Heavily Afflicted by Waswasa

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about compulsively saying “I’m sorry” and asking forgiveness. I became heavily afflicted with waswasa when I was unemployed mainly around najasah, but alhamduliLlah I recovered from that after starting work. But recently have developed waswasa about actions or words of kufr. Also I’m obsessed with an intense fear of being […]

Is It Impermissible to Tell Inappropriate Jokes?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: There are jokes that have jarring or disturbing elements of absurdity, but don’t use curse words, sexual references, or Islamically disrespectful themes. One example are ‘dead baby’ jokes. (Q. How do you fit 50 babies into a car trunk? A. With a blender.). Are such jokes haraam? Answer: […]