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Marriage - Issues
21st June 2024

Interpreting istikh?ra.

Assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Just to give a bit of background, I am a 26-year-old female of Pakistani descent. I have always had a fear of marriage as I come from an extremely traditional Pakistani family. My family only marry into the family and marriage outside the family is rare. This is something I have always dreaded as I feel the women in my family are extraordinary, but t.....
Women
21st June 2024

Period confusion

The question is from my wife The problem started since few days.on October 7or 8 or 9 my period ended. On 19 of October bleeding started very little amount of continuously sometime brown and sometimes it's black so I didn't considered it as period I continued my Salah .on 24 October the red colour started and I stopped praying as it is period.on 29,30,31 I did prayed because bleeding stopped aft.....
Salaah - Performing
21st June 2024

How to answer someone who gives you a consensus from the salaf?

Salam. I have read earlier answers about Shaykh Nuh Kellers book which contains fiqh solution to qibla in North America but a riend of mine is saying that our prayers are not according to the consensus of Abu Hanifa in "Tabyin al Haqaiq" because he says quote "the people of the west face east and people of the north face south". He said since we are in the north west we should face south east acco.....
Salaah - Performing
20th June 2024

Travellers Prayers - University

Assalamualaikum, hope you're well. I'm a university student in a city 112 miles from my family home. Upon previous advice, and as I consider my university city home as I spend a vast majority of my time there during the academic year, I shortened my prayers anytime I visited my family for less than 15 days. According to hanafi fiqh, have I erred? If I have, how do I go about quantifying how .....
Tafseer, Hadeeth, Du'aa
20th June 2024

في سبيل الله in context of Quran & Hadith

Respected Ulama, Assalamu Alaikum. I have read a fatwa (https://www.askimam.org/public/question_detail/35332) approved by Mufti Ebrahim Desai and got a clear clarification of the term في سبيل الله and how its virtues were meant for actual jihad (although we have different forms of jihad) and advising my friends and family not to use hadiths pertaining to jihad (path of Allah) for g.....
Transactions
17th June 2024

Investing in shares according to AAOIFI

Salam alaykum, I started investing in shares a few months ago. I've already put in over 400 euros. To determine whether a company is halal, I use the Musaffa application, which claims to follow the AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) methodology. Can I continue to invest in this way? If not, should I sell everything immediately? May Allah reward y.....
Halal and Haram
10th June 2024

Artificial insemination

Salam 3aleykum, I would need religious advice. I am taking a contraceptive neuroleptic that I cannot stop. On the other hand, my husband refuses procreation, depriving me of an essential right. I have to go through artificial insemination. Is there a sin if the donor is someone other than my husband and is there a sin in resorting to this insemination without my husband's consent? Baraka Lah.....
Miscellaneous
10th June 2024

Morality of this

I have read that scholars allow pre pubescent intercourse if they can bear it: وأكثر المشايخ على أنه ‌لا ‌عبرة ‌للسن في هذا الباب وإنما العبرة للطاقة إن كانت ضخمة سمينة تطيق الرجال ولا يخاف عليها المرض من ذلك؛ كان للزوج أن يدخل بها، وإن لم تبلغ تسع سنين، .....
Marriage - General
10th June 2024

Doubts due to child Marriage

This is something that is causing me to lose faith in Islam. I understand that Islam allows child marriage and learned that it allows consummation with a bride who is prepubescent, even if they are not 9: The fact that it is permissible to marry a young girl does not mean that it is permissible to have intercourse with her; rather that should not be done until she is able for it. For that reaso.....
Transactions
9th June 2024

Rulling on reselling

There was a football match in my place, and finding tickets for them is very tough. My friend's cousin works in an agency which buys these tickets in bulk, I advertised selling these tickets in my university and had many buyers, I had my friend's cousin who's working in the agency buy the tickets for me, the agency was selling the tickets at a profit price and they were well aware that I'm reselli.....
Naseeha - Advice
9th June 2024

