Should Muslim Parents Let Their Children Freely Choose Their Religion?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: My Mother converted to Islam when she married my father but that union did not last and she no longer practices the religion. While I still respect her for that, I am now a mother myself and am trying to raise my son as a practicing Muslim. However, she […]

Can a Convert Whose Family is Hindu Participate in Their Rituals?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If a person who was previously Hindu accepts Islam, but hides this from his parents and performs the Hindu rituals to satisfy them and avoid causing problems in the household, is he still within the fold of Islam? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Merciful. It is not permitted […]

New Converts: Do What You Can, But Strive to Do Better

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: By the grace of ALLAH (SWT) I along with my friend helped a sister to convert Into Muslim… only very few people know about it, and at present she doesn’t have the courage to tell her parents about it. The question is , she is not able to […]

Family Problems, Islamic Support, and Marriage Preparation for Converts

Answered by Ustadha Rukayat Yakub Question: Selam Alaykum, I wanted to ask your advice. I am a recent convert. I have had many difficulties with family so far and I don’t know how to move forward. I married someone from another country last year.  We never lived together and did not get a civil marriage […]