NewFatwas

1 Ruling on offering congratulations for Eid before it begins
2 Is it permissible for women to offer the Eid prayer in congregation, led by one of them?
3 It is Sunnah to adorn oneself for Eid by wearing one’s best clothes; that does not come under the heading of imitating the non-Muslims
4 Discussion of the hadeeth, “The one who repents from sin is like one who did not sin.”
5 It is obligatory to straighten the rows and make them complete (by filling any gaps) when praying
6 Is a Muslim husband obliged to give zakat al-fitr on behalf of his Christian wife?
7 They pray Taraweeh before the time for ‘Isha’ begins, because the time of ‘Isha’ is so late in their country
8 Was du‘aa’ al-qunoot part of the Qur’an then abrogated from the text?
9 Is zakat al-fitr waived with the passage of time?
10 Types of food that may be given as zakat al-fitr
11 He is asking about original copies of Saheeh al-Bukhaari and Saheeh Muslim!
12 Giving zakat al-fitr in the form of sugar, tea and canned goods
13 He has a number of questions about zakat al-fitr
14 Guidelines on dealing with a diminishing-share partnership
15 How big will the believer’s dominion be in Paradise? What deeds could increase the size of his dominion?
16 Rights of a female servant over her employers
17 Is it permissible to give dates and dried yoghurt for zakat al-fitr to people who do not regard them as staple foods?
18 Ruling on writing Qur’anic verses for one who is sick to wear them
19 Is it permissible for the ordinary Muslim to follow a specific madhhab so that he can find a concession?
20 Which is superior, Laylat al-Qadr or the night of the Isra’?
21 Saying salaam in the wording mentioned in the Qur’an and Sunnah is better and more complete
22 The “Darood Taaj” format of sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is fabricated and reprehensible
23 Du‘aa’s for relief from worry and stress
24 Her period will end when she is on her way to Makkah but she cannot do ghusl
25 The hadeeth: “Whoever sends blessings upon me once, Allah will send blessings upon him one thousand times”
26 Is there any proof in the Sunnah that there is a prayer on the last Friday in Ramadan in expiation for the sin of one who missed the obligatory prayers?
27 She used to pray but she was not aware of the obligation of ghusl after menses
28 What do those who think that prayers in qiyaam al-layl should be offered two (rak‘ahs) by two say about the hadeeth of Mu‘aadh ibn Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him)?
29 How can we reconcile between the name of Allah al-Aakhir (the Last) and the fact that the people of Paradise will be in Paradise forever and the people of Hell will be in Hell forever
30 How sound is the hadeeth, “Whoever sends blessings upon me eighty times on Friday, his sins will be forgiven for eighty years”?
31 If a person is always travelling, can he avail himself of the concessions of travel?
32 He lives and works in the city of Raabigh, and he travels to visit his family in at-Taa’if at the weekend; can he avail himself of the concessions of travel?
33 Her foetus died after 66 days gestation and was miscarried after 100 days. Is her bleeding nifaas?
34 He thinks that he fasted but forgot to renew the intention
35 Should she attend classes and lectures if she is possessed and sometimes ha seizures during the class?
36 She saw a brownish discharge on the day after her had period ended and she had done ghusl, and she did not pay any attention to it, then she did another ghusl, and now she is not sure whether her ghusl and prayer were valid
37 Ruling on placing amulets containing words from the Qur’an or du‘aa’ around children’s necks
38 Is there a reward for reciting the beautiful names of Allah daily?
39 She vowed to sacrifice two sheep; can she give them to provide iftaar to people who are fasting?
40 What is meant by the words of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), “It will be said to the reciter of the Qur’an: ‘Read, and ascend, and recite…”?
41 Why didn’t Abu Bakr bring the people together to pray Taraweeh in congregation, whereas ‘Umar did (may Allah be pleased with them both)?
42 She took birth control pills and her periods stopped; should she pray and fast?
43 Ruling on organising a competition to complete the Qur’an, and awarding prizes from the contestants’ money
44 Is it proven that Allah, may He be exalted, and His Messengers will recite the Qur’an to the people of Paradise in Paradise?
45 Ruling on the words of one who says “If Ramadan were all year long, there would be fewer evils, and that would have been better”
46 Is it permissible for the imam to say the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem) out loud so as to soften the hearts of the worshippers?
47 How could the Shaytaan appear to the disbelievers in the battle of Badr when he is chained up during Ramadan and the battle was in Ramadan?
