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Dice

Is It OK to Play Board Games with Dice?

Short Answer: There’s a difference of opinion, but most scholars say that dice are not inherently impermissible. They are only impermissible when there’s a meaning of gambling in them, or when money gets involved and you’re betting on pure chance/luck. Games in which there is otherwise skill involved and there’s no sense of gambling (like Dungeons and Dragons and …

Gamble wrong

Why Can't Muslims Gamble? What's Wrong With It?

Short Answer: Because gambling is an “abomination, of Satan’s handiwork”, according to God’s words in the Quran. It is a violation of justice, a waste of God’s blessings, it’s addictive, it incites hatred & envy, it often goes hand-in-hand with alcohol, it leads to laziness, it feeds greed, and it makes one never satisfied with …

I Was Gambling, Taking Drugs & Womanizing! What Changed? Muslim Revert

I Was Gambling, Taking Drugs & Womanizing! What Changed? Muslim Revert

Meet Muhammad, he is Canadian and he grew up with a Lutheran background. They weren’t an overly religious family and only went to church at weddings or funerals. Muhammad was on a downward spiral, drinking, gambling, taking drugs. It all changed when he stumbled across Islam in a store!

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, we really thank you and your community for your question and for your concern about the mosque and how to finance it. …

Husband Is A Lady’s Man

Husband Is A Lady’s Man

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaykum, Thank you for writing to us. We make du`aa’ that we are able to continue offering help to you and others who seek out our services, in sha’ Allah. You are to be commended for maintaining such a polite tone despite the frustrations you have been experiencing with your husband. May Allah Most High grant …

Caught in the Satanic Downward Spiral?

Imagine you’re on top of a mountain. Someone whispers, “Jump!” Of course you won’t listen. But imagine if the whisperer says, “There’s a large bag of gold coins just a few feet below you,” or “The person you love dearly is waiting for you a few feet below,” then you might be tempted to try to go down a little way…

Fantasy Football

Is "Fantasy Football" Game Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: From your own words, it seems that this game is unlawful (haram) as you pay for the winner which is …

Husband Is A Lady’s Man

Husband Is A Lady’s Man

Answer:  As-Salamu `Alaikum, Thank you for writing to us. We make du`aa’ that we are able to continue offering help to you and others who seek out our services, in sha’ Allah. You are to be commended for maintaining such a polite tone despite the frustrations you are experiencing with your husband. May Allah Most High grant you …

How to Help Husband with Gambling Problems?

How to Help Husband with Gambling Problems?

Answer: As-Salam ‘Aleikum, Thank you for writing to us. I can understand your concern for your sister and your brother-in-law. What you are describing in your text sounds not good. I will try to advice you the best I can, In sha’ Allah. First of all, the husband is financially fully responsible for his wife. …



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