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Fornication

List Of Prohibitions

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali The Prophet ﷺ said: “What I have forbidden for you, avoid. What I have ordered you (to do), do as much of it as you can. For verily, it was only the excessive questioning and their disagreeing with their Prophets that...

Divorce issue while being pregnant

Assalamo Alaikum I need a help regarding my divorce issue. I’m badly stuck and have very short time to fix this issue since my in laws are badly forcing my husband to file a divorce in court asap. So i really need a fatwa asap so that if there’s something left in out...

Do evil thoughts count as Zina?

Question Sheikh if a person said he was gay but never committed the action but committed homosexual fornication in thoughts and believed it, does that make a gay? kindly clarify. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum...

Can I Partake Sehri with the colleague I love

Question Assalam-o-alaikum ! My question is that I am a doctor and I have a colleague whom I love and she loves me also .. Can we eat together in suhoor for taking fast in Ramadan  as i have been told that she is na mehram and no fast will be accepted by Allah in...

How to deal with female clients

Question For someone running a buisness. Who is a man. Is it allowed for him to deal with female clients? How does one go about this situation? Ofcourse the transaction is taking place in public. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful....

The boy I was supposed to marry left me!

Question Salams I was talking to a boy and we were close to getting married then he stopped talking to me and has said he’s not interested anymore and blocked me is there something I can do to get him back? Please can mufti help me.   Answer In the Name of Allah,...

A severe punishment for fornication

Is the following narration suitable to quote? قال: ثم مضيت هنيهة، فإذا أنا بنساء تعلقن بِثَدْيِهِنَّ، فَسَمِعَتْهُنَّ يَضْجِجْنَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، قُلْتُ: يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَنْ هَؤُلَاءِ النِّسَاءُ؟ قَالَ: هَؤُلَاءِ الزُّنَاةُ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ. He [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: Thereafter I proceeded for a little while, then suddenly I was by [a group of] women hung by …

Can a man fantasize of strange women? 

Q. Can a man fantasize of strange women? Is it allowed? A. It should be well understood that just as it is Haraam to commit adultery and fornication, to fantasize about it is also Haraam and tantamount to committing adultery and fornication of the mind. (Shaami 5/263)...