3481 fatwas

  • Lying With Feet Toward Qiblah Date: 6-7-2000

    Asalam alaikum. Is their any ruling against lying with your feet outstretched in the direction of the Ka’bah? When we place beds in a house, would it be more desirable to avoid having the feet pointing towards the Ka’bah? This would be done as a sign of respect, reverence, dignity and humility, as is the case when we face towards the same place.. More

  • Parental consent in marriage Date: 6-7-2000

    Asslam-o-aleikum I am 32+ yrs old and want to get married. I've been asking my parents atleast for two years. But they, especially my father did not pay attention to it. Now I have found a Muslim girl here, but they are not accepting her. My question is how necessary is it to have the permission of parents to get married? It is important to note that.. More

  • Actions During the Prayer Date: 18-6-2000

    I'd like to know if saying "ameen" when imaam or someone else supplicates and others say "ameen" is bid'ah? If so, should everyone supplicate on his/her own? Besides, after reading some verses from the Holy Qur'aan our imaam finishes by reading ayaat 37: 180,181,182. Is it allowed? When he finishes supplicating he says ''Rabbana takabbal minni innaka.. More

  • How to overcome one's nervousness Date: 5-6-2000

    I get nervous with very small little things. In this case how could I overcome my nervousness?.. More

  • Using the phone to make unrecorded 'free' calls Date: 2-6-2000

    I find it is possible to call some numbers on my phone without being billed. Can I call these numbers? .. More

  • Swore to do something Date: 29-5-2000

    One day, I swore that I would do something bad but not "Haram." When I thought about what I did, I knew that I should've not said that. Do I have to make "kafarah" for what I did?.. More

  • Wishes to have sex with wife but mother prevents it Date: 27-5-2000

    I got married to my cousin just a month ago. The nikkah was done, but culturally I have to have a separate ceremony to bring home my wife and complete the marriage. I wish to have sex with my wife but my mother wants to prevent this. My question is: Can anyone, including my mother, stop her son and his wife from having sex? Is this permissible for my.. More

  • Submitting supplication through mediator Date: 7-5-2000

    Is it possible to submit our supplication through any Sheikh or Agent?.. More

  • Eating after intercourse without purification Date: 3-5-2000

    Can one eat after having intercourse without tahara?.. More

  • Wife Seeking Surahs and Supplications for Pregnancy Date: 1-5-2000

    My wife is worried about conceiving a child. We have been married for 18 months now. She is reciting the du'a made by Hazrat Zakaryia for the child, after isha every day. She is also praying Salat Hajat every other day, and recites Sura Yasin after Fajr prayer every day. She wanted to ask if you can suggest some other Dua for her. .. More

  • Phone sex with wife and masturbation Date: 20-4-2000

    My wife is in my country, not with me. Can I have, as it is called, 'phone sex' with her? Talking sex and doing masturbation? Sex is a natural desire. It's very, very hard for me to avoid it. This 'phone thing' helps me keep calm... More

  • Best way of following Islam Date: 20-4-2000

    What is the best way for following Islam?.. More

  • Swearing to get another person to do something Date: 31-3-2000

    Can a person swear to another person that he should do or not to do something without the acceptance of the second person? Does it mean that the second person has sworn? .. More

  • Thirteen year-old daughter frequently breaks vows Date: 23-3-2000

    My adult 13 year old daughter has sworn many times by god and she never fulfilled it. What will she do, fast or give money or am I allowed to pay for her? .. More

  • Vowed never to miss a prayer but did so Date: 5-3-2000

    I am 19 years old. I have many problems: first, I did not pray on time yesterday. I took oath to never leave any prayer but I could not pray Isha at the specific time because I slept. I do not know what I should do. Should I fast three days or what? .. More