Types of Thought, Blasphemy, and Sin

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the categories of thoughts and what to do when one has blasphemous thoughts or imaginings. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I heard that there are three kind of thoughts. Intentional thoughts, innocent thoughts, and thoughts due to disease. If someone were to imagine blasphemy would he […]

Distinguishing Between Thoughts From Ourselves, Shaytan, and Allah

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: How can someone know the difference between thoughts from themselves, (nafs) shaytan, and Allah? For example, your nafs or shaytan can be telling you to respect yourself and do not allow anyone to oppress you and Allah can be guiding you to forgive others indefinitely. Also, in the case […]

Fantacizing About Schoolmates

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalam Alaikum. Is it allowed to fantasize about a boy you like in the school?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful Dear Seeker, Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, Generally, we are not held accountable for our thoughts. It is our actions that will count for […]