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  • meaning/origin of the names Eshal and Alina 2004-09-23
  • I read that the word 'InshaAllah' should not be used while making Dua. Can you please explain to me what this means? 2004-09-10
  • I photocopied some Qurani verses and use to keep them in my pocket always, but unfortunately they got washed up in my clothes, but I do have all of its pieces. What do I need to do? 2004-08-24
  • About Q12363 and more: The Makrooh fast is acceptable to Allah? 2004-08-16
  • Is the renowned Indian Sufi Nizamuddin Aulia considered a Muslim? What about his current followers? Is visiting his mausoleum correct? 2004-08-06
  • Please tell me is there any Dua we could read that helps in getting our closed ones out from jail police custody asap save them inside from their mentally physical tortures & giving them hard time? 2004-06-29
  • I had a conflict between my wife's father and now it has made our relationship very miserable. 2004-06-29
  • Is the wearing of a head covering required for men? 2004-06-24
  • Is Psychokinesis permissible in Islam or not? And is it ok 2 use face wash containing Butyl Alcohol? 2004-06-19
  • Q.1-In Shari'ah the cold creams and also some medicines that contain "Cetyl Alcohol" Or other types of Alcohol ( which are not madeup of dates & grapes) are Allowed to use or not? 2004-06-19
  • I wish to inquire as to what the arabic term for holy war is. In the media that I came across lately, Jihad was used as term of reference which I understand is incorrect. 2004-06-15
  • earning from music website haram?, seeing earthquake in dream, praying with half sleeves allowed?, meaning of name Ma'arab 2004-06-07
  • What's the longest period of time that a husband and wife can be communicating,but physically separated? Is there a specific dua for halal earning?and what if there's no alternative to haram income? 2004-04-23
  • Q: I want to ask that the use of Emotions i.e. smiles in chat or email comes under drawing pictures? 2004-03-10
  • How does one become a hakim? And can you provide any information of any Darul Ulooms in South Africa. Please answer in details 2004-03-02
  • Is it Sunnah to keep a female goat? 2004-02-26
  • Can you give me any information on Rashad Khalifah and the submitters? 2004-02-24
  • Please interpret this dream. I recently performed an istikhara and saw a dream in which I had sat down to read the Quran and someone kept on putting a pink rose, as a bookmark, at a certain surah. 2004-02-23
  • As-salaam alaikum! I would like to know the meaning of the Arabic female name Jazlyn. I can't find the Arabic meaning anywhere. Thank you. 2004-02-22
  • Any dua, surah, zikr for heart, diabetes and piles patients? 2004-02-22
  • What is the meaning of the name Qiraan? 2004-02-19
  • I have question regarding the sending of chain mails, where they say that if you do, this good thing will happen, and if you don’t, this bad thing will happen. 2004-02-16
  • i have heard that if we put our hairs in bin and they are burned we get disease/illness is this true and do we get sin for binning them? 2004-01-16
  • a) Is it permissible to enshroud ourselves with indian sarees if it covers the stomach but exposes the arms below the elbows ... 2004-01-08
  • What to do ? I am thinking of doing nikah over telephone...Can i use pins to hold the upper ihram from falling while performing umrah or hajj. 2003-12-24
  • 1.What are the meanings of these names? Atika, Moheena, Nyla. Are these Islamic names? 2.What is the reason for each forbidden time of namaz? 3.Was Pakistan wrong to help USA against Afghanistan? 2003-12-16
  • 1) Is it permissible for woman to wear imitation jewellery, if not why? 2) Is it permissible to go for umrah before one goes for haj? 2003-12-04
  • Is it permissible to pray behind a imam who dyes his hair black? 2. is vanilla essence or flavouring halal those the masala change if its suitable for vegetarians? 2003-11-24
  • Myself and a lady have both wanted to get married now for 6 years, but our parents have refused to allow this... 2003-11-12
  • Hair Trasnplantation is allowed or not 2003-10-27
  • I am in the process of embracing Islam. I like the name Shazia & have researched the meaning. This name seems to both persian & arabic meaning. Will this be a problem for me to keep this name? 2003-09-24
  • Is it backbiting when journalists report honestly on the sins(crimes) of politicians ? Considering that they are fighting evil by exposing it to the voting populace. 2003-09-23
  • (1).Seeing Imam Abu hanifa (R.A) in dream (2).TAWAF of Kaaba in Dream 2003-09-15
  • 1) parents' angerness ...they always tell me that keep these pigeons on roof..but problem is that cat will eat my all pigeons ..roof is not safe...they are not understanding my prob..?? 2003-09-05
  • I read in the book Bahishti Zewar that trees with trunk are properties of others but plants without trunk, grass can be used by general public even if on private property 2003-08-29
  • 1). Is acting or role play as a means of teaching people about Islam permitted? 6). Is there a dua that can be recited during the ‘rest’ between the two sajdahs in salah? 2003-08-29
  • Can my Finacee have male friends...? 2003-08-12
