Entries by sufyan

Coronavirus and Missing the Friday Prayer

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum What will happen if we have lockdown in a country and missed three Jummah? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question. The Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Whoever abandons Friday (prayer) three times, for no necessary reason, Allah will place a […]

Coronavirus and Anxiety

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I have anxiety because I’m extremely terrified of the coronavirus as I’m both diabetic and have asthma, so I’m vulnerable. I’m constantly terrified and on the verge of crying. I trust in Allah but the unknown is scary. I think I had a panic attack at 3 […]

Missing Exams and Friday Prayer Due to the COVID-19

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus, my mother has become very ‘over-protective’; she is not letting me attend the Friday prayer. What should I do? Furthermore, in a few months, I am going to be sitting my exams (once this time and in another 2 […]

Beard and Coronavirus

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I am a male medical resident in an urban setting. The number of patients with Covid-19 in my hospital is increasing. To take care of these patients we have to wear these masks to protect ourselves from the virus. For the mask to properly fit one cannot […]

Friday Prayer and Coronavirus

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum Can Firday prayer be missed in case of epidemic or pandemic like coronavirus pandemic? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is permissible due to the pressing circumstances and the necessity to curb the spread of the coronavirus to abstain from the […]

Cremation and Coronavirus

Answered by Shaykh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum At times of calamity, like the current Corona Virus, is cremation allowed in Islam if the government of the country has a rule to cremate all victims of the virus? Answer: assalamu alaykum The basis is that cremation is absolutely forbidden and Muslims should do whatever is […]

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 […]