Fatawa Questions
2576 > Those who are big supporters of Maqasid-e-Shariyah, most of the times they infer things from Islamic books themselves and use it under the name of "Purpose of Shariah". Please shed some light on this matter?
مقاصدِ شریعہ کے جو لوگ پرچارک ہیں وہ کتابوں سے شریعت کے مقصد کے نام پر خود سے چیزیں اخذ کر لیتے ہیں ۔ برائے مہربانی اس پر کچھ روشنی ڈالیے؟

2557 > Is it permissible for people to forcefully attain the seats of their buzurg and collect funds on their names? How can we stop people who indulge themselves in extreme sins like making sajdah to them?
بزرگوں کے نام کی گدیوں پر قبضہ کرنا، نذرانے اکٹھے کرنا کیا یہ جائز ہے؟ بعض ان پڑھ لوگ اس طرح کے شرک میں مبتلا ہو جاتے ہیں اور وہاں سجدے کرتے ہیں ، ان کی روک تھام کیسے ممکن ہیں؟

2520 > We have few queries about our hindu neighbors. Is it permissible to eat their food consisting of vegetables or fruits? What if, the food they send us is offered to their God as a ritual first before they send it to us, will it be permissible to consume it? Lastly, if we accept such food, will it be okay to throw it in garbage or should we send it to some other non-muslim friend so it is not wasted?
ہمارے ہمسائے ہندو ہیں، کیا انکا دیا ہوا کھانا جو سبزی یا پھل پر مشتمل ہو کھانا جائز ہے؟ جبکہ وہ بتوں پر چڑھایا ہوا ہوتا ہے۔ اگر ایسا کھانا قبول کر لیا ہو تو کیا اس کھانے کو پھینک دیں یا کسی اور غیرمسلم دوست یا ہمسائے کو دے دیں؟

2437 > Is it true that Sayyidina Umar رضى الله عنه said, "you will enter paradise if you seek intercession of Quran by giving and returning it to others"?
سیدنا عمر رضى الله عنه نے کہا کہ قرآن پاک کا وسیلہ اختیار کرو ، تم کسی کو دو اور کوئی تمہیں لوٹا کے دے تو تم جنت میں چلے جاو گے۔ کیا یہ بات درست ہے؟

2415 > In a certain masjid there is a custom that when a person enters it people say نور علی نور loudly. Is this act in accordance with Shariah?
ایک مسجد میں رواج ہے کہ جب کوئی مسجد میں داخل ہوتا ہے تو اسے نورُٗ علٰی نور کہہ کر خوش آمدید کہا جاتا ہے، کیا یہ طریقہ شریعت سے مطابقت رکھتا ہے؟

2369 > Here in Bangalore, I don't feel like going to any masjid nor taking my kids there due to the certain nature of Ulama's lectures and Friday sermons. Please advice, what to do?
یہاں بنگلور میں علامہ کے اور جمعہ کے بیانات ایسے ہوتے ہیں کہ کسی مسجد میں جانے کو جی نہیں چاہتا ، جسکی وجہ سے میں ایک عرصے سے مسجد نہیں گیا اور بچوں کو بھی نہیں لے جانا چاہتا۔ ایسے میں کیا کروں؟

2267 > What is the Mizaj مزاج of Shariyat and what kind of Mizaj she demands from an individual? In todays Muslim world when there are no Role Models to be found, how can one determine a Role Model for himself; by seeing whom, heart & soul testifies that this is who I want to be!

شریعت کا خود اپنا مزاج کیا ہے اور ایک فرد سے کیسے مزاج کا تقاضہ کرتی ہے؟ آج کی مسلمان دنیا میں Role Models موجود نہیں تو ہم کیسے اور کس کو اپنا Role Model متعین کریں جسکو دیکھ کر خود اندر سے آواز آئے کہ مجھے ان جیسا بننا ہے؟

2217 > These days, a statement is very often repeated in the media that Humanity does not have any religion. Is this correct?
ج کل میڈیا میں یہ جملہ عام ہے کہ انسانیت کا کوئی مذہب نہیں ہوتا-

2133 > If parents are informed that their baby would be born disabled during pregnancy, what should the parents do?
گر ماں باپ کو پتہ چل جائے کہ پیدا ہونے والا بچہ معذور پیدا ہوگا تو ایسے میں ماں باپ کیا کریں؟

2109 > I'm a renowned bodybuilder in the country and many a times my pupil give me gifts at gym but gym owner doesn't allow me to accept them. What is the ruling about accepting gifts?
میرا اس ملک کے اچھے تن سازوں میں نام شمار ہوتا ہے۔ کئی مرتبہ میرے شاگرد مجھے ہدیہ پیش کرتے ہیں مگر جِم کے مالکان اس بات سے روکتے ہیں ، برائے مہربانی اس معاملے میں رہنمائی فرمائیے؟

2045 > What is the ruling about the people who did not follow government's announcement to celebrate Eid on a specific day?
حکومتی اعلان کے باوجود ، مختلف دنوں میں عید کرنے والوں کے بارے میں کیا حکم ہے؟

2006 > In this day & age, what 'Amaal (اعمال) should working women, like Lady Doctors, do to attain the rewards & closeness of Allah Ta'ala?

2004 > It is indeed true that Qadianis are Non-Muslims but why should we terminate our relations or interactions with Qadianis?

2000 > It is true that democracy gives rise to secularism; given our country's situation in this day & age (year 2018), what should be our course of action about voting? Should we vote or abstain from it?

