Entries by Yusuf

Difficulties with Hijab in the West

Ustadah Raidah Shah Idil is asked if it is better not to observe hijab when living in the West due to possible harassment and conflict.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. It has been increasingly bothering me that I do not wear a hijab. I think it is fair to assume that […]

Valid Make Up Fasts

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies the rulings on making up fasts, intentions and actions, and reward from Allah, according to the Shafi‘i madhhab. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I became Muslim during the month of Ramadan 2012. When I became Muslim I was not told to fast so out of ignorance I didn’t […]

Questions Asked by Non-Muslims

Ustadh Farid Dingle advises on how to logically reply to the questions asked of a Muslim by non-Muslim believers of other faiths.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am a young Muslim who born and raised in Bangladesh and now living in the USA for the past 7 years. As you […]

Intentions Purely for Allah

Ustadh Salman Younas explains how one can improve one’s intentions and how to make them purely for the sake of Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. How do I know that I am doing things for God? How do I set my intentions?   Answer: Wa alaykum assaalam wa rahmat Allah wa […]

Shaytan’s Promise to Adam, Peace Be upon Him

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains the meaning of Shaytan’s promise to Adam, peace be upon him, concerning eternal life in Paradise.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question regarding the 120th ayah of Sura Ta Ha in which, according to a translated commentary of this ayah, Shaytan promised immortality and the […]

Skin Conditions and Wudu

Shaykh Abdul-Rahman Reasat advises on how to deal with skin conditions in relation to purification and prayer.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh I have these white things in my face which are similar to pus but they are dry. Also they are really small, so you can only see them when […]