  • (1) In Saudi Arabia, the notes currency has the kalima "La ilaha illallahu muhammadur rasoolallah" apears on the currency. 2003-08-06
  • 1.Can my interest money be given to poor then taken back to use in our mosque. 2. I have low sperm, doctor says to do I.V.F. Is their any other way? 2003-06-24
  • How much money does the Madrasah in South Africa cost per student? What ruling are there as regarding how to pray dua qunoot in fajr salat? Can we make it for the palestinians 2003-06-17
  • 1. I have read that I need to feed 10 people for breaking a promise...Is it permissible for me to send this money to my relatives in a muslim country who will share it among ten poor people 2003-06-11
  • I would like to become an aalima?Can you advise me of any place in the Durban area that I can study at.Please can you give me an idea of what i will be studying ie the couse content. 2003-05-30
  • is four months in india pakistan mandatory for someone who wants to study in south africa 2003-05-07
  • 1) i have caused a rift between my self and a fellow muslim is there a dua that will help the rift go away. 4)if one is ill is it sill permissible for them to fast? 2003-04-30
  • 1) is the use of muscle enhancing steroids permissible by shariah during weight training? 2)sexual intercourse performed whilst partially clothed, would these items require washing? 2003-04-25
  • 1) List some khanqahs present in South India, also name a Spiritual leader present in South India at whose hand I can do Bayyat 2003-04-25
  • 1.Musical in Islam? 2.Photographers in Mekka / Medina? 3. Are prawns haraam? 4. Method of handling and disposal of papers containing Muslim names 5. Interest 2003-04-10
  • 1-Ways to get up in fajr,2-can we touch and read Quran without wudu.3-My father,brothers and friends oppose me on keeping beard. 2003-04-06
  • How much water should be taken in bath for whole body. 2003-04-03
  • I have intentions of taking admission in amadrassah after sometime in order to become an Alim. 3) What is the position of 'urs' in shariah which is celebrated on mazars? 2003-04-01
  • there are many web site that give rubbish info about islam. what to do? 2003-04-01
  • miscelleneous doubts:1. About recitation after surah Fatiha: (a) Can I recite from anywhere (e.g., Ayatal kursi or 1-25 of Ar-Rahman); or does it have to be a complete surah? 2003-03-30
  • 1. Should the bathroom door be closed if one is doing namaaz in the same room or it doesn’t matter? 2. Is it mentioned in Quran that Palestine belongs to Muslims? 2003-03-21
  • Are there any shafi alims at darul ifta, and are there any shafi madrasas in south Africa? 2003-03-03
  • 1)My friend borrowed some money from me.While he returns,if he gives money earned by him in haram ways, Can i take that money? 2-Can female use toilet tissues instead of water after urination. 2003-02-24
  • 1. Need Dua to lose/gain weight? 2. Are sunni muslim Shaaf'ee or Hanfi? What was Muhammad (PBUH) as well as all the other Nabi's ? 2003-02-19
  • 1. what is the differnce between court marriages, 2. what is differnce between wahabee and sunnis? 3. 2003-02-11
  • 1) Investment Banking 2) Fasting in the month of Dhul Hijjah 3)Piercing Ears 4)Making up for missed fasts 2003-02-06
  • 1). How do u make the intention for missed witr salah or 2 sunnah of fajr if u then pray them after sun rise and before zawwal time? Do you say that they are qadha salahs? 2003-02-05
  • my question is whether I have to tell the house agent about the damages done on the carpet.Or Do we have to leave for their observation...If found they will fine us 2003-01-28
  • Can i copy some of your information from web page? 2003-01-17
  • 1).is it ok to swollow tears when performing salat(2).to kill pests such as cockroaches 3).is solat fajr the same as subuh? 2003-01-13
  • 1- I would like to know that can a girl have a decent and modest chat with a stranger boy/girl via internet ? 2- Are the 6 roza's (fast) in the month of Shawal treated as mandatory. 2003-01-12
  • 2. Is it Makrooh to speak after Esha? 3. Are we allowed to use contraception for a while if don't plan on having children for a few years? 2003-01-10
  • 1)How to perform salaatul-haajat. 2)Is it permissiable to read surah yaseen every morning and evening 2002-11-27
  • Is it a chain letter if an email has dua (supplication) and says send it to people for a miracle tomorrow? 2002-11-23
  • Can I study at your Madarasa in South Africa while I am living in the USA? Please tell me if there is a way and if there is not why don't you make a way to do that?? 2002-11-14
  • it is a sine to join UK armed forces and then leave after a whikle? 2002-11-12
  • found a christian lady's body fresh after 122 years of her burrial 2002-10-30
  • 2.What is the Challenge of the Quran,some believe it regarding to 1 Surah and others believe this to be regarding 1 Ayat? 4.How and when should itr 2002-10-23
  • Is it true that Tallahasse means "He Allah will deliver you sometime in the future?" 2002-10-04
  • A) Is it permissible to use lipstick containing ‘Cetyl Alcohol’ ? B) What is your view regarding the reading of books such as Harry potter? 2002-10-04
  • Who is an aalim/aalimah? What do they teach if you take an aalim/aalimah course? What do you have to know in order to be called an aalim/aalimah? 2002-09-29
