September 22, 2023 2 mins

Should I Drop the Requirement That My Future Wife Wear Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m looking to get married, and I want to marry someone who not only prays five times a day, fasts, and has good akhlaq, but also wears hijab and dresses modestly. Is it reasonable to want to marry a hijabi, or is someone who doesn’t do hijab but is […]
September 15, 2023 3 mins

Is It True That Women Should Limit How Much They Go Out to Work and Socialize?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I had always believed that Islam allows women to have successful careers and choose whatever they want to. Recently, I started studying religion and was shocked to see statements on various websites and on YouTube that women should not leave home unless necessary. I saw the verse from Surat […]
September 13, 2023 2 mins

Can a Sister Wear a T-Shirt in Front of Her Brother?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question This question stems from this article. As a brother, the article says I am permitted to see the legs below the knees, and I can also see my sister’s chest. I need some clarification. I understand that I won’t be tempted by seeing her legs, but that is still […]
September 5, 2023 2 mins

Can I Sit Next to Someone of the Opposite Gender on Public Transport?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question Is it permissible to sit in a shared auto-rickshaw? If I sit and the next passenger, a female, comes and sits, it’s very tight. The distance is 1.2 km, but another option is walking 900 meters. Can I take it if I’m late? Answer I pray you are well. No, […]