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The Muslim Home – 40 recommendations

The Muslim Home – 40 recommendations Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents Introduction Forming the household Creating an atmosphere of faith in the home Islamic Knowledge in the home Meetings at home Good … Continue reading →

Guidelines concerning imitation of the kuffaar

What are the definitions of imitating the west? Does everything that is modern and new and has come to us from the west imply imitation of them? In other words, when can we say that something is haraam because it … Continue reading →

The reason for the differences between the rulings of the Torah and of the Qur’aan

The reason for the differences between the rulings of the Torah and of the Qur’aan. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: We welcome you to our website and we ask Allah to help us to present useful information to you, and … Continue reading →

Weakness of Faith

Do’ful Eemaan Weakness of Faith Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Symptoms of weak faith Causes of weak faith Curing weak faith Introduction Praise be to Allaah, we praise Him and seek His help … Continue reading →

Problems and Solutions

Shakawa Wahulool Problems and Solutions English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Sleeping and missing salaat al-fajr Excessive laughter Waswaas (insinuating thoughts from Shaytaan) Staying up late Short temper Introduction Praise be to Allaah, we praise Him … Continue reading →

The Virtues of Allah’s sacred month of Muharram

What are the virtues of the month of Muharram? Praise be to Allaah, the Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, the Seal of the Prophets and Chief of the Messengers, and upon all … Continue reading →

The month of Sha’baan

The month of Sha’baan Sha’baan is the name of the (eighth) month, and it is so called because in this month the Arabs used to disperse (tasha’’aba) in search of water, or it was said that they dispersed to carry … Continue reading →

Ruling on celebrating the birthday of the Prophet

Ruling on celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Praise be to Allaah the Lord of the Worlds, and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and all his family and companions. The commands mentioned in the Qur’aan and … Continue reading →

April Fool’s Book

April Fool Praise be to Allaah, we praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allaah from the evil of our own selves and from our evil deeds. Whomsoever Allaah guides, none can lead astray, and … Continue reading →

Mother’s Day – an historical overview and the scholars’ rulings on this holiday

Mother’s Day – an historical overview and the scholars’ rulings on this holiday Praise be to Allaah and blessings and peace be upon the Messenger of Allaah. Intoduction: The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) told us … Continue reading →

The Month of Safar

The Month of Safar Praise be to Allaah, and blessings and peace be upon the Messenger of Allaah. The month of Safar is one of the twelve Hijri months, and it is the month which comes after Muharram. Some of … Continue reading →

Fasting on ‘Aashooraa’

Fasting on ‘Aashooraa’ Praise be to Allaah, ‘Aashooraa’ in History Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) came to Madeenah and saw the Jews fasting on the day … Continue reading →

Virtues of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

How do the first ten days of the Month of Dhul Hijjah differ from other days of the year? Praise be to Allaah Who has created Time and has made some times better than others, some months and days and … Continue reading →

The virtue of the last ten days of Ramadaan and Laylat al-Qadr

The virtue of the last ten days of Ramadaan and Laylat al-Qadr Praise be to Allaah, the Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings be upon the Trustworthy Prophet Muhammad and upon all his family and companions. The Prophet … Continue reading →

What you should do in the following situations

What you should do in the following situations English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction 1. Tahaarah (purity and cleanliness) Paint or dirt on hands when making wudoo’ Dressings on wounds Traces of janaabah on clothes Janaabah … Continue reading →

I Want to Repent, But …

I Want to Repent, But … English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction The danger of taking sin lightly Conditions for the acceptance of repentance Great acts of repentance Repentance wipes out whatever came before it Will … Continue reading →

The Prophet’s Methods for Correcting People’s Mistakes

Al-Asaaleeb al-Nabawiyyah The Prophet’s Methods for Correcting People’s Mistakes English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Points to be noted when dealing with mistakes The Prophet’s methods of dealing with people’s mistakes Conclusion Introduction Bismillaah il-Rahmaan … Continue reading →

