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Bringing to Mind Graphic Blasphemy

Shaykh Jamir Meah explains the rulings on blasphemous thoughts presented to one in discourse. Can there ever be a cause that makes the bringing to mind of very graphic blasphemy (insulting images and actions of God that are very grave with sexuality and humiliation) permissible or halal? Like when it is sent to a scholar? […]

Are These Thoughts Disbelief and Sinful?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Often when I am staying idle an urge to think about bad things comes to me.I think about the destructions in the middle east. Often I end up imagining blasphemous things like paraphilia and phallic god. Is this case called intentionally or deliberately bringing blasphemous thoughts to […]

Can I Marry a Girl After Fantasizing About Her Mother?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I once had immoral and bad thoughts about my future mother in law and masturbated to those thoughts. There was no contact between me and my future Mother in Law. Can I still marry her daughter according to Shafi’i fiqh? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah for your […]

How Can I Battle Bad Thoughts During Worship? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I battle bad thoughts during worship? Answer: Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

How Should I Deal With My Inward Struggle?

Answered by Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: I love guidance but within me there are two voices; one calls me to the world and the other calls me to religion. What can I do? Answer: [Assalam alaykum] Resolve in Following the Truth This inward battle is real. Allah says, “Satan threatens you with poverty and calls […]

Does Jokingly Pretending to Convert to Cullenism or Not Liking Beards Make Me an Unbeliever?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, (1) During my adolescence I became obsessed with the Twilight books. As a result I said, as a joke, ” I have converted to Cullenism,” and, “I won’t die before I see this movie”. Have I committed disbelief? (2) In the past, I have said that I […]

Am I Starting to Be a Disbeliever for Not Crying Anymore Regarding Bad Thoughts Towards Allah and His Messenger?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I always have bad thoughts regarding Allah and his messenger (peace be upon him). At first these thoughts were making me crying but now, even if I still hate these thoughts they don’t make me cry anymore. Am I getting accustomed to them? Am I starting […]

Is Asking a Question About Uttering Statements of Disbelief Disbelief in Itself?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum Someone has thoughts of disbelief and, in order to know the ruling, asks a scholar by writing saying that he has uttered this statements of disbelief. Does writing this question make him a non muslim? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you […]

Doubts Regarding the Authenticity of the Qur’an: I Really Need Help

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Since the end of Ramadan, I try to maintain good habits that I took during Ramadan. My belief in the Quran was so high a that time but now I am overwhelmed with doubts regarding its authenticity. I’m always trying to pray the best way but I have to […]

Thoughts of Disbelief While Being Delirious

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, At one point in my life I became delirious and at that point I had a thought that Allah does not exist and that the purpose of Prayer is to gain control over the mind. Immediately after I asked Allah for forgiveness. Is this considered to be […]