What Is the Benefit of Fasting for 40 Days?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum If someone did not fast without excuse, is an expiation required? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: [Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After […]

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have seen that to disrespect the Mushaf (copy of the Qur’an) is Kufr (disbelief). 1. Does this mean that if a person commits a sin (e.g. watching T.V) or any sin in a room which has an Ayah or several Ayahs or Allah’s name framed on […]

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum A Muslim is making up 22 years of missed fasts. That is not a problem for him, but he is also calculating the fidya and the kaffara he owns for breaking his fasts without a valid reason and not for not having make them up before the […]

What Is Riya (Ostentation)?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Our neighbor died as a christian. My grandmother really liked him for some reason and cried a lot because he died. I’m pretty sure that she knew that he was a non muslim, but nevertheless she said things like ‘may his place be Paradise’. I was arguing […]

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I converted about a year ago at 15 and since then, I have been struggling with interaction with my family. Recently on a road trip I’ve been repeatedly slandered by my brother who is also a Muslim. He pays very little heed to the religion and […]

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum So many of my school friends ask me about female genital mutilation. They say it is something to oppress the Muslim women. Is it allowed in Islam? Is female genital mutilation permissible in Islam? Answer: assalamu alaykum FGM as clitoridectomy (partial or total removal of the clitoris), […]

Qur’an and the Arabic language – Shaykh Ali Hani

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have seen the answer about it being okay to recite Qur’an with the intention of Dhikr while being in menstruation. Can you please explain it more? In particular, I am a Hanafi and have doubts about whether it is okay to read from a computer screen […]

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Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband is a convert to Islam. He took his Islam seriously when we first married. Since we moved to the house he was raised in, everything has changed. We are far away from my parents and our Muslim friends. I discovered by accident that he […]

I Abused Someone. How Do I Forgive Myself and Move On?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Does masturbating whilst fasting during my 60 days expiation break the expiation such that I have to start again? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. If the masturbation lead to an ejaculation then the 60 day expiation would need to […]