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Shaykh Farid Dingle

February 15, 2024 1 min

Will Angels Not Enter My House If There’s a Photo in It?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question Will angels not enter my House if there’s a photo in it? The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Angels do not enter a house that has either a dog or a picture in it.” [Bukhari] We should maintain caution even when some scholars argue that […]
February 9, 2024 1 min

How to Understand the Hadith of Devils Chained in Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question How do we understand the hadith of the devils being chained during Ramadan? Answer In this short video, explore the significance of the hadith concerning the chaining of devils during Ramadan. Gain clarity on this important aspect of Ramadan as the Shaykh sheds light on its interpretation. Shaykh Faraz […]
November 12, 2023 2 mins

Does Masturbation Break the Fast If You Don’t Know the Fasting Rules?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Does masturbation break the fast if you don’t know about the rules of fasting? Answer Thank you for your important question. If one genuinely had no idea that masturbation was haram and no idea that it broke the fast, then it would not break the fast. If, however, you knew […]
November 11, 2023 2 mins

May I Keep Coins as Collectors Items If They Have Images of Animate Life?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Is it permissible to keep coins as collectors items if they have images of animate life on them? Answer Thank you for your important question. Most modern notes and coins have pictures of people on them, some partial and some complete. To forbid people to use modern bank notes/coins […]
November 11, 2023 2 mins

What Should You Do If You Cannot Remove a Spot of Filth?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question What should you do if you cannot remove a spot of filth? Also, does filth in the cracks of your feet affect wudu? Answer Thank you for your important question. Filth If a spot of filth is still visible after washing thoroughly, the item of clothing is considered pure. [Ba […]
November 10, 2023 2 mins

Can Zakat Be Paid to University Students?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Can Zakat Be Paid to University Students? Answer Thank you for your important question. Zakat may be paid to Muslim students on the following conditions: That one is not already obliged to provide them with financial support That those who are obliged to support them cannot provide for them, […]
November 9, 2023 2 mins

Are Sins Also Multiplied in Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question I have heard of the hadith that says that we are rewarded 70 times more for the good deeds done in the month of Ramadan, Alhamdulillah. I would like to know if this also applies to the sins that are committed. Answer Thank you for your important question. Hadith The […]
November 9, 2023 1 min

What Advice Would You Give to Someone Who Says, “I Will Be Allah’s Proof on ...

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question My friend says Allah has told him that he is going to be His proof on Earth. What advice could you give to him? Answer Thank you for your important question. I pray that your friend will indeed become Allah’s proof on Earth by realizing his complete slavehood and nothingness […]
November 9, 2023 2 mins

If Trials Are Sent to Expiate Sins, Why Were the Prophets Afflicted?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question If trials are sent to expiate sins, why were the Prophets afflicted? Answer Thank you for your important question. Trials befall us because of our own sins, because of the sins of others, and as a test of patience. The trials that befall the prophets are due to the last […]
November 9, 2023 3 mins

If Allah Created Mercy, Does That Mean He Created His Own Attributes?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question If Allah created mercy, does that mean He created his own attributes? Answer Thank you for your important question. Allah created the manifestations of mercy and kindness in His creation, but His own mercy is pre-eternal. Meanings of Mercy When we say mercy, we mean two things—the act of showing […]
November 5, 2023 2 mins

Are Men Excused from Friday Congregational Prayer in a Situation Like COVID-19?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Are men excused from Friday congregational prayer in a situation like COVID-19? Answer Thank you for your important question. Although fear of getting sick is an excuse to miss the Friday prayer, one should rely on a fatwa specific to your own country where possible. Fuller Answer Fear of getting […]
November 5, 2023 1 min

Is It Permissible to Use Cadaver Bone Grafting for Dental Purposes?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Is it permissible to use cadaver bone grafting for the purpose of a dental implant? Answer Thank you for your important question. Bone grafting with synthetic bone material, or pure animal bone is perfectly permissible. If, however, this is not possible, and the surgical procedure is not simply aesthetic, then […]
November 4, 2023 2 mins

