Entries by Abdul Latif

What Is the Ruling of Reciting the Suras in Order?

Question: What is the ruling of reciting the Suras in order in the various types of prayer? What should one do, if they accidentally began reciting from Sura al-Nas in the first rak’a? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate   Reciting Qur’an in Order It is prohibitively disliked to intentionally […]

What Is the Ruling Regarding Giving One’s Zakat To Build a Well for a Late Relative?

Question: What is the ruling regarding giving one’s Zakat to build a well for a late relative? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate   Transferral of Ownership One of the integral conditions for one’s Zakat to be valid is that there must be a transferral of ownership from the giver […]

Does Taking the Morning After Pill During the Day in Ramadan Require Expiation If One Did not Intend To Fast?

Question: If someone took the emergency pill (also known as the “morning-after pill”) in Ramadan when she would have otherwise fasted, is she liable to making the fast up or is kaffara instead due? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I hope you are doing well, insha’Allah. In the case, as described, you would need to […]

Are Prayers Without a Beard or With a Short Beard Accepted?

Question: Some preachers and scholars in the Indian subcontinent say that all of our daily prayers are suspended if we perform without a beard (meaning: shaving). Is this true? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate Wassalam, I hope you are doing well, insha’Allah. Not having a beard—or having a short beard—does […]

What Are Some of the Sunnas in Feeding and Caring for a Baby?

Question: How should we raise our children following the sunna, for feeding in particular? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question. I am very pleased to see that you are concerned with teaching your child according to the religion of Allah and His Messenger, Allah bless him and grant him peace. May Allah give […]

Should I Let My Husband’s Lack of Interest in Sex Destroy Our Marriage?

Question:  My husband and I have been married for 16 years, and we have intimacy problems that he does not want to discuss. What should I do? He is just not interested in sex. He says I need to decide if I will let this one thing destroy our marriage. Answer: Assalamu alaykum, Thank you […]

How Can I Get My Husband To Be More Involved With the Children?

Question:  How can l get my husband more involved as a father? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question. Having an involved father is crucial for a child’s development, self-esteem, stability, and security, although some, to this day, still do not realize it.   In Front of the Kids The first thing is first. Do not ask him […]

Is My Wudu Valid if I Pass Gas During the Act?

Question: Is our wudu valid if we pass gas during wudu, but not after completing it? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question. If one passes gas while performing ritual purity (wudu) then one would have to re-start the wudu. The only exception to this would be a person in a state of chronic […]

How Did the Prophet Deal with His Wives?

Question: How it is possible that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) was intimate with Aisha, a girl that too young to have sexual relations? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) never acted […]

Is the Punishment of One Who Consumes Alcohol Death?

Question: Is the punishment for drinking alcohol more than 3 times death? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Thank you for your question. A person who drinks alcohol for a fourth time will not be killed according to the majority of scholars, including the four schools of jurisprudence. The hadith you quote was transmitted by ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar […]