Thu 24 Jm2 1435 - 24 April 2014


1 Ruling on tasbeeh using the “electronic masbahah” program
2 What do the words hulool (incarnation) and ittihaad (union with the divine) mean?
3 Ruling on using cosmetics for men
4 How did the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) spend his day?
5 She got divorced when she was pregnant, then she miscarried, but there were no human features in the embryo; she thought that her ‘iddah was over at that point, then she got married
6 Will the believers see their Lord in Paradise once, or will they see Him all the time, or will that be only on Fridays?
7 Is there any proven hadeeth to suggest that the Sahaabah danced, that is quoted as evidence for dancing in dhikr circles?
8 Praying for the newborn to be righteous in various ways
9 Consensus (ijmaa‘) and analogy (qiyaas) and their application in the modern context
10 The divine attributes are to be affirmed in a literal sense, not metaphorical
11 Following the imam with regard to doing or omitting recommended actions in the prayer
12 Conditions of valid muraabahah for the purchase of construction materials
13 Those who say that the one who does not pray is a kaafir and those who say that he is not a kaafir both claim that there is consensus on their point of view; how are we to understand the claim of consensus on both their parts?
14 Riba is haraam for the one who takes it and the one who pays it, and it is haraam to help with it in any way whatsoever
15 Ruling on divorce (talaaq) by one who is drunk
16 Does touching the penis invalidate wudoo’
17 Buying a dialysis machine for a hospital from zakaah funds
18 Ruling on helping someone who has repented from riba-based transactions by paying off his loan
19 Ruling on one who prays on a carpet, the edges of which reach the bathroom
20 What is the ruling on people gathering to receive condolences?
21 She is asking how she can teach her mother and sister about the rulings on tahaarah (purification)
22 The variation of pronouns in the Qur’an is a sign of its eloquence and miraculous nature
23 His wife asked him for khula‘ and he agreed to that on condition that she return some things to him, and she accepted that; then he had intercourse with her after that
24 The boss is mistreating an employee and not giving him his due wages; is it permissible for the accountant to restore the employee’s right without the knowledge of the boss so as to redress the wrong that has been done?
25 The difference between muraabahah and riba-based loans
26 Who takes the souls of animals and what is their fate?
27 He owes a debt that is to be paid in instalments; can it be deducted from his zakaah?
28 She likes a religiously committed man, and there is correspondence between them, such as congratulations (for Ramadaan) and religious reminders. What should she do?
29 Can he lie about his age in order to take early retirement?
30 Ruling on websites that have sections for detailed discussion of the private marital relationship
31 Ruling on buying and using Dead Sea products
32 How should we raise our children?
33 Her husband divorced her and she got her period on the same day that the divorce papers were signed, then he took her back with a text message after three months
34 Advice to someone who had a bad experience of marriage which has put them off the idea of ever getting married again
35 Her husband has forsaken her and does not talk to her, but he refuses to give her talaaq and she is unable to get divorced from him by means of khula‘
36 The hadeeth about the blind man and his seeking for his need to be met by virtue of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)
37 Ruling on marrying a man who is intersex or impotent, and the difference between them
38 She feels sad and depressed, and is asking for the solution
39 He incited a woman to leave her husband, then he married her and claimed that her son from her first husband was his child
40 She did ‘Umrah, then she got her period, and she has some questions
41 Ruling on filling virtual accounts in computer games from someone’s personal account in return for cash
42 Why did the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) not allow ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib to take a second wife when he was married to Faatimah (may Allah be pleased with them both)?
43 The company gave them a loan on condition that it would deduct a set amount from their salaries; what is the ruling?
44 The hadeeth “There will appear among you twelve imams coming one after another, all of them from Quraysh.”
45 A Christian woman is asking whether there are any methods for weight loss in Islam
46 Her husband’s family told her that he had divorced her but she did not hear that from her husband, and he did not write any divorce paper for her
47 He imitated the voice of the mu’adhdhin during Ramadan and his family broke their fast early, then he regretted it; what should he do?