Dealing with Worries and Stress

Dealing with Worries and Stress English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Kinds of Worry and Stress Islam’s Treatment for Anxiety and Worry Writings of Immam Ibn al-Qayyim on Treating Distress and Grief Du’aa’ (Supplication) Reminder 1. … Continue reading →

Dangers in the Home

Dangers in the Home Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid In the Name of Allaah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Praise be to Allaah. We praise Him and seek His help and forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil … Continue reading →

Prohibitions that are taken too lightly

Muharamat Prohibitions that are taken too lightly English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Shirk: associating partners in worship with Allaah Grave-worship Sacrificing to anything other than Allaah Allowing what Allaah has forbidden and forbidding what Allaah … Continue reading →

Disallowed Matters

Manhiaat Disallowed Matters English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction List of prohibitions mentioned in the Qur’aan and Sunnah ‘Aqeedah (basic tenets of faith) Tahaarah (cleanliness and purity) Salaah (prayer) The mosque Funerals Fasting Hajj and udhiyah … Continue reading →

70 Matters Related to Fasting

Al-Siyaam 70 Matters Related to Fasting Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Definition of Siyaam (fasting) Ruling on fasting The virtues of fasting The benefits of fasting Etiquette and Sunnah of fasting What should be done during this … Continue reading →

non-Muslim Religious Celebrations and Ruling on participataing

non-Muslim Religious Celebrations and Ruling on participataing The conflict between truth and falsehood is ongoing and will last as long as this world remains. The fact that some groups among the Ummah of Muhammad (peace and … Continue reading →

Statement from the Standing Committee on Research and Issuing Fatwaas

Statement from the Standing Committee on Research and Issuing Fatwaas Concerning the ruling on celebrating the Gregorian Year 2000 etc. Praise be to Allaah Alone and blessings and peace be upon the one after whom there is no Prophet. The … Continue reading →

Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Celebrating Valentine’s Day Praise be to Allaah, the Lord of the Worlds, and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his family and companions. Allaah has chosen for us Islam as our religion and He will … Continue reading →

The Eclipse between the people of faith and the people of negligence

What the people whose concern is only for this world are saying about the eclipse A scientific researcher has said: “The eclipse is a natural phenomenon which should be regarded without alarm.” With regard to what they are actually … Continue reading →

Rulings of Udhiyah (Sacrifice)

Rulings of Udhiyah (Sacrifice) Praise be to Allaah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah, Muhammad, and upon his family and companions. Udhiyah is one of the great rituals of Islam, in which we remember the Unity … Continue reading →

Hajj: its virtues and benefits

Hajj: its virtues and benefits Praise be to Allaah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah. This is a brief discussion of Hajj – its virtues, benefits and a little about its rulings. 1. When Hajj was … Continue reading →

Zakaat al-Fitr

Zakaat al-Fitr Praise be to Allaah. Definition Zakaat al-Fitr is a kind of charity (sadaqah) that is obligatory at the time of breaking the fast of Ramadaan. The word zakaat is connected by idaafah (genitive structure in Arabic grammar) to … Continue reading →

20 Exam Tips for Students

20 Exam Tips for Students Praise be to Allaah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger and upon his family and companions. The Muslim student puts his trust in Allaah when facing the tests of this world, and he … Continue reading →

Ruling on celebrating the middle of Sha’baan

Ruling on celebrating the middle of Sha’baan Praise be to Allaah Who has perfected our religion for us, and has completed His Favour upon us. And blessings and peace be upon His Prophet and Messenger Muhammad, the Prophet of … Continue reading →

Wasaa’il al-Thabaat – Means of Steadfastness: Standing Firm in Islam

Wasaa’il al-Thabaat Means of Steadfastness: Standing Firm in Islam English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Means of Steadfastness in Islam Situations where steadfastness is required Conclusion Introduction Praise be to Allaah; we praise Him and seek … Continue reading →

33 Ways of developing Khushoo’ in Salaah

33 Sababun Lil-Khushoo’ Fi Salaah 33 Ways of developing Khushoo’ in Salaah English Translation Book by Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Contents: Introduction Concealment of Khushoo’ Rulings on Khushoo’ The means of developing Khushoo’ Knowing the advantages of Khushoo’ in Salaah … Continue reading →

Eid: Etiquette and rulings

Eid: Etiquette and rulings Praise be to Allaah, Lord of the Worlds, and peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his family and companions. “Eid” is an Arabic word referring to something habitual, that returns and … Continue reading →

Is there a Creator of this universe?

