Getting Married During the Month of Rabi al Awal.

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it allowed in Islam to get married in the month of Rabi ul awal? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, There is no sin or dislike in getting married during any time of the month of Rabi`ul-Awwal. May Allah reward you and your family with the best of both […]

Do I Have to Obey My Husband in Everything?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I met an Imam about my bad marriage. He said paradise lies at the foot of the husband and that I must obey him in everything because men are caretakers of women. However, what if he is mistreating the wife, emotionally abusing her, and not fully supporting […]

The Intimate Prayers of Ibrahim b. Adham – By Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat

I’ve left all people, entirely, for your love. I’ve orphaned my dependants so I can see you.   If, for love, You diced me up into many pieces, My deep-feeling heart would yearn for none besides You.   Pardon (this) weak (slave) who has hastened to You. He has come full of hope in Your […]

A Poem for Personal Problems – Novid Shaid

A Poem for Personal Problems   One day I awoke Aching head and broke Someone shaking me Cursing deafeningly:   “Time to get angry! Irascibility!   You’ve been hurt and tricked! People take the mick! You don’t deserve this! So, give them all a miss!   Time to feel despair! Your life has no repair! […]

How to Deal With Love

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I met a boy. The first time I saw him I felt like I had known him for a thousand years and I felt some connection. Day by day I started to learn more about him, but I never spoke to him. He doesn’t really know me […]

Marriage and Troubled Past

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am from India, I got married just a week ago. The girl I married is educated, polite and has Islamic culture. Before marriage, I came to know that she had a relationship in her nearby village. I thought it could be forgiven so I decided to […]

Children and Sinful Parents

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I’ve been told that children may become ill and undergo tribulations because of the wrongdoings of the parents. I’d like to know if there’s any truth to this in Islam? My mother in law blames my husband for the sickness of my children. Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam […]

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 […]