Latest Fatwaas

  • Attending Mawlid and Khaddaats

    Asalaamu alikum wa rahma tullahi wa barakatu I follow the hanafi madhab. My neighbour often invites me to mowloods and khadats. I am 18 and has never been to these gatherings. My parents always say that we do not go to these things but I would like to know the story behind these events. Is...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 433
  • Bequest for an heir

    Assalamu alaykum, My husband passed away last month cause of cancer. During his life he told his lawyer that all debts due to him should be given to me. Now that he passed away, will I be entitled to receive all these debts? ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 431
  • Information about book: Bidayat al-Mubtadi of al-Marghinani

    Assalamu alaykum, Could you please tell me if: a) There exists a copy of Bidayat al-Mubtadi on its own without addition of al-Hidayah? b) What are some fada’il of this book and studying it before al-Hidayah? Jazakum Allahu khayra ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 429
  • Bovine Gelatine

    AssalamuAlaykum Is gelatine Halal? Wassalam ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 427
  • Cats as pets

    Asalaam u alaikum wa rahma tullahi wa barakaatu I’ve recently found a stray cat who I’ve decided to keep. The cat comes into the house but spends a great deal of time outside too. She comes inside with muddy paws sometimes and she is often sandy. I have learnt that cats are paak...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 425
  • Celebrating the 27th of Rajab

    A person in our community says that it is an innovation to celebrate the 27 of Rajab. He goes on to say that meraaj and israa did not even take place on this night. Please clarify? ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 423
  • Charging for Goodwill

    Assalamu alaykum, A, B, C, D and E are joint partners in a running business concern. A and B own shares of 25% each; whilst C and D own 20% each. The remaining 10% is owned by E. D and E are now negotiating to purchase the shares of A and C. The stock, debtors, equipment and other assets h...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 421
  • Chocolate liquor

    Asalamu Alaykum. Is it permissible to consume chocolate liquor? ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 419
  • Validity of Nikāh with a Christian witness

    Assalamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Mufti Sahab, If a marriage is performed in front of one Muslim witness and one Christian witness, will the marriage be valid? The condition of having two sane baligh male Muslim witnesses wouldn’t be satisfied, but I’d like to ha...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 417
  • Clear discharge

    slms I would like to know if clear discharge breaks your whudhu as I habe come across the following message Q & A from the Darul Ifta Q. Many women experience a clear or white discharge during their normal pure period. Is this discharge impure and does it invalidate wudhu? ...

    27 Feb 2018 Ref-No#: 415