Doubts about Cleanliness

Shaykh Salman Younas is asked if minute amounts of filth affect ritual purity. I prayed my salah and after I came to washroom I found a drop of urine to the size of an ant, so I just soaked my hand with water and rubbed it gently, and did not squeeze that, and the stain […]

Told by Parents to Cut Ties with Brother

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil gives a detailed answer on being asked by parents to cut ties with a brother. I have an older brother who is very dear to me (raised me and my sister very well). He is a really great guy, but recently he has “fallen in love” with a horrible woman. She […]

Does Blood Break Wudu?

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if wudu is broken when one comes in contact with blood. After coming home from a long day I went to the bathroom to make wudu. After doing wudu I noticed small bloodstains on the rug near my toes. I realized that some of my toes had dried blood on […]

Qur’an Verses and Scientific Findings

Shaykh Jamir Meah answers a host of questions on seeming contradictions between science and the Qur’an. I have had a lot of questions about some claimed scientific mistakes in the Qur’an that I haven’t had any answers too (or any good answers to). I would like for you to have patience with me, since I […]

Accidentally Touching Perfume in Ihram (Shafi‘i)

Ustadh Farid Dingle clarifies the rulings on accidentally touching perfume in ihram. While in ihram, I accidentally used wet wipes to clean my daughter’s hand. She was having candy and her hands were all sticky. What am I supposed to do? Sadaqa or dam? In the Shafi‘i school, accidentally touching or stepping on perfume or […]

Selling Investment Propeties

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked if it is permissible to sell investment properties for a living. I wanted to know if it is permissible to work in a business that sells properties to property investors? My job is to persuade them to take up the opportunity in investing in a property, and gain earning from […]

Are Breast Implants Permissible?

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question on the permissibility of breast enhancement as a way to remedy what some societies might consider a defect. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My friend has been depressed and self-conscious for a long time due to having very small, almost non existent breasts. She’s completely flat […]

Must I Make Wudu after Ghusl?

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if it is necessary to perform ablution (wudu) immediately after one has had a ritual bath (ghusl). Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Is it necessary to make wudu after taking a bath, even if I am naked in the bathroom?   Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmat […]

Asking Forgiveness for Childhood Wrongs

Ustadh Tabraze Azam advice on how to redress and seek forgiveness past wrongs committed against others and whether repentance alone suffices. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. When I was a child and perhaps also after maturity, I would climb into gardens of others such as my neighbors when, let’s say, a football […]

Amending Past Mistakes

Ustadh Salman Younas advises on how best to make amends for one’s past mistakes and turning to Allah for forgiveness and in repentance. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. In the past I have unfortunately made a mistake with regards to using the tram. One time I used the tram without a ticket […]