Entries by sufyan

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 […]

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 […]

Is it Disbelief to Draw Pictures?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I was told that we cannot pray for a muslim who has died or allow them to buried in a muslim graveyard if they are known to have made sculptures in this life. Are muslim image makers outside of Islam and eternally punished as those who commit […]

Giving Zakat to an Adult Son.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have only one child who is in an adult. Due some personal issues he faced he is in huge debts. His income exceeds his monthly expenses which further increases his debts and he I am afraid he is suffering from major depression as a result. Am […]

Do I Have to Obey My Husband in Everything?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I met an Imam about my bad marriage. He said paradise lies at the foot of the husband and that I must obey him in everything because men are caretakers of women. However, what if he is mistreating the wife, emotionally abusing her, and not fully supporting […]

Are Good Deeds Unaccepted If You Don’t Wear Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I have been struggling with my OCD regarding religion. Alhamdulillah, I am almost recovered completely. However, one question that is taking a toll on me is whether Allah loves me because I do not wear the hijab. This question has made me want to forget everything I […]