1991 > What is the Islamic perspective of using cartoon stickers (esp. Spiderman's)? - Photography & Cartoon Stickers

1989 > There is a constant sewage stench in our local masjid and masjid administration is not doing anything about it. What should we do in such case as it has become very difficult to pray there, please advise?

1977 > Is it permissible to attach the flag of a football team on the car, if it has a Christian cross on it?

1973 > What does Islam say about body building? Also, it is allowed for men to remove his body hair?

1971 > Is it permissible to attach the flag of a football team on the car?

1956 > Is it true that extremism in Religious affairs give rise to rebellion against Islam in the form of Liberalism and Secularism? Why is it that in our society, people are put to shame for their wrongdoings or mistakes?

1949 > What does Shariah say about lieing to make jokes? What about comedy shows for laughter?

1948 > Can we construct neighbourhood's drainage system using funds donated to the Masjid?

1937 > Can we say وَعليكمُ السّلام Wa'Alaikumus Salaam in reply to a Salaam said by Hindu or Christian?
ہمارے ہاں ہندو اور عیسائی آتے ہیں اور سلام کرتے ہیں ، کیا انکو جواب میں وَعليكمُ السّلام کہا جا سکتا ہے؟

1928 > There is a person who controls and orders Jinnat in our neighbourhood. He has given me ijazah and adviced few things to recite in order to control Jinns. Please guide in this matter?

1902 > Can we say Salaam to non-mehram female if the intentions are sincere? What about ghair-mehram staff at work, can we say Salaam to them? 

1901 > Can we watch movies which are made on the lives of Respected Prophets عليهم السّلام?

1865 > Can we recite نعت Naat (poetry in praise of Sayyidina Rasul-e-Akram صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم) in masjid?

1858 > Is it permissible for women to remove facial hair?

1857 > Is it allowed for women to wear wig?

1856 > Is it allowed for women to make a topknot bun?
خواتین کا بالوں کا جوڑا باندھنا کیسا ہے؟

1855 > Can non-married women wear (چوڑیاں) bangles?

1845 > I have been appointed as Imām for a new big masjid which was built in front of old small masjid in our neighborhood. Now there is no fulltime Imām at the old masjid, what is its stance in the eyes of Shariah? I have also decided to keep Sharai beard, till I grow a full beard can I still lead prayers?

1839 > My uncle ماموں passed away two years ago, his son asked me to make Esaal-e-Sawaab for him and he would pay me monthly for it. Since I'm in old age and unable to work, will it be permissible for me to take money from him? My routine is that I recite Quran Majeed every Thursday and at completion I inform by phone that it is done.

1832 > It is noticed that many elderly people bury their hair & nails after cutting them, is this proven by Shariah?

1809 > It is a norm in restaurants to play music in background. Is it permissible to eat at such restaurants?

1799 > There is a buzurg who recites first Kalimah لا الہ الا اللہ whenever he visits someone house instead of knocking on the door or meets someone to get his attention. Is this act permissible?

1758 > Is it okay to eat and drink with اہل تشیع (Ahle-Tashayyu)?

1747 > Someone explained few activities of a local scholar in the neighborhood and asked what can he do to stop such activites?

1734 > Is it okay to hold Khatme Quran gatherings till the 40th day for a deceased person in order to make Esaal-e-Sawab from him?

1731 > What benefits do we get by visiting the graves of Auliya Kirām رحمة الله عليهم? Is it even permissible to visit their shrines or graves?

1730 > Is it permissible to celebrate عید میلاد النبی صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم (Eid Milad-un-Nabi) ?

1617 > Can we hug or embrace Mehram females?

1616 > Is there a Pardah among women? 

1552 > These days, there are lot of customs and traditions followed by people in celebrating Marriages, Birthdays, Cultural events etc? what are the fundamental rulings to be followed during these occasions?

1550 > Is the playing of online games like Ludo Star permissible? It is played like gambling but what if your intention is not gambling.

1549 > Is playing the board game of Dice like ludo (without any gambling) permitted in Islam?

194 > If Music is Haraam in Islam then what about the miracle given by Allah Ta'ala to Dawood Alayhissalam? It has been a long time practice of Soofi's that they used it as a means to gather people and teach them the oneness of Allah, praise and gratitute to Allah etc. Can you please advise on this taking into account the coniditions of the current era?

132 > Regarding serving parents-in-law. Prophet Sallalahu Alaihi waSallam did not have a daughter-in-law. How can one follow Sunnah in this aspect?

62 > Everyone in my office is contributing money to buy a Christmas gift for our manager? Is it permissible to contribute for this gift?

61 > Our department's manager has arranged a Christmas party for all employees in a bar/club. Is it permissible to attend such an event?

60 > Is it allowed to supplicate (make 'dua') for non-muslims? Is it permissible to wish them by saying take care, hope you get better, have a good day or good luck?

59 > Is it permissible to present a copy of 'Tafseer-ul-Quran' to a non-muslim? Which one would you recommend if one can do so?

54 > We painted inside of a big water tank (by an initial primer coating followed by paint) and for few days it reeked of paint. When it was filled with water, the water also picked the same smell and taste but its colour did not change. Its condition has not improved over time. Can we use this water for performing ablution ('wudhu')?

53 > Will one feel anxiety in 'jannah', like the restlessness and eagerness one feels while waiting for something good to happen in this world?


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