25 10, 2018

Women’s Driving

2018-11-05T16:25:06+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Women’s Driving Question: Is it permissible for women to drive a car/vehicle in Britain? Can safety or fear of personal security be taken into account in this situation? (Aminur Rashid, U.K.) Ans: Driving is in itself permissible for both [...]

10 10, 2018

Hiding ones sins

2018-11-05T17:20:17+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Hiding ones sins Question: Would it be right for a man who has performed zina and then marries another woman to hide that fact from her? Ans: It is not obligatory for a person who has committed zina that [...]

10 10, 2018

Cutting off body organs

2018-11-05T17:17:27+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Cutting off body organs Question: If a rapist, or any man who performs a sexual act outside marriage, feels very guilty and decides to cut off his penis. Would he have committed an extra sin? Ans: It is not [...]

10 10, 2018

Contraception (family planning)

2018-11-05T17:14:05+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Contraception (family planning) Question: What is the Islamic standing on various methods of contraceptions (family planning)? Ans: Contraception is allowed for personal reasons like the health of the wife or her weaknesses etc. But the movement of family planning [...]

10 10, 2018

Vaccination and Immunisation

2018-11-05T17:10:09+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Vaccination and Immunisation Question: What is the Islamic standing on vaccines and other immunisations? Ans: Vaccine is subject to the same rules as prescribed for an oral medicine. If the vaccine is made of a Halal and pure substance [...]

28 12, 2017

The Maulid

2018-11-05T16:26:21+00:00 Miscellaneous|

The Maulid Question: There is one issue that remains in anomaly which really leaves me wondering... that is concerning the maulid. From all that I have seen around the world, the maulid seems to be an accepted practice among [...]

16 12, 2017

Taking Wasilah

2017-12-28T17:27:01+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Taking Wasilah Question: As I want to sincerely correct my Aqeedah I request you to kindly give your expert opinion on a very important topic. It is mentioned in Ma'ariful Quran written by your late father Hazrat Mufti Muhammed [...]

24 11, 2017

How to Study Deen

2017-12-18T16:59:26+00:00 Miscellaneous|

How to Study Deen Q. I am contacting you because I wish to seek the true and correct understanding of my Deen. Here in Australia, although a non-Muslim country, I have been exposed to many different interpretations of Islam [...]

29 09, 2017

Hajj And Qurbani

2017-12-18T16:59:36+00:00 Hajj and Umrah|

Hajj And Qurbani 1999 September Question: I have started earning myself, but I am still unmarried. I give my salary wholly to my mother (she returned back more than half). Please tell me when the Qurbani on Eid-ul-Azha become [...]

15 02, 2015

MARRIAGE ON TELEPHONE

2016-08-31T17:03:20+00:00 Nikah/Marriage|

MARRIAGE ON TELEPHONE Q: A lives in the United States of America. He wants to marry B, a girl living in Karachi. A, for a number of reasons, cannot come to Karachi to marry her, nor B can go [...]

15 02, 2015

ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN ISLAM

2017-11-16T01:08:16+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Q: "In the secular legal system, adoption of a child by couples is lawful as we all know. Please elucidate the position of Shariah in this regard. How far such an adoption is permissible in Islam, and if so, [...]

15 02, 2015

RIBA, ITS MEANING AND APPLICATION

2017-12-18T17:02:47+00:00 Economics|

Q: Respectable Mufti Saheb: Kindly forgive me for intruding on your precious time and specially during the Holy Month of Ramadan when you will be too busy. Also please forgive me in addressing this letter in English as perhaps [...]

15 02, 2015

DOLLAR JET GAME: GAMBLING

2017-11-16T01:09:21+00:00 Economics|

Q: There is a system called "Dollar Jet". Its procedure is as follows. This system is world wide and thousands of people are participating in this game. Please let us know whether it is lawful in Shari'ah. RELAX AND [...]

15 02, 2015

INHERITANCE OF A RUNNING BUSINESS

2017-12-18T17:02:56+00:00 Economics|

Q: "Yousuf has a moderate sized business. Two of his sons assist him full time in the business. Two daughters are married. Yousuf passed away. The estate is not wound up immediately. Yousuf's two sons continued with the business. [...]