Do you think there is any evidence that the universe has been designed by an intelligent and powerful creator? Praise be to Allaah. We thank you for your question, and would like to answer by quoting a number of aayaat … Continue reading →

The Oneness of Allaah

Is it possible to give the mushrikoon (polytheists, those who associate others with Allaah) proof of the oneness of Allaah? Praise be to Allaah. The entire universe, in the way it is created and the way it is controlled, bears … Continue reading →

The tolerance of Islam

How can we prove to non-Muslims that Islam is a tolerant and easy religion? Praise be to Allaah. Islam is the religion of mercy and kindness, the religion of tolerance and ease. Allaah has not burdened this ummah with more … Continue reading →

The Muslims’ beliefs concerning the Messiah ‘Eesa ibn Maryam

What are the Muslims’ beliefs concerning the Messiah ‘Eesa ibn Maryam?. Praise be to Allaah. Our beliefs concerning the Messiah ‘Eesa ibn Maryam (Jesus the son of Mary – peace be upon him) are those indicated by the Book of … Continue reading →

Which son was to be sacrificed?

I understand that Prophet Ibrahim (pbuh)intended to sacrifice his son, Prophet Ishmail (pbuh), according to Muslim belief. However, a non-Muslim that I had a discussion with pointed out that this is not mentioned in the Quran. … Continue reading →

The life of the Prophets

Are the prophets alive or dead? because whe prophet Muhammed(pbuh) went on the miraaj, all the prophets prayed behind him in masjid al-aqsa, then prophet Muhammed(pbuh) went though each heaven and met some of the more well known prophets again … Continue reading →

His brother has become Muslim but he is hesitant and wants advice

I want to become a Muslim, but am very hesitant. My brother converted a few months ago, which caused a lot of problems between him and my parents(both of them being Christian). I have a close relationship with my girlfriend, … Continue reading →

Wants to embrace Islam but has been advised to wait

I have been researching Islam for the past month and have also started to read the Quran. I personally feel that I am ready to take the Shahaada but some of my Muslim friends do not feel the same way. … Continue reading →

It is not essential for one to declare one’s Islam before witnesses in order for it to be valid

I am a young man who is married to a Muslim woman but her family is not Muslim. She became Muslim and learned some soorahs and how to pray via the internet. After we got married I asked her: at … Continue reading →

A Christian asking about repentance

If a man decides after a life of sinfulness to come to God and promise to reform his life, I understand that Islam says that he will be forgiven and therefore inherit the promises etc. My questions though is what … Continue reading →

Is there any conflict between entering Islam and playing basketball?

I am a non-muslim, and I was wondering if I become muslim can I still play basketball. Praise be to Allaah. Yes, you could become Muslim and still play basketball, so long as there is nothing forbidden or harmful involved. … Continue reading →

The status of the family in Islam

What does Islam teach about the family and the roles of men , women and Children؟ Praise be to Allaah. Before we find out about the role of Islam in organizing and protecting the family, we should first find out … Continue reading →

She is asking about the rights of women in Islam

What are the women rights like under Islam/ and how have they changed since Islams golden age (from mid 8th century until 12th century) if they have changed?. Praise be to Allaah. Islam honours women greatly. It honours women as … Continue reading →

Relations with women according to Islam

I am in the processing of becoming a truly practicing Musalman and wonder what is said regarding your life previous to the full integration of Islam. I wonder whether any experiences that I have had would limit me from becoming … Continue reading →

She is confused about women’s rights in Islam

I am confused. All my life I interacted with others on the basis that I am a human being before being female and the slave woman of Allaah as much as I could, and that based on this, whoever does … Continue reading →