  • 1. Is it okay to eat any meat by just saying bismillah? 2. Can we use products that have pig in them? 3.During Eid and Ramadan do we follow the moon in Saudi Arabia or our country? 2002-09-18
  • I read this on a site can you please clarify this or explain? Is it true? 'You have not recognized the friend of Allah, Ali Ibne Abi Taleb (AS) as he deserved and you have given in to the enemy ...' 2002-09-06
  • Is netmeeting through internet allowed with my father ? 1)Are we allowed to make video with our own video camera . 2002-09-04
  • I am looking for as many Qur'an, Hadeeth & Math-hab references concerning the validity of saying thikr loud and in congregation i)after salaat and ii)during any other non specified time 2002-08-22
  • What's the difference between 'Ya' & 'Al'(e.g. Ya-Rashidu / Al-Rashidu) & the difference between messengers,prophets,Imams and a Caliphs? 2002-08-07
  • 1) If the hanafi time of Asr starts at 6:15p.m., while the Shafi's adhaan take place at 5:10p.m., will the Zuhr Namaz be Qada for a Hanafi at 5:10p.m 2002-08-07
  • Regarding pictures. I do know that angels don't enter the house in which animal resides or pictures are contained. But in todays times, it is so difficult not to have pictures at home. School books 2002-08-06
  • I have been told that: 1) Hadith are not true, they are what some people have said long after our prophet 2) can not be punished in the grave for our sins and expect to be punished again after qiyamat 2002-08-02
  • 1) “Ya Rasullulah, please ask Allah to help me”, is this permissible? 2) Was the Fiqh ul Akbar and Fiqh ul Absat written by Imam Abu Hanifah 3) 2002-08-01
  • Onyour site you have mentioned that the you provide lodging meals etc for Rs.350,00 ($50). I was wondering if its a typing mistake becauase $50 is more that Rs. 350.00 2002-07-31
  • advise me to study at a university or at a Darul Uloom for girls or what other institute is there? the Rand Afrikaans University and UNISA offer islamic Studies 2002-07-27
  • 1) I was told by someone that’s covering the face with veil is not a fardh, b) I intend to send my son to Madrassa Inamiyyah What is the minimum age to enrol in the hafiz course? 2002-07-25
  • ten questions ... 1.Can I secretly take my parent’s money and give it in sadqa, khairat 2002-07-22
  • Is it allowed to tell the people about this site they have made wrong ourafghanistan.com it will be pulicity of this site ? 2002-07-18
  • Meaing of dream! 2002-07-18
  • One brother ask to interpret his dream : He was lying down after Fajr next to his wife, finishing his tasbihat, and he was fallen asleep and saw in a dream a very big snake 2002-07-06
  • please state if the'MJC Halaal trust' is an authentic halaal board as its logo appears on 'Beacon' sweets 2002-07-06
  • Assalamoalaikum mufti sahab! some questions on earnings, songs, history 2002-06-27
  • When does the Islamic day start? (At 12 midnight or at Fajr time? 2002-06-27
  • massage therapy and few other questions 2002-06-25
  • Who is Sufyan Ath-Thawri? 2002-06-23
  • Where does the ulama who compiled the Manzil get the methods of recitation of the do'a from ?? e.g write them in a piece of paper, use safron etc. 2002-06-18
  • Can one study for certification exam in jamat for 40 days or 4 months. 2002-06-15
  • I was performing Maghrib salaat with Jamaat and in the second sajda of the last rakaat I raised my head before the Imam said ‘Allahuakbar.” Is my salaat invalid for raising my head in haste?? 2002-06-14
  • 5qs - What was the population of Muslims at the time of the death of our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)? 2002-06-04
  • About mouth freshener and slaughtering of cow. 2002-05-24
  • About mouth freshener and slaughtering of cow. 2002-05-24
  • According to the Shari’ah, what now is the method to re-establish the Khilafah? 2002-05-23
  • I sometimes have to work until late night at Uni. Unfortunately, sometimes there are only 2 of us (me and one girl). What should I do? 2002-05-14
  • How does one become an Imam? ... how much money would an Imam make, and what exactly would the duties of an Imam be 2002-05-14
  • Can i read this Pakistani Women's Magazine - 'Pakeeza'? The stories are generally moralled stories and tend to have an Islamic moral to them. 2002-05-06
  • 9 qs - 1.Is it true that if you read the 1st and the last 10 ayahs of surah kahaf you will be filled with noor from head to toe? 2002-05-02
  • 1. If there is a Quran in a room, should one keep their feet below that level in respect of the Quran? Or is it just prohibited to keep ones feet from facing it? 2002-05-02
  • 1. An Imam from my locality (Ladysmith) does not read Salaah behind Deobandi Alims. He claims that they are all Wahabis. How should we respond to him? 2002-04-30
  • Assalam O Alaikum I have following questions . 2002-04-22
  • Would you please answer the following miscellaneous questions? 2002-03-29
  • How do I convert Georgian dates to Islamic Dates? 2002-03-05
  • some questions. 2002-02-11
  • I want to become an police officer. Can I? 2002-02-09
  • I have two questions regarding to Sholat Hajat and Al-Mansoor, jazakallahu khairan katsiiraa. 2002-02-03
  • differenece between sheikh, mufti... 2002-01-29
  • Please answer the following. 2002-01-27
