Is Allah Really Merciful?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum My question is simple “Who is Allah really?”. On paper (quran, hadidth) Allah is mentioned as being most merciful. But in reality He is simply not merciful or anything (at least for me). He is mean, stingy, non merciful. I even feel that He likes that I […]

What Is a Saint in Islam? How Does a Person Become One?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What Is a Saint in Islam? How Does a Person Become One? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: [Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global […]

How to Repent from a Statement of Disbelief?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I intentionally spoke kufr statements in my mind while believing in it and when I finished the sentences immediately I rejected it and denounced it. Am i still in the fold of islam? Answer: Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, If you said genuinely something that was […]

Have I Converted to Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum A long time ago I decided to become a Muslim, but I am not actually sure if I recited the Shahhadah or not. I have seriously conflicting memories on whether I did or not. But I came to assume I converted anyway, became a devout Muslim for […]

Argument Leading to Disbelief?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Our neighbor died as a christian. My grandmother really liked him for some reason and cried a lot because he died. I’m pretty sure that she knew that he was a non muslim, but nevertheless she said things like ‘may his place be Paradise’. I was arguing […]

Visions of Heaven.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Are people’s claim to see heaven true? Even if when the form of transport to heaven for the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) was on a winged horse? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh I pray you are well. Yes, it is […]

Uttering Words of Disbelief.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My friend uttered words of disbelief with his tongue which he did not belief in his heart. But he is not sure whether he did it on purpose or not. During the course of the day he renounced it but one thing he is sure is that […]

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 […]

Discussing Correct Aqida

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked for advice on how to counter the objections of those who say that Ash‘ari and Maturidi aqida is not true to Islam.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. How do we answer objections that say the Aqida of the Ashari and the Maturidi is not the Aqida […]

Did I Commit Wrongful Takfir?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if calling saying or thinking that a Muslim is non-Muslim wrongfully puts one outside of the fold of Islam.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I once typed a message saying some Muslims I do not like were not true Muslims, whispering the words to myself as […]