Getting Married During the Month of Rabi al Awal.

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it allowed in Islam to get married in the month of Rabi ul awal? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, There is no sin or dislike in getting married during any time of the month of Rabi`ul-Awwal. May Allah reward you and your family with the best of both […]

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 […]

Learning Hijama (Cupping)

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I wana to learn how to perform islamic hijama cupping for its a sunna of the prophet Muhammed, Allah bless him and give him peace, and it’s the best among the cures. I want to revive this sunnah please help me. How to get hijama online learning? […]

My Brother Refuses to Support his Parents

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you advise me with regards to a situation and the Islamic perspective please? My brother has migrated into another country and keeps refusing to support his parents but seeks their assistance whenever it suits his motives. I believe they were quite supportive of him and feel […]

Duas and Suras to be Read in the Night Prayer

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What are some recommend duas and suras to be read in the Night Prayer? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate There are many narrations of the Prophet’s (may Allah bless him and give him peace) night worship. Mentioning all of them is […]

Hadiths on Drinking Alcohol

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Please explain the following hadiths on drinking alcohol: 1. Abu’l-Darda’ narrated that the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, said: “No one who is addicted to alcohol will enter Paradise.” Narrated by Ibn Maajah, 3376. 2. The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allaah […]

Mahdi’s Reign

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum My question is about 3 similar hadiths: “Indeed there will be a Mahdi who comes in my Ummah (ruling) living for five, or seven, or nine.”- Zaid was the one in doubt- He said: “We said: What is that?” He said: “Years.” He said: “A man will […]

Reducing Sectarian Frictions

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I came across an article on anti-Shi’ism and was troubled after speaking to a shia friend who said that their lived reality is that they have relatives murdered for being shia back home and they believe the concept of ummah to be a fallacy. How do we […]

Good Deed Seeking Worldly Benefit

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of doing a good deed seeking worldly benefit? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaikum al-Salaam Seeking From Allah Most High It must be understood that even if someone seeks from Allah Most High worldly benefits the […]