  • What is the meaning of the following names: Nauman, Nosheen, and Bina jakak allah khair 2002-01-26
  • I have a question regarding the prohibition of music. 2002-01-20
  • assalamualikum i want my hafiza to be increased pliz tell me some wazifa to increase it 2)please tell me the best way to explain ayat no56 of surah ahzaab to my mom 2002-01-18
  • Would you please answer the followingquestions? 2002-01-16
  • What is the meaning of the my name? It is Maneeza. 2002-01-14
  • Dear ulema As a child i had skin graft on exacly one half of my face which has had the effect of my beard growing on one side only. Will i still be sinful if i do not keep a beard. 2002-01-11
  • Why must people of your religion torment and murder innocent people? 2002-01-08
  • I had a very disturbing dream this morning. It is very disturbing cause my grandfather is a namaazi. 2002-01-08
  • Selection of a spiritual mentor 2002-01-05
  • Is it ok for me to abandon everything in the world like education or anything and dedicate myself to Islam? 2002-01-03
  • What Islamic tertiary institutions are thre in the world and how many are there in SA? Are the ones in SA affiliated to international ones? 2002-01-03
  • How many wives and children each of the Khulfa-e-Rashideen had? 2002-01-03
  • Salam, I need some thing, DU 'A to help me concentrate on school work or Islamic stuff, prayer, QUR 'AN. 2002-01-03
  • Assalamoalaikum mufti sahab. i have some questions. kindly answer them.thankyou for your valuable service. 2002-01-03
  • ass. wr. wb. I heard some one said there are 12 branches of Jihad, and Qithal is one of them. Please kindly explain! wass. wr.w b. 2001-12-21
  • Assalammualaikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatuh Dearest Mufti,I require your assistance on 3 matters 2001-12-11
  • Asalam aleykum What is the islamic logic behind spoiling Wudhuu through poluting air because nothing is washed or cleaned 2001-12-10
  • Please explain these hadiths and interpret the dream . 2001-12-03
  • Is the embroidery stitching technique called "cross-stitch" forbidden in Islam ? 2001-11-22
  • In the past couple of weeks we have seen some major changes in Afghanistan. 2001-11-22
  • Interpretation of three dreams…thank you very much brother 2001-11-20
  • How is the name hamna and what does it mean? 2001-11-20
  • I purchased an item on my credit card but was not charged for it.My credit card account is now closed.How and who do I now pay for this? 2001-11-20
  • Mufti Saheb, I have three questions 1)Can a person say wudhu dua or Allah's name in the bathroom even when the toilet is flushed? 2001-11-18
  • My baby girl died when she was 15 days old.My sons aged 9 and 5 and I have dreamnt she is lying dead and all of a sudden comes back to life and we are very happy. Please interpret this dream for us. 2001-11-18
  • Asalamoalikum, Mufti Sahab. Please tell me that are non-Muslim’s child are countable as Harami? As they are not Muslim? Or there Marriage according 2 their religion is correct and accepted in Islam? 2001-11-18
  • What is the meaning of my name! What is the correct transalation! My name is BAQIR. Jazakallah 2001-11-07
  • explanation of dream 2001-11-06
  • Assalaam o alaikum,I saw a snake in my dreams couple of times who bit me on my right arm..it doesn't painful.IN other pious person says me to read surahKausar . Pls tell the meaning of these dream? 2001-11-04
  • Sallam Allaikum wrt wbr! Dear Mufti Sahab I would like to know if it is allowed to use White Patroleum Jelly (Vaseline)? JazakAllah 2001-11-04
  • I wanted to asked about what a dream I had 3 times meant? 2001-11-04
  • Assalam u alaikum, i am aware that men are allowed to shave their legs in islam, but can i ask if there is a preferred method. Shaving causes a lot of itchiness you see. Please help. 2001-11-03
  • Asalaamu'alaykum Mufti saheb, I know Masturbation is Haraam, but its not Haraam to touch the Privates to clean or to squeeze it after urinating, I want to know where the boundary between the two is 2001-10-15
  • Maulana, if a girl wants to marry a new muslim, how important is it for the reverted man to get circumcised even if he is on a high level of deen. Will he still be classified as a true muslim 2001-10-15
  • I would like to know whether the name Kudaija and Romana exist, are valid and if so, what are their meanings. Jazakallah 2001-10-15
  • Meaning of the name 1) Shaheen & 2) Afroz : Is these are islamic names and mentioned in any of our holy books 2001-10-15
  • Please interpret a dream that I had twice 2001-10-08
  • Please see details section about my question 2001-10-08
  • My wife has a thick round black mole on her forehead it looks odd for me, can I ask her to cut or remove it completely so that she looks beautiful 2001-10-07
  • How is the name laiba 2001-10-07
  • Assalam-u-aliakum Appreciate if you could interpret the dream my wife had ? 2001-10-07
  • i have many q to ask: 1. does/can Allah make impossible wishes come true? 2. does nabi qadr exist? they say he comes in diff forms to test us, is it true? 3. are shi'as considered muslim? 2001-09-28
  • Please interpret these dreams my mom had. 2001-09-25
  • Will more bad things happen to Muslims untill Dajjal appears? What are the predictions of our Prophet S.A.W.S. in this regard? 2001-09-24
