Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Is it permissible to listen to the Quran while falling asleep? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is of the etiquettes of the Qur’an that when it is playing (or being recited) that one pays attention to it. Allah Most High says, “When […]
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Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question I have several issues regarding men’s marital rights. Sex slaves, polygyny, and divorce in Islam generally bother me. Please advise. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important questions. You have asked […]
Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question Seeing as how many countries are now democratic instead of autocratic, would it be permissible for a woman to be prime minister or president? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Assalamu Alaykum The common hadith that is cited to justify that a woman cannot […]
Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question I went to Hajj and did one umrah (a second one) and used a zero trimmer machine to remove my hair. My hair was minimal as I did an umrah (first) earlier and removed all my hair using the same machine. After my 2nd umrah, I had doubts if […]
Question Summary Is it permissible to listen to non-Islamic songs if the song is merely vocals having no bad words or meanings? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Listening to a song is permissible if it meets the following conditions: (1) The words/lyrics do not entail sin nor glorify sinful […]
Question: What is the Islamic position on the concept of time travel? Alternate/parallel worlds? Multiverse? Answer: assalamu alaykum Theologically, all of the things you mention are from the realm of the possible. In Islam, we affirm a type of ‘alternate world’ when it comes to the realm of the barzakh and the alam al-mithal. There […]
Question: If one does Qurbani/Udhiya in another country, does it matter that the slaughter happens before the due time in one’s own country? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. When one appoints someone else in another country to slaughter Qurbani/Udhiya on one’s behalf, the time […]
Question Summary How can I overcome my fear of falling out of the fold of Islam? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is not necessary for you to continuously repeat the testification of faith (shahada). Iman or faith is in the heart, and once one embraces Islam and has […]
Question: A common question I get from people is why I wear the Hijab. Typically, it makes me closer to my lord, and I wear it for modesty reasons. Due to my shortcomings, I’m unable to respond that truly explains why, and I don’t want to give a response that is wrong or a response […]
Question: I was born and raised in Bangladesh and came to London 10 years ago. I married a British Bangladeshi and settled here where her family is. I saw on YouTube that living in the West is haram. It said that our Prophet said he is free from those Muslims who live among the kuffar. […]