Am I a Hypocrite for Losing Focus in Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, I think I might be a hypocrite. Whenever I do an act of worship, I find it very difficult to think about Allah, and I nearly always end up thinking of something or someone else, and it feels like I am worshipping them. Am I committing major […]

Going Back on a Pledge

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I pledged 200 Euro at a mosque fundraiser, but then found out that my cousin in Iraq needs help for her basic food and needs. Can I go back on my pledge? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Such a pledge is a promise. It is sinful to make promises […]