Fatwas

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Latest Fatwas

Wishing for death

Shortened Question: Is it permissible to wish for death (on finding it difficult to abstain from sin)? Question: Salam. Sub: asking dua for good death in certain situation. I just...... read more >

6th Apr 2016 by Our Imam

Imitation Rings for Women

  Shortened Question: Is it permissible for women to wear imitation rings? Question: Mufti Saheb, please advice with the following question. Is it permissible for women to wear imitation rings?...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Bracelets and Rings

Shortened Question: Can women wear fake bangles and fake rings? Question: Can women wear tose bangles and rings which are fake, they look like gold and silver but arent Answer:...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Forgetting in Salaah

Shortened Question: Should I read surah fatiha and surah or not? Question: An elderly woman complains of being forgetful in salah, many a time she cannot remember if she read...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Atheism and Big Bang theory

Shortened Question: How to confront ideas of disbelief and the big bang theory? Question: ASLKM. I pray you are well.I am right now in distress. I am a practising Muslim...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Insurance & Salat al-Hajah

Shortened Question: Is it permissible to take out insurance with a company paying for it? Who can the interest money be given to? What is the method of Salāh al-hājah?...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Misery in Menses

Shortened Question: I am so depressed when in menses. What is the solution? Question: Assalam u aliekum warahmatul lahi wabarakatu I feel lost and unconnected to ALLAH (SWT) when I...... read more >

28th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Investing in a Fund

Question:  I would like to ask is investing in Azzad Ethical Fund or the Azzad Wise Capital Fund (http://www.azzadfund.com ) is halal? Jazakallah Answer: In the Name of Allah, the...... read more >

19th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Impurity and Wudhu

Shortened Question: Is my ablution and salah valid in the given cases? Question: Salaam, I have piles (anal fistuli) due to which I am unable to properly clean my rear....... read more >

19th Mar 2016 by Our Imam

Salam during Salah

Shortened Question: Can you provide with dalīls on not to respond to salām by gesture in salāh? Question: Dear and honored Maulana Sahib, Hoping and praying that you along with...... read more >

19th Mar 2016 by Our Imam