Home | Fatwa | Family Matters

Family Matters

Ultrasound

  Question As salaamu Alaykum 1. I am currently in the process of getting hospital plan with discovery medical aid, is this permissible and if so is it permissible to take it with gap cover. 2. My wife and I are expecting a baby, it is currently 20 weeks into …

Read More »

Celebrating birthdays on an alternate day

   Nasihah (Advice): Aqeeqah for a boy and girl   A group of people approached Hafsah Bint Abdur Rahman Radhiyallahu Anha and enquired from her regarding Aqeeqah. She informed them that Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha informed her that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam commanded them to slaughter two sheep equal (in age) …

Read More »

Is a person who died through cancer a Shaheed?

Question   1. My Aunt passed away 2 days ago from liver cancer, is my Aunt regarded as a shaheed? One scholar as stated she is (see link, no 4). Just wondering does it differ with the type of cancer? http://sunnah.org/wp/2011/01/09/classifications-of-martyrs/ 2. I remember 10 years ago, I read on your website …

Read More »

Keeping Pets in Islam

  Q. My baby son loves animals and I wanted to get him a pet, and I wanted to know what is the proper ruling regarding pets. Can we keep pets? Ie, cat or dog? What about fish, birds, etc? I would like to get a dog or cat though …

Read More »

Sperm Donor

Question: Me and my wife are trying to have baby for last four years but not luck. When we checked with our Doctors, we found I have no sperms due to Unknow issue. Could not find any solutions for this. We tried to adopts a baby in Canada but not …

Read More »

Parent’s responsibility to gift their children equally

  Nasihah (Advice): Gifting one’s children equally   Aamir reports: I heard Nu’man Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu on the pulpit saying, “My father gave me a gift but ‘Amra bint Rawaha (my mother) said, “I would not agree to it unless Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam is made witness to it.” …

Read More »

Borrowing the money of one’s child

Nasihah (Advice): Importance of repaying ones debts Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “The soul of the believer remains hanging with his debt till it is paid.” (Tirmizi) ________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. At the time of my son’s birth, …

Read More »

Keep your children indoors at nightfall?

Nasihah (Advice): Keep your children indoors at nightfall   Sayyiduna Jaabir Bin Abdullah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “When night falls – or it is evening, restrain your children (from going out) as the devils spread out at that time. But when an hour of the …

Read More »

Securing residence for minor daughters

Nasihah (Advice): Justice – One’s family and subordinates Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The just will be seated upon pulpits of light. (i.e.) Those who are fair with regards to their judgement and their family and those who are under them.” (Muslim)   _______________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. My wife …

Read More »

Father and son marrying sisters

Nasihah (Advice): Guardianship Sayyiduna Abu Salamah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said: “I enjoin each one to honour his mother, I enjoin each one to honour his mother, I enjoin each one to honour his mother (three times), I enjoin each one to honour his guardian …

Read More »