48 Is there a difference between naafil, sunnah, mandoob and mustahabb?
49 The Khawaarij (Kharijites)
50 Is it permissible to make use of money acquired by haraam means to relieve his financial hardship?
51 Collecting donations to build a mosque and giving one of the donors an all expenses paid ‘Umrah trip
52 The wilaayah of ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib (may Allah be pleased with him)
53 Is there any saheeh report in the Sunnah that speaks of reciting a particular soorah of the Qur’aan before travelling?
54 It is permissible to shave or trim the beard if medical treatment requires that
55 Woman travelling with the driver in one car, and her mahram in another car, travelling with her
56 Ruling on referring to Qur’anic verses whilst changing some of the words
57 Ruling on spending zakaah funds on starting an Islamic satellite channel
58 Is it permissible to say that someone resembles the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)?
59 He is suffering from excessive desire and he wants to masturbate or watch porn movies to relieve that, and he is asking which of them is less sinful?
60 Ruling on celebrating Valentine’s Day
61 A Hindu is wondering: Which is better, Hinduism or Islam, and why?
62 Is there a difference between the words “hadeeth” and “Sunnah”?
63 Reconciling between the view that the Earth is round and the verse “And Allah has made for you the earth wide spread (an expanse)” [Nooh 71:19]
64 Does using ointment inserted into the anus break the fast?
65 What are the differences between the Maturidi school of thought and Ahl as-Sunnah?
66 Ruling on a child standing in the row with adults in congregational prayer
67 What is the ruling on a wife saying to her husband, “You are my soul; I cannot live without you”?
68 Is it permissible for a woman to wear short clothes when she is on her own?
69 How to perform the twelve rak‘ahs (regular Sunnah prayers) on Friday?
70 It is mustahabb to continue pointing with the finger during the tashahhud until the second tasleem is complete
71 He thought of becoming a Christian; did he commit apostasy?
72 Ruling on investing in the al-Baraka Banking Group
73 Soorat al-Mulk offers protection from the punishment in the grave if one persists in reciting it by night and day, but the night is more certain
74 Can he give his zakaah to his relative who is studying in university and cannot afford the expenses?
75 Sunnah prayer for one who misses Fajr prayer in congregation
76 He suffers from vasocongestion and pain, and the doctor advised him to masturbate
77 Abrogation in the Qur’an, and the order of its soorahs and verses
78 Is the child obliged to obey the parents and give up his or her share of the inheritance?
79 Does the husband’s son inherit from the wife of his father?
80 If a person is persisting in minor sins, will praying for forgiveness be of any benefit so that they do not become major sins?
81 It is not permissible to hold two Jumu‘ahs in one mosque
82 Using gelatine and gelatine capsules derived from dead meat or pork
83 Is Ibraaheem’s building of the Ka‘bah mentioned in the Bible?
84 The widespread belief that it is makrooh to get married in Allah’s month Muharram
85 She died and left behind two daughters, grandsons (son’s sons), and nephews and nieces; how should the estate be divided?
86 Ruling on burying the dead in a large underground chamber in which they are placed next to one another
87 Her husband divorced her (talaaq) then took her back, then she asked him for a second and third talaaq, and is asking whether this is khul‘ or talaaq
88 If consensus has been reached, it is not permissible for anyone differ from it
89 He committed zina with a married woman who was estranged from her husband; can he marry her if her husband divorces her?
90 She does not have any wali (guardian) for the purpose of marriage; can the director of the Islamic centre or her maternal uncle give her in marriage?
91 She did not know the ruling on the discharges that women experience, and she offered several prayers with one wudoo’ – what should she do?
92 There is nothing wrong with breaking up a single verse over two rak‘ahs, but that is contrary to what is preferable
93 Their father died and left them a shop that is run by some of the heirs; how should the estate be divided among them?
94 Scholarly opinions concerning the date of the Prophet’s birth and death, and which is most likely to be correct
95 He has Klinefelter syndrome; does he have to wear hijab?
96 How can I verify the sources of the hadeeths quoted in the fatwas on the Islam Q&A website?
97 She married in secret and got pregnant, then her parents forced her to marry the boy they chose for her
98 Reciting a short soorah in the first rak‘ah and a longer soorah in the second
99 Age of the Mother of the Believers ‘Aa’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her) when the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) married her
100 Did everyone on earth drown at the great Flood at the time of Nooh (peace be upon him)?