May 23, 2022 3 mins

Should My Non-Muslim Mother-in-Law Watch My Baby While I Work?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I have a one-year-old baby girl and my husband converted to Islam many years ago when he was 18 years old. His mother is Christian, not very practicing, but she has a strong belief that gets stronger with age. She and I never had a good relationship because she […]
May 23, 2022 2 mins

Is It Disliked to Swallow One’s Saliva When Fasting?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question My mouth produces a large amount of saliva. Every 5 minutes, I have to spit it out. I understand that swallowing saliva does not break fast. However, ingesting a high quantity can be makruh. I’d like to know if the amount is a mouthful or if we can swallow […]
May 23, 2022 3 mins

When Did Islam Begin?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question Did Islam start at the time of the Prophet, or has it always been a thing and will continue to do so for infinity? Also, should we say Allah’s name with capital letters? Should we say Muhammad and Islam with capital letters? Answer In the Name of Allah, […]
May 23, 2022 2 mins

What Is Considered Buying and Selling in Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question What is considered buying something in Islam? Is the exchange of money necessary to be considered buying? Answer In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate In Islam, the essence of buying (and by corollary, selling) is the mutually agreed-upon exchange of a good that carries value […]