Attraction and Ethnicity

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of not being attracted to a certain ethnicity? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaykum al-Salaam Each individual human has there own preferences and attractions. Each of us is unique in what we deem beautiful or attractive. […]

Touching a Younger Brother

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a younger brother. He kisses and sucks my breast, and I kiss his belly and suck his nipple as sign of caress. Is it permissible? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. While it may not be sinful in […]

Nosebleed and Wudu

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum If a nosebleed occurs when blowing water in your nose, should you stop blowing water into your nose? Also your nose wont be able to recover because of constantly blowing water in your nose. Should you skip blowing water? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh […]

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have been dating someone for almost a year and we are both in our final year at university. We often feel guilt for doing sin and have gone through to periods of trying to avoid seeing each other but at times we fall weak and […]

Keeping Wudu in Prayer.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling on trying to avoid releasing gas during salat? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. Praying whilst needs to break wind or relieve yourself is prohibitively disliked. It is superior to end the prayer, renew one’s wudu, […]

Depression and Sadness.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I feel very sad because of my past sins. I find it hard to forget my past because I have been struggling with this for a long time. I’m only at the age of 16 so I’m about to pass halfway through my teenage years. I […]

Marriage With a Minor.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, An individual shared the following opinions with me (see below). I had been taught that the minimum conditions for intercourse were (i) menstruation, (ii) being 9 years of age, and (iii) having a valid marriage contract.Is it permissible for a pre-menstruating individual to engage in intercourse simply […]

Husband Leaving Islam.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m seeking advice for my friend. She is married to a man who is having doubts about Islam, he wants to leave the folds of Islam and she can’t understand why as he was a practicing Muslim. My friend has been talking to him gently and encouraging […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Where does purification of the heart begin? How can i give dawah to my non muslim family? Some of them ask a lot of theological questions that i’m not sure how to answer. How can you forgive someone who has done something really heinous to you? Answer: […]

Awra (Nudity).

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you please explain in detail the awra (nudity) of a man in different situations, in front of men, women, unmarriagable kin and so forth? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. ‘Awra and Modesty It is impermissible for a man […]