July 1, 2022 5 mins

Was I Destined Not to Marry the Person I Was in a Relationship With?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am 19 years old, and I was in a relationship with someone I wanted to marry. He guided me to Allah and the Quran. He used to speak about religion, but I didn’t always listen. Did Allah bring him to me to teach me religion? We stopped talking, […]
July 1, 2022 1 min

Does Swallowing Mucus Invalidate My Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question Does swallowing mucus invalidate my fast? Answer In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful. No, swallowing mucus that has reached one’s mouth through one’s nose or one’s throat does not invalidate one’s fast. [Shurunbulali, Maraqi al-Falah] This is because by doing so, one is not entering anything into […]
July 1, 2022 3 mins

Can I Pray When I Wake Up If Insomnia Causes Me To Sleep Before Fajr?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I have insomnia, which makes it hard for me to sleep. So I go to bed late and often, I am unable to get up for the Fajr prayer. And I’m also unable to stay up all night until the Fajr prayer. Often I need to take medication to […]
July 1, 2022 3 mins

Is Medical Treatment Between Opposite Genders Permissible?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I have been diagnosed with Varicose veins, and it requires me to show my nakedness (‘awra) to my doctor. I have refused to go ahead with it unless I made sure it was lawful. The specialist who deals with my condition is a male. For the examination, it would […]