Listening to Qur’an While Solving Math Problems

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked about listening to the Qur’an while doing something else. I pray this note finds you in the best of spirits insha Allah Alhamdulillah, I love Islam and try my best to practice it in the best way possible. In my eagerness to do more at the same time, I sometimes […]

Have I Divorced My Wife?

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan untangles doubts about a divorce pronounced in anger. I have issued my wife with Talaq three times during a single incident. This was following an argument where I became so angry that I wanted to strangle her but instead I picked up the kettle and swung it, dropping all the water and […]

Meeting College Bursary Requirements

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat clarifies rulings on accepting college bursaries. I wanted to ask a question about money that I gained from college. My college gives bursaries to eligible students which comes to £20. I was eligible for such bursary. Now when the winter months started to come, I had to find a way to pray […]

Halal Relationship at School

Ustadh Salman Younas gives advice on marrying against the wishes of parents. There are sometimes you love a lady and the lady loves you too and is ready to live with you. but the problem is from both parents. They are not ready for you to get married since you are still a student and […]

Can I Perform Umra without a Mahram? (Shafi‘i)

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked if a wife can perform umra without her husband present. I want to perform umra with my husband and children but he drinks alcohol so can I perform umra by myself? He can only travel with me and stay in the hotel while I go and do my umra. In […]

Can a Son Force His Mother to Wear Hijab?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked whether a son can force his mother to wear hijab. Can a teenage son force his mother into hijab or certain types of clothing? A teenage son cannot force his mother to do anything, but he can and must, just like anyone else, command her to comply to Sharia which […]

The Point of a Shaykh and a Path

I have learned from this shaykh since I was a little boy. This shaykh is very pious, masha Allah, and he has never done anything harmful to me or anyone. But lately people have been telling me that he dislikes me or avoids me and it is effecting me. So I went to my shaykh […]

Friendship between a Boy and a Girl

Months ago, I met a brother in a seminar. We kept in contact and built a friendship with a lot of respect. A few days ago, I asked him how he would react if his sister had contact to a strange guy he doesn’t know. He thought about the question and suggested to break off. […]

Criticizing a Companion

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked about speaking ill of the Companions. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. If one has the i‘tiqad of Ahl al-Sunna, but criticizes, or speaks ill, or curses a Companion of the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, what is his state? Is he still among the Ahl […]

Mixed Schools and Talking to Other Students

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question about how to deal with having to sit next to a person of the opposite gender in a mixed school. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I go to a school that is mixed and in one of my classes, I sit near a boy. I do […]