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  • How can one pay off unknown debts?

    im a born-muslim but i only started practicing islam recently (Alhamdulillah) so before i started practicing islam, i would carelessly borrow money from my classmates or other students. my problem is, i forgot how much i owed, how much of the debt i paid off, and who the people are. (they may be non-muslims too.)also, no one is contacting me/asking.. More

  • Ruling on Payback Card

    Hello, I live in Germany. I am writing to ask if it is permissible to sign for a free bonus program or ‘loyalty program’ called payback. In this program, the customer can sign up for free to get a payback card and everytime customer shops from a partner company like supermarkets; he/she can show its card to the counter and collect points and exchange.. More

  • Reward for Sincere Intention in the Pursuit of Knowledge

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatu,If a student of knowledge had the intention to reach a level of knowledge to a scholar level with the intention to benefit themselves and the ummah and made the effort to study and learn, yet died before reaching this desired goal. Will they achieve a rank in the akhira as if they did reach such a level of knowledge? .. More

  • Ruling on overdraft fees on public transport card

    Assalamu Alaykum. I use a “presto” card, which is used for paying transit fare for trains and buses here in Canada.The amount of money I had was low, and I tapped the card and got a message that I had negative balance. Upon doing research i found out that the next time I reload my card with money they have the right to charge me overdraft of 25.. More

  • Ruling on translating only the part that is correct and beneficial from the text

    Asalam alaikum. A scholar has asked his pupil to translate one of his works into another language. In this work, there are issues which the student strongly and vehemently disagrees with and believes it is outright misguidance (even though some scholars have taken the position that it’s permissible). The rest of the work is beneficial. Is it ok for.. More

  • Is wearing a thorn crown haram?

    Selam aleykumIs wearing a thron crown ring haram? Because the Christians claim that a thron crown was placed on the head of Jesus,when he got crucified. .. More

  • Using Plural Pronouns When Speaking about Oneself or When Referring to a Singular Person

    Is it permissible for a Muslim person to always use they/them pronouns for themselves instead of she/her or he/him? .. More

  • Benefiting from stolen books

    If i stole a book,i know it is haram.but is the knowledge i have earned from the book also haram? .. More

  • Ruling on being antisocial

    I'm a 17 year old girl. I hate human interaction and I want to be alone. I can't help it because that's my nature. Am I a bad Muslimah because I'm antisocial? .. More

  • Ruling on a haircut

    As Salamu 'Alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu.Here are my questions:1. Does my haircut have to be in such a way that all the hair is equal in length? If I cut it in a way the top is a bit longer than the sides because my sides grow more than the top, will it be imitating disbelievers?2. Is it permissible to watch romance animes when there are no.. More

  • The Plural Form of 'Alayhi As-Salam

    Assalamu'alaikum.I want to know what is the plural form of 'Alaihissalam? Thank you for reading and answering this. .. More

  • Guessing Based on Scientific Facts, Previous Experiences and Experiments

    Is it permissible to guess the answers to quizzes when you are guessing randomly with no idea of the correct answer at all? I remember something about guessing with no basis being impermissible I think. On Islam qa it states about a guessing contest that it is not permissible and "Predicting the outcome and saying that such-and-such team will win and.. More

  • Rights that Are Bounding by the Contract

    Alsalam AlaikumMe and my husband bought a show house (in which you buy the house and the builder company rent it from us and pay us on monthly bases so that they open the house to public without us living in it) we had a contract with them for 12 months now the contract is off and we moved in , but the problem they payed us 10 months only, now there.. More

  • Taking Up Exam about Man-Made Laws Is Not Referring To Taghut

    Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh There is an exam where doctors are graded against certain man-made laws which I think may contradict the shari'ah, for example the law of autonomy.Is this a form of tahakum to taghut? .. More

  • Studying Language Through Books That Contain Islamic Violations

    Assalamu alaikum scholars,from your fatwa 447604,i did not understand that i am permissible or not to study languages.I am preparing for DSC (to get teacher job exams).All dsc aspirants should have to study all subjects from 1st class to 10th class and GK also.In these classes there are language books which contain some shirk beliefs.i don't believe.. More