Waswasa, Apostasy and Pure Faith

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains that baseless misgivings about one’s Islam are part of pure faith and such thoughts do not put one outside of the fold.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have bad thoughts keep coming over to me this last few days. It was really hard and I tried […]

Saying One Is Divorced in Jest

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if saying one is divorced in jest or thoughtlessness to others in conversation or chat counts as a legal divorce.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. If one says words like “I am divorced” or “I got divorced” (not the exact wording as it happened a long […]

Responding to Vulgarities

Responding to Vulgarities

Shaykh Jamir Meah gives advice on how best to respond to vulgar language used by others in the workplace.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I come in to contact with people in my work place as I go about my work who, as a means of conversation swear for example when […]

Temporary Lip Fillers

Temporary Lip Fillers

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if having one’s lips filled for beautification is permissible in Islam. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Are lip fillers permissible in Islam given that they are non surgical and of temporary nature, lasting up to approximately six months? It has become very common now and something that […]

Marriage and Severed Ties of Kinship

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil advises on mending relations with estranged parents and marrying with their blessing.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My parents got divorced when I was 3 and I ended up with my father who raised me. I didn’t see my mother for almost 19 years, until I finally […]

Unfaithful Husband Working Overseas

Ustadh Farid Dingle untangles the difficulties a wife faces when her husband who works overseas decides to marry a second wife but wishes to divorce his first on no grounds. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am married for six years. I have two kids. My son is five years old and […]

Ustadh Farid Dingle gives advice on how to heal relations between a husband and his in-laws, improve communication, and how the Fatiha is an excellent dua. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have been married for 7 yrs. Masha Allah everything has been fine but suddenly my husband’s behavior towards my family […]

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked if feeling that one has been “let off lightly” during a driving test means that one should contest the result.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I took my driving test today. I live in the UK and the examiner passed me, yet I am very sure […]

Ustadh Farid Dingle answers questions concerning Qur’anic verses comprising scientific findings that are uncannily similar to scientific findings, and whether verses have been changed over time. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am a Muslim. So one night a thought strikes my mind that “maybe, after the scientists have discovered some particular […]

Last Words of the Dying

Last Words of the Dying

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the last words of a Muslim and those of the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I pray this finds you well. When I was growing up, and recently as well, I heard that the last words should be tahlil. […]