What If I Break an Oath and Am Unable to Pay the Expiation?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question What should I do if I break an oath and cannot afford to pay the expiation? Answer Thank you for your important question. If one breaks an oath, one must expiate by feeding or clothing ten of the poor. If one cannot afford to do so, one must fast three […]
November 3, 2023 3 mins

Is It True That the Black Stone Used to Be an Angel?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Is it true that the black stone was originally an angel? If so, by kissing it, does not it constitute a Shirk? Answer Thank you for your important question. No, it doesn’t seem to be the case that the black stone was originally an angel since nothing sound has reached […]
November 3, 2023 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Keep Coins That Have Animate Objects as Collectibles?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Is it permissible to keep coins as collectibles if they have images of animate life on them? Answer Thank you for your important question. Most modern notes and coins have pictures of people on them, some partial and some complete. To forbid people from using modern bank notes/coins would be […]
November 2, 2023 2 mins

Does a Civil Divorce Necessarily Constitute Talaq?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question About 12 years ago, I went for a legal separation from my husband (for obvious reasons) after being married for 27 years. I asked for a divorce, which he refused, but agreed to leave the house in return for half the money of the flat. I had to buy him […]
November 2, 2023 3 mins

Does Islam Force Non-Muslims to Convert to Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Does Islam force non-Muslims who are not from the People of the Book to convert to Islam? Answer Thank you for your important question. Islam is a religion that seeks the good for everyone and shuns bloodshed and brutality. Although there are different opinions on the issue, historically speaking, it […]
November 1, 2023 1 min

How Do I Avoid OCD When Using Bathrooms?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question I suffer from obsessive compulsion disorder and it takes me hours to purify myself and I’m too paranoid to use other people’s bathrooms. Please help. Answer May Allah bless you with light and ease. As long as you the water that splashes around is not visibly filthy, then you […]
October 31, 2023 1 min

What Should I Do If I Have Repeatedly Made Dua against Myself?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question What should I do if I have repeatedly made dua against myself? Answer Thank you for your important question. May Allah reward you, love you, and fill your heart with peace and happiness. The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, ‘Do not make dua […]
October 31, 2023 1 min

Is CBD Oil Halal to Use for Medical Purposes?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Is CBD oil halal to use for medical purposes? Answer Thank you for your important question. Given that CBD oil is pure and does not have the narcotic effects of THC, it is halal to use for medical purposes. (Bushra al Karim, Ba Ishn) The proviso here would be […]
October 30, 2023 1 min

Does the Fast Break by Water Entering Private Parts?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question I sometimes find that water goes into my private parts when washing myself. Does that break my fast? Answer Thank you for your important question. Water entering one’s body while making ablution, ghusl, or removing filth is excused in fasting. (Bushra al Karim, Ba Ishn) Allah does not ask […]
October 29, 2023 1 min

How to Deal with Extreme Waswasa in Purity?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question I suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder, and it takes me hours to purify myself.  And I’m too paranoid to use other people’s bathrooms. Please help. Answer May Allah bless you with light and ease. As long as the water that splashes around is not visibly filthy, then you assume it is […]
October 29, 2023 4 mins

Were There Ever Any Female Prophets?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question Were there ever any female prophets? Answer Thank you for your important question. Short Answer The majority opinion is that there were no female prophets. Allah Most High says, “And We sent not before you [as messengers] except men to whom We revealed from among the people of cities.” [Quran, […]
October 29, 2023 1 min

Can I Lead Someone Else in Prayer If I Am Praying a Make-Up?

Answered by Ustadh Farid Dingle Question Can I lead someone else in prayer if I am praying a make-up (qada) and they are praying a current performance (ada)? Answer Thank you for your important question. Yes, it is perfectly valid to lead someone else in prayer if you are praying a make-up (qada) and they […]