Is it considered a sin for a man to look at a woman (without desire) and vice versa?
Regarding the three white days of fasting, why is it sunnah and why is it referred to as the three white days?
How does one deal or interact with people from the LGBTQ community in an Islamic way?
What is the Ḥukm (ruling) on being a lawyer in the Shāfiʿī madh-hab?
As a Ḥanafī, if you follow the Shāfiʿī ruling on Ḥurmah, are you required to follow the Shāfiʿī madh-hab in all its rulings?
What should one say when complimenting others or when they see something within themselves that they like?
Fatwā Lowering the Gaze by Ml Yusuf Karaan 11 May 2023 QUESTION What are the views of the four madhāhib in relation to the obligation of lowering the gaze for both genders, with or without desire. ANSWER السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته I will limit my reply to the matter of gazing between unrelated (ajnabī), … Read more
Is it permissible to invoke the principle of need to allow the use Ribā-bearing (interest-bearing) loans as financing?
As a Shāfiʿī, is it permissible to give a Fiṭrah parcel consisting of 2 kg rice and other “staples” like peanut butter, flour, oil, noodles, etc?
For how long after nikāḥ, if consummation doesn’t take place, does the nikāḥ still stand? Is there any time limit? Especially if the couple is comfortable and have an understanding?
I have a question regarding how to dispose of parts of the Quran or any islamic scripture in a manner which is not degrading? I am asking in light of the Quran burning in Sweden. So, a thought came to my mind, if me or anyone has or finds part of a Quran or if the Quran is not in a state in which it can be used, as a muslim you obviously dont want to throw it in the bin with dirt and rubbish. How do you then, in a beautiful manner, discard it.
Is it permissible to follow the minority opinion within the Shāfiʿī madhhab of reciting Qunūt in Witr daily and not to recite it in Fajr?
Does the use of an asthma pump/inhaler break your fast?
Does your wudu break when touching a female?
Can one choose when and when not to read it in Fajr ṣalāh? Also, does the same ruling apply to both muqtadi (follower) and Imam (leader)?
If a Shāfiʿī muqtadi (follower) reads Fajr ṣalāh behind a Ḥanafī imam, what would be best for the Shāfiʿī to do with regards to Dua e Qunūt? Can he shorten the qunūt? If he does shorten the qunūt, does he make sujūd al-sahw (the prostration of forgetfulness)? If he reads the entire qunūt and joins the imam in sajdah, does he still make sajdah?
When does the Takbīr officially begin and end for Eid al-Adḥā?
Is it permissible to intend a Qurbāni/Udhiyah as Aqīqah with the same animal?
May one sacrifice (qurbān) an animal that has been castrated?
Is it permissible to give certain parts of the Qurbani/Udhiyah meat to non-Muslims, since there are parts which Muslims are usually not accustomed to eating?