15 02, 2015

THE INSURANCE OF CARS

2017-11-16T01:10:05+00:00 Economics|

Q; "Is car insurance permissible? The photo-copy of an article published in "Arab News" is enclosed wherein it is held that car insurance is perfectly permisslble and it is not against the concept of "Tawakkul" or "Taqdeer". Please explain [...]

15 02, 2015

COPYRIGHT IN ISLAM

2017-11-16T01:12:47+00:00 Economics|

Q; Can you please explain the Islamic injunctions about the "copyright", especially about the copyright on computer software? The questions are: (i) Can we register a book under the copyright Act which bars the people from publishing that book [...]

15 02, 2015

INSTALMENT SALES OF HOUSES

2017-11-16T01:12:54+00:00 Economics|

Q: "The Fiqh Academy has also allowed installment sales. Does this mean that I can now buy a house in UK or USA on installments bearing in mind that each installment includes repayment of "principal" and "interest". A: Sale [...]

15 02, 2015

THE CONSUMER CREDIT SCHEME

2017-12-18T17:03:10+00:00 Miscellaneous|

THE CONSUMER CREDIT SCHEME Q: It is becoming common for Muslim retail businessmen in South Africa to enter into the so-called consumer credit scheme. The retailer concerned concludes a written agreement with a third party Company ("the Company'). A [...]

15 02, 2015

Interest

2017-11-16T01:13:07+00:00 Economics|

Q: I have some interest credited to my account from my days of ignorance. However, I intended to give away this interest money by the end of this year. However, as you know, BCCI has been closed in UK [...]

15 02, 2015

ON FISCAL LAWS

2017-11-16T01:11:16+00:00 Economics|

Q: What is the deifinition of Riba (ربوا) according to the Holy Quran and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (S.A. W). Does it cover the simple and compound interest existing in the present day financial transactions? A: The word, [...]

15 02, 2015

THE USE OF CREDIT CARDS

2017-11-16T01:11:00+00:00 Economics|

Q: Kindly throw some light on the use of credit cards, which are floating in the market. Majority of these cards belong to professional banking institutions, such as American Express, City Gold Card etc. However, some cards are issued [...]

15 02, 2015

Umrah

2016-08-31T17:33:28+00:00 Hajj and Umrah|

Umrah Question: If I go for Umrah am I required to first offer Umrah on my own behalf and then perform another Umrah on behalf of someone else, by going back to Meekat and wearing Ihram? Or is it [...]

15 02, 2015

Doubt in Salah

2016-08-31T19:41:06+00:00 Salaah|

Doubt in Salah Question: It frequently happens during Namaz (Salah) that I forget the correct number of Rak'at I have performed. For example, I get confused during the Salah whether I have performed two Rak'ats or three Rak'ats. Normally [...]

12 02, 2015

Commiting a mistake Jama’ah

2016-08-31T19:40:51+00:00 Salaah|

Commiting a mistake Jama'ah Question: If one is offering prayers (salah) in congregation (Jama'ah) and he commits a mistake under which sajdah for repentence becomes mandatory, then, can he offer such a sajdah at the end of the prayers [...]

11 02, 2015

Making Dua in Sajda

2016-08-31T19:40:45+00:00 Salaah|

Making Dua in Sajda Question: Is it permissible, under the Shariah, to make supplication (Du'a) while one is in Sajdah? It is commonly observed that some people after completing their prayer (salah) fall in sajdah and offer supplications in [...]

31 07, 2012

Du’a e Qunoot

2016-08-31T19:40:30+00:00 Salaah|

Du'a e Qunoot Question: (a) Why is du'a of qunoot prayed during the 'Isha' Prayers (specially in the Witr)? There must be a reason behind it. (b) Since du'a qunoot is a du'a, can we use it in other [...]

31 07, 2012

Joining The Congregational Prayer Late

2016-08-31T19:40:25+00:00 Salaah|

Joining The Congregational Prayer Late Question: If one joins the congregational prayer late (i.e.in 3rd or 4th rakah) what is the proper way to complete the prayer? in Which rakah he has to recite a surah and in which [...]

13 10, 2010

Misuse of a Fatwa

2017-12-18T16:55:41+00:00 Miscellaneous|

Announcement Regarding Misuse of a Fatwa  This is for information of all concerned that I have been receiving correspondence from various places enquiring whether I have authorized any Ijarah contracts of certain financial institution in America, Australia and Canada. As [...]