When Should a New Muslim Pay Zakat?
Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I recently reverted to Islam and have savings above the silver nisab. I have had these savings for over a year, but I am still determining what day, as I only reverted a couple of months ago. Do I pay the zakat a year after the day I reverted, […]
Are the Stories about Khawla Bint Al-Azwar (Allah be pleased with her) Authentic...
Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I have heard a story of a female companion who was a warrior and was compared to Khalid Bin Waleed (Allah be pleased with him). As far as I have heard, she partook in many battles and fought against disbelievers. However, when I looked into it, I came to […]
Can I Pray Sitting in My Car Due to Inclimate Weather Condtions?
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I was driving and thought I could pray when I got home, but with traffic, I eventually realized I won’t make it home in time. It was raining outside, and there was no mosque nearby for me to pray at. Would it be okay to pray while sitting in […]
Is It Permissible to Celebrate the Birth of the Prophet (May Allah Bless Him and...
Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I have a question regarding celebrating the birthday of the righteous. Al Azhar says that it is permissible to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet as well as righteous people like Awliya. Celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s birth They also say that it is permissible to participate in the commemoration of […]