Saying “I Divorce You Thrice”

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My wife and I have issues; her father sides with her and doesn’t try to solve the problems between us. Unfortunately I said to her once, “I divorce you“. Then I forgave her and asked that she came back home. Her dad refused to let her return […]

Can I Make a Bun under My Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum What does a camel hump hairstyle look like as reported in the hadith? Many people from India and Pakistan say that making hair buns is not allowed under hijab. Is it true? If someone has long hair, a bun is the most convenient thing to make. What […]

Is It Permissible to Name My Baby Dhul-Qarnayn?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to name my baby Dhul-Qarnayn? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, sister, Historians and Quranic exegetes (mufassirun) mention that Dhul-Qarnayn was a pious king that ruled ancient Yemen around the year 1330 B.C. He conquered lands and ruled much of the East and the West. His good […]

Hijab and Covering

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum (1) One should take down any photos not wearing hijab. How should I go about this in the case of my non-muslim mother who has photos of me not wearing the hijab on her social media and will most likely not comply with taking them down? (2) […]

Menstruation and Surgery [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am due for a minor surgical treatment which will result in some of my uterus lining to shed. This could last around 7 days.This surgery will take place in between the time of two period cycles. One period will end, then I will have surgery approximately […]

Divorce and Abuse

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I know that typically the views about women initiating divorce might be more limiting and men have greater permissions to initiate divorce. However, if a husband repeatedly over a duration of time expresses an intent to divorce once a certain condition occurs, is it within the realm […]

Divorce and Oath

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If before marriage Zaid takes an oath that after marriage if he utters any word it will count as a divorce, will his wife be divorced if utters any word according to Shaf’i fiqh? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Shukran for your question. The Messenger of Allah (peace & […]

Divorce and Conversion to Islam

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My wife and I married as Christians, and we have several children. I converted to Islam . She just filed for divorce primarily because she is opposed to Islam. I don’t want to divorce her, but that makes no difference to the government. Where can I find […]

Permissibility of a Business Idea

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have a business idea in mind. My company will offer a unique service to citizens who uses public transportation facilities of the country. In general, the citizens should buy a travel ticket in order to use the public transportation facility. If found travelling without a ticket, […]

Unveiled Woman on TV

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, There is a pakistani muslim actress I love very much though I condemn the sinful acts she does. Yesterday I was watching an interview of her on YouTube. She was wearing modest clothes but not wearing hijab. If I watch her interview BEING A FEMALE MYSELF, am […]