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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 Permitted to Mockingly Joke About Openly Corrupt Political Figures?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it permitted to mockingly joke about openly corrupt political figures? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The basis is that we are instructed to hold our tongues from that which does not concern us. The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, […]

Making Fun of Friends and Educational Material with Foul Language

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Salamu alaikum 1.Is it permitted to make jokes about a friend’s weight or the way a person eats if this person is not hurt by this kind of humor? The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “The believer can do no worse than belittle his brother”. Does it mean […]