NewFatwas

1 One udhiyah is sufficient on behalf of both spouses and the members of their household
2 Reason why men run in sa‘i between as-Safa and al-Marwah
3 He moved on from Muzdalifah to Makkah and did sa‘i, but he delayed tawaaf al-ifaadah so that he could combine it with tawaaf al-wadaa‘
4 Should he give precedence to his father over himself with regard to the price of the udhiyah so that his father can offer the sacrifice, by way of honouring him?
5 Is it mustahabb for everyone who wants to enter ihram for Hajj or ‘Umrah to stipulate a condition?
6 Can the pilgrim remove something from his hair if he wants to offer an udhiyah?
7 Combining making up a missed Ramadan fast with the fast of ‘Ashoora’ or ‘Arafah
8 Advice to pilgrims who annoy their neighbours with smoking and music
9 Should she appoint a company to do Hajj on her behalf when she does not know whether they will do the rituals as they should be done or not?
10 Does haraam wealth affect the acceptance of the sacrifice (udhiyah) if it was bought by a group, some of whose wealth is haraam?
11 If a woman wants to hasten (to leave Mina), there is nothing wrong with her appointing a proxy to stone the Jamaraat on her behalf, because of the severity of the crowding
12 Ruling on one who offers an udhiyah but does not pray
13 How ‘Umrah is to be done according to the Sunnah
14 He hastened to leave Mina then he found out that he had made a mistake in stoning the Jamaraat, so he went back and stoned them at night; is he still regarded as having hastened?
15 Guidelines on the definition of the household for which one udhiyah is sufficient
16 Is it acceptable to slaughter the sacrificial animal in the case of Hajj tamattu‘ on the day of at-Tarwiyah?
17 Ruling on sa‘i in the new Mas‘aa
18 They moved on from Muzdalifah at the end of the night, and stoned the Jamrah and did tawaaf and sa‘i before Fajr
19 Should he give up his place in the Hajj lottery to his father even though he has not yet done the obligatory Hajj?
20 It is not prescribed to face towards the grave of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) when offering du ‘aa’ (supplication)
21 She vowed to fast the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah but her husband did not let her
22 He entered Makkah without ihram, intending to do ‘Umrah
23 Is it permissible to give meat from the udhiyah to a non-Muslim neighbour?
24 She finished her ‘umrah and went to Mina with the people, and completed the rituals without entering ihram for Hajj
25 Is it permissible for the one who is going to offer an udhiyah to remove any of his hair before offering the udhiyah, if he has a legitimate excuse?
26 She did not complete sa‘i in ‘Umrah of tamattu‘
27 Is it permissible for a woman in ihram to put something under her khimaar (head cover) and let it fall over her face?
28 Detailed ruling on appointing a proxy for tawaaf or sa‘i
29 She did tawaaf in a state of minor impurity; does she have to do anything?
30 He had intercourse with his wife after the first stage of exiting ihram and before doing tawaaf al-ifaadah
31 Is the Hajj of one who has not paid off his debts valid?
32 Ruling on taking birth control pills before the farewell tawaaf
33 The virtue of an accepted Hajj that is mentioned in a hadith is general and is applicable to both obligatory and voluntary Hajj
34 What should the one who wants to perform Hajj or ‘Umrah do at the miqaat?
35 Ruling on adding to the Talbiyah
36 She intended to fast ‘Arafah to make up a missed (obligatory) fast one week before ‘Arafah, then she forgot that intention and fasted it as a voluntary fast; is that acceptable in order to make up the missed (obligatory) fast?
37 He did tawaaf al-ifaadah when he was junub
38 Is a woman obliged to sell her jewellery so that she can do the obligatory Hajj?
39 The wisdom behind the mention of “ten nights” instead of ten days
40 They did not reach Muzdalifah until after sunrise
41 Ruling on wearing ordinary clothing over the izaar and rida’ [ihram garments] before starting the rituals
42 Should she refuse to go to Hajj because she will go back to sin after Hajj?
43 Ruling on shaking hands with and kissing mahrams
44 Is it permissible to work as a butcher in a non-Muslim country where they do not slaughter the meat in the manner prescribed in Islam?
