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1 The wisdom behind the prescription to remove pubic hair and armpit hair
2 Is it permissible to pray “O Allah, if this matter is bad for me, then make it good and decree it for me”?
3 Describing the size of Paradise as being “as wide as the heavens and the earth”
4 Views of the scholars and doctors on the role of the man’s water and the woman’s water in determining the gender of the foetus
5 Commentary on the verse “Who made everything He has created good” [as-Sajdah 32:7]
6 If some pork falls into water and none of its characteristics are changed
7 Does the command to follow the Prophet’s family “Ahl al-Bayt” support the Shi‘i view?
8 He built a house and gave it to his wife instead of her dowry, and he lived in it with her; is it part of her estate?
9 Ibraaheem al-Khaleel (peace be upon him) is the best of the Prophets after our Prophet Muhammad (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), and he has nothing to do with any polytheists
10 She got married with a single witness and no guardian; is that marriage valid?
11 Eating seven dates in the morning and the impact of believing in that on the healing effect
12 Commentary on the verse: “And walk not on the earth with conceit and arrogance. Verily, you can neither rend nor penetrate the earth, nor can you attain a stature like the mountains in height” [al-Isra’ 17:37]
13 Husband uttering the words of zihaar in front of his wife by way of telling something that happened, asking a question or commenting on someone who said that
14 She is asking about halaal and haraam with regard to freelance work
15 Is it acceptable to call one’s wife by a shortened name that resembles a man’s name?
16 She has joint finances with her husband and she has children from a former husband, and she wants them to have a share like that of her child from her current husband
17 No father is accountable for his child’s wrongdoing, and no child for his father’s wrongdoing
18 There is nothing wrong with working as a train driver in a foreign country
19 (How should she interact with her son whom they abandoned in the hospital as an infant because he was sick and now he is resentful?)
20 If he buys land with unclear intentions, then he builds apartments on it for sale, does he have to give zakaah?
21 He prayed istikhaarah more than once about having surgery, and it was not clear to him which option was better; what should he do?
22 Apostasy of both spouses from Islam and the impact of that on their marriage contract
23 If she was forced into marriage and had a child, is the child to be attributed to the husband?
24 How can it be permissible for Muslims to use missiles and other weapons in war when it is prohibited to punish with fire?
25 Is it permissible for a woman to stipulate that her husband should not offer naafil prayers and so on, and is he obliged to fulfil that stipulation?
26 Riba-based student loans
27 Removing the word ibn (“son of”) from the chain of lineage
28 Ruling on gifts and discounts offered by the bank when loading a debit/credit card
29 Ruling on killing snakes
30 Why is plucking the eyebrows prohibited and circumcision permitted when both of them are changing the creation of Allah?
31 Will the aborted fetus be resurrected on the Day of Resurrection, and will he be asked the reason why he was aborted, as in the case in the female infant buried alive?
32 She is asking about gathering her hair together under the hijab
33 Specious argument about the prohibition on women visiting graves and the refutation thereof
34 Is kneeling in front of someone forbidden?
35 Ruling on the custom in some countries of holding the Qur’an over the head of the bride on the wedding night as she walks towards the groom’s car
36 How can the scholars say that noor is reflected light when Allah is noor?
37 Commentary on the verse “And insult not those whom they (disbelievers) worship besides Allah, lest they insult Allah wrongfully without knowledge” [al-An‘aam 6:108]
38 Is it permissible to ask Allah to grant me all degrees of Paradise from the lowest to the highest degree?
39 He has a problem with the way in which the children of Adam (peace be upon him) got married
40 Woman in Islam is for the purpose of building a life that is based on obedience to Allah, and is not to be looked at merely as a sexual object
41 The description of the breasts of al-hoor al-‘iyn is a lie and is a fabrication against the texts
42 Is making a commitment to give charity of a specific amount on a specific day an innovation?
43 She is suffering because of problems in the relationship between her and her husband, and she wants advice
44 He is asking about time: is it created? Will it exist in Paradise? Will time cease to exist?
45 Guidelines and reservations regarding hairdressing for women
46 Commentary on the verse “Thus did We plan for Yoosuf” [Yoosuf 12:76] and what this plan brought of goodness and blessings to him and to his father and his brothers
47 “The Secret” and “The Law of Attraction”
48 Stipulating acceptance of khul‘ in a single meeting
49 Is gesturing with the hand when quoting hadiths that speak of the divine attributes tantamount to likening divine attributes to human attributes?
