1024 fatwas

  • Letter yaa' at end of word in Quran may be dotted or undotted Date: 24-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is in regards to particular words in the Quran. For example, in Surah Al-Baqarah, verse 26, in the word يستحى, the letter ى is without dots. I was told that this is due to the particular font, but what confuses me is: how were certain words chosen? In other words, why were not all the dots under the letter removed?.. More

  • Verse 5:85 about Christians who believed in Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 24-10-2017

    Could you please interpret the verse 5:85 of the Quran? What does it mean? .. More

  • Authenticity of ahaadeeth about merit of Soorah Al-Waaqi‘ah Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have a query about the virtues of Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah. I know that there are three hadiths about its virtue, and I used to know that all three are weak. For instance, 1) When Ibn Mas‘ood, may Allaah be pleased with him, was sick and he heard the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Characteristics of good husband in Quran Date: 18-10-2017

    Has Allah described the characteristics of the husband in the Quran? .. More

  • Meaning of return to Allah after death Date: 18-10-2017

    What does it mean when we say that a person has returned to Allah when he dies? .. More

  • Teaching children Quran in mosque of people of innovation Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to teach children and young ones the Quran in a mosque which belongs to the people of innovation, while at the same time warning them against wrong beliefs and innovation and teaching them the way of the pious predecessors? Bear in mind that if I leave, then there is the possibility that someone who is not upon the.. More

  • Commercial insurance prohibited - Reading Quran from different pages Date: 11-10-2017

    1) Is insurance permitted in Islam? I mean like to cover a car, house or factory. 2) Can I read the Quran from different parts, I have one Mus-haf(copy of the Quran) at home and one at the office, and I do not read them from the same page. .. More

  • Whether Houris are restrained in pavilions Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, what does verse 55:72 mean by 'restraint'? Does it mean that the Houris are not allowed to go outside, as if they were slaves, or does it mean that they have a modest gaze? And is it the same for the worldly women as well; are they not allowed to go outside in heaven and do what they want? .. More

  • Touching edges of Mus-haf pages without ablution Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly. I sometimes recite the Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) and my ablution breaks by passing wind while reciting. In that case, is it allowed if I just touch the edge of the page to turn to the next page and continue reciting without making ablution given that going and repeating ablution.. More

  • Interpretation of verse [21:104] Date: 27-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you give me the different interpretations of 21:104? I do not understand this verse. .. More

  • Sending Quran in PDF form to non-Muslim Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. What is the ruling on sending the Quran in PDF form to a non-Muslim? Or how about a link to a Quran website? These have the Arabic part of the Quran in them along with the translation. .. More

  • Inauthenticity of ‘Ilm Al-Huroof wal-Awfaaq Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you for your work. My question is: what is the authencity of ‘Ilm Al-Huroof wal-Awfaaq in Islam? I heard a scholar say that Ibn ‘Abbaas deduced the actual night of Laylat Al-Qadr (the Night of Decree) by calculating the letters of the last verse of Surat Al-Qadr, and he said that we can rely on this narration.. More

  • Performing prostration of recitation while sitting Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Suppose I am reading Quran while seated on a chair and I reach a verse of prostration, can I prostrate while sitting on the chair by bending low and placing my hands on my knees, as when praying voluntary prayers on a chair? .. More

  • Ordering delivery of purchased Mus-haf or Islamic books to one's home Date: 7-9-2017

    Is it permissible to order things online for them to be delivered to my house, such as the Quran; books of Hadith; or anything mentioning Allaah, His prophets, or things about Islam? These delivery packages might be thrown around by Muslims or non-Muslims who do not know what is in them. Please give a detailed answer. .. More

  • Bees were created before man Date: 5-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Verse 16:68 makes it sound as if humans were created before bees, but that is wrong; we know that bees existed way before humans. God told the bee to live in what they, the humans, built, so it makes it sound as if the bees did not exsist till after the humans, but that would be wrong because animals existed way before us. .. More