Can a Hindu Man Marry a Muslim Woman Under Special Marriages Act?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, A friend of mine is interested in a muslim girl but she told him that caste (religion) is the problem. She also told him that she likes him very much. Both work in the same organisation and have known each other for 2 years. She is confused […]

Is It Permissible to Repair Gold Watches for Men?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I’m a watchmaker. In our company we also repair and service watches made out of gold. There are watches made for women but also for men. Is it permissible to repair watches that are worn by men, even if they are made gold? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, It […]

Can A Husband & Wife Pray in Congregation?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: When a husband leads his wife alone in prayer, where does wife stand? Is it better for them to pray in congregation or pray alone? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Walaikum assalam, It is best for her to stand completely behind her husband, though […]

Man’s Indebtedness to Allah (exalted be He) – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

Man’s Indebtedness to Allah (exalted be He) by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas The following excerpt is from “Prolegemona to the Metaphysics of Islam: An Exposition of the Fundamental Elements of the Worldview of Islam” by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas. In it, he challenges the modern portrayal of man as a rational agent with independent creative capabilities and […]