May 13, 2022 2 mins

Does Allah Need to Praise Himself?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I know Allah does not need anything from His creation. So does the fact that He praises Himself mean that He needs to praise Himself? Would this not negate that He is free of all needs? Answer I pray you are well. No, Allah has no inherent need for […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

What Should I Do if I Forgot to Perform the First Tashahud?

Answered by Ustadh Sufyan Qufi Question While praying I forgot whether I recited the first tashahhud or not. I didn’t do any prostration of forgetfulness (sajdat al-sahw) until a couple of minutes later deliberately since I am still not really understanding when to do this prostration. Is the first tashahhud mandatory (wajib)? Answer In the […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

How Can I Approach My Child’s Aversion to Water?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My child is nine years old and attends madrasa and school. He really struggles with wudu due to issues with water. He takes baths but gets angry and screams when I give him a shower. I think the sensation of the water on his body is very uncomfortable for […]
May 13, 2022 2 mins

How Should I Deal with a Potential Husband Who Feels Unworthy?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I would like to seek counsel about marriage. There is a man that I find compatible and compliant with regard to the characteristics of choosing a suitable spouse. I have made istikhara about whether we will be good for each other. He is also praying about this. However, he […]