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Can Muslims say ‘Happy Christmas’ to Christians?

December 12, 2018

Question There are many well-known scholars who advise Muslims not to say “Happy Christmas” to Christians during christmas days. In their understanding, saying “Happy Christmas” would mean that we agree with the Christian’s belief that Jesus is son of God . I have personally always said “HappyChristmas” to my Christian colleague and they always say “Happy Eid” to me … Read more »

Opinion on non practicing muslims!

December 06, 2018

Question There are many “Muslims” these days who dont pray, or fast or ever intend to do Hajj or anything. A lot of these Muslims, however, have strong convictions regarding the truth of Islam and the Prophethood of Muhammad (pbuh). Does their lack of adherence to the practical aspects of faith make them rejecters? These … Read more »

Are pictures prohibited in Islam?

November 29, 2018

Question There are number of Ahadith which prohibit muslims to make or take pictures of humans, animals and even landscape.Are these Ahadith authentic?Does Quran have to say anything about it?I will appreciate your detailed answer. Regards Answer One of the principles which we have always stressed on is that if a particular Hadith or even a … Read more »

Donating human organs! An Islamic perspective

November 25, 2018

Question How does Islam feel about organ donation? My father is very sick and he needs a liver transplant soon or he will die. He is on a very long list of recipients and there is nothing we can do, except wait for an organ donor to pass away so my father can get his … Read more »

Celebrating birthdays

November 20, 2018

Question I would like to know if celebrating birthdays (your own or your child’s birthday) is bid`ah [an invention in religion] or wrong in Islam? Are there any references that you can point me to?  Answer Celebrating birthdays is not a matter of religion. It is just like asking whether playing football, cricket, tennis or baseball a … Read more »

Is music prohibited in Islam?

November 13, 2018

Question I have read many Ahadith in authentic books according to which music is haram and those involved in it will be thrown in hell. Some scholars also refer to Quranic verses proving that music is forbidden. I will appreciate if you can shed your views according to Quran and Hadith. Answer In order to … Read more »

Categorizing some of the directives of the prophet(pbuh)

November 09, 2018

Question Could you please explain in which categories do the following directives of the Prophet (pbuh) mentioned in the Hadith literature fall under? Please mention if any of the following directives is a part of Sunnah. Also mention if any of the following directives is not a part of Islam. 1-Wudu is nullified after eating … Read more »

Why do you need to be a muslim?

November 05, 2018

Question I am a Buddhist, and I believe that every religion teaches you good things. Then why someone needs to be a Muslim only?Why is there so much of stress on promoting Islam? Reply It appears, that you are taking a very narrow view of each religion. When you say that “every religion teaches you … Read more »

What is the punishment for blasphemy in Islam?

November 02, 2018

Questions I am totally confused about the blasphemy law in Islam.Islamic ummah seems to be divided on the issue.What are your views?Kindly give clear references from Quran, Hadith and Fiqh. Regards Answer Blasphemy against the Prophet is a crime which, without shadow of a doubt, deserves to be punished severely, and in its extreme form, … Read more »

Prophet’s(pbuh) attitude towards his enemies

October 30, 2018

Question Muslim scholars have a disagreement on an historical event involving Prophet Muhammad(pbuh).This event is related to the ‘funeral prayer’of Abdullah ibn Ubayye,leader of the hypocrites during the time of prophet Muhammad(pbuh).Some scholars say that prophet(pbuh) didn’t lead his funeral while others say that he(pbuh)did.What is your opinion? Answer   Our opinion is based on … Read more »

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