Is It Valid to Marry in Secret?

Ustadh Salman Younas answers a question about the validity and rightness of wanting to marry someone without the parents’ knowledge and consent. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I love someone and I want that relationship becomes halal. Right now I want to marry her without telling anyone just to make it halal, […]

Clothes of The People of the Land

Shaykh Farid Dingle answers the question of wearing jeans as opposed to wearing jubbas in relation to modesty and prayer. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I wanted to know about wearing certain clothes, I am 18 years old and live in the UK, I wear a Jubba everyday and pray in it […]

Greeting, Hugging Non-Mahram Men and Women

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about a wife seeing his husband hug a non-Mahram woman in front of her children and how to deal with this. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have been married for almost six years and have two daughters. My husband usually shakes hands with non-Muslim women and […]

Prints of the Qur’an in the Living Room

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked if it is permissible to hang framed Qur’an verses in the house as decoration and remembrance. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I could really use some help right now for this issue I’m having and hoping it’s permissible to use this to ask. If not, can I […]

Wird without the Permission of a Spiritual Guide

Shaykh Farid Dingle gives advice on making it a habit to remember Allah by taking up a wird and whether permission from a spiritual guide is necessary. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question about the “Al-Wird al-Latif.” This Wird is common and based on the prophetic Sunna. Can I […]

Speaking in the Bathroom

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the permissibility of speaking in a place that is built for relieving oneself such as a bathroom. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What is the ruling in the Shafi‘i school about speaking beside the sink in a bathroom if one is far from the toilet? Jazak […]