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

Porn greater or Drinking wine greater

Answered by Fatwaa.com

Dear Brother, Is Watching Porn Gunah e Sagheerah OR Gunah e Kabeera? where is more Sin, In watching porn or in Drinking wine? Bundle of Thanks Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Every sin is serious and detrimental, and is a means of distancing from Allah. After showering us with so many favours… read more »

Pronounciation and Forgetfulness.

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Asalamualaikum 1. When I pray and someone comes into the room I make my recitation quieter because I get anxious/I don’t like people hearing me recite. It can affect my pronunciation – tajweed is something I struggle with anyway. I know that wrong pronunciation is waived if done unintentionally, but because I intentionally quietened my… read more »

Doubts in faith

Answered by Fatwaa.com

Salamu alaikum. I know that it is normal for muslims to have doubts and that hating these doubts is evidence of faith itself. I also know that if we get these doubts, we will not be punished as long as we don’t speak of them or act on them – and I have been implementing… read more »


Answered by Fatwaa.com

Asselamu Alaykum We get guests sometimes in my house and even though my intentions are COMPLETELY PURE, I know that its prohibited for me to touch them. How can I deny a handshake without looking rude? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Islam prohibits casual contact between members of the opposite gender. Leave… read more »

Hiding sins and marriage

Answered by Fatwaa.com

Assalam o alykum, I’m single mom of 11 yrs old daughter living with my parents. After my separation with my husband I lost into wrong path and got into bad company and habits for sometime. I did sins which I’m ashamed of. Few months ago, I met a guy and we got physical too. We… read more »

Satan at the time of death

Answered by Fatwaa.com

السلام علیکم ورحمة الله وبركاته I’ve heard that Satan comes to a person at the time of his death in the form of his mother or father that passed away, and warns him that Oh son! Oh daughter! do not die on Islam, we died on Islam and Islam tended to be the false religion…. read more »

Taking Allah’s name before eating

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

What is the grading of the following Hadith? “We were with the Prophet when food was presented to him, and I never saw food which had greater blessing when we began to eat, or less when we finished. We asked Allah’s messenger how that was, and he replied, “We mentioned Allah’s name when we ate, then one who ate …

Entrance Fees for Soccer Tournaments

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. In a soccer tournament, if there is an agreement that each player must pay an entrance fee to enter the soccer tournament and the winning team takes all the entrance fees collected, is that allowed? There are many Muslim youths who play soccer and enter soccer tournaments in this way. Please advise. A. In… read more »

Exchanging of vulgarity between people

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. If someone swears you or your parents, are you allowed to swear them back? A. If a person is kind to you, then equally, you should reciprocate the kindness. If a person is unkind to you, then although it is preferable for you to display kindness, you will not be guilty if the response… read more »