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  • Confused about women leading the prayer

    Question: My wife is a new convert to Islam, she is a English woman and I'm doing my best to help her understand Islam with the little knowledge that I know hoping that God accepts from me. Upon hearing that a Muslim woman is going to lead the Friday prayer for men and women in some US mosque, encouraged by the voices of some associations that fight.. More

  • Qunoot in hard times

    Question: I ask about Du'a in hard times. There are some Ahadeeth in Saheeh Muslim which mentions that the Qunoot is Sunnah? Do we have to do it for every prayer? 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 is His slave.. More

  • Celebrating Valentine's Day

    Question: Celebrating Valentine's Day has become widespread amongst young ladies lately. This is a Christian festival, during which rod clothes shoes are wore and red roses are exchanged. Kindly clarify the ruling on celebrating such festivals. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Accepting gifts on Valentine's Day or birthdays

    Question: My question is: Am I allowed accepting gifts from Muslim and non-Muslim friends, if they give on valentines day and on my birthday? 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. Offe.. More

  • Uncovering the face of the dead and kissing him

    Question: Assalamu Alaikum I need to know if it is permissible to see the deceased person's face after the his/her funeral prayers had been offered, before taking it to the burial. If this is wrong in islam & one has done so then is there any kafarah or fidya to offer. Jazak Allah Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds... More

  • Took others’ money and can not pay them back

    Question How does one who has taken people's property unlawfully repent when he does not have the money to return them. 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. The repentance of this.. More

  • Buying and selling dogs kept for lawful purposes

    Question: I have one question and I hope I could be as clear as possible. I have heard that selling or buying dogs is Haraam, in the sense of being in the business itself; or for example since we have a dog in our garden and now we are leaving the villa so we have to give the dog away or sell him. So if we sell it is it Haraam? I do know that dogs.. More

  • Died while his last words were Allahu Akbar

    Question assalamu alaikum wara matullahi wa barakatoh. whoever dies while his last word was the kalima will enter parasise.... what about allahu akbar? if it is his last word then dies, does he also enter paradise with that word? thank u Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Wants to marry the daughter of his adopted brother

    Question Respected sir,In Islam is it permited to marry a daughter of brother who exactly didnot got breast feeding by my mother?..but the brother of me was raisen by my father and mother as his parents left him. 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,.. More

  • Celebrating the Prophet's birthday is an innovation

    Question: What is the ruling regarding those who celebrate the birthday of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? 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. Allah The Almighty Says.. More

  • Muslims celebrating Halloween and other non-Muslim festivals

    Question: What about celebrating non Muslim festivals like Christmas Day, Halloween, Valentine Day, etc? We have many Christian friends and colleagues at our work place. It looks rude if we do not greet them or send a greeting card to them on their festivals. My question is if we are doing this just to keep a good relationship with them, then is.. More

  • Riba is lesser than Shirk

    Question Asalamualiakum, brother last week i heard a shaykh from bahrain say that riba is greater than shirk or i thonk he said murtad. Can you please explain how and give evdience to your answer. May allah reward you! 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.. More

  • Fasting in Muharram

    Question: The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Whoever fasts one day in the sacred month Allah will grant him the reward of thirty days for every day."Is this Hadeeth authentic?And how many days do we fast in Muharram? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Made a mistake during Hajj last year

    Question: I perform Hajj last year with my wife, unfortunately we committed a mistake and from then we are worried about it, I hope you will guide me to the right way. The day of sacrifice (10th Thul-Hijjah) we perform Tawaaf-e-Ziara and due to illness of my wife we delayed Sa'i and returned back to Mina there we stayed till 12th, as soon as we came.. More

  • Menstruating woman passing the Meeqaat without assuming Ihraam

    Question: As-salaamu Alaikum, my sister along with my parents came from India to Madeenah directly for Hajj. They stayed in Madeenah for one week and proceeded to Makkah, due to menses, my sister did not intend to perform Umrah even though they stopped in Thul-Hulaifah {Madeenah Meeqaat}. Also, my mother decided to perform Umrah with my sister, only.. More