Modern Scholars on the Importance of Seeking Knowledge: A Reader

The new term is just around the corner. A group of modern scholars have taken their time to speak on the importance of seeking knowledge. See what they have to say.   And say, “My Lord, increase me in knowledge.”” (Sura Ta Ha 20:114)   The Obligation of Seeking Knowledge – Shaykh Salek bin Siddina […]

Feeling Discouraged about Marriage

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil answers concerns about not feeling acceptable as a potential spouse. I am an American college student trying to finish half my din. I have maintained haya all my life and avoided speaking unnecessarily with men, so I asked my parents to help me search. Unfortunately I’ve been met with rejection before […]

Christian Woman in Love with Muslim Man

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat responds to a Christian woman asking for advice about marrying a Muslim man. I am a non-Muslim woman who is falling in love with a Muslim man I work with. I believe in God and my family are non-practicing Christians. The man I care for has all the qualities I longed for […]

Saying the Final Salams in Prayer behind an Imam

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers doubts about saying the final salams behind an imam. I have suffered from OCD in religious matters for over a year now. I used to repeat my salah and wudu due to confusion, doubts, etc., but I am getting better and your website has helped a lot. I am also receiving […]

Excusable Filth in the Four Madhhabs

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers a series of questions about the excusable amount of filth according to the four madhhabs. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a big problem. I suffer from OCD. It’s driving me crazy. I need to know how much filth (najasa) is excusable. I know what the four […]

Mixed Schools and Looking at the Opposite Sex

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked a series of questions about receiving an education in schools where and women attend and if it is permissible. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I’m a 17 year old girl who lives in a non-Muslim country. I am studying in a mixed school where men and women […]

Strengthening One’s Aspiration

Ustadh Tabraze Azam answers a question about a constant feeling of discouragement in studies and how to strengthen one’s aspiration. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Sometimes I get discouraged because I feel like when I move one step forward in my studies, I feel like I also jump ten steps back. In […]

Should I Seek Islamic Knowledge Despite the Prohibition of My Parents?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to take the Step One Certificate course on this website if one is in need of that Fard Ayn Knowledge, whilst the parents prohibit him from listening or reading anything Islamic on the internet? Answer:  Walaikum assalam, I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. In […]

Is It Acceptable to Wear Clothes With Allah’s Name on It?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am a football player. I would love to see my name “Habibullah” written on my jersey. 1. Is it acceptable for me to wear my jersey into the toilet since it has Allah’s name on it? 2. Will I be responsible if others who buys my jersey wear […]

Is There Any Reason Why A Wife Can’t Teach Her Husband?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a wife to teach her husband? My husband recently approached me and asked me to teach him how to read Quran, because he doesn’t know. Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray this finds you in the best of states insha’Allah. It certainly is permissible […]