Divorce and Abuse

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I know that typically the views about women initiating divorce might be more limiting and men have greater permissions to initiate divorce. However, if a husband repeatedly over a duration of time expresses an intent to divorce once a certain condition occurs, is it within the realm […]

Permissibility of a Gift

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1. If I gift someone something that has difference of opinion on its permissibility (such as perfume that contains alcohol), am I held liable for their using it? Do I need to put a “disclaimer” when giving them the gift by reminding/telling them that it contains alcohol […]

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If I am joining the congregation in the mosque late during one of the prayers with loud recitation (Fajr, Maghrib, Ishaa), and am making up missed cycles, as far as I understood I have to pray the fatiha and the minimum of 3 ayat either once (1 […]

Divorce and Oath

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If before marriage Zaid takes an oath that after marriage if he utters any word it will count as a divorce, will his wife be divorced if utters any word according to Shaf’i fiqh? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Shukran for your question. The Messenger of Allah (peace & […]

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I prayed maghrib prayer in 4 cycles instead of 3, would this invalidate the prayer ? Also dose going back to repeat a missed step during the prayer when remembering soon after invalidate the prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, If you sat for the final […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My wife and I married as Christians, and we have several children. I converted to Islam . She just filed for divorce primarily because she is opposed to Islam. I don’t want to divorce her, but that makes no difference to the government. Where can I find […]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum What is a regimen (a hizb I can implement) day to day, week to week, month to month, year to year–so that inshaallah I’ll be in the company of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) in the Hereafter? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi […]

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am suffering a great deal of waswass regarding the issue of Destiny. I hear people say different things about it: Allah is in control of everything, or our decree can be changed because of our actions. It is on my mind most of the time and […]

Swaying in Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Sometimes I find myself rocking slightly up and down and/or rocking back and forth in prayer, usually in the standing or tashahud positions. Sometimes when I do this while standing, a part of my heel may even lift off of the ground. Does this motion invalidate my […]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a business idea in mind. My company will offer a unique service to citizens who uses public transportation facilities of the country. In general, the citizens should buy a travel ticket in order to use the public transportation facility. If found travelling without a ticket, […]