Movies on the Lives of the Companions

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked about watching movies of the lives of the companions. Through the years, I have seen many serials depicting the life of the Companions of the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, come out, though they do not show the Prophet himself, blessings and peace be upon him. I was […]

Getting Rid of Fictional Books, Movies and Music

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I’m trying to overcome my habit of reading non-beneficial books and especially fiction with which I don’t really gain anything but that which just wastes my time. Should I sell them, give them away, or throw them away? If I give it away or sell it and give […]

Differences of Opinion & Determining Sound Scholarship

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: If we do whatever Allah asks us to do without questioning, why do different scholars have different opinions about different aspects of our religion? The permissible and impermissible is not clear and there are many different ways of interpreting something. Some scholars say watching Hollywood movies is impermissible, […]