The differences between Christianity and Islam

What are the factors which causes a widening gap between muslim and christian communities?. Praise be to Allaah. There are many great factors that widen the gaps between Muslims and Christians. The differences in belief between … Continue reading →

Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

Could you give me some brief details about the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)? Praise be to Allaah. Differences and disputes arose among the Children of Israel. They introduced alterations and … Continue reading →

Why adultery, gambling and the flesh of swine are haraam

Why are adultery, gambling, eating the flesh of swine forbidden in Islam or consedered “haram”? Even though we find it strange that a Muslim would ask such a question about matters which are so clear and undisputed, the answer is … Continue reading →

Do not betray the one who betrays you

There is a person who works in a private office, but he had some health problems and had to stop working during the period of medical treatment. After that he went back to work and asked for his rights (his … Continue reading →

The Muslim in Ramadaan

What should we say to the Muslims on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadaan?. Praise be to Allaah. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur’aan, a guidance for mankind and … Continue reading →

Who wrote the Qur’aan and how was it put together?

Who wrote the Qur’aan and how was it put together?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Allaah has guaranteed to preserve this Qur’aan Himself. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Verily, We, it is We Who have sent down the Dhikr … Continue reading →

How to write a will

I checked in the Holy Quran in regards as how to make a will. It’s kind of complicated for me, that’s why I am hoping you can help me Insha Allah. Can you please advise on how to make an … Continue reading →

Prohibition against spying on others

I work for a company and my boss has asked me to tell him what the employees are saying about him personally, despite the fact that some of what they are saying is true. Is the money that I receive … Continue reading →

The infallibility of the Prophets

I would like to ask a question about ‘aqeedah. Is it part of our ‘aqeedah to believe that the Prophets committed sins and were not infallible?. Praise be to Allaah. The Prophets are the best of mankind, and the most … Continue reading →

The reason why smoking is haraam

why is smoking haram? Praise be to Allaah. Perhaps you know that all nations of the world – Muslim and kaafir alike – have now started to fight smoking, because they know that it is very harmful. Islam forbids everything … Continue reading →

The true nature of insurance and the rulings concerning it

What are the rulings on commercial insurance which is widespread nowadays? Praise be to Allaah. 1) All kinds of commercial insurance are clearly and undoubtedly ribaa (interest/usury). Insurance is the sale of money for money … Continue reading →

Islam and slavery

I often hear Christian missionaries criticizing Islam and accusing it because Islam permitted slavery, and saying that this is a transgression against man’s freedom and rights. How can we respond to these people?. Praise be to Allaah … Continue reading →

Verses and hadeeth about hijab

Could u please supply me with some qoutes from the Hadith and Quran on the impotance of hijab for women. Praise be to Allaah. Verses that have to do with hijab: 1 – Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And … Continue reading →

Why is it forbidden to drink alcohol?

Why does islam prohibit drinking alcohol even in small amounts? And what does Koran say about it? Praise be to Allaah. No doubt alcohol is intoxicating, and contains this substance that makes people lose their minds. It says in the … Continue reading →

Description of Hajj

I want to know about Hajj in detail. Praise be to Allaah. Hajj is one of the best acts of worship. It is one of the pillars of Islam with which Allaah sent Muhammad and without which a person’s religious … Continue reading →

Fasting is not accepted if one doesn’t pray

Is it permissible to fast without praying?. Praise be to Allaah. No good deeds will be accepted from one who does not pray – no zakaah, no fasting, no Hajj or anything else. Al-Bukhaari (520) narrated that Buraydah said: The … Continue reading →

Poverty and its negative effects, and means of eliminating it in Islam

How can Islam fight poverty?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Poverty is one of the calamities that Allaah has decreed should happen, either to a specific person or a family or a society. Poverty has negative effects on people’s beliefs … Continue reading →

Ruling on music, singing and dancing

I have always heard that music, singing and dancing are haram in Islam. I went to this other site for the first time,XXX, and typed in music and all of these articles appeared which said music,dancing, and singing in Islam … Continue reading →

What do Muslims believe about Jesus (peace be upon him)

What do Muslims believe about Jesus (peace be upon him)? Praise be to Allaah. Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon him) , and await his second coming. They consider him one of the greatest of God’s messengers to … Continue reading →

Conditions of Hajj being obligatory

What are the conditions of Hajj being obligatory?. Praise be to Allaah. The scholars (may Allaah have mercy on them) have stated the conditions of Hajj being obligatory, which, if they are met, make it obligatory for a person to … Continue reading →

Will Allaah punish women who make a wanton display of their beauty (tabarruj)?

