What are the Results of Pairing Faith with Righteousness?

March 19, 2018


Praise be to Allah Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “Whoever does righteousness, whether male or female, while he is a believer – We will surely cause him to live a good life, and We will surely give them their reward [in the Hereafter] according to the best of […]

Ruling on bones from non-halal meat and vessels made from them

February 18, 2018


Q. Is it permissible to eat from vessels made from bones in China? I do not know the source of the bones from which they are made in China. A. Praise be to Allah Any meat that is slaughtered by the polytheists, apart from the People of the Book, is “maytah” (animals found dead, or animals […]

Ruling on pig bones, its buying & selling; and making use of them

February 15, 2018


Q. What is the ruling on importing bones from European countries, including pig bones (for use in producing wood adhesive and to produce calcium phosphate from them to be used in poultry feed)? A. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: It is not permissible to buy and sell pigs or any part of them, such as the […]

Ruling on Food containing ingredients with E-Codes.

February 14, 2018


In Fataawa al-Majlis al-Urubbi li’l-Ifta’ wa’l-Buhooth (fatwa no. 34) it says: Q. In the list of ingredients of some foods there appears the letter E followed by a number. It is said that this means that it contains a substance manufactured from pork fat or pig bones. If that is proven, what is the Islamic ruling on […]

How can he complete what he starts?

February 14, 2018


Q. My problem is that I cannot complete anything I start to do, whether I actually begin to do it or I just intend to do it, and whether this action has to do with my acts of worship or my worldly life. Halfway through, I always stop what I had started doing. I hope that […]

Does he have to return the money that his brother spent on him?

February 7, 2018


Q. My mother died in 2004 and all the financial affairs were taken care by my two elder brothers, whatever money they got (mother retirement and pension, father retirement money etc.) where they spent and on whom they spent no one questioned and we as younger brother trusted all the decision taken by them for us. […]

Who are “the People of the Qur’an”; the people of Allaah and the closest to Him?

February 5, 2018


Q. My question is: what is the daily amount that the Muslim must commit to read of the Qur’an so that he may be among the people of Allah and the closest to Him? If he stops reading for a while, does that cancel out this virtue? A. Praise be to Allah Ibn Maajah (215) […]