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Lasting Love: What Makes for Successful Marriage?

Lasting Love: What Makes for Successful Marriage? Seminar with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani looks at the key elements of a successful marriage. By looking at the the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings, and scholarly wisdom, Shaykh Faraz shares clear and practical guidance that we can uphold to have marriages that fulfill the worldly and spiritual […]

Going Back on a Pledge

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I pledged 200 Euro at a mosque fundraiser, but then found out that my cousin in Iraq needs help for her basic food and needs. Can I go back on my pledge? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Such a pledge is a promise. It is sinful to make promises […]

Using Fertility Pills

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can we use fertility pills in order to get pregnant? It has been two years since I’ve been married. Someone suggested we try that, but sometimes I feel that maybe Allah Most High doesn’t want me to have a baby right now. So should I wait and keep trying? […]

Is Voting Permitted?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I don’t think Muslims are split over whether it’s permitted to vote or not, but over the issue of voting in a democratic system. The democratic system recognizes man as ruler (Al-Hakim) and it is man who governs himself. Surely this is verging on associating partners with Allah (shirk) […]