Entries by sufyan

Husband Leaving Islam.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m seeking advice for my friend. She is married to a man who is having doubts about Islam, he wants to leave the folds of Islam and she can’t understand why as he was a practicing Muslim. My friend has been talking to him gently and encouraging […]

Purification of the Heart.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Where does purification of the heart begin? How can i give dawah to my non muslim family? Some of them ask a lot of theological questions that i’m not sure how to answer. How can you forgive someone who has done something really heinous to you? Answer: […]

Awra (Nudity).

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Can you please explain in detail the awra (nudity) of a man in different situations, in front of men, women, unmarriagable kin and so forth? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. ‘Awra and Modesty It is impermissible for a man […]

Following Different Schools.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a follower of the Shafi´i madhab. Sometimes I have to apply a serum to my scalp which contains alcohol because I suffer from hair loss. Can I follow the Hanafi opinion on taharah that such alcohol or alcoholic perfumes are pure while still observing the […]

Friday Prayer and Travel. [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I am travelling on a Friday at 15:00. Jumu’ah time has already come in but there is no time to make Jumu’ah at a local masjid and still catch my flight. Is it acceptable to pray Dhuhr as a traveler on the flight and miss Jumu’ah at […]

What is a Right Intention?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum What is a right Intention? For example, I clothe myself because I do not want to be ashamed by people. When I say to myself that I clothe myself because I want to cover my awrah (because of Allah) I do not believe myself because I know […]

Teenager’s Moustache.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I came across the Hadith concerning the trimming and shaving of moustache under the chapter of combing the hair. My family follow the Hanafi school. Is my 15 years old boy required to trim or shave his moustache? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, He should trim […]

Reciting Quran in a State of Janaba.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I know that we shouldn’t read the Quran while in janaba but I was too shy to tell my cousin I was in janaba when she ask me to read for her. so I read Quran while in Janaba. What should I do? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam […]

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Rank of Ahl Al-Bayt.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Allah says in the Quran that no one is higher than another except through Godfearingness. Yet, in the hadith prohibiting zakat for Ahl al-Bayt, the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) says that Zakat should not be given to the family of Muhammad because it is […]

Intention and Prayer.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Does doubting my intention during prayer invalidate it? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, No, your prayer is fine. Just make sure you know what you are prayer right at the beginnging of the prayer, and that is enough. Your prayer will not be broken by anyone entering the […]