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  • The good example of the caller to Allah

    Question I know a woman who works in the field of Da'wah (Islamic propagation). This woman is a very successful caller to Allah The Almighty and has a very positive effect on other women. However, when I sit with her in private sessions, she commits one of the most heinous sins: she backbites everyone including her own parents; she criticizes them.. More

  • The Prophet’s, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, Hijrah was not a political decision

    Question: Assalamu alaikum.Was Hijra a political decision?A group here claims so.They say after Prophet(peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)was made leader and asked by Medinians to go to Medina he decided to migrate to Medina to establish Islamic state.It was Hijra that ultimatley lead to the formation of Islamic state as Allah said to establish.. More

  • Using the nickname 'Hajji' to call the Muslim who performed Hajj

    Question assalamu alaykum! mostly of the muslim brothers here in southeast asia are used to add the name Haji on their first name if they finished a Hajj.Is this bidaah? or any dalil from the hadith and quran in regards to this matter? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship.. More

  • Making sacrifice on the day of 'Eed Al-Adha

    Question: What are the exact rules for making the sacrifice for 'Eed-ul-Adhha? What animals can be sacrificed? And what are the rules for people sharing in the purchase of an animal? Is there a guideline as to what type of animal should be purchased based on the number of people that are interested in splitting the cost? Please, let me know as soon.. More

  • Protecting our youth and children against sins during vacation

    Question: How can I keep my kids out of trouble and sins during the vacation according to the Quran? 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. The Muslim youth should know that the free.. More

  • Missed two days of Ramadan deliberately

    Question: 3 years ago, I missed 2 fasts of Ramadan with no reasonable excuse. I attempted to fast 60 consecutive days in order to expiate my sin, but after 14 days of fasting, I broke my fast (with no reasonable excuse) on the 15th day. Can I make up the remaining 46 fasts or do i have to start again and do all 60 consecutively? Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • When an old person becomes exempted from fasting and praying

    Question: What age limit is an old man exempted from fasting and praying? 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. There is no age limit by which a person is exempted from fasting and praying... More

  • 27th of Rajab and 15th of Sha'ban

    Question: I have to question concerning the month of Rajab and Sha'ban. Some people say that the 27th Rajab and 14th of Sha'ban nights of worship. Please explain in detail, so I can help my Pakistani community to understand this, because in our country they said that it is a special night and I don't see any evidence in the Hadeeth why they said that.. More

  • Taking vaccines against diseases

    Question: Are vaccines allowed in Islam? Some scholars in Pakistan are inciting the people against getting their children vaccinated for polio. They say that according to the Shariah we are commanded not to go to a place where disease exists and quote evidence from the Hadeeth "Flee from the leper as you would flee the lion", but are not.. More

  • Embracing Islam for the purpose of marriage

    Question many cases of people converting to islam for love. would this be considered a valid reason?? i mean they entered islam just to get married to the muslim man or woman and really don't have interest in the religion or any religion at all for that matter. Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is.. More

  • Charity of the one who does not pray

    Question Assalamualikum, I'm unfortunately do not pray despite the fact that I know the importance of the same... If I donate money to build a mosque... will that be accepted by Allah almighthy 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.. More

  • Congratulating non-Muslims on their feasts

    Question: Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) 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. It is forbidden for all Muslims.. More

  • Forcing Muslims to Practice Islam

    Question There are many riligous organisations in our area who say that islam has spread by the sword, and they force people to pray, they force people to keep beard and many other things. so is it allowed in islam to force some one to do fard or sunnah? Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Fasting on Mondays and Thursdays Voluntarily

    Question My question is plain and simple: I want to know whether fasting on Mondays and Thursdays is the Sunnah, or is it sufficient to fast two days weekly in order to follow the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? Indeed, during the summer vacation, I fasted every Monday and Thursday regularly, but with the beginning of the.. More

  • Missed Many Days of Ramadan Fasting and has Become Unable to Make up for Them

    Question: My mother used to not fully fast Ramadan before, but just a few weeks ago Al-Hamdulillaah, she decided to start fasting for the coming Ramadan. But we just found out that she is sick and she might need to live on medication for the rest of her life. And she might not be able to fast, due to the possibility of endangering her health if not.. More