45 She used pills to prevent menses and had a brownish discharge
46 Joining Hajj with ‘umrah before shaving the head
47 How to reconcile between the reports from the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) which suggest that it is mustahabb to fast the first nine days of Dhu’l-Hijjah, and the reports which suggest that he did not fast on those days
48 He swore that he would never do a certain thing in his life, and stipulated that he would fast for thirty consecutive days if he did it, and if he did not fulfill that obligation, then he would fast for sixty consecutive days – and he has broken his
49 He passed his miqaat and did not enter ihram from there, then he entered ihram from the miqaat of Madinah
50 He stayed in Makkah for six months after Hajj, then he went to Madinah; does he have to do tawaaf al-wadaa‘ (farewell tawaaf)?
51 He left Mina, as he was “hastening on”, but he did not do the farewell tawaaf until the following day. What is the ruling on that?
52 He bequeathed half of his land to his sisters; should his will be executed?
53 He put on perfume after doing ghusl and donning the ihram garments; what should he do?
54 A family adopted him because his family were bad people, and they gave him their name; what are the consequences of that?
55 He did one of the circuits of tawaaf in Hajj going through the Hijr, then he went back to his country
56 Her husband’s father does not pray because he denies that it is obligatory; how should she interact with him?
57 They formed a business partnership; how should the profits be shared among them?
58 Combing the hair for a woman in ihram
59 He halted in Muzdalifah and did not complete the rituals of Hajj
60 Solution for one who is confused about her sexuality
61 Ruling on praying in ihram garments and delaying exiting from ihram after ‘umrah
62 Can cash be added to gold and silver to complete the nisaab?
63 Dhu’l-Khuwaysirah at-Tameemi was a hypocrite
64 Various issues concerning Hajj and ‘Umrah
65 The shaking of the Throne at the death of Sa‘d ibn Mu‘aadh was only because of the joy of the Lord, may He be exalted; it was not a reflection of any imperfection
66 He is going to form the intention to do a second ‘umrah when he is in Jeddah; where should he enter ihram from?
67 Asking the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and complaining to him after his death comes under the heading of major shirk
68 Will the one who does Hajj or ‘Umrah on behalf of another person have the same reward?
69 Is it permissible for him to take a secured loan, pledging gold as collateral, in order to obtain money so that he and his wife can go for Hajj?
70 Can hadeeth abrogate or make specific the general meaning of verses of the Holy Qur’an?
71 He cannot shave his head or cut his hair during ‘umrah because his head is very sensitive; what should he do?
72 Can I ask for a divorce because of my resentment towards my husband?
73 Should the living give charity on behalf of the deceased if he sees him in his dream?
74 “The area between my house and my minbar is one of the gardens of Paradise”
75 The best spot on earth in general terms is Makkah, then Madinah, but the best place to live on earth for each person is the spot where he is most able to obey Allah and His Messenger
76 He did ‘umrah but he did not shave his head, out of ignorance, and he put on his regular clothes
77 A new Muslimah is doubtful about the obligation of wearing hijab when praying
78 Ruling on “liking” photos of women who are not properly covered
79 She feels that she will become a man one day
80 He committed zina before he became Muslim, and had a son; can the child be attributed to him and how should he take care of him?
81 Their father has died, and they live in the West where the courts operating under man-made laws give the mother half of the marital home; what is the ruling?
82 The Torah, Gospel and Zaboor are truly the words of Allah
83 His wife admitted to him that his children were from another man; what should he do?
84 Why does Islam limit plural marriage to four wives and no more?
85 Ruling on taking pictures with digital cameras and video cameras
86 The hadeeth “whoever among you can afford it, let him get married” does not mean that one who is poor cannot get married
87 Ruling on whistling for women
88 What is the meaning of the Prophet’s words, “I can see you behind my back”?
89 Ruling on one who commits zina after doing the marriage contract and before consummation of the marriage
90 Does the death of an elderly person cause calamity or a decrease in barakah (blessing) for his surviving family members?
91 Ruling on exchanging an old phone for a new phone, and paying a sum of money in return for that
92 Is it permissible for him to adopt a girl whom his wife had adopted when she was alive?
93 She got to know a man through the Internet and she wants to carry on talking to him and getting to know him because she wants to marry him
94 Does Islam recommend any particular foods to maintain a woman’s good health during pregnancy?
95 Ruling on teaching dance without music for the purpose of losing weight
96 Will the debtor be regarded as no longer liable if the government or bank waive his debt?
97 The revocably-divorced woman should not observe ‘iddah in her family’s house except in cases of necessity
98 She feels rejected by her family
99 Is it proven that all the Prophets (peace be upon them) performed Hajj to the Ka‘bah?
100 How can she rid herself of lesbian desires?