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  • Lives in Makkah, performed Umrah in Shawwaal and wants to perform Hajj this year

    Question: I am living in Makkah and I want to make 'Umrah in Shawwaal and Hajj without making Qurban.Please advice me. 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 and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his.. More

  • Difficulty fasting in Norway due to long days

    Question: I use to make a fasting in every Monday and Thursday but the problem is during summer when days are longer sometimes we pray Maghrib 10 o'clock in the night, now what can I do? Please help me. Even Fajr we pray 2 or 3 o'clock midnight. I need your prayers because I am facing a very difficult been staying here in Norway as a Muslim to get.. More

  • Beginning of Ramadan

    Question: Why doesn't the whole Muslim world start Ramadan and celebrate 'Eeds on same days? 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 and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. The.. More

  • She is a new Muslim and finds it difficult to fast

    Question: I am a new Muslim, and never in my life before have fasted. I want very much to fast, but am finding it very difficult. How do I get my body to become adjusted to fasting? How does one teach their bodies to fast? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and.. More

  • Fasting the month of Rajab

    Question: I'm in Cote d'Ivoire and people are fasting for the month of Rajab. Is it a true Ibadaat or a Bid'ah? Please answer with any helpful information to get the right position. 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,.. More

  • No Zakat on plots for self-use

    Question: I have purchased two plots. What is rule for paying Zakat on these plots? Should I pay Zakah on these plots or not? Initially I was paying Zakat on these plots but now I have discontinued it as I read that there is no Zakat on plots if plots purchased for self-use and not with the intention of selling? What will happen if I change my.. More

  • Ruling on circumcision

    Question: What is Islamic ruling for female circumcision? I heard that some countries like Egypt have already banned this ritual. In my home country it is still considered waajib for both male and female. And the authorised party explained that it was taken from Shafi'e school. Is it right? Here in Japan, a few Japanese Muslims ask me if they must.. More

  • Praying behind a person who is making up a missed part of the prayer

    Question: My question is regarding Salat. 'Umar entered the mosque and finds that they have started. So at the end 'Umar will have to continue the Salat. Another man Ali entered the mosque and finds that 'Umar was praying alone. Can he join 'Umar in the Salat and take 'Umar as an Imaam knowing that 'Umar was just continuing his Salat from another Jamaa'ah? .. More

  • Wants to bypass a 3 year waiting period to marry a Christian divorcee'

    Question: I'm an Italian brother. I have an important question to pose. I promised to marry a young Christian woman, who was divorcing from her husband. We love, and we were supposing to get married relatively in a short time: but Italian legislation is very complicated. The judge pronounces the sentence of separation in three-four months from the.. More

  • Gifts given to the employee while working

    Question: I know that gifts given to an employee while working for his company is for the company and not the employee. My company's policy is that such gifts are left for the boss of respective units to decide on if the recipients should take them or he might decide otherwise. Now, I read not too long ago that such gifts should not even be collected.. More

  • Meaning of Sunnah and imitating the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam

    Question: What is the definition of "Sunnah" in the context of (Ayah/Surah) 21/33 and 6/60? Do you believe we have to copy the very acts of our Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, or the "Usool behind the acts of our Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? You know, today, we can't follow a lot of acts of our Prophet e.g. the way he/women of that.. More

  • How we can solve the problems of the Ummah

    Question: In a previous Fatwa you mentioned that Hizb at-Tahreer (a Muslim political group) is neglecting certain aspects of Islam i.e. the spiritual. How can we solve the problems of the Ummah? 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.. More

  • It is not compulsory upon the wife to do the housework

    Question: I'm a housewife. My husband refuses to help me with any housework, including changing baby nappy! Is it compelling on me to do all the work on my own or just a favour 'Ihsan' for him? 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.. More

  • Breast-feeding and relationships

    Question: Until what age can the child be breast-fed by the mother? After that age if any child is breast-fed, will the relationship change? If a man when making love to his wife drinks the milk of her breasts, intentionally or unintentionally what is their relationship? How many times is breast-feeding required to develop a milk suckling relation? Fa.. More

  • Whoever initiates a bad deed in Islam will bear the burden of anyone who does it after him

    Question: I have a question about something I read in the Quran verse: 38 part 27, "That no burdened person (with sins) shall bear the burden (sins) of another." So, how is that possible if Aadam’s son who was the first to kill, he will take sins from everyone who kills after him? And how can someone who wears revealing clothes takes sins for.. More