April 19, 2024 3 mins

Can a Muslim in the West Join the Army?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I have a question about joining the army. A friend of mine recently told me about his aspirations to join the military, and I discouraged him from doing so; I would like to get a scholarly opinion on this. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. […]
April 18, 2024 2 mins

Is It Backbiting to Point Out a Sin That a Group of Youth Are Doing Publicly, an...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Initially, I discussed youths smoking at my parent’s workplace, assuming it wasn’t backbiting. But when my parent mentioned a specific person, I realized it might be. Was it? I mistakenly linked psychology to Sigmund Freud, then corrected myself by acknowledging his ideas. Was this appropriate? Answer In the Name […]
April 18, 2024 1 min

How Do We Make an Intention?-Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat How Do We Make an Intention? Shaykh Abdul-Rahim will expound on the critical role of intentions in our actions and elucidate how they should be expressed in our acts of devotion and daily life. Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat pursued Arabic Grammar and Morphology alongside his English and History degree. Post-graduation, he […]
April 4, 2024 1 min

Does Accidentally Causing Myself to Ejaculate Considered Masturbation?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I experienced arousal and a bit of madhi came out. Later, before washing myself for Fajr prayer, I felt some remaining. I pressed around my private area and ejaculated, thinking it might have leaked during prayer. Could this be considered masturbation? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most […]