My question is about the grave sinners, we believe that his/her matter is up to Allah, if Allah wills He will punish or forgive them. But the hadeeth in which the prophet, peace be upon him says: “there are two … Continue reading →

Correct Hijaab

I wanted to know about a matter consurning the RIGHT hijaab What is the proper hijaab? I mean so many differnt hijaabs are to choose from, And I have this friend from Denmark and she converted to Islam for a … Continue reading →

Who is the Dajjaal

Who is the Dajjaal and what are his attributes? Praise be to Allaah. Meaning of the word Maseeh (Messiah) There are over fifty scholarly comments on the meaning of the word Maseeh (Messiah). They said that this word is applied … Continue reading →

The reason why mankind was created

Why was mankind created?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: One of the greatest attributes of Allaah is wisdom, and one of His greatest names is al-Hakeem (the most Wise). It should be noted that He has not created anything in … Continue reading →

How to deal with sinful families

What can a woman do, if her family are obstructing her path to Islam. They are non-Practicing Muslims. How does she fulfill sunnat ir rahim and follow Islam if there is a great deal of difficulty in doing so. Can … Continue reading →

Evidence for the truth of the Prophethood of Muhammad

There is a converted christian who does not believe in Quran. We had many arguments over this issue, still he does not believe in Muhammed being a prophet of God, . I somehow feel that I should help him in … Continue reading →

Islam erases the sins that came before it

A brother of ours has recently become Muslim. During his days of Jaahiliyyah (ignorance – i.e., before he became Muslim), he earned a lot of money by dealing in drugs. He brought this money with him and opened a big … Continue reading →

Doubts of one who is interested in Islam

I am a non-Muslim who is very much interested in Islam. I have been trying to do research on my own. However, I came upon some information that I found rather disturbing. It is regarding the Kaaba and the origin … Continue reading →

What the Shi’ah do on ‘Ashoora’ is bid’ah (innovation) and misguidance

I am living in dubai and here huge number of shia are pesent arround us they always say that doing maatum on 9 and 10 muhaaram is right and this is the proof that we love hazrat husain and hazrat … Continue reading →

Ruling on covering the face, with detailed evidence

I would like to know those verses in quran which talk about the covering of face by women as i need to show it few persons who want to know whether covering of face by women is compulsory or optional. … Continue reading →

Rulings on menstruation

What are the rulings on menses in women?. Praise be to Allaah. There are many rulings to do with menstruation, more than twenty, of which we will mention those which we think are most essential. They are: 1 – Prayer … Continue reading →

The punishment for homosexuality

What is the punishment for homosexuality? Is there any differentiation between the one who does it and the one to whom it is done?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The crime of homosexuality is one of the greatest of crimes, … Continue reading →

The enmity of Shaytaan towards man

I want to know some details about the Shaytaan – can you help me? Praise be to Allaah. When Iblees refused to prostrate to Adam, Allaah expelled him from heaven and the curse of Allaah is upon him until the … Continue reading →

The Holy Qur’aan

What is the Qur’aan? Praise be to Allaah. The Qur’aan is the word of the Lord of the Worlds, which Allaah revealed to His Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), to bring mankind forth from darkness … Continue reading →

Muhammad (peace be upon him) in the bible

Did Muhammad (peace be upon him) was mentioned in the bible?. Praise be to Allaah. Muhammad(Peace Be Upon Him)in the bible Bible prophecies about the advent of muhammad Abraham is widely regarded as the Patriarch of … Continue reading →

He became Muslim then he left Islam

What is the Islamic ruling on someone who is a Muslim(who is in Islam) but converts to some other religion later on??? Praise be to Allaah. Apostasy (riddah) means disbelieving after being Muslim. There is no bad deed that cancels … Continue reading →

How will the sinful Muslim take his book of deeds on the Day of Resurrection?

