Wearing Skin-colored Clothing

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked to clarify the rulings on covering one’s awra in cases where one is wearing skin-colored clothing.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. What is the permissibility of wearing skin-colored clothing? For example, I am a women and prefer covering of the feet as awra. However, I have […]

Difficulties with Hijab in the West

Ustadah Raidah Shah Idil is asked if it is better not to observe hijab when living in the West due to possible harassment and conflict.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. It has been increasingly bothering me that I do not wear a hijab. I think it is fair to assume that […]

Mens’ Awra when Swimming

Ustadh Farid Dingle explains the rulings concerning the awra for men, how that applies to swimming, and suggests ways to make it halal.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatuLlah wa barakatuh. I would like to start swimming as a way of staying fit. However I can’t find trunks that cover the awra. Also the pools […]

Prayer, Past Sins, and the Hijab

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat gives valuable advice on how to make up prayers and not burn out. I’m sorry. I sent a question through earlier about making up missed prayers. I also wanted to ask, if I should be including the nafl prayers for dhuhr, maghrib and isha in my makeup prayers, or can these be […]

Can a Son Force His Mother to Wear Hijab?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked whether a son can force his mother to wear hijab. Can a teenage son force his mother into hijab or certain types of clothing? A teenage son cannot force his mother to do anything, but he can and must, just like anyone else, command her to comply to Sharia which […]

Friendship between a Boy and a Girl

Months ago, I met a brother in a seminar. We kept in contact and built a friendship with a lot of respect. A few days ago, I asked him how he would react if his sister had contact to a strange guy he doesn’t know. He thought about the question and suggested to break off. […]

Men, Women and Perfume

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked why it is men may wear perfume when women, it seems, may not. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Why can’t women wear perfume when men can? Back then at the time of the Prophet Muhammad, blessings and peace be upon him, this was done by men and […]

Mixed Schools and Talking to Other Students

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers a question about how to deal with having to sit next to a person of the opposite gender in a mixed school. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I go to a school that is mixed and in one of my classes, I sit near a boy. I do […]

Clothes of The People of the Land

Shaykh Farid Dingle answers the question of wearing jeans as opposed to wearing jubbas in relation to modesty and prayer. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I wanted to know about wearing certain clothes, I am 18 years old and live in the UK, I wear a Jubba everyday and pray in it […]