Entries by sufyan

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When Can I Join a Congregational Prayer?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum The Imam was in the tashahud position in the last raka when I entered the mosque. Just after I said the opening takbeer before I had a chance to join the imam in the tashahud position, the imam said the first of the finishing salams. Can I […]

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What Is The Ruling of Intellectual Property Rights?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum What is the ruling of intellectual property rights? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Intellectual property is a legally recognised right afforded to the respective authors or inventors. This is the conclusion of many individual, senior contemporary jurists and also various fiqh academies from across the Muslim […]

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When Does a Transfer of Filth Occur?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Some scholars say that if a dry impurity is touched upon by wet hands then it transfers even if the traces can not be seen but the Hanafi school says it does not transfer. Could you provide me an evidence regarding this? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

My Teenager Is Disrespectful and Has No Empathy. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have a teenager who is hyper most of the time, is disrespectful to everyone around her (elders and children), has no empathy and says some things that are out of context. I am stuck as how to deal with her. Can you help me? Answer: Assalamualaykum […]

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Is It Permitted to Read the Qur’an Backwards?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it permitted to read the Qur’an backwards? I have been told that it can stop black magic. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I’m unaware of such a ruling. Reciting the Qur’an backwards is wrong and not religiously legislated. The jurists explicitly affirmed the dislikedness of […]