When the books of deeds fly (to people’s hands on the Day of Resurrection), will the one who takes it in his right hand never enter Hell at all? And will the one who takes it in his left hand … Continue reading →

Not praying causes all kinds of distress and anxiety

I am a 23 year old girl, and to be honest I do not pray and if I do I do not offer all the obligatory prayers. I also listen to music, but this puts me in a bad mood and Allah is watching, I want to pray. I want to obey Allah and I fear Him, I am proud of being a Muslim, My God is Allah alone with no partner … Continue reading →

Shar’i analysis of the financial crisis

What comments does the eminent Shaykh Muhammad al-Munajjid have to make about the financial crisis?. Praise be to Allaah. It is obvious to everyone that the financial crisis is shaking the entire world, East and West. It is a serious … Continue reading →

The Dajjaal will enter every land except Makkah and Madeenah

Will the Dajjaal go to all parts of the globe or will the people come to him? Will all those who are alive when he emerges meet him? Will some be able to … Continue reading →

The meaning of the pronoun “We” as used in the Qur’an

Why does the Quran use the term “we” in its ayats? Many non-believers believe that this may be in reference to Jesus? Praise be to Allaah. It is a feature of literary style in Arabic that a person may refer … Continue reading →

The Qur’aan and medicine

I heard in a lecture that medical scientists or doctors claim that many medicines&treatements have been discovererd&propounded by inferring facts frm the Holy Quran. Now my question is, Is that all regarding medicine is mentioned in the Holy Quran? Or … Continue reading →

What Did Jesus Say About Christmas?

A brief article on what Did Jesus Say About Christmas? In the light of The Holy Quran and The Sunnah. The Christmas Experience The perfect Christmas tree is bought. Adorned with ornaments and glittering with tinsel, it stands by the … Continue reading →

The Nature of Life in the Grave

When it is said that the dead person is alive in the grave, is that the same as his former life (is he alive in the same way)? How many of his senses are restored … Continue reading →

The way to a good end

Are there any signs that indicate that a person’s life ended well?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: a good end… A good end means when a person was guided before his death to keep away from that which angers the … Continue reading →

How can the Muslim discipline himself

How can the Muslim discipline himself Islamically, especially if he has shortcomings with regard to his religious commitment, which Allaah knows best about? Praise be to Allaah. Acknowledging your shortcomings is one of the first steps in … Continue reading →

When is it permissible for a woman to uncover her face?

We know that the most correct opinion among the scholars is that women should cover their faces, but there are many situations where women cannot cover their faces. Could you shed more light on this topic? Praise be to Allaah. … Continue reading →

50 Questions And Answers On Islamic Monotheism

50 Questions And Answers On Islamic Monotheism which talks about Who is your Rubb?, What is your religion?, Where is Allah?, Who are the friends of Allah? and etc. Q1 Who is your Rubb? (the Lord,the Creator etc). A. My … Continue reading →

A serious dialogue with a Christian

Hello , my name is XXXX and I was taking a look at your web page . I am interested in it because I am in a Religious Studies class and I am interested in learning more. I just wanted … Continue reading →

The status of the imams of the Ithna ‘Ashari Shi’ah

What is the position on the 12 Imams of the Shia, especiallt the later ones?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The Raafidis, Imamis or Ithna ‘Asharis (“Twelvers”) are one of the branches of Shi’ism. They are called Raafidis because they … Continue reading →

Dealing with a bad Temper

I have a bad temper, if I was mad or upset, I have moved away from the situation, when I was standing I would sit down, when I were sitting I would lie down, and I have recited the “darood” … Continue reading →

Evidence that only Allah is the Creator of life

Please explain to me, according to the Qur’an, is it possible for a human to produce life? If not, then explain in detail about the cloning of animals and possibly humans, by humans. Please give the answer in detail as … Continue reading →

The meaning of belief in Allaah

I have read and heard a great deal about the virtues of attaining true belief in Allaah, and I would like you to explain to me in detail the meaning of belief in Allaah in a way that will help … Continue reading →

Can sihr (witchcraft, magic) kill?

i would like information on majic (jadoo) what are the consequences and can people use it to kill people. Praise be to Allaah. Yes, there is sihr that can kill. When discussing different forms of murder the scholars have mentioned … Continue reading →

Will a woman who does not wear hijaab go to Hell?

