Imam Yama Niazi

August 25, 2023 1 min

How Should I Approach Other Converts?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I am a convert who joined a local group to study Islam together, but I found the group to discuss topics that I felt were not wise in their approach and likely to push people away from their religion.  How should I deal with this? Answer First, I want […]
February 21, 2023 2 mins

If I Keep Sinning, Does That Mean My Supplications Go Unanswered?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question If I keep committing sins or a bad thing happens, does that mean my supplications go unanswered? Answer May Allah bless you and make matters easy for you. Every time a person sins, they must repent. If it happens again, then they must repeatedly repent if it keeps happening. […]
December 23, 2022 2 mins

When I Sin, I Do Not Feel Remorse, So How Can I Attain That and Not Feel Guilty?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question When I sin, I do not feel remorse [that being a condition of true repentance], so how can I attain that and not feel guilty? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate All praise is due to Allah, who accepts His servants’ repentance night and […]
November 1, 2022 1 min

Guarding Your Tongue Seminar by Imam Yama Niazi

Despite ignorant assumptions, the tongue has the capacity to enter one into eternal salvation or eternal punishment, and it’s sins are a major source of human regrets. Thus, it is essential for every believer seeking closeness with Allah Most High to understand the importance of holding their tongue, and to evaluate the status of the […]
October 30, 2022 2 mins

Am I Sincere If People Think of Me That Way?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question My Christian mother told me she knows me as a sincere person, and even some Muslim brothers told me I’m sincere. And I asked my mom, “Mom, if people know me as sincere, does that also mean God knows me as sincere?” and she answered positively. I need confirmation […]
October 29, 2022 4 mins

How Can I Reach the Level of the Prophets and the Early Righteous Community in O...

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I wonder how a layperson living in a modern, Western, liberal environment can ever reach the heights attained by the Prophets and the early righteous. I can’t imagine how someone who works a 9-5 job, is desperate for money, and lives in a Fitna-infested environment could ever reach their […]
October 29, 2022 2 mins

May I Ask Allah for a New Life and the Delay of the Day of Judgment?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I wish to ask Allah to allow us to live up to the age of 900.000 and to make the first significant sign of the Day of Judgement occur exceptionally far away to the extent that even angels will wonder when the end will come. And I wish to […]
October 6, 2022 3 mins

Will All Believers and Their Non-Muslim Parents Be Forgiven?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi  Question Will all believers be forgiven on the day of judgment? How about non-Muslim parents of those who are Muslims? Answer Dear questioner, may Allah bless you and increase you in good. Concerning your question, You had asked about the supplication of Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him) that was […]
May 16, 2022 2 mins

What Are The Rewards on The Day of Judgment?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question What are the rewards on the Day of judgment? Answer Allah Most High created life and death as a test. He says in the Quran, “˹He is the One˺ Who created death and life in order to test which of you is best in deeds. And He is the […]
May 14, 2022 2 mins

Is It Prohibited to Portray Allah Most High and His Messengers?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question What is the ruling of portraying Allah Most High and His Messengers? Answer Portraying anything to resemble God is unacceptable and Kufr. God does not have a shape or form. He is not made of anything of substance or atoms or molecules etc. This is known by necessity in our religion. […]
April 8, 2022 2 mins

How Do I Become a Sincere Muslim?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question What steps should I take to become a more sincere Muslim whose actions and intentions are only for Allah? I want to be concerned only with what Allah thinks about me. I don’t want to be worried about trying to impress other people or get worked up about what […]
March 25, 2022 2 mins

How Do I Deal with Youth Who Want to Leave Islam?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question What is the best way to deal with adolescents/young adults who, despite having been taught Islam and coming from a practicing family, have doubts about Islam and don’t want to follow the religion? Should one keep ties with them and continue to support them even if their outward suggests […]
March 24, 2022 1 min

What Is the Difference between the Five Pillars and the Articles of Faith?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question What is the difference between the five pillars and the six articles of faith? Answer The five pillars of Islam are those matters which relate to the outward. All of them, if you examine them, are doing or saying things outwardly. The articles of faith are based on the […]
March 24, 2022 2 mins

Why Should We Learn about the Lives of the Companions?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question Why should we learn about the lives of the Companions? Answer Dear questioner, I pray you are doing well. Learning about the companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is recommended. It is not an obligation. The reasons are many but here are just a […]
February 7, 2022 3 mins

I Haven’t Prayed for Two Years After I Reverted. How Can I Start?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I haven’t prayed since I reverted two years ago because my family didn’t accept it, and I can’t digest their harsh treatment. I know many reverts face the same situation, and some have fought their way out. I’ve been trying to get out of my predicament and make dua […]
February 4, 2022 1 min

Can I Use Words Like “Damn It” in English, and Does It Mean To Curse Somethi...

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi  Question summary: Can I use words like “damn it” in English, and does it mean to curse something in Arabic? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah Dear questioner, Thank you for your question. I pray you are doing well, insha’Allah. It would not be appropriate nor from the Prophetic practice to […]
January 16, 2022 3 mins

I Find Difficulty in Acting According to My Knowledge. What Can I Do?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I am listening and learning but finding it difficult to practice. How can I embody what I am learning and benefit from my studies? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate Dear questioner, may Allah bless you and increase you in good. Learning Sacred Knowledge Know […]
January 5, 2022 1 min

How Can I Go to School With a Noble Intention?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question: How Can I Go to School With a Noble Intention? Answer: Wa alaykum salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. Dear questioner, may Allah bless you and increase you in good. This is an excellent question indeed. Noble intentions Every action that we do could be noble by the intention behind […]
January 5, 2022 2 mins

Is It OK to Be a Reclusive Person in Islam?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi  Question:  Is it ok to be a reclusive person in Islam? Answer: Wa alaykum salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. Dear questioner, May Allah bless you and increase you in good. Being recluse If we were to define recluse by saying it means,’ a person who stays away from others and […]
January 4, 2022 1 min

Who Should I Ask My Questions about Islam?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question Who should I ask my questions about Islam? Answer I pray you are doing well insha’Allah. Following Qualified Scholarship Muslims are required to follow the Sharia, which is based on the Quran and the sunna. The legal schools of law called the madhahib that are transmitted to us generation […]
December 5, 2021 2 mins

Will Allah Guide Me After Being Astray ?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi  Question Summary: Will Allah guide me after being astray, and will I gain my faith back? Answer: Assalam Alaykum Dear questioner, May Allah bless you and increase you in good. Allah is our guide The very concern for your state is a good sign. When Allah wants good for a […]
November 27, 2021 2 mins

Do Not Disrespect Another’s Religion

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi  Question: If I am not wrong, Allah(swt) said not to disrespect any other religion. So while talking to the family, if I disrespect any other religion, will I be sinful for that? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah Dear questioner, May Allah bless you and increase you in good. There is […]
November 23, 2021 2 mins

How Should I Deal With a Friend Who Cheated Using My Answers?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi Question I am a high schooler and recently had online exams. The day before my exam, a friend asked if I could send her my exam answers. I asked if she wanted to cheat, but she said she would have submitted her answers by then. Eventually, I did send her […]
November 20, 2021 1 min

Is it Permitted to Go Scuba Diving ?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi    Question: I wish to learn how to swim and start scuba diving. Is it okay if I go scuba diving? I have found this scuba diving and travel center; they teach you and take you on scuba diving trips on their yacht.   Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullah Dear […]