How do I ask for fatwa?

How do I ask for fatwa?

Online Instructions

  1. Click on “Live Fatwas” in the homepage sub-menu to access the Live Fatwas Page “Chat”.
  2. Write the visitor name and the question that needs to be answered in the relevant fields.
  3. Click on “Start Chat” so a mufti can immediately answer your question.

What does fatwa mean in slang?

fatwanoun. A legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti or other Islamic lawyer. Etymology: (fatwā), a formal legal opinion.

Do you have to follow fatwa?

“Fatwas cannot be mandatory for everybody to follow. Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid, Mufti Mukarram Ahmed said, “Fatwa should not be considered as an order or a directive. It is an Islamic outlook which people can follow. It is the duty of every Muslim to follow what has been said in Shariyat (Islamic law).”

Is fatwa legal in Australia?

The advice given, or fatwa issued, is not legally binding from an Australian law perspective because Australian Muslims, like all Australians, are subject to the jurisdiction of government.

What is a fatwa example?

In September 1951, the mufti of Egypt issued a fatwa stating that both Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola were permissible for Muslims to drink. Another example of a fatwā is forbidding the smoking of cigarettes by Muslims.

Is a fatwa a death sentence?

(CNN) — A “fatwa,” or legal ruling under Islamic law, might offer an opinion on dietary guidelines or on a style of worship. In rarer cases, however, a fatwa may call for death.

Is nikah legal?

Your nikah is a valid marriage under English law. If your relationship ends, you need to file for a civil divorce to end the marriage under English Law. Which brings us to Islamic divorce.

Is Islamic divorce valid in Australia?

Both Muslim men and women are allowed to divorce in the Islamic tradition. In Australia, there are instances where couples divorce under the civil process but the husband refuses to grant his wife access to a religious divorce by withholding his consent, effectively trapping her in a “limping” marriage situation.

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