imported from the.. More

  • Wanting to embrace Islam but concerned with Hindu parents Date: 5-12-2017

    Salam. I am a Vidhya and Hindu girl. I got into a friendship online. He is a Muslim. Gradually, I have fallen for him. He spoke to me about the message of Islam, and I got to have the chance to know about Islam. I believe in One God, Allah, and I simply dislike idol worshiping. I told my parents about my belief in Allah, and then I received many taunts.. More

  • Going down to street to forbid evil one sees from window Date: 21-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If i see a Musbil (one who allows hisgarment to reach below the ankles) or any other sinner from my apartment window, do I have to take the lift and go down to advise him, or am I excused because I am in my house? .. More

  • Reciting the two testimonies of faith is must for embracing Islam Date: 19-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith about a slave girl whom the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,asked where "Allah" is, to which she replied, “In the heaven.” The Messenger said, “Set her free, she is a believer.” Could this be the base of a non-Muslim becominga muslim today? For example, I would ask them where Allah is.. More

  • Gradual approach adopted in advising a sinner Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are told to start advising a person who does many sins about the worst sin. Then, if he repented and amends his ways, we advise him to give up the second greatest sin, and so on. What if he does not give up the greatest sin and he is not going to change. apparently? Do we go forward and advise him.. More

  • Understanding Islam itself should precede trying to understand Islamic law Date: 5-11-2017

    I am researching Islam. I feel attracted by it. I have a question related to Qisaas (retaliation). What is the Qisaas law in case of killing a slave? Thank you .. More

  • Following impious Muslim in order to eventually give him advice Date: 4-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Can I follow someone to see where he lives so that I can intentionally take position on his route and talk to him (asking how he is, etc.)? Then I can become his friend and give this Muslim religious advice because he is indecent. .. More

  • Owning slaves was common in past Date: 22-10-2017

    Did ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab have any slaves? .. More

  • Brother having affair with friend's wife Date: 18-10-2017

    My friend has been diagnosed with a severe bone disease that is non-curable. I have a twin brother who has become very close with my friend's wife and is having physical relations with her. I have seen pics and texts of their chats. Now I am in a dilemma as to what I should do. Should i tell my ailing friend about this? (Doctors are saying this is a.. More