  • Is it permissible (halal) to lie to an army of the kuffar in order to get out of it? 2001-09-24
  • Q.1:what are the duties of muslim women if war (jihad) breaks out ? Q.2:Is Qunoot-e-nazila recited after surah Fatiha, or after any surat after surah ?Fatiha 2001-09-24
  • Has the Mahdi been born? 2001-09-22
  • I would like you to interpret a dream for me. 2001-09-20
  • Please give me the true Islamic perspective on the suicide attacks in America. 2001-09-18
  • Asalaam-wa-alaikum. I would like to ask about Taweez. 2001-09-18
  • What is the way to rationalise the bombings in new york with islam. 2001-09-18
  • When is the latest time I can pray Isha? 2001-09-13
  • assalaam alaikum i always have dreams in which i am having sex with my cousin, she is couple years older than me, what does this mean as it happens always all the time jazakullah 2001-09-13
  • Can you expain to me what is a mushtahid? 2001-09-13
  • could you tell me the meanings of the names Rawan (or Rawwan) and Eyad. Wassalam 2001-09-12
  • Please interpret this dream 2001-09-11
  • Certain Social activities at work... 2001-09-09
  • Nosy relative causing problems, please help?! 2001-09-07
  • Is ear piercing haraam for men in Islam? If so y?.I would like to have Hadith / Quran quotes as evidences. 2001-09-07
  • On behalf of my kaafir father: "Is it OK, that my Muslim daughter raise a glass of wine in a toast to my wife and I for our 50th wedding anniversary at dinner with the rest of the family?" 2001-08-31
  • Please explain my dream 2001-08-10
  • Mufti's or Ulamak (Fatwa Dept) from Saudi Arabia, UK, India, Pakistan & UAE. 2001-07-15
  • Meaning of name "Aadila". 2001-07-15
  • Arabic books by Hazrat Sheikh (RA) and Mufti Taqi Usmani. 2001-06-30
  • A non Muslim had the following dream about me. Should I be concerned? 2001-06-22
  • What does the name Shazah mean? 2001-06-22
  • I would like to know is it good or bad when a single muslim person has dreams about intercourse. 2001-06-22
  • What is a Fadwa Illahia and will I go to Jannah if I say 100000 times Sourat el Ikhlass? 2001-06-19
  • Can you interpret a dream? 2001-06-17
  • Can you tell me the meaning of this dream? 2001-06-17
  • I have a question about 2 dreams I had. 2001-06-17
  • I had a question regarding a few dreams that I have had. 2001-06-17
  • Please interpret these dream: My mother saw Hazrat Musa’s(AS) walking stick in a dream. She wondered where Musa(AS) had gone. She got the feeling that He (AS) had changed his form. 2001-06-17
  • Please could you let me know the meaning of the name Maseeha. Also is it an acceptable Muslim name and are there any bad meanings associated to it. Jazakallah. 2001-06-16
  • I would just like to know whether the Imam is sunneh, allaweh, shi'a, or dursi. I am sure this will help me in many ways. 2001-06-16
  • Dream about angels and a dream about dajjal. 2001-06-16
  • Kindly interpret the meaning of this dream. 2001-06-11
  • Can we name girls after hoors such as Laibah, Aiyna? Also, can we name boys after angels such as Jibrael, Mikael, etc.? 2001-06-11
  • What is meant when one has a dream of Allah? 2001-06-09
  • Can you please tell me whether we could still learn ilm of the deen or Allah's creation whilst we are in jannah. 2001-06-09
  • Please explain the meaning of my dream 2001-06-09
  • I am looking to study in an institute in the Arab world to become Aalim and was wondering whether you can give me some mashwara about the best place to study. 2001-06-03
  • Islam ruling on sodomy, homosexuality and punishment both male and female, married and unmarried couples. 2001-05-28
  • Interpretation of two Dreams 2001-05-28
  • I dreamt that i saw a spider under my bed when it came out it was a scorpion. 2001-05-28
  • In Surah Ibrahim, which adjacent verses SEEM incoherent? 2001-05-25
  • Asalaamu alaikum. I would like to know are dreadlocks halal. 2001-05-25
  • Commited a premarriage SIN with a catholic girl and now she is pregnant. Letting it ABORTED before 120 days is it allowable or a BIGGER SIN?? Also is it allowable to marry a catholic for a muslim? 2001-05-25
  • What do you read o say when someone leaves you as in runs away from you or you've been afflicted with bad look i.e. miserable/bad things have happened to you? 2001-05-21
  • What subjects are permissible to study at college or university and what are strictly not permissible? 2001-05-16
  • Is it permissible to sweep at night? 2001-05-16
  • Mufti sahib can you explain this dream i had ,while in jamaat 2001-05-16
  • For the past six months I am getting dreams like i was with rasulullah SAW (peace be upon him) and twice i went to Mecca in my dream one time inside Kaaaba and masjid nabavi. 2001-05-09
  • Can you please tell me the meaning for the names sophia,sumaiya. and are they Muslim names? 2001-05-07
  • Is it permissable to use Abdul (meaning servant of) with Khalied (meaning eternal) 2001-05-07
  • Can we do masah on cotton socks? 2001-05-07
  • A dream interpretation 2001-05-07
  • I had a dream recently about death while on hajj 2001-05-07
  • Alsalamualaykum i would like to know if it's haram to have a girl get an abortion 2001-05-05
  • Is it true that Ahmad Deedat has passed away and certain quarters have labelled him as a Qadiani. 2001-05-05
