May 13, 2022 3 mins

Can I Move Out to Escape My Parents’ Abuse over My Weight?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am 17 years old, and my parents have been body-shaming and emotionally/physically abusing me for my obesity since I was a child. Obesity runs in our family, according to our doctor. But they refuse to recognize it. It’s gotten to the point where I’m thinking about going to […]
May 13, 2022 11 mins

Scientific Endeavors in the Seventh Hijri Century – Shaykh Muhammad Awwama

This article is the translation of a lecture held by the great Syrian scholar Shaykh Muhammad Awwama during the international conference “Manuscripts of the Seventh Hijri Century” hosted by Dar al-Makhtutat in Istanbul, Turkey. The topic given to the honorable Shaykh Muhammad Awwama was “The Scientific Endeavors in the Seventh Hijri Century on the Example […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

Is Talking Badly About Someone in a Group Chat Considered Backbiting?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question There is a group chat in which person A is being negatively spoken about. Person A is also part of the group chat; however, person A does not like what the other members are doing. Moreover, person A is spoken about when he is not actively engaging in […]
May 13, 2022 3 mins

How Do We Understand the Hadith on Yawning and the Shaytan?

Answered by Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra Question How do we understand the hadiths on yawning and the Shaytan? Does ٍShaytan cause us to yawn every time or just in prayer? Does he literally enter us if we don’t cover our mouths with our hands? I read another hadith that said, “Sneezing, dozing and yawning during […]