Female Genital Mutilation.

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum So many of my school friends ask me about female genital mutilation. They say it is something to oppress the Muslim women. Is it allowed in Islam? Is female genital mutilation permissible in Islam? Answer: assalamu alaykum FGM as clitoridectomy (partial or total removal of the clitoris), […]

Rulings Related to the Quran and a Woman in the State of Menstruation.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have seen the answer about it being okay to recite Qur’an with the intention of Dhikr while being in menstruation. Can you please explain it more? In particular, I am a Hanafi and have doubts about whether it is okay to read from a computer screen […]

A Ramadan Reader: A Comprehensive Answers Guide to Getting the Most Out of Ramadan

  Preparing for Ramadan The Complete Guide to Fasting Imam Tahir’s 5 Simple Steps to Prepare for Ramadan Preparing For Ramadan Advice from Habib Umar bin Hafiz Ramadan Detox‬‏ for a Healthy Ramadan 40 Hadiths on Ramadan Tarawih Can I Pray 8 Rakats for Tarawih? Should We Stop Praying Tarawih Once the Qur’an is Completed? […]

Expiation and Masturbation.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Does masturbating whilst fasting during my 60 days expiation break the expiation such that I have to start again? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. If the masturbation lead to an ejaculation then the 60 day expiation would need to […]

In Need of Advices for Ritual Purity.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum My condition is that I have an urge to frequently urinate. I have seen that from 2 incidents that when I have actually gone to the bathroom I can see some substance thing at the tip. The issue is that I cannot tell when this happens this […]

Defining Ill-Conduct (Nushuz) in Marriage.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum How can we equate Nushuz (ill-conduct) on the part of the wife with that of the husband as mentioned in 4:34 and 4:128. Most scholars have understood Nushuz to mean marital discord. So here’s my grievance, why would the wife be disciplined by the husband when she […]

Implicit Divorce.

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I married a woman 1.5 years ago and later found out she could not have sexual intercourse because of medical reasons. She refuses to get treatment. Whenever I try to bring up the topic of divorce, she emotionally blackmails me. I have told her «I want a […]

Naming a Child Eesa Ibrahim Khan.

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Me and my wife have just had a baby boy, we were thinking about names and we wanted to name our child Eesa Ibrahim Khan. I just wanted to check if we can 2 prophets names together or if it was best just to go with Eesa […]

Drought and Wudu.

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Cape Town, South Africa is still experiencing a major drought and we try to introduce measures to reduce water wastage. Considering that one can sometimes waste water taking wudoo by a tap I wanted to know if it permissible to take Wudoo using the same bottle one […]