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Questions tagged [fatwa-explanation]

Seeking explanations and interpretations of an existing fatwa

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What is the evidence for dispense of the prayer or the taharah if it is not possible to perform ritual purity?

In the fatwa islamweb #135469 -which I used as a reference for my answer on How could a Muslim pray from the Moon? it is said: This is my own translation take it carefully فذهب جمهور العلماء إلى ...
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Why do the shafi'i school of fiqh consider it sunnah to make du'a with the backs of the hands upwards?

In the sunnah we read ahadith telling us how to do when supplicating (making du'a) The Prophet (ﷺ) said: When you make requests to Allah, do so with the palms of your hands, and not backs, upwards. ...
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Clarification about al-Mughni 7-101 of Ibn Qudama

Salamu alaykum. In the answer about arwah between spouses What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives? is linked a fatwah of al-Mughni. In the english translate appears that is haram to see the ...
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Is celebrating independence day in accordance to Islam?

Assalam o Alaikum to all my Muslim brothers, Darul uloom Deoband issued fatwa and instructed all madrasas to celebrate the independence day of the country. Now, I'm just a student of knowledge so ...
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Understanding the Ruling on being in an isolated place for opposite gender

I came across this fatwa and I can understand to the point that it is forbidden to be in 'an isolated Place' in which a man and a woman will be together based on the hadiths in the fatwa . But in ...
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Some scholars say Muslims who don't pray are not unbelievers, but are executed: on what grounds is this justified?

A Shafi'i fiqh book states: f1.4 A Muslim who holds the prayer to be obligatory but through lack of concern neglects to perform it until its proper time is over has not committed unbelief (dis: ...
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Why does The Reliance of the Traveller highlight 216 liters of water in the context of impurities?

The Reliance of the Traveller, The Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law 'Umdat al-Salik, by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (translated by Nuh Ha Mim Keller) states: e1.4 Impure means it is neither ...
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Boxing/ Muay Thai, is it Haram

A quick google search tells me that Boxing/Muay Thai are indeed Haram. I'm having trouble understanding this fatwa on islamqa. You can scroll to the middle of the page where they list numbers and ...
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Does Allah have a Shadow?

Assalamou 'Alaikum Warahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuh Does Allah have a Shadow ? Is there any Salaf saying on this issue ? I've read a Fatwa of Shaykh Ibn Baaz where he says Allaah has a Shadow. Here's ...
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Did Ibn Taymiyyah say Ibn Umar was an innovator in religion?

Assalamou 'Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh Did Ibn Taymiyyah say that Ibn Umar (radwiy Allahu anhu) is a Bidati? Some people said that he did say this, and sent me the following as proof: ...
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What precisely did ibn Qayyim say regarding a husband engaging his wife in housework?

From an IslamWeb fatwa: Ibn Qayyim cited that marriage contract enables a husband to enjoy his wife; it does not enable him to engage her in housework. [He] said that the above narrations describe ...
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Does خنزير الماء (or literally pig of the sea) in this statement or fatwa really refers to a Capyabra?

In his explanation of the hadith (on sea food and sea water): "lts water is pure, and its dead creatures are halal." (Sources: al-Muwatta' 1 & 2, sunan ibn Majah 1, 2, 3, 4, sunan abi Dawod, ...
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What are the conditions for talaq to be valid?

Until today I thought that one major issue for talaq being valid is that the husband shouldn't have lost his mind or be angry enough to not really be aware of what he is doing, beside other conditions ...
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Why is plucking the eyebrow haram?

My question is why is plucking the eyebrow or making your teeth shorter haram in Islam. I have heard that it is because you are try to beautify yourself and thus not happy with the way Allah has ...
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Why did Ibrahim greet his father with the Salam, if one shouldn't greet disbelievers with salaam?

It happens that I am told not to greet disbelievers with Salaam, or peace. However in the Quran Surah Maryam, Ibrahim clearly said peace to his father who at the time was a disbeliever, a polytheist. ...
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Do I have to fast if I will be staying at a travel destination for 15 days or more?

I will be traveling to India with my mother for her treatment during this Ramadan. From What I have read, one is no more considered a traveler if he stays in the destination city for 15 days or more. ...
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Am I allowed to vote a woman into power? [closed]

I have read that it is not permissible, but I have also seen many good examples of Female Political Leaders. Is there a final word on this? Perhaps an explanation of the first article that removes all ...
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Punishment for apostasy in Islam [duplicate]

A few days ago I read in a website (IslamQA.com) that punishment for apostasy under sharia law is death. They also provided a hadith related to that. (the entire fatwa can be read here: http://islamqa....