If a girl doesn’t wear hijab, does that mean she will go to hell? But what if she reads Salat, Quran regualrly, acts decently, doesn’t look at boys, doesn’t gossip/babckbite etc, will not wearing hijab condem her to hell despite … Continue reading →

How to protect oneself against the evil eye

In the recent years I feel I have been struck with it. Allhamdullila that allah has given me attractive features but see I don’t want my life to be in turmoil because of it. See not all people praise Allah … Continue reading →

Reward for memorizing Qur’aan

What is the reward for becoming a Haafiz?. Praise be to Allaah. Whoever memorizes Qur’aan and acts upon it, Allaah will reward him and honour him greatly for that, so that he will rise in status in Paradise to a … Continue reading →

Is the Mahdi real or not?

Is the hadith about the coming of Mehdi Saheeh? Because I was told by a friend of mine, that it’s not and it’s a weak hadith. Praise be to Allaah. There are saheeh ahaadeeth that indicate that the Mahdi (peace … Continue reading →

Incest is a worse and more serious sin

What is the hadd punishment for incest? Can there be any repentance from that?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Zina with a mahram relative is a graven sin that zina with a non-mahram, because it is severing the ties of … Continue reading →

The virtues of Soorat Ya-Seen

Are there any saheeh ahaadeeth which speak of the virtues of reading Soorat Ya-Seen? Some people say that Ya-Seen is for that for which it is read?. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Soorat Ya-Seen is one of the Makkan soorahs … Continue reading →

Mawlid al-Nabi (the Prophet’s birthday)

Why some people accept and some unaccept the celebration of the prophet (PBUH )? What is your opinion? Praise be to Allaah. There is nothing in the Qur’aan to say that we should celebrate the Mawlid or birthday of the … Continue reading →

How to know if a person is possessed by the jinn or affected by the evil eye

How can a person know if he has been possessed by the jinn or if he is affected by the evil eye?. Praise be to Allaah. Those who deal with ruqyah as prescribed in Islam have mentioned some of the … Continue reading →

A brief look at ‘Eesa (Jesus) – peace be upon him

Could you give us a brief description of ‘Eesa (peace be upon him)? Praise be to Allaah. Maryam the daughter of ‘Imraan was a pious and righteous woman… She strove hard in worship until she had no peer in … Continue reading →

How children can honour their parents

What forms of ibadah can a child do for his/her parents while they are living and when they have died? Please give examples from the quran، sunnah، and pratice of the rightous salaf. Praise be to Allaah. The rights of … Continue reading →

She wants to become Muslim but thinks she will have problems with her friends, family and job

I am a woman studying Islam and have a few questions that need answering: 1. I have a few Muslim male friends, we are very close and they treat me as an equal, if I had to convert to Islam … Continue reading →

The Qur’aan is a healing and a mercy to the believers

Tell me more about quran. Praise be to Allaah. The Qur’aan is the word of Allaah that was revealed to His Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and is recited as an act of worship. This … Continue reading →

The creation of man

Can you tell me about the beginning of man’s creation? Praise be to Allaah. Allaah created Adam with His hand and breathed into him his soul created by Him, and told His angels to prostrate to him. Allaah created Adam … Continue reading →

Why does Islam forbid lesbianism and homosexuality?