  • Why is it that Eid Fitr falls on different month in the Christian Calender? Don't Islamic calender have 365 days, 12 months? 2001-05-04
  • Dear Mufti Sahab, As-Salaamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu. What is your view regarding www.radio786.co.za Jazak Allah & Was Salaam. 2001-05-04
  • My brother is using interest. 2001-04-27
  • I've talked this situation with my brother but he does not believe that any meat can be considered halal in Austr. because of the mass produce needed for the amount of demand 2001-04-18
  • Please explain the difference between pictures on a TV and on a computer. Can I also use physical training videos to do fitness training and martial arts as I do not have the time to go to clubs? 2001-04-18
  • Allah is perfect but what is confusing me is that it took Allah 6 days to create the Heavens and the Earth, he didn't create the two instantly. 2001-04-14
  • Why do Allah make some of us right-handed and some left-handed? 2001-04-14
  • Dreams and lucid dreams - do I have to repent? I have dreamed a sort of same kind of dream two or three times. In it fellow Muslims are praying but they are praying the wrong way. 2001-04-14
  • Having trouble stopping myself from doing sins. 2001-04-14
  • I am trying to quit smoking.Can I use a product called Quit? 2001-04-14
  • Is it permissable to sterilise a grown female cat? 2001-04-14
  • Who are the Freemasons and what are the opinions of our Ulema regarding them ? 2001-04-14
  • Meaning of Zeean 2001-04-13
  • Can you store pictures on computers? 2001-04-13
  • Question about Ismailism 2001-04-13
  • I had a dream but i am not sure what it means so i would be very grateful if you could clarify the interpretation for me 2001-04-11
  • Is there any basis to the claim that the Quran consists of elaborate mathematical structures. 2001-04-07
  • Is there such a thing as "Losing One's Mind" when doing Ibadah? Is it wrong? 2001-04-07
  • Assalaamualaikum In school I have to do a scripture reading of about 150 words. What is the best verse that can be taken from the Quran to be read to a non-Muslim audience? 2001-04-07
  • I would like to enquire as to what the meaning behind my name Zachia is? 2001-04-07
  • Dear Mufti can I use my money anywhere without my father permission. I am working and married. 2001-04-07
  • Can you wear nail varnish when making the dough for chapitties? 2001-04-07
  • Have I done wrong? 2001-04-07
  • I would like to know the meaning of the name Thaania or Thania Jazakallah Khair 2001-04-07
  • Can I travel with my in-laws? 2001-04-07
  • My wife put daughters name (Naha) and my father is asking for (Naila) but my wife is not agree with this name she is asking it is not a Islamic name. Please tell meanings of (Naha & Naila) 2001-04-07
  • Why there is violence where ever islam is there. example India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Algeria, Chechenia, Usa and many more. 2001-04-07
  • Is there a hadith regarding people living in homes where bad luck is possible? 2001-04-07
  • Kindly explain the Shari’ah ruling of fantasising about a non-Mahram (prohibited in marriage) woman? 2001-04-04
  • Is it permissible to use live bait for fishing? 2001-04-04
  • Is it permissible to use utensils that have gold design and linings at the edge? 2001-04-04
  • What is the procedure of moving/settling into a newly bought house? Are there any duas/suras/prayers to read when entering or moving into a new house? 2001-03-31
  • Television. Wife insists that she wants a television and at times she threatens me to go back to Pakistan if I don't buy her a TV. 2001-03-31
  • What could be done in the case when a teacher is compelling u to draw some animations of living beings? 2001-03-31
  • Regarding Fiqhul Waaqhi 2001-03-31
  • Please tell me the meaning of my name Shabnam Iqbal 2001-03-30
  • Is it permissible to have the name 'Ghulam Rasool' or 'Abdul Mustapha'? 2001-03-29
  • There are hair system used for baldness they composed of hair fix on fine net of nylon. During washing of head ,water reaches to all part of head skin .Please advise these type of wig are allowed. 2001-03-27
  • Is Sarah a muslim name? What is its meaning? 2001-03-27
  • Frames on the wall, example Ayatul Kursi, 99 Atrributes of Allah, Makkah and Medina, etc, With the TV in the same room. 2001-03-27
  • Kindly give us meanings of the following names: Jamshaid, & Misha. Jazakallah khair. 2001-03-25
  • Can one see nude pictures for his/her own satisfaction? 2001-03-24
  • I find muslim names transliterated in too many ways. What is the proper way to transliterate the name that means proof? Is it Bourhan or Burhan?Which is the correct spelling? 2001-03-20
  • Is it permissible to fondle with one's own chest?Also if water is used to satisfy one desires is it allowed? 2001-03-20
  • Meaning of the following names: Mariam, Samga, Khalied 2001-02-26
  • Is it allowed to rear birds as pets? Any punishments if it is not permitted? 2001-02-22
  • What is Tasawwuf? Is it right or wrong? 2001-02-22
  • What is the meaning of Roohan & Azman, I woulk like to name my son as Azman or Roohan, does it has good meaning? 2001-02-22
  • Can you recommend any books in English to learn Arabic. 2001-02-21
