Confused about Christianity

Shaykh Jamir Meah clears up confusion about Christian articles of faith and the mistaken picture of Jesus found therein. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Recently I have been having waswasa or something about Christianity. I am a Muslim but I am confused about the following things: 1. Religious Christians describe finding Jesus […]

Apostasy and Good Deeds

Ustadh Salman Younas unpacks the question of the deeds of an apostate who returns to Islam. My question is on the deeds of the apostate. I know that apostasy invalidates good deeds but I want to know the opinion of the majority of scholars and maddhabs; whether they are returned to him when he repents […]

Uncreated Beings Besides Allah?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is questioned about the possibility of their being other creators besides Allah. Are there other uncreated beings alongside Allah? Seeing as how the definition of god is the one who created the universe and creation, is it possible for there to be uncreated beings that Allah did not create? A being that […]

Types of Thought, Blasphemy, and Sin

Shaykh Farid Dingle is asked about the categories of thoughts and what to do when one has blasphemous thoughts or imaginings. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I heard that there are three kind of thoughts. Intentional thoughts, innocent thoughts, and thoughts due to disease. If someone were to imagine blasphemy would he […]

The Quandary of Disbelief

Shaykh Farid Dingle gives advice to a person who is struggling with the problem of disbelief, why Allah is as He is, and how one justifies this to oneself. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I’ve spent most of my life following Islamic principles with a devoted love toward Allah and often myself […]

Reciting Ten Verses from Sura al Kahf as Protection from Dajjal

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers the question of which ten verse of Sura al Kahf one should recite as protection from the fitna of Dajjal. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. In these uncertain days for the Muslims we must prepare ourselves for the fitna of the Dajjal. I have heard that you are […]

Do Angels Have Urges to Sin?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Do angels have desires to sin but are kept safe from carrying out sins because of Divine Protection or do they have no desire to sin in the first place? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, The relied upon position among Ahl al-Sunna wa al-Jamaah […]

The Smoke and The Beast: Signs of the Last Hour

Ustadh Salman Younas explains the meaning of the Smoke and the Beast, and how we should view differences of opinion on Signs of the Last Hour. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Could you please explain the meaning of the Smoke and the Beast, which are from among the signs of the last […]

What Is the Reason for Our Being Created?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum The purpose of our creation is to worship Allah. But He does not need our worship. So why did Allah create us in the first place? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. Allah Most High says in the Qur’an, ‘I created the jinn and […]

Is There a Place Between Heaven and Hell?

Answered by Shaykh Riad Saloojee Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there a place between heaven and hell? Answer: Assalaamu’alaykum wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are well. There is no ultimate abode besides Paradise and Hellfire. Allah states: A party will be in Paradise; and a party will be in the Hellfire (al-Shura: 7). The Qur’an […]