Good Deed Seeking Worldly Benefit

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of doing a good deed seeking worldly benefit? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaikum al-Salaam Seeking From…

Being HIV Positive and Getting Married

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I committed sodomy in the past, and repented from it. Now, I have been diagnosed as HIV Positive. Has my tawba been accepted? Can I marry a woman who is HIV Negative, and…

Friday Prayer [Shafi'i]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is the Friday Prayer (Jumua) a communal obligation or a personal obligation? Answer: Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. Jumua is obligatory for every…

Medical Treatment and Sin

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum As a doctor, is it halal to provide and advertise medical treatment that would frequently allow others to persist in committing sins? For example, PrEP which protects patients…

Spending Haram Wealth

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum If I acquired wealth in an impermissible manner, then segregated that wealth from the remainder of my wealth, is spending from the remainder of my wealth considered spending with…

Fertility Issues and Nudity

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a man with fertility issues to allow a doctor to look at his private parts during a check-up? Would it be permissible to provide a semen sample for…

Wudu and Prayer Time

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Does the exiting of a prayer time invalidate the ablution (wudu)? Answer: Assalam alaykum, The exiting of the prayer time does not invalidate the ablution. However if one…

Must I Use Soap in Order to Remove Impurities?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Must I use soap in order to remove impurities from my body? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate You should wash the area affected by the urine.…

Voting in a Non-Muslim Country

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible, and indeed recommended, to vote as a Muslim living in a non-Muslim country? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank…

Abusive In-Laws

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My husband and I have been married for 4 years. From the start we both happily agreed to live with his mother in her home as she is alone. However soon after marriage, my…

Shaving the Hair of a Sacrificial Animal

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is it permissible to trim (shave) the hair of a sheep you intend to prepare for Qurbani at Eid Ul Azha? In Pakistan the temperatures get too hot during summers, and therefore…

Praying in a Car

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a taxi driver and sometimes I don't find any mosque near to me. Can I pray on the driving seat ? Answer: Wa 'alaykum assalam. I pray you are well. You should…

Ritual Bath and Retainer

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling regarding the validity of ghusl if one has a retainer in their mouth? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is permissible…

Insurance and Renting

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I own a property which I want to pay a lettings agent to fully manage for me. For 10% of the monthy rental income, they will do the tenant finding, rent collection and handle…

Studying History

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Is studying the biography of someone considered backbiting (ghibah) if bad qualities of that person are mentioned? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Backbiting Reading…

In Love

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I like a man and wish to be his wife but the problem is that he lives abroad and doesn't know me. My mother knows his mother and my mom is willing to go and talk to his mother.…

Children and Marriage

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a practicing sister, alhamdulillah and have been wanting to get married for quite some time. SubhanAllah, for various reasons I have not been able to find a suitable partner…

Does Touching My Uncle Nullify My Wife's Wudu? (Shafi`i)

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum If my wife touches my paternal or maternal uncle, does it invalidate his wudu? If I touch her maternal or paternal aunt, does it invalidate her wudu? Answer: Yes, in the Shafi`i…

Haram Money

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum If someone lent somebody halal money and the person returns the money from a haram source. Is it okay to accept that money? Answer: Wa 'alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah…

Sleepless Child

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum After adopting a girl and her brother, my son has found that he cannot sleep at night and is extremely demanding? From a spiritual point view, what should we do? Answer: Dear…

Saying "I Divorce You Thrice"

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My wife and I have issues; her father sides with her and doesn't try to solve the problems between us. Unfortunately I said to her once, “I divorce you“. Then I forgave her…

Repenting from Drinking, Then Marrying a Muslim

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum If a Muslim man drinks alcohol and later regrets his sin, how can repent? Can he then marry a Muslim girl? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Sister, Thank you for your question.…

Was the Prophet Really Merciful?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Was the Prophet really merciful? I read in Abu Dawud and Nasai that Abu Bakr said that killing anyone for insults is for no man after the Prophet, is this authentic? Abu Bakr's…

I Love a Girl Who Is Toying with Me

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am talking with a girl for five years. We are attached to one another; she is very important in my life . I have expressed my love to her many times and want to marry her. We…