This answer was collected from Fatwaa.com which is an excellent Q&A site managed by Mufti Ismail Moosa from South Africa. .

Baby name

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Please can I name my baby ISLAM Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Islam means ‘submission to Allah’. If you like that name, you may name your baby Islam. And Allaah Ta’aala knows best Wassalaam, Ismail Moosa (Mufti) Original Source Link

Baby girl name

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AoA, I want to name my newborn baby girl “Dua”. She is born on Thursday 13 June 2019. Is this name is acceptable as a Muslim name? and any effect the name has on a child? What about the names Ayan and Maryam? Thanks Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, The name of… read more »

Writing on Kaaba with fingers

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Asalam-o-alikum I have couple of questions. Is writing with finger on Kaaba allowed? I made duas to have a baby boy, I have already two daughters but now Allah gave me another baby girl, but we are happy with Allah decisions. I write a name to name my child but now it’s a girl. I… read more »

Fidyah amount?

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Assalamualikum. If a person resides in USA and has to pay fidya for fasting and they plan to send that money to pakistan, how would the fidya amount be calcualted? According to meal cost in USA? Or meal cost in Pakistan. 2nd question is that i have read that Its not desirable for one to… read more »


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Salaam Alaykum wa ramatuaah wa barakatuhu Is taking photos and home videos of ones young children for the purpose of memories permissible? Can they be stored digitally or in album? I question if it’s haram and it makes me scared if it is bc I have pictures and video of them I take on my… read more »

Meaning of a few names for a baby boy

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Salaam Mufti Sb, Could you please let me know the meaning of following baby boy names: 1) Affaan 2) Iyaas 3) Ziyaad 4) Adnaan 5) UTBAAN (عتبان) 6) UTBAAH (عتبہ) 7) TAMEEM 8) Uzair Additionally I would like to know if a name pronunciation has ‘difficult to pronounce Arabic letters’ such as “ع”, “ح”, “ق”… read more »


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As salam alaykom, Please I need FATWA… It’s a very delicate and intimate situation. I met one muslim boy at work, married since 5,5 years, with one baby 2 years old… He has not had sex with her for more than 2 years, he does not feel attracted to her at all, she often gives… read more »

Blood sign on cloth found after prayer

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Mufti Sahab Assalamoalaikum, Sir my question is I was made imam of zohar prayer by the muqtadi in a Masjid. After prayer when I reached home I found blood spot on my cloth (like a small grain) which came out of a minor wound on my leg. Should I repeat my prayer and what to… read more »

Stressed about a Miscarriage and my decision

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Asalam alykum warahmatulahy wabarakatu..I had an abortion @ 8 weeks I don’t know how and why it happened SubhannAllah.. I’ve asked for forgiveness from Allah.now what is stressing me is I had fibroids which were bothering me ..after a couple of Months I decided to remove them Alhamdulilah.. after a few Months of recovery I… read more »


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Assalaamu `alaykum waRahmatullahi Wabarakatuh I have a question regarding otoplasty, which is surgery that pins protruding ears back. I have had protruduing ears my whole life and they have caused me psychological distress. I have been mocked for them and have personally always disliked them. Neither of my parents have protruding ears or any one… read more »