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Writing fiction books in Islam

Answered by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by: Maulana Javed ibn Nazir Kachhalia Question Assalamulaikum, my question is regarding the debate about fiction writing in Islam. I think it is important to discuss due to the rise of YA fantasy/sci-fi literature and the amount of aspiring Muslim fiction writers. It is important to know what… read more »

Repeating Salaahs performed in the wrong direction.

Answered by Fatwa-TT.com

Question: aswr wb, what does a person do if he was praying salah the wrong direction he did not know and only find out after months its wrong direction…does he have to repeat all the salah?Jazakallah. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The principle is… read more »

Is it Sinful to Point Feet Towards the Qibla?

Answered by Mathabah.org

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: We often sleep in our rooms with our feet pointed towards the qibla (direction for ritual prayer). Would it be a sin? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. Lying down or sleeping with the feet facing the qibla… read more »

Sunnī Ritual Slaughter That Accommodates Shiʿa

Answered by Mathabah.org

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have a few questions regarding ḥalāl animal slaughter. Can a sunnī [muslim] slaughter-man accommodate the requirements of shiʿa ḥalāl slaughter? If so, would it be permissible for a sunnī to consume that meat? If such a slaughter is taking place, is it mandatory to inform the ḥalāl cautious… read more »

Checking for qibla with an app

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: On a trip out of town that necessitated qasar salaah, my sister checked the qibla direction using 2/3 apps. 2 gave a certain direction and the 3rd gave a different direction. We thus read our salaah according to the qibla direction from the two that were the same. However on the day we were… read more »

Finding the qiblah on a ship

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I am working on a ship for 6 months at a time. Sometimes we go from America to China and I cannot find the qibla. On sea, our normal application does not work properly so it is difficult to find the qibla. I am performing salaah without knowing qibla direction. Is it permissible? A:… read more »