  • Please define the following names for me. Salim, Idris, Khalid, Reid, and Ahmed. 2001-02-14
  • Please provide the meanings of the following names: Zainab amd Aasiya 2001-02-09
  • Is it permissible to give away something which was given as a gift? 2001-02-09
  • By The Grace Of Almighty Allah, I Have Son And I have Kept His Name As Abdaan, What Does This Name Means ? 2001-02-09
  • I would like to learn the Arabic Alphabet, and basic writing in Arabic. Please lead me. Thank you 2001-02-09
  • I was wondering if it is ok to get a tatoo of "bismillah hirrahman nirihim" in arabic around my arm. 2001-02-03
  • Please be kind enough to provide me the meanings of the name: Arshadh, Rizly, Shiraza. 2001-01-31
  • A friend of mine like to name his newborn son as "Ahad bin Asif". 2001-01-31
  • Hello, Please can you help me? I need to know the six letter name applied to a devout Islamic scholar or one who executes Islamic law. Thankyou very much for your time. 2001-01-27
  • I want to give a name to my daughter as "Kulthum Rakshinda". Please advise. Jazaa ku mulla khair 2001-01-26
  • I have been having distrubing dreams, As Muslims should we interpert dreams? 2001-01-26
  • Dreams: is it wrong to have a dream about some one you care about? 2001-01-26
  • I have been Muslim for about a year and I want to know how do i study to become a Imam or how does one become a Imam 2001-01-25
  • Is it permissible to neuter or spade a cat so that we won't have to be bothered by it producing kittens? 2001-01-25
  • Naming a newborn boy as "Mohammad" only 2001-01-19
  • What is the ruling of Slavery in Islam? How can a person be a slave to someone other than Allah SWT. 2001-01-19
  • I read in the koran that in the last days the jews will be abel to go back in a mingeled crowd. so why the hyostile attitude towards israel if it is the will of Allah. 2001-01-12
  • I want to check if my name, Muhammed Qayyum, is OK. 2001-01-12
  • Is the name 'Rashmi' valid in Islam. If yes, what is the meaning? 2000-12-13
  • How do you get rid, or harm a jinn, that is tormenting a person, making all things bad in that persons life, creating madness? 2000-12-13
  • What is best dua before giving dawah? 2000-12-07
  • How does looking at urine and faeces weaken memory? 2000-12-07
  • Significance of Shab-e-Barat with traceable Quranic Ayaths and Hadiths 2000-11-11
  • Can we use medicines to avoid child birth, having fear that we can't make Adal (balance) between our excess childrens regarding their Tarbiyyat? 2000-11-07
  • The practice of the sufism, Is it only for muslim? Why Sufism is so diferent from Islam?, Can I go to a Sufi center without to be Muslim? Anyone can be Sufi without be Muslim? 2000-11-07
  • What does the name Khaaled mean? 2000-11-03
  • What is the meaning of the name Asjad 2000-11-03
  • What is the correct way to address you when asking a question? 2000-10-25
  • Do angels have a gender? 2000-10-23
  • I have recently heard these names. Please tell me the meaning of these names: Zeean and Hamna. 2000-10-21
  • I have asked before if a Madrasa could be established on the web. 2000-10-15
  • Prostitution 2000-10-14
  • Kindly give the meaning of this name: Rizal and Iszuan. 2000-10-14
  • I looked every for the meaning of my name, please could you tell me the meaning of my name Musadiq Iqbal. 2000-10-14
  • Does "Ahmer" have any other meaning in Arabic other then "Red" color. in Pakistan this name is common. Does Arabs also use it as name? 2000-10-14
  • Can a Muslim priest compel a follower to take permission from him or his clergy to conduct Niqah or funeral rites? Charge an exorbitant fees to conduct the religious rites, rituals and ceremonies? 2000-10-14
  • Could i read the writings of ustadh said nursi? Is he an ulama of Ahlus sunnah? 2000-10-09
  • If you have the last name of Hafeez,do you say Al-Hafeez,Abdul-Hafeez,Abdul Al-Hafeez or Hafeez? 2000-10-06
  • Can you please tell me the meaning of my name, i have looked nearly everywhere and can not find what it means: Sohail Ahmed. 2000-10-04
  • If a dog digs a hole in the sand, what does that mean? Is it true that there will be a death in the family of the dog's owner? 2000-10-03
  • I wanted to know what my husband's name meant and where it is originally derived from. His name is Khalid. 2000-10-03
  • An Aamil offered to teach me how to 'deal' with sickness from the Jinns by using other Jinns is this permissible? 2000-10-03
  • What is the meaning of name "Juveria" ? 2000-10-02
  • I wanted to know the meaning and origin of the name "Rida". Is it a male or female name? 2000-09-30
  • Can you please tell me the meaning of my name, Hassan? 2000-09-24
  • What is the significance if any in your opinion of the tragedy of karbala in our daily lives? 2000-09-20
  • The practice of the sufism, Is it only for muslim? Why Sufism is so diferent from Islam?, Can I go to a Sufi center without to be Muslim? Anyone can be Sufi without be Muslim? 2000-09-20
  • Things for dead persons. 2000-09-19
  • Is it admissible for a Muslim to have a non-Arabic name, for example Turkic or European names? 2000-09-19
  • I would like to the for the name Azman and Ziyana. 2000-09-15
  • Could you please tell me the meaning of "Raghed", it is a male name. 2000-09-15
  • Are guard dogs permissible in the Sharia? 2000-09-13
