To Be in the Company of the Prophet

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum What is a regimen (a hizb I can implement) day to day, week to week, month to month, year to year–so that inshaallah I’ll be in the company of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) in the Hereafter? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi […]

Divine Decree and Misgivings

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am suffering a great deal of waswass regarding the issue of Destiny. I hear people say different things about it: Allah is in control of everything, or our decree can be changed because of our actions. It is on my mind most of the time and […]

Swaying in Prayer

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Sometimes I find myself rocking slightly up and down and/or rocking back and forth in prayer, usually in the standing or tashahud positions. Sometimes when I do this while standing, a part of my heel may even lift off of the ground. Does this motion invalidate my […]

Permissibility of a Business Idea

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a business idea in mind. My company will offer a unique service to citizens who uses public transportation facilities of the country. In general, the citizens should buy a travel ticket in order to use the public transportation facility. If found travelling without a ticket, […]

Unveiled Woman on TV

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, There is a pakistani muslim actress I love very much though I condemn the sinful acts she does. Yesterday I was watching an interview of her on YouTube. She was wearing modest clothes but not wearing hijab. If I watch her interview BEING A FEMALE MYSELF, am […]

Shares of a Bank

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I work in a bank and as part of my work we are given employee benefits such as being able to own shares. What is the ruling regarding this? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, it would not be permitted to purchase or own shares or […]

Making Up Fasts

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Last Ramadan, I missed 10 fasts due to an illness. Do I have to make them up before this coming Ramadan 2019 and will I be sinful if I don`t? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, you do not need to make up your missed fasts […]

Purity and Dogs

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you please explain the ruling of purifying things that got touched by dogs or pigs in sufficient detail? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Dog and pig filth In the Shafi’i school, dogs and pigs and any moisture that comes from them […]

Attraction and Ethnicity

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of not being attracted to a certain ethnicity? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaykum al-Salaam Each individual human has there own preferences and attractions. Each of us is unique in what we deem beautiful or attractive. […]

Touching a Younger Brother

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a younger brother. He kisses and sucks my breast, and I kiss his belly and suck his nipple as sign of caress. Is it permissible? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. While it may not be sinful in […]