50 He wants to pray to Allah to let him live until he witnesses the descent of ‘Eesa (peace be upon him) at the end of time
51 Ruling on celebrating Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night
52 She asked her husband not to have intercourse with her because she suffers from genophobia, and she is asking for a solution
53 Biography of Shaykh Muhammad ibn Hamzah ar-Roomi, who was known as Ibn al-Fanari
54 Selling at the original price, and making maintenance and insurance the responsibility of the customer, in a diminishing-share partnership
55 He is arguing about the prohibition on singing, and claims that songs do not do any harm
56 Two false hadiths fabricated by some ignorant people among those who exaggerate about the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)
57 Ruling on calling a child ‘Arfaan or Ayman
58 If you were given a loan or a gift with certain conditions, you should not spend it on anything else
59 There is nothing wrong with saying of someone who defeats another “he knocked him off his throne”
60 Is it possible for praise of a created being or love of football to reach the level of worship?
61 Ruling on using the church as a hall for activities for Muslim children
62 The science of hadith is based on reason and shar‘i guidelines
63 Ruling on requesting a guarantee from a riba-based bank?
64 Virtue of memorising hadiths
65 Guidelines on the kind of helping in sin that is prohibited
66 Offering condolences to the Raafidis for the killing of al-Husayn
67 Character of the daa‘iyah
68 Miraculous aspects of the Holy Qur’an
69 Meaning of the Prophet’s words “There should be no uncertainty (ghiraar) and no greeting in prayer”
70 What is the evidence for the maximum length of menses being fifteen days, and what is the maximum length of tuhr (purity)?
71 Permissibility of showing kindness to a non-Muslim and lending him money
72 The reason why the Hijri months are called by their well-known names
73 Does Ludo come under the heading of dice games which are prohibited?
74 Meaning of “being with” in the verse “And whoso obeys Allah and the Messenger , then they will be with those on whom Allah has bestowed His Grace, of the Prophets, the Siddiqoon , the martyrs, and the righteous... [an-Nisa’ 4:69]
75 How can a Muslim pray with proper presence of mind and humble focus (khushoo‘), without being distracted by things outside of the prayer?
76 Doubting the character and sincerity of the Sahaabah will lead to doubting the religion completely
77 Status of the maternal aunt and her rights in Islam
78 Ruling on pointing with the forefinger when supplicating
79 Meteorites and shooting stars may be called “stars” (nujoom) and “heavenly bodies” (kawaakib) in Arabic
80 Oath of allegiance and inheritance between Abu Bakr and ‘Umar on the one hand, and ‘Ali and Faatimah on the other
81 How can we know which hadiths were abrogated and which abrogated others? Isn’t this a source of confusion?
82 Ruling on watching video clips of people doing ruqyah
83 An innovated way of reciting the first verses of the soorahs that begin with Haa’-Meem
84 Ruling on playing a game in which the story has to do with a meteor that falls to earth and brings the dead back to life
85 If the husband refuses to spend on his wife’s maintenance, is it permissible for her to refuse to share his bed?
86 Is it permissible to rear dogs in order to train them as guard dogs, then sell them or rent them out?
87 What is the ruling on wearing a cross in order to conceal one’s identity in the airport?
88 Types of shighaar marriage (zawaaj al-badal): when is it invalid?
89 She got married in a tahleel marriage and he divorced her, but now she wants to remain with the second husband
90 Guidelines on forms of the cross that are prohibited
91 Prohibition on deliberately killing women and children in war, if they are not involved in the fighting
92 Is it permissible for fewer than seven people to share in a cow for udhiyah?
93 If the head of the household refuses to offer an udhiyah, can a woman offer an udhiyah on behalf of herself and the members of her household?
94 Ruling on the “eidiyyah” that is given to children on Eid
95 Gathering in the mosque, and eating and chatting there, during the days of Eid
96 Is it permissible for a person to have less than a one-seventh share in the sacrifice (udhiyah) of a cow?
97 Offering udhiyah on behalf of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and the hadith that was narrated concerning that
98 Times and places when it is mustahabb to say Laa ilaaha ill-Allah
99 If the pilgrim who is doing tamattu‘ does not fast the three days until he leaves Makkah
100 Did the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) always choose a castrated animal for the udhiyah?