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Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Can Allah accept sa prayer where the Imam’s Father is Christian born out of wedlock? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, The prayer of a convert or somebody born out of wedlock is valid. Acceptability (qabul), however, is something which the jurists (fuqaha) cannot usually make a judgement […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I was thinking to go with my parents in Madina, and me with my father to Makkah. My mother is a Christian and my father is a Muslim and me too. I just found out that in Saudi Arabia it is prohibited for Christians to practice their […]

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If praying the Zuhr prayer after the Shafi’i Asr has entered (but before the Hanafi Asr), would it be permissible to join a congregation praying Asr to complete my Zuhr prayer? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, it is not valid to pray the noon prayer […]

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Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling regarding the person who shows off worldly gains and items but does all good deeds purely for the sake of Allah Ta’ala? Is this comparable or in any way compatible with the hadith regarding wearing clothes below the ankle? Also, is it permissible […]

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Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, In my first marriage, my husband treated me like a slave and so I got khula. I live with my parents now. I know someone very pious. A nice guy who prays 5 times a day and is also involved in Islamic activities. I always wondered […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If a dog touches me, is it necessary to wash the area licked seven times in the shafi’i school? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam JazakaLlah khayr for your question. Any substance that comes in contact with the najasah of a dog has to be washed seven times, one […]

Should I Wear the Hijab Despite the Difficulty to Get a Job Wearing It?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I have been divorced 5 years ago. Now I am struggling to find a spouse. I have prayed and tried everything. How do I make it better? How to get my peace back? Answer: Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, You just have to keep […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum What to do if a husband does not want to pay a dowry signed in a marriage contract? He cancelled my return flight to him so now he can keep ignoring me. The source of the marriage conflict is the fact I didn’t find comfortable living with […]

Have I Sinned for Missing a Day of My Daily Schedule of Makeup Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have read multiple times online that a women is “required” to keep her fingers together with no gap during ruku’, sujood, and the sitting position in Salah. What does that mean? Do I have to tense up my fingers and squeeze them together so as to […]

What Is Riya (Ostentation)?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum My question is simple “Who is Allah really?”. On paper (quran, hadidth) Allah is mentioned as being most merciful. But in reality He is simply not merciful or anything (at least for me). He is mean, stingy, non merciful. I even feel that He likes that I […]