Is the guardian of an adult woman with an intellectual disability obliged to force her to wear hijab?I have a sister who has reached the age of accountability, but she has an intellectual disability. Is she obliged to wear hijab?
Rulings in Islamic fiqh concerning one who is insaneWhat are the rulings concerning one who is insane and how to treat him?
When Can You Pray After a Miscarriage?If a woman has a miscarriage and has discharge of blood, does she pray?
Who is the accountable person who must enter Islam, and follow its teachings?1. Who is the accountable person who must enter Islam and follow its teachings? 2. In order to enter the religion of Islam, is it stipulated that he must utter the words “Ashhadu an la ilaaha ill-Allah wa anna Muhammadan Rasoolullah (I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and I bear witness
Is it stipulated that the one who wants to become Muslim must know the name of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)?What is the ruling on one who wants to become Muslim, and knows that there is a Messenger to humanity, and believes in him, but he does not know his name? Has he become Muslim, or must he first know the name of the Messenger? Is it acceptable for him to know [the Prophet’s] kunyah, or a name other than Muhammad, such as Ahmad or al-Maahi?
What should the Muslims who are prevented from fasting by the Chinese government do?My brother and his community in Xinjiang, China are prohibited to fast Ramadhan by the authorities. Is their fasting still valid if they eat or drink under compulsion? Please be informed that they are being monitered and compelled to eat and drink and will lose their livelihood or face imprisonment especially students and government officials like teachers and others.
What will be the situation of those who were unaware of the truth, and those who did not hear of Islam, on the Day of Resurrection?I am asking about the Shi‘ah and Baatinis (esotericists) who think that they are following the truth, and have not found anyone to guide them to the truth, and the polytheists who did not hear of Islam at all: so why will they abide forever in Hell? Will Allah send messengers to them on the Day of Resurrection to guide them to the truth?
Disability does not mean that prayer is not obligatoryOur oldest brother has a disability affecting his arms and legs, and he has a speech impediment. He does not want to get married, because he cannot take care of his own affairs, let alone the affairs of anyone else. Does he have to pray and adhere to other religious obligations? Please note that we are keen to teach him al-Faatihah and how to pray, but he refuses. In fact it is difficult to teach him how to speak. Is he obliged to pray? And is he entitled to a share of inheritance?
Ruling on wearing gold and silk for childrenIs it permissible for a boy to wear gold until he reaches the age of seven, or is that haraam for males from birth?
Some of the signs of puberty appeared in her daughters at the age of six; what should she do?I have been blessed with 2 healthy daughters. When my older daughter was 5 she started getting hair under her arm by the age she was 6 they were full pubic hair and by the age she was 7 she began getting breast buds, she is now 8. My younger daughter had vaginal hair from age 3 now she is 6 also has hair under arms. My question is does this mean that my children have reached puberty and now will be judged for their actions. They are still very small and dont understand understand anything. this has me very upset.
If any of the signs of puberty appear in a boy, he becomes accountableI am a 14 year old boy and have one of the signs of puberty according to question 20475. So because of this, my deeds are being written down and I am accountable for my actions. But my family does not believe me or they dont act accordingly. For example, they will still tell me to go to the womens area in the masjid to do ask another sister something. Or my cousins will not wear hijab in front of me because they don't believe I am the age of puberty. They also insist on shaking my hand for salam and seem almost offended when I tell them i cannot. They are practicing muslimah but they just don't believe I am accountable for my sins. So i have two questions, Is listening to my father more important than seeing women without their hijab? And how should I tell my cousins that I have reached the age of puberty without being disrespectful. Lastly, could you provide me with the hadeeth about the signs of puberty?
The abhorrent nature of shirkWhat is meant by the words of Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him): The description of being a mushrik [one who associates others with Allah] is valid and is confirmed even if the message has not reached him, because he is associating others with his Lord and regarding false gods as being equal to Allah?
Ruling on one who utters words of kufr under the influence of drugs; ruling on marriage of such a personMy Question is in reguard of one uttering that they denounce Islam But under mind altering drugs but they abuse the drugs (addiction)they are married as well does this person have to repent or re-new shahadah as well as re-new the marriage contract. the period they left islam was about a two month period.
What is the ruling if a child commits suicide before the age of puberty?If your a teenager or child and you commit suicide where would you go.
Will the Person Who is Suffering from Depression be Held Accountable for What He Says?If a person has depression and psychological problems as a result of the pressures of life, will he be held accountable for what he says to himself, not out loud in front of people; rather he talks to himself under his breath and that may include – Allah forbid – reviling the divine decree and saying bad things about the Most Merciful, even if he regrets what he said later on but he cannot cope with the pressure?
Ruling on offering food to non-Muslim workers during the day in RamadanThere is a man who has land and has non-Muslim workers. They asked him to give them food during the day in Ramadan, otherwise they will leave the job. And in fact he did bring them food in Ramadan throughout the month. What is your opinion on this action?.
Ruling on the Qitaaf credit card from al-Ahli bankWhat is the ruling on the regular credit card under the Qitaaf program from the al-Ahli Commercial Bank?.
What is meant by amaanah in the verse “Truly, We did offer al-amaanah (the trust) to the heavens and the earth, and the mountains”?What is the amaanah (trust) that Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, “offered to the heavens and the earth but they declined to bear it and were afraid of it, but man bore it; verily he was unjust (to himself) and ignorant (of its results)”?
Is it permissible for a woman who fears that she will be raped or one who has been raped to kill herself?My Muslim friend and I found ourselves in a situation in which we feared for our honour and our lives. I have never been so afraid in my life as I was on that day. I kept reciting Aayat al-Kursiy and praise be to Allah nothing happened. When someone heard what had happened, he said: It is permissible in cases of extreme necessity to commit suicide. If a girl is afraid that she will be raped, the girl should kill herself rather than lose her honour and the honour of her husband and family. Is suicide in this situation permissible? I hope that you can tell me what the scholars’ opinion is on that.
Can sweets be distributed to non-Muslims during Ramadan?Some young Muslim people in Britain organize an event every Saturday in the second-largest shopping centre in Britain, and distribute some sweets to visitors, who are non-Muslims. My question is: is it permissible for us to continue distributing sweets during the day in the month of Ramadan, or should we refrain from doing that?