1021 fatwas

  • Origin of Qur'an Date: 14-5-2001

    A Hindu has approached me recently and queried the Qur'an's teachings. He has said that the Qur'an originated from the Hindu books known as the 'Vedas', which he claims were written thousands of years before Islam. Further still he claims the Hinduism is the first and foremost religion. Though I have endeavored to find a suitable answer for his queries.. More

  • Seven earths and seven heavens Date: 23-4-2001

    Please give me the details of seven earths and seven heavens in the light of Qur'an, Hadith and science... More

  • Reading Surah Al-Kahf in group on Jumuah Date: 1-3-2001

    In our praying room, after the fajr prayer of Friday a group of people sit together and read Surah al Kahf in a group - each person reading two or three verses until they finish the Surah and they hope from Allah that Allah will give each of them the reward for reading the whole surah. I know that reading Surah al Kahf on Friday is authentic, but reading.. More

  • God is best among creators Date: 6-2-2001

    God is best among creators as written in Qur'an ayah 23: 14; so beside Allah is there any other god?.. More

  • Revising interpretation of Qur'an Date: 6-2-2001

    One Muslim leader wants the Ulama' to revise the interpretation of the Al-Qur'an suitable with the particular period. What was your FATWAS' IN THIS MATTER?.. More

  • Reward for reading Qur'an in any language Date: 1-2-2001

    Can you read the Qur'an in any language and get the same reward for it?.. More

  • Names and numbers of surahs in Qur'an Date: 7-1-2001

    I want to ask question about chapters of Qur'an and names of Ayats, who gave numbers and names of Ayat and Surats, for example Surat Baqara has 282 Ayat? .. More

  • Reason for the Revelation of Soorah At-Tahreem Date: 2-1-2001

    What is the reason for the descend of Surah at-Tahrim? .. More

  • The best way to memorize the Qur'an Date: 26-12-2000

    I end up charging my credit card and was not able to pay it off at the end of the month. Consequently, I have to pay partial payment until it is paid off. I have a clear intention if have the full amount I will pay it at once, but when I charged it I had no choice but do so. Now I feel that I was doing something not necessary. So what kind of punishment.. More

  • Group reading of Qur'an Date: 20-12-2000

    Is it possible that a group of person read the Qur'an in a high voice together at the same time?.. More

  • Kissing Qur'an Date: 5-9-2000

    Is it allowed to kiss the Holy Qur'an just for respect, because it is the Word of Allah, the Almighty? According to Qur'an and Hadith... More

  • Location of Qur'an Date: 19-8-2000

    Is it allowed to sit on a bench some distance away if the Qur'an is placed at a lower level for reading purposes? Thank You... More

  • Differences in the way of reciting the Qur'an Date: 12-8-2000

    I'm involved in introducing Islam to non-Muslims. I would like you ,please, to tell me the best way to explain the reason behind different ways of reciting the Holy Qur'an(Qir'aat). I believe the Qur'an is one and that it has been preserved by God and it cannot be tampered with. However, I'd like to know the best way to explain this to non-Muslims,.. More

  • Touching Islamic Software Without Ablution Date: 7-7-2000

    Assalamualaikum, I'm 19 years old. In this cyber world there are new inventions that we never imagined. I want to know if the CD-ROM that contains al-Qur'an is the same as the Mus'haf (the book of al-Qur'an). I mean must we make ablutions (Wudu) before touching it or place it in a high place?. Thanks! .. More

  • There is Only One Quran Date: 20-6-2000

    What is the Muslim's belief about the Qur'an of Abdulla Ibn Masoud (may God be pleased with him). Someone told me that he didn't include Al Fatiha in it, is this true? What about the qira'a of Ibn Aubay (may God be pleased with him)? I need the answer as soon as possible, please! .. More