Could you please tell me that why is a homosexuality a sin in islam? I know it’s a great sin but my question is why? I haven’t able to find the real reason why? So، if you could can you … Continue reading →

The pillars, obligatory parts and Sunnahs of prayer

What are the Sunnahs of prayer?. Praise be to Allaah. There are many Sunnahs of prayer, both words and actions. What is meant by Sunnahs is things other than the pillars (essential parts) and obligatory parts of the prayer. Some … Continue reading →

A Christian woman wants to fast

I’m a christianity but I do not believe in my religion anymore,and i’m sorry for that. I believe in allaah and his prophet. Now I want to do the Rammadan,but I’m still christianity,can I do the rammadan now? I dont … Continue reading →

Memorizing Qur’aan and the virtue of some soorahs

Can you please state some of the benefits of reading the following Soorahs with references to Hadith. Soorah Naba , Soorah Al-Waqiah , Soorah Yaseen , Soorah Mulk I am in my mid-thirties and am trying to memorize the Qur’an … Continue reading →

Allaah created the universe in six days

Is it true that Allah created the universe in 6 days? Praise be to Allaah. Yes, Allaah created the heavens and the earth and everything in between in six days, as He says (interpretation of the meaning): “And indeed We … Continue reading →

The virtues of Jumu’ah (Friday) prayer

I would like to know some of the ahaadeeth which speak of the virtues of Jumu’ah prayer. Praise be to Allaah. Many ahaadeeth have been narrated from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which explain the … Continue reading →

Evidence Prohibiting of Mixing of Men and Women

My husband and I wanted to know if it were permissable to take Arabic classes at a college where the classes are mixed (men-women). We understand that there is no mixing between the sexes, but confused about the definition of … Continue reading →

Belief in the Books and Messengers

Who are the Prophets who were sent by Allaah? What are the Books which were sent down with them? Praise be to Allaah. When Allaah sent Adam down to the earth and his descendents spread out, He did not forsake … Continue reading →

Al-Malaa’ikah (Angels)

What do you believe about angels regarding their function, appearance, form and powers? Praise be to Allaah. Belief in angels is one of the six pillars of belief or faith without which there is no faith. Whoever does not believe … Continue reading →

Ibraaheem (peace be upon him)

Could you give us some information about the Prophet Ibraaheem (peace be upon him)? Praise be to Allaah. Allaah sent His Prophet Ibraaheem (peace be upon him) and ordained among his offspring Prophethood and the Book (al-‘Ankaboot … Continue reading →

Reciting Qur’aan in the bathroom

Is it permissible to recite the holy quran while in the toilet?( without taking the book itself in). Praise be to Allaah. The Qur’aan is the best book that mankind has ever known, because it is the Word of the … Continue reading →

Backbiting (gheebah) and its expiation

A.What is the ruling on accusing somebody of having a loose tongue? B.Do you have to tell them what they have said and to whom? This is a matter that has arose and instead of the person being told what … Continue reading →

Ruling on marrying an atheist

When i got married,my husbnd told me before marriage that he was an atheist.I didnt think too much of it as my faith was also on shaky grounds.And i thought maybe i could change him(his parents are muslims). Then the … Continue reading →

Belief in al-Qadaa’ wa’l-Qadar (Divine will and decree)

What is the status of sabr (patience) in Islam? What should the Muslim bear with patience? Praise be to Allaah. Belief in al-Qadaa’ wa’l-Qadar (Divine will and decree) is one of the pillars of faith. The Muslim’s faith is not … Continue reading →

Was ‘Eesa (Jesus – peace be upon him) a Jew?

Do muslims believe jesus was a jew? in the bible is says jesus was a jew. Praise be to Allaah. ‘Eesa ibn Maryam (Jesus son of Mary – peace be upon him) was one of the noble Prophets of Allaah, … Continue reading →

Why do people not respond to the laws of Allaah?

Allaah has revealed religions and sent the Messengers to set mankind’s affairs straight, because these laws bring goodness, righteousness, happiness and justice etc. But in fact we do not see these laws achieving these aims except in a few short … Continue reading →

Mankind’s need for the Messengers

Why do people need the Prophets? Praise be to Allaah. The Prophets are the Messengers of Allaah to His slaves; they convey His commands, and give them glad tidings of the delights that Allaah has promised them if they obey … Continue reading →

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  1. I love to learn about the deen,it helps a lot with the ways and attitudes that we got with one another.

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