May 15, 2022 2 mins

Does a Woman Who Has Intercourse with Her Younger Brother Remain His Mahram?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question A Muslim woman had intercourse with her 5-year-old brother while he is sleeping many times, and also did oral countless times with him. She then came to an understanding that she’s done wrong and repented. Would they still be counted as mahram? What should she do? Answer I pray you […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

How to Know If the Water Used to Wash My Mouth Is Impure?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question I suffer from bleeding gums when I bleed from my gums I collect water in my hand and rinse my mouth. Is the water I used to rinse the mouth therefore impure and does my mouth remain impure after rinsing. Let’s say I have a stain of blood on […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

Should I Repent for Stopping on the Wrong Words during Quranic Recitation?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am not an Arabic speaker. I recently learned that I should not stop in the middle of a verse, but I had developed a habit of stopping on certain words during my memorization. Out of habit, I paused in the middle of a verse on a word, and […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

What Is the Difference between Goodness and Excellence?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question Please help me differentiate between goodness and perfection (Ihsan). Answer The terms you have stated in English are not necessarily mapped onto Arabic equivalents intuitively. If we take “goodness” to mean the Arabic word “salah,” or righteousness, it is when a person’s outward actions are good, and their […]