September 27, 2022 2 mins

Is It Permissible for My Sister To Deny Marriage After Her Suitor Died?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My sister was about to get married, but her suitor died young. She said she will not get married in this world because she wants to marry him in Paradise. My sister is a practicing Muslim; she follows Allah’s commands, alhamdulillah. Is this allowed in Islam? Answer Thank you […]
September 25, 2022 1 min

Do I Need to Offer Funeral Prayer and Burial for My Baby Who Will Not Survive?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Will I need to offer funeral prayer and burial for my baby who is stillborn after 5 months of development? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Sorry to hear of your difficult situation. May Allah Most High grant you ease and well-being. It is […]
August 28, 2022 4 mins

What Is the Ruling on Free Mixing between Opposite Genders?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’ve been away from my family for over 20 years and recently returned home to my siblings after my divorce and lacking financial support. My young daughter and I were treated as outsiders. My sister’s baby passed away today, and I was shocked at the free mingling and interaction […]
August 25, 2022 1 min

Can Charity Be Donated to Multiple People Simultaneously?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question Can sadaqah be given in the name of two people? Answer Yes, we can give sadaqah with the intention of multiple people -you can even provide it in the name of the entire Umma. This does not decrease the reward of the giver at all. The following link details […]