Shaykh Yusuf Weltch

March 24, 2023 4 mins

How Can I Get Rid of My Doubts That Quranic Miracles Are Mere Coincidences?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I want some assistance with a problem I’m having. I am a Muslim girl, but hearing something said by an atheist planted a seed of doubt in my mind. It involves the Quran’s scientific miracles. They discussed how perfect the world is and how they believe it is due […]
March 24, 2023 2 mins

Is It Permissible for Me to Stay Up Late to Finish My Homework?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Is it permissible for me to stay up late to finish my homework if I’m very likely to fall asleep during the Fajr prayer as a result? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. If sleeping late will likely lead to your inability to wake […]
March 22, 2023 4 mins

Should I Leave My House If It Reduces My Desire to Watch Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Am I required to leave my home if it is the only way to stop myself from watching prohibited content? Am I allowed to stay home if I am confident I will not watch any prohibited content? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. It […]
March 20, 2023 3 mins

Is the Tahajjud Prayer Obligatory?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Is the Tahajjud prayer obligatory due to the command in the Quran, the rebuke of the one who did not pray it in Sahih al-Bukhari, and the fact that the Prophet (may Allah bless him and give him peace) regularly did it? Answer In the Name of Allah, the […]
March 20, 2023 2 mins

Am I Sinful for Subscribing to Platforms That Stream Content Dismissing God?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Am I sinful for subscribing to or patronizing streaming platforms that stream content that may include disbelief, polytheism, or content disrespectful to God or religion? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Streaming platforms are merely a hub for movies, shows, and other content to […]
March 20, 2023 5 mins

How Do I Know I Believe in God and the Quran?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question How do I know I believe in God and the Quran? What does it mean to believe? How can I be certain in my belief in God, if our limited minds can never truly comprehend Him? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate In order […]
March 20, 2023 3 mins

What Are the Conditions of Self-Study?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question What are the conditions of self-study? Could you list some essential things to ensure the best understanding? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The Sacred Knowledge of Islam, the inheritance of the Prophet (may Allah bless him and give him peace) has been preserved […]
March 19, 2023 10 mins

Does Allah Most High Have Eyes through Which He Sees? Does Allah Need Eyes to Se...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I read on a Salafi website that Allah sees with His eyes. I’ve heard scholars say that Allah doesn’t need eyes to see. While I understand that Allah’s attribute is eyes, is it correct to say Allah sees with His eyes? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most […]
March 19, 2023 6 mins

Can the Husband Prohibit His Wife from Leaving Home, Visiting Friends and Family...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Can a husband cage his wife in the house? Can a husband not allow the wife to meet her relatives, especially parents, siblings, and friends (some scholars say it’s his right)? And not allow her to do any work, just the household work, and disallow her to make any […]
March 19, 2023 3 mins

Must We Always Follow the Sunna Etiquettes?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Islam has taught us manners and etiquettes. Even while eating, there are sunnas we follow, such as licking your fingers after eating, licking the plate, or chewing the bones properly. These are some of the etiquettes I’ve heard of. It’s also sunna to eat with your right hand. But […]
March 19, 2023 3 mins

What Is the Reason for Different Rulings between Men and Women Wearing Perfume?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Can I wear perfume to smell normally pleasant? Not to attract anyone. Also, if women are not allowed to use scents because it attracts the opposite gender, why not the same for men? There are sexual tv ads for men’s fragrances and deodorants showing it with the intention of […]
March 19, 2023 1 min

Where Is the Residing Place of Imam al-Ghazali (Allah Have Mercy on Him)?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question On the internet, there is conflicting information about the resting place of Imam Ghazali (Allah have mercy upon him). Which is the correct location? I don’t hear grand Urs happening on Imam Ghazali’s mausoleum as we do for other Awliyas. Why? Is it correct that Imam’s Urs falls on […]
March 18, 2023 2 mins

