What If I Do Shirk and Die Right After?
Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question If I do shirk unknowingly and don’t ask forgiveness, and then I die soon after, is there a chance Allah will forgive me? I also have the same question if I committed a major sin. I already do repent a lot, but I’m scared that I will die after […]
Is Smoking Cigarettes Akin to Committing Suicide?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question If someone’s lifetime is reduced due to smoking or he gets cancer due to smoking, then is it considered suicide? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The scholars of the Hanafi school (especially the contemporary scholars) agree that smoking cigarettes are impermissible for multiple […]
What Are the Signs That a Person Is Going to Paradise?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question What are the signs that a person is going to Jannah? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The most significant sign that a person is destined for Paradise is believing in and obeying Allah Most High. Allah Most High says, “And those who believe […]
How to Continue Tawaf If One Stops for Prayer or Turns toward the Kaaba?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question In tawaf, I understand I must always keep my left shoulder facing the Kaaba. What happens if I stop to join a fard prayer or need to turn back to pick up something I dropped? Do I restart the tawaf, repeat the circuit, or go back to the point […]