  • Hair loss: A good friend of mine, who is only 22 years old, has unfortunately, lost a great deal of his natural hair. Is a wig permissible? 2000-09-13
  • Kissing on the lips between husband and wife is not allowed, or is it allowed? 2000-09-11
  • I’ve heard if I dream about someone I meet his or her soul is this true? 2000-09-09
  • I am interested in doing Islamic Studies via correspondence next year.Who do I contact? 2000-09-07
  • Is marijuana haram or halal in Islam? 2000-09-05
  • I was recently in Pakistan recently and was told that Imaam Mehdi is alive and is over the age of 25, is this true, it means that Dajjal will be here in less then 15 years? 2000-09-05
  • I cant seem to find the meaning of my name, Wahaaj. 2000-09-04
  • I heard that if you wear your trousersbelow your ankle. It reduces the chances of fertility in a man? 2000-09-04
  • Furniture in Rented house from Church or other Social Welfare Organization is acceptable or not? 2000-09-04
  • Niyyat in Worldly Education 2000-09-04
  • Why is it important to gain Islamic knowledge? 2000-09-02
  • Is it okay for me to pray to Allah to make me taller because I'm not even average height even though I am an adult. 2000-09-02
  • Is it permissible to attend and watch magic shows like that of David Copperfield? 2000-08-27
  • Is it permissible for a person to disconnect the odometer or register the vehicle late (bought in 1998, registered in 1999) so that he will fetch a higher price on the vehicle when it will be sold. 2000-08-27
  • surely magic in todays age, is just an illusion. how can it be regarded as Haraam? 2000-08-27
  • Is ALL music haraam? 2000-08-27
  • Can you give an example of a person who is alive now who you 2000-08-27
  • What does Islam say about smoking cigarettes and/or marijuana? 2000-08-27
  • What is your opinion on Maulana Korolias bayan regarding Imam Mehdi appearing in 2003 plus his investigations and hadith that he has mentioned regarding the 2 eclipses? 2000-08-27
  • Is one able to make a Dua in the toilet? 2000-08-27
  • What is a Bahai, and what proofs support or not support the movement? 2000-08-27
  • There are many cases of Muslims, making suicide attacks (i.e. strapping themselves to bombs) on enemies for the sake of jihad.Is this considered as suicide or true jihad? 2000-08-27
  • Is singing about Islam allowed even if it doesn't involve instruments? What if it only involves a duff (drum) 2000-08-27
  • I am very lazy towards my studies, how can Islam help me? 2000-08-27
  • Are suicide bombings as carried out by Hamas in Palestine permissible, when carried out in public places where civilians are certain to be killed. Do suicide bombers attain shahadah? 2000-08-27
  • Who is Imaam Mahdi and what does he have to do with judgement day? 2000-08-27
  • Is it permissible to withhold knowledge when from a person, for fearthat they may misuse, misinterpret(unintentional due to a lack of foundationof knowledge), or unappropraitely apply it? 2000-08-27
  • What is the view of the Alhus Sunnah Wal Jamiat concerning ShaykhNashabandi? 2000-08-27
  • Is revelation from Allah possible through dreams at this point in time? 2000-08-27
  • If a Muslim kills a kafir in an Islamic state, what is the punshment? 2000-08-27
  • Where can I find a Shafi Sheikh to become a Murid in Birmingham UK. 2000-08-27
  • What's the meaning of Sabiha please? 2000-08-27
  • Nastoreen statement - What is your opinion? 2000-08-27
  • For some reason a person decides to change his first name. Does he haveto repeat the Aqeeqah? 2000-08-27
  • We are meant to understand that '786' stands for 'Bismillahi Rahmaan Raheem'. How did it come about, and who started it? 2000-08-27
  • If a person looks at his own faeces it weakens his memory, does this masalah also apply to one's urine? 2000-08-27
  • What is the significance of the tragedy of Karabala in our daily live? 2000-08-27
  • Is it good for a Muslim to believe in dreams, for example dreams where the dead demand the living ones to prepare food for Sadaqa? 2000-08-27
  • How did the Black race originate on earth? 2000-08-27
  • What does Islam say about keeping concubines(which your right hand possesses)? Is it permissible still? If not, then why? And if yes, how do we justify it in todays world? 2000-08-27
  • I have heard of the name Ashmahaan but cannot seem to find a meaning to the name. 2000-08-27
  • Is machine slautering of chickens halal 2000-08-27
  • My name is Rudaiba, I need to know the meaning of my name. I cannot come across the meaning of my name in any book. So far not one Ustaad I've spoken to can provide me with a meaning. 2000-08-27
  • Why when we have to struggle on earth to find pradise after life as when the babies die they get a free ticket to heaven? It seems like an unfair deal. 2000-08-27
  • What is your opinion about the late Ayatollah Khomeini? Was he a Muslim or not? 2000-08-27
  • Was Fadak gifted to Fatima A.S. by the Holy Prophet S.A.W.? Why was it taken away from her after the death of the Holy Prophet S.A.W.? 2000-08-27
  • Sometimes, when I sleep, I open my eyes and cannot move. It seems as if my body is paralysed. Could this be the work of the satan or the jinn. 2000-08-27


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