Must I Make Up Missed Qurbani, If I Did Not Know It Was Obligatory?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question When I first began practicing Islam, I followed the ruling that offering Qurbani is a Sunna, not a Wajib. However, after a few years, I began to follow the Hanafi madhab, but I had no idea that Qurbani was considered necessary. So I’ve missed roughly ten years of Qurbani […]
Do I Need to Offer Funeral Prayer and Burial for My Baby Who Will Not Survive?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Will I need to offer funeral prayer and burial for my baby who is stillborn after 5 months of development? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Sorry to hear of your difficult situation. May Allah Most High grant you ease and well-being. It is […]
Did Allah Discriminate among Mankind by Choosing Some to Be Prophets?
Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question First, I ask Allah to forgive me and the person who asked me this question and to guide us all to the straight path. One of my colleagues is having a problem with this for a long time, and he is not convinced by my answer. Did Allah Most […]
Has My Sin Disqualified Me from the Virtue in the Prophet Narration?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Allah says in the Quran “And those who guard their chastity…” and Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said in a hadith [Sahih ibn Hibban, 4252) that amongst three other things, if a woman guards her chastity she will enter paradise from any gate that she wishes. Unfortunately, I’ve committed the sin […]