What Is Legal Analogy (Qiyas)?
Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question Could you please tell me what is qiyas? Answer I hope you’re doing well, Insha Allah. Qiyas refers to legal analogy. It is to derive the religious verdict for an issue that doesn’t have a specific ruling in the Quran or Sunna through a shared legal basis (‘illa) from […]
How Do I Deal with My Abusive Retired Father?
Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’m a 24-year-old female, unmarried, and a dentist. I have five siblings and live alone with my parents, as my siblings are married. My father has never taken responsibility for our house, mother, or siblings. He disrespects my mother and treats her like a slave. He didn’t support us […]
Can I Seek Financial Aid to Study Islam? Is It Equivalent to Begging?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I desperately want to teach Allah’s din. The problem is I only have little knowledge of Islam. My family is not financially stable to pay my fees to go and study. At home, days pass, repeating the same cycle of waking, eating, and sleeping. Sometimes it hurts me knowing […]
Is It Permissible to Wear Gemstones?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have a question about wearing precious gemstones (sapphire) as someone advised me that it is not suitable for everyone and might cause some ill effects. As a Muslim, I believe that only Allah Most High has the power to change a person’s life rather than materialistic and nonliving […]