March 31, 2024 3 mins

When do I enter Ihram if I intend to go to Madina or Makka?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question A family is traveling to Saudi Arabia for Umrah and tourism and greeting their family. They do not have a firm intention yet as they think they will go to Madinah first as they booked a hotel for that day. Still, they decide to go to Makkah first to […]
March 30, 2024 3 mins

Am I Sinful for Not Deleting My Siblings’ TikTok Accounts?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I have preteen siblings whose social media I monitor, and I allow them an hour every day only on those apps, but I know full well they don’t use it for good in an Islamic sense. They are exposed to music, opposite-gender content, pop culture, celebrity worship, movies and […]
March 29, 2024 3 mins

Were My Ears Impure?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I remember considering itching one of my ears, and I had impure hands, which I’m not even sure were impure now. However, they touched my ear wax, which would get off, and there was still a sticky residue in the ear when I tried to purify it. Is my […]
March 29, 2024 3 mins

Can a Christian Woman Repent for Previous Actions While Remaining Christian To B...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Suppose a Christian woman has committed fornication (zina) or maybe not committed fornication but kissed men before. Can she ask God for forgiveness, not Jesus, while remaining Christian and become permissible for marriage again for me if she never does those actions again? Does kissing make a woman no […]