Accusation

My mother has accused me of having intercourse with my sister. She keeps on threatening to tell my dad and saying he will cut my throat. I have tried to talk reason with her but she dies not listen. My sister does not speak out at all. My uncle(mothers brother) has schizophrenia. This started 2 years ago after she gave birth to my brother. I fear for my life and reputation. I am afraid for my repu.....
Todays Issues
9th June 2024

Knowing that someone is misguiding people from islam, yet not doing anything

Assalam o alaykum I have a problem A few years ago I had a fake instagram account where I used to chat with people etc. so there was this islamic post where I commented and in the comment section I communicated with an ex muslim guy (I know this was sinful as I am a female). I cant remember the matter we were discussing, but I remember we discussed something related to Islam. He said that he use.....
Marriage - General
8th June 2024

Fatwa - Marriage Case - Social

Dear Sir/Madam Hope this email finds you well. I would like to receive some Shariah Law advice and Guidance on what can be done given the individual situation I face. Here is an overview of my case: 1. I am male, Muslim, age 33 years old. 2. I am in an unofficial relationship with a Christian lady, currently age 34 years old. 3. We have known each other and have been together in a rela.....
Marriage - General
6th June 2024

Validity of Nikah and relocating the Bride directly to Saudi Arabia

My brother lives in Saudi Arabia due to his job, and he has conducted the nikah with a girl from India. The nikah occurred via video/voice call in the girl's neighborhood Mosque/Masjid, with witnesses and the imam etc from both families present. The groom has fulfilled all mehr obligations. The nikah was accepted by both families, and the bride and groom confirmed their acceptance through phone ca.....
Halal and Haram
4th June 2024

Enquiry about studying issue.

At first I had written two separate questions but now I'm putting both of them in one, I hope you will understand them without difficulties. please guide me as fast as you can. 1. assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh I'm a from India, recently I got enrolled in B.ED. (Bachelor Of Education) course but since unemployment is at it's peak in my country and getting job is very hard these .....
Todays Issues
4th June 2024

Tasweer related to gaming

Assalaamualaikum wa rahmatullah The 2 critical questions I have related to gaming are: (1) Would gaming still fall under the category of lahw and laib if someone intends to play games for some fun and refreshment of mind? (2) Since 95% of modern games have animated characters would this still fall under the category of tasweer since game developers have to design the characters and give .....
Marriage - Issues
4th June 2024

Khulaa, Talaaq and Remarriage (edited)

Assalamualaikum WRWB, I have a question regarding Tafreeq (Dissolution of Marriage) and reunification. I was married to my ex-husband for 12 years. We have 2 children from this marriage. My ex-husband and I had been separated for 2 years from 2020 to 2022. In Dec 2022, I obtained Tafreeq (Dissolution of Marriage) from Imams of Islamic Council in Australia. The Imams advised me to obtain Aus.....
Marriage - Issues
2nd June 2024

Feel disgust towards spouse

I feel disgust and hatred towards my spouse. He is a good man and I don't find fault with his character, his Imaan or his family. I am just not attracted to the man and feel repulsed whenever he speaks to me or initiates intimacy. I have tried to overcome this but I cannot help feeling the way I am. I fear I am not upholding the obligations of a wife and I am not fulfilling his rights. I consider .....
Halal and Haram
1st June 2024

Income

Selam Alejkum I am working for a company called Axis Communications a Company whiz sells Video surveillance cameras and now as well audio recording and audio speaker technology The only purpose and main reason is for security safety issues . Soo to give an example the cameras record the Surveillance Video and can be connected to our audio speakers or horns to give an alarm sound for a specific.....
Halal and Haram
1st June 2024

Whether the income of the one working in a finance company halal

I have got a proposal of the daughter of someone who works in the finance company. I want to confirm whether his income and past savings are halal. He is the VP in the recoveries and receivable department of vehicles. The department responsibilities are: - contacting people who have not paid their instalment for the vehicle. - If they dont respond after contacting few times, filing a legal .....