Is My Marriage Still Valid?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am a mother of small children, feel very suicidal and am self-harming. My husband has been unfaithful to me for many years, refuses to change his ways, leave the house, get a job, or accept help from my family. His family doesn’t want him either […]

My Husband Doesn’t Pray.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband used to pray and go for jumu’ah, but now he doesn’t pray at all. He says he is mad at Allah for all the suffering in the world, and why should he pray to a God who is supposed to be merciful, but let […]

Regarding the Women of the People of Lut.

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I was wondering about the people of Lut. Since the men of the people of lut engaged in homosexuality and such and were destroyed for it, it made me wonder if the women in that society were destroyed too? And if so why? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam, thank […]

Problems in My Life.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum This year has been tough for me.Everyday I am facing some sort of problem.I pray five times a day but still I am going through the toughest time of my life. Please tell me why this is happening to me. Answer: As-salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh […]

Am I Wrong to Not Want to Speak with My Parents?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Am I wrong to not want to speak with my parents? Over the years I have found myself increasingly becoming emotionally distant from my parents. The reason this is, is partly because of the way things have occurred in my life growing up and the response/behaviour of […]

Will Allah Hold Me Accountable for My Wife and Sister Not Observing Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My wife says her prayer regularly, but she is not serious about maintaining her hijab while going outside or meeting with non-mahrams, or her cousins. I continuously order/request/advise her to maintain hijab properly, but she does not do so. Shall I be held accountable for this […]

Praying and Cold Weather.

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I want to pray five times a day but my problem is that sometimes I feel too lazy to make ablution because of cold weather. Please suggest me ways or alternatives so that I don’t miss my prayers just because of laziness of making ablution. Answer: Wa’alaykum […]

I Fell in Love with a Married Man, but He Will Not Divorce the Mother of His Two Year Old Child.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I fell in love with a married man. He confided in me about how he has not had marital intimacy with his wife since the birth of his two year old son. She is rude to him, his parents, and has many other bad character traits. […]

My Wife Cheated on Me with Another Man.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am a convert to Islam, and I married a single mother. We were so happy at first but, then time went on, I noticed a difference in our practice of Islam. My wife likes to mingle, is out almost all day, and is very active […]

Why Should I Show Gratitude to Allah for Being a Muslim?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I became a muslim because of my free choice. So why should I show gratitude to Allah for being a Muslim? Answer: assalamu alaykum Humans are ascribed with free-will in so far as they acquire their actions due to their choice (ikhtiyar), but man does not create […]