February 8, 2023 4 mins

Is It Shirk to Watch Superhero Movies or Play Games That Involve Magic?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question 1 – Shirk of desire: When one listens to music or backbiting knowing its haram, does it mean they are committing shirk of desire? I read on a website which said something of the sort and that’s really scary because wouldn’t that mean every sin is an act of […]
January 7, 2023 3 mins

Is My Salah Not Accepted If I Play a Game with Alcohol in It?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question If I watch or read a book/movie, or tv show with characters that predict the future, is my salah not accepted for forty days? The characters predict the future in the show/movie/book, but I don’t believe in it. I watch and read for entertainment. I asked this question, but […]
September 9, 2022 4 mins

Can I Join a Seminary to Avoid the Sin of Pornography?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I’ve struggled with pornography since I was 12 and am in my early 20s. I’ve tried everything, including Purify Your Gaze, mostly generic self-help (which isn’t that effective if you want to stay away from your computer), 12 Step (SAA), Counseling, Shuyukh and dua, and tahajjud. I always make […]
August 28, 2022 3 mins

Will Allah Accept My Repentance for Hiring a Prostitute?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am 31 years old with a very high sex drive. I am addicted to sex and have paid for it more than eight times with a prostitute. My marriage proposals get rejected because of my not-so-great looks, height, and complexion. I want to be a pure Muslim who […]