Entries by sufyan

My Teenage Son Is Not a Good Muslim

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My teenage son is not practicing Islam as his parents are. He doesn’t pray, he avoids wudu, he is into music too much. He listens to us for a few days then goes back to his attitude. He snaps at us, gets angry, and avoids the family. […]

Playing Chess

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My son is very strong in playing chess.Can we let him play chess in tournaments? What about tournaments where there is prize money for a winner? Can we use this money? What about making it as career? Answer: Wa alaykum salam Thank you for your question. All […]

Mortgage and Divorce

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum My ex husband and I put money together to buy a house. We did a mortgage and had to put each a down-payment. We bought a house then he made the payments for the monthly mortgage.I took care of all the bills for the house including feeding. […]

Inheritance and Half Siblings

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum My father married twice; his first wife passed away and then he married my mother. From his first wife he has 1 son and 2 daughters . My father had 5 sons and 2 daughters from my mother. My question is about the money left after my […]

Imam Mahdi

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum How do we know who Imam Mahdi is and what he looks like? Answer: Bismillahi al-Rahmani al-Rahim. Dear questioner, Thank you for your valued question. The Mehdi will be a man of the descendants of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) who will have […]

Fulfilling the Sexual Needs of the Husband

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My friend is a convert woman, doubting about Islam, because her husband keeps reminding her of this hadith: Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘If a man calls his wife to […]

My Mother Treats Me Like a Maid

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My mother backbites about one child to the other. She scolds me for my siblings’ mistakes is always rude to me. She is never interested in my important events. There are many helpers in the house, alhamdullilah, so she doesn’t do any housework nor cook. She only […]

Recitation of Ghayn

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Must I stress the letter ‘ghayn’ when reciting if I have difficulty distinguishing it from the sound of ‘kha’? Is it acceptable if the Iqama is recited softly? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The Volume of Recitation in a Quiet Prayer […]

Prayers to be Made up

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What missed prayers other than the Fard prayers must I make up? What times am I allowed to make up prayers and how many can I make up at a time? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Prayers that Must Be Made […]