48 Ruling on one who is excused from fasting having intercourse during the day in Ramadan
49 According to Islamic custom, the night belongs to the day that follows it
50 She had an abortion when she got pregnant as a result of zina, and Ramadan has begun, and they told her: Your prayer and fasting are not valid. Is this true?
51 Is it permissible to invest zakaah funds?
52 The difference between the ruling on swallowing sputum and its effect on the fast, and swallowing a pebble
53 Ruling on offering du‘aa’ in congregation
54 He is asking about the most effective good deeds in expiating sins
55 Comment on the publication “Thirty supplications (du‘aa’s) for the thirty days of Ramadan”
56 She has a number of questions about the ruling on a woman praying in al-Masjid al-Haraam and nearby dwellings
57 A Christian who fasts in Ramadan
58 If the worshipper gets up for a fifth rak‘ah in a four-rak‘ah prayer, what should he do?
59 He has three wives and his family need him to be present among them, but he is intending to observe i‘tikaaf for the entire month of Ramadan!
60 She tried to work out where tawaaf ended, but she is not sure precisely where the Black Stone is, and she is asking whether her tawaaf was valid
61 The reason why Ramadan changes every year in relation to the Gregorian calendar
62 The virtues of Qiyaam (prayer at night) during Ramadaan
63 He has repented from not praying or giving zakaah; does he have to make them up?
64 Her husband had intercourse with her during the day in Ramadan, then after that her menses came; does she have to offer expiation as he does?
65 He woke up during the day in Ramadan and found that he was emitting maniy (semen), and he does not know whether it was a wet dream or masturbation; what is the ruling on his fast?
66 Does a person feel that his time is approaching before he dies?
67 What counts with regard to the beginning and end of the month is sighting of the moon
68 When menstrual bleeding is ongoing in one who has just started her periods
69 Should he fast with his own country or with any country that sights the new moon?
70 Is it proven that Abu Bakr asked the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) “Has the Shaytaan died?”?
71 Bid‘ah (innovation) and maslahah mursalah (consideration of public interest); and the similarities and differences between them
72 How can we prepare for the arrival of Ramadaan?
73 He engaged in foreplay with his wife during the night in Ramadan, then some maniy came out of him after the adhaan of Fajr
74 Comment on so-called “lucid dreaming” or controlling one’s dreams
75 Fasting on the day of doubt
76 Ruling on offering supplication in unison in the mosque after completing the Qur’an in Taraweeh prayer
77 He divorced his wife once, then when he went to document it officially in the court, he signed a paper that said he had divorced her three times
78 Is the fast broken if a person thinks about breaking it or wishes that he was not fasting?
79 Are the jinn able to appear in human form? Can they appear in Ramadan?
80 He wants to divorce his wife so that he will be free to focus on seeking knowledge
81 She stopped praying when she was sick, then she died; do her heirs have to do anything?
82 He had intended to make up a missed fast, but he forgot and he ate and drank; will that day count as a make-up fast?
83 Ruling on inserting a finger into the rectum to deal with constipation; does that affect the fast?
84 Ruling on applying the rules of tajweed to words other than the Qur’an
85 She is breastfeeding two babies and is afraid that they will be harmed because of fasting
86 The story of ‘Alqamah and his mother who got angry with him is a fabricated story
87 How should the husband treat his wife who has told her family that he is not able to have intercourse?
88 If they did not find out that the month of Ramadan had begun until partway through the day, what should they do?
89 He did not fast because of sickness for which there is no hope of a cure, then he became able to fast
90 Repentance and expiation are required from one who commits zina during the day in Ramadan
91 Ruling on medicine for asthma that is made by Hindus who mention the names of their gods over it
92 Mistakes in the prayer
93 Does he have to do ghusl if he only sees a non-mahram woman or talks to her?
94 With regard to menses, is it the period pain or the bleeding that counts as the signal to stop praying and fasting?
95 The prohibition on fasting in the second half of Sha’baan
96 She took her sick mother to a non-Muslim doctor in Ramadan, and they feel that they committed a sin; what should they do to expiate that?
97 Delaying payment of zakaah in order to pay it in the month of Ramadan
98 Meaning of the “zakaah year” is that one hijri year has passed since the wealth reached the nisaab
99 He committed an immoral act with his wife’s daughter
100 She did not pray during pregnancy out of ignorance