NewFatwas

1 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?
2 He bequeathed half of his land to his sisters; should his will be executed?
3 He put on perfume after doing ghusl and donning the ihram garments; what should he do?
4 A family adopted him because his family were bad people, and they gave him their name; what are the consequences of that?
5 He did one of the circuits of tawaaf in Hajj going through the Hijr, then he went back to his country
6 Her husband’s father does not pray because he denies that it is obligatory; how should she interact with him?
7 They formed a business partnership; how should the profits be shared among them?
8 Combing the hair for a woman in ihram
9 He halted in Muzdalifah and did not complete the rituals of Hajj
10 Solution for one who is confused about her sexuality
11 Ruling on praying in ihram garments and delaying exiting from ihram after ‘umrah
12 Can cash be added to gold and silver to complete the nisaab?
13 Dhu’l-Khuwaysirah at-Tameemi was a hypocrite
14 Various issues concerning Hajj and ‘Umrah
15 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
16 He is going to form the intention to do a second ‘umrah when he is in Jeddah; where should he enter ihram from?
17 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
18 Will the one who does Hajj or ‘Umrah on behalf of another person have the same reward?
19 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?
20 Can hadeeth abrogate or make specific the general meaning of verses of the Holy Qur’an?
21 He cannot shave his head or cut his hair during ‘umrah because his head is very sensitive; what should he do?
22 Can I ask for a divorce because of my resentment towards my husband?
23 Should the living give charity on behalf of the deceased if he sees him in his dream?
24 “The area between my house and my minbar is one of the gardens of Paradise”
25 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
26 He did ‘umrah but he did not shave his head, out of ignorance, and he put on his regular clothes
27 A new Muslimah is doubtful about the obligation of wearing hijab when praying
28 Ruling on “liking” photos of women who are not properly covered
29 She feels that she will become a man one day
30 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?
31 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?
32 The Torah, Gospel and Zaboor are truly the words of Allah
33 His wife admitted to him that his children were from another man; what should he do?
34 Why does Islam limit plural marriage to four wives and no more?
35 Ruling on taking pictures with digital cameras and video cameras
36 The hadeeth “whoever among you can afford it, let him get married” does not mean that one who is poor cannot get married
37 Ruling on whistling for women
38 What is the meaning of the Prophet’s words, “I can see you behind my back”?
39 Ruling on one who commits zina after doing the marriage contract and before consummation of the marriage
40 Does the death of an elderly person cause calamity or a decrease in barakah (blessing) for his surviving family members?
41 Ruling on exchanging an old phone for a new phone, and paying a sum of money in return for that
42 Is it permissible for him to adopt a girl whom his wife had adopted when she was alive?
43 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
44 Does Islam recommend any particular foods to maintain a woman’s good health during pregnancy?
45 Ruling on teaching dance without music for the purpose of losing weight
46 Will the debtor be regarded as no longer liable if the government or bank waive his debt?
47 The revocably-divorced woman should not observe ‘iddah in her family’s house except in cases of necessity
48 She feels rejected by her family
49 Is it proven that all the Prophets (peace be upon them) performed Hajj to the Ka‘bah?
50 How can she rid herself of lesbian desires?
51 For one who cannot read Qur’an well, praying Taraweeh in the mosque is better in her case, if she goes out fulfilling all the shar‘i conditions
52 Is the raising mentioned in the verse about Idrees, “And We raised him to a high station”, raising in a literal or symbolic sense?
53 He is very distressed because of his father’s dealing in riba (usury)
54 What is the ruling on using gelatin in foods and medicines?
55 Can the groom deliver khutbat an-nikaah and write his own marriage contract?
56 He prayed in a place, then after the prayer he discovered that there was a cross near that place
57 Ruling on telling lies in order to get a residence permit in a Muslim country for the purpose of learning Islam and Arabic language
58 What is the ruling on reciting al-Faatihah when offering supplication (du‘aa’) or at the end of the supplication?
59 The filthy act of bestiality did not occur at the time of the Sahaabah (may Allah be pleased with them)
60 This kind of play (arcade) is haraam because it comes under the heading of gambling
61 Is there any connection between the presence of henna tattoos on the skin and jinn entering the body?
62 Cracking the knuckles is makrooh whilst praying
63 The hadeeth “O slaves of Allah, help me” is not saheeh
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65 What is the ruling on working as a gardener in a Christian graveyard?
66 The correct way to describe the sun is that it “prostrates beneath the Throne” and not that it “sets in a spring of warm water”
67 Will civilisation collapse at the end of time and will battles be fought with swords and spears?
68 Stages of trials for the deceased in his grave and du‘aa’ for him at that time
69 Fasting in fulfilment of a vow (nadhr) takes precedence over fasting six days of Shawwaal
70 A girl is not sure whether she is to be attributed to her father
71 If any of the signs of puberty appear in a boy, he becomes accountable
72 He bought a piece of land by instalments in order to trade it; how should he pay zakaah on it?
73 She suffers from bipolar disorder and asked her husband for khula‘
74 Is delivering the Eid khutbah from the minbar an innovation?
75 Ruling on offering congratulations for Eid before it begins
76 Is it permissible for women to offer the Eid prayer in congregation, led by one of them?
77 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
78 Discussion of the hadeeth, “The one who repents from sin is like one who did not sin.”
79 It is obligatory to straighten the rows and make them complete (by filling any gaps) when praying
80 Is a Muslim husband obliged to give zakat al-fitr on behalf of his Christian wife?
81 They pray Taraweeh before the time for ‘Isha’ begins, because the time of ‘Isha’ is so late in their country
82 Was du‘aa’ al-qunoot part of the Qur’an then abrogated from the text?
83 Is zakat al-fitr waived with the passage of time?
84 Types of food that may be given as zakat al-fitr
85 He is asking about original copies of Saheeh al-Bukhaari and Saheeh Muslim!
86 Giving zakat al-fitr in the form of sugar, tea and canned goods
87 He has a number of questions about zakat al-fitr
88 Guidelines on dealing with a diminishing-share partnership
89 How big will the believer’s dominion be in Paradise? What deeds could increase the size of his dominion?
90 Rights of a female servant over her employers
91 Is it permissible to give dates and dried yoghurt for zakat al-fitr to people who do not regard them as staple foods?
92 Ruling on writing Qur’anic verses for one who is sick to wear them
93 Is it permissible for the ordinary Muslim to follow a specific madhhab so that he can find a concession?
94 Which is superior, Laylat al-Qadr or the night of the Isra’?
95 Saying salaam in the wording mentioned in the Qur’an and Sunnah is better and more complete
96 The “Darood Taaj” format of sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is fabricated and reprehensible
97 Du‘aa’s for relief from worry and stress
98 Her period will end when she is on her way to Makkah but she cannot do ghusl
99 The hadeeth: “Whoever sends blessings upon me once, Allah will send blessings upon him one thousand times”
100 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?