Attraction and Ethnicity

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of not being attracted to a certain ethnicity? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaykum al-Salaam Each individual human has there own preferences and attractions. Each of us is unique in what we deem beautiful or attractive. […]

Permissibility of Easter Eggs

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I live in the UK and at this time of the year chocolate eggs are sold in supermarkets which are known as Easter eggs. Is purchasing and consuming these chocolate easter eggs with no religious intentions permissible? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, I’m English and I guess I’m […]

Filler Injection

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Due to one tooth extraction my cheeks has become hollow. I am unmarried and i am so worried about this change which occured due to teeth extraction.This change is not normal.These hollow cheeks looks bad. In this situation is a filler injection for cheeks permissible? Answer: Wa’alaykum […]

Responding to Allah’s Call to Friday Prayer With Joy- Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

In this Friday sermon, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives a beautiful and uplifting reminder on how to respond to Allah’s Call to the Believers regarding Friday prayer, with joy, gratitude, urgency, and resolve. Allah calls us, “O you who believe, when the call to prayer is given on Friday rush to the remembrance of Allah and […]

I Suspect My Mother and Male Cousin Are Having an Affair.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I suspect that my mother may be engaging in some sort of unlawful relationship with her cousin who lives in a different country. I discovered that they message each other daily about a year ago, which made me uncomfortable. I decided to let the matter go […]

How Does One Find Benefit in Their Acts of Worship?

  Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How does one find benefit in their acts of worship? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: [Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After […]

Embracing Excellence – 10 – Following the Book and Sunna – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Ustadh Amjad Tarsin explains the chapter of Imam Haddad’s Book of Assistance on following the Qur’an and sunna. He highlights its centrality to faith and warns against innovations contradicting the sunna, while clarifying that this does not refer to everything not practiced by Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace). He also sheds […]

Will Allah Hold Me Accountable for My Wife and Sister Not Observing Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My wife says her prayer regularly, but she is not serious about maintaining her hijab while going outside or meeting with non-mahrams, or her cousins. I continuously order/request/advise her to maintain hijab properly, but she does not do so. Shall I be held accountable for this […]

Understanding the Trends in Fiqh Literature – By Mufti Taha Karaan

In this short article, Mufti Taha Karaan succinctly provides a descriptive account on the various trends and genres of fiqh literature. By way of the Shafi school of thought, Mufti Taha Karaan briefly explains the reasons and objectives of the various categories of legal writing in fiqh. * This article was edited from its original […]

Can I Pray Asr at an Earlier Time Due to Work?

Shaykh Tabraze Azam answers a question related to performing the Asr prayer at an earlier time due to work commitments, according to the Hanafi school of thought.   Question: Assalaam Alaykum Respected shaykh(s), I have an issue in that I find it difficult to pray Asr at the later (predominant) Hanafi time due to work commitments (there […]