Is Ghusl Obligatory on One Who Wakes Up To Find a Doubtful Stain on Their Pants?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I woke up today, and I don’t remember having any dream or feeling something wet during the night, but when there was a big stain on my jeans which was hardly visible, there was no impurity or wetness in my body or on the inside of the stain. Still, […]
March 18, 2023 1 min

Can I Lead My Wife in Prayer if I Pray Sitting on a Chair?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Due to a knee issue, I pray sitting, i.e., I stand for takbir and qiyam, and sit on a chair for sujood and al-taihiyaat. In this case, can I lead my wife as imaam for salah? She prays normal, Alhamdulillah. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful […]
March 18, 2023 2 mins

Does the Discharge of Pre-Seminal Fluid (Madhy) Invalidate the Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Sometimes I think of something sexual-related, and sometimes when I get aroused, there’s this clear transparent substance discharging from my private part, which I believe it’s called Madhy. Since it’s Ramadan, I’d like to ask if this breaks my fast. If it does, how do I make up for […]
March 17, 2023 1 min

Can I Pray Eight Units of Voluntary Prayer With One Salam? If Yes, Then How?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Can I pray eight raka voluntary prayers with one salam? If yes, then how? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate It is permissible to pray eight raka of nafl prayer with one salam. [Shurunbulali, Maraqi al-Falah] When performing such a prayer, it is necessary […]
March 17, 2023 1 min

Does Inserting a Finger in the Private Rear Part Invalidate the Fast?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question My toilet is not apparent during Ramadan, and some toilet dust remains in the passage, making it very uncomfortable. Can I use my finger to clean the passage and clean the toilet? Does it break my fasting? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Inserting […]
March 17, 2023 3 mins

Can Sins Cause a Reduction in One’s Lifespan?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I understand that death can strike anytime, but can sins shorten one’s life? I’m a teenager, and I’m scared that this is true. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. From one vantage point, yes, sins can be a means of reducing one’s lifespan, just […]
March 16, 2023 1 min

What To Do if One Wakes Up Ritually Impure After Fajr Time in Ramadan?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question If one has had sex, goes to nap but intends to do ghusl before fajr to keep a Ramadan fast the following day but misses their alarm, and doesn’t wake up till they hear the adhan for fajr on the radio, then does ghusl. Is the fast still valid? […]
March 16, 2023 1 min

Is Performing Wudu During Ghusl a Condition for the Ghusl To Be Valid?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have two questions. First, is it necessary to perform Wudu during Ghusl, and second what If I urinate between the ghusl? Does it invalidate my Ghusl? also, what If I urinate immediately after performing ghusl? Does it have any impact on my Ghusl Plz Do Answer Answer In […]
March 16, 2023 2 mins

Does Wetness Inside the Vaginal Lips Necessitate Ghusl and Invalidate the Fast?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I had a wet dream, and when I woke up, I didn’t see any discharge on my underwear, so I didn’t do ghusl. Then I read in an article that a woman having a wet dream may not result in much discharge compared to men and may not reach […]
March 16, 2023 2 mins

Is My Prayer Valid if I Briefly Sit After the Second Prostration of the Third Ra...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question During ‘Isha salah, I accidentally sat down in between the Ruku and the Sajda of the second raka but got up back into the Qiyam position and went directly into sajda to fix this (as I read this is what is to be done in the Hanafi school), but […]
March 16, 2023 2 mins

Is It Sinful To Disobey My Mother’s Request Not To Allow Her Dog Outside?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I live with my non-Muslim mother’s two dogs. They were making a lot of annoying noise; I presume to be taken out. After my mother told me not to, I lifted the fence to my kitchen for them to go outside on the balcony. The noise went down. Is […]
March 16, 2023 2 mins

Do I Need To Pay Expiation if I Fly Past the Miqat Without Ihram?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question While performing ‘umra from Uzbekistan, the plane flies directly through the Miqat Qarn al-Manazil and goes to Jeddah airport. Our intention will be first to go to Medina. After that, we will go to Medina first by bus. From Medina, we wear Ihram at Dhul Hulayfah and go to […]