February 28, 2024 1 min

Should I Listen to My Mother Without Exception?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question Should I listen to my mother without exception? The situation involves a delicate balance between obeying one’s parents, especially if one is living with them, and pursuing what is beneficial in religious matters. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director […]
February 25, 2024 2 mins

Can I Pay My Father’s Debt from My Own Money after His Demise?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question My father died, and I don’t want to ask my siblings to use his estate to liquidate his debts. I understand I am not obligated to cover it, but I want to cover it. Can I pay his Zakat, which he didn’t intend to? Can I donate on his […]
February 20, 2024 2 mins

Travelling to Learn Islam

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question How does one travel to learn Islam while leaving behind family? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. Traveling to learn has great merit in addition to the merit of seeking knowledge itself. One should be very circumspective and wise in their decision to travel […]
February 17, 2024 3 mins

What Should I Do about Abusive Parents Who Abuse Me and My Wife?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am a 26-year-old married man, and from a young age, I have been physically beaten by my mother and father, emotionally blackmailed, and treated unfairly. My father would call me an animal, and my mother would show zero love for me. They often emotionally blackmail me, and my […]