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Is Euthanasia Permissible?

Shaykh Jamir Meah answers a question related to Euthanasia and its ruling in Islamic law. Question: My question is regarding the medically assisted death option which patients in hospitals are choosing. I’m completing a clinical pastoral education unit in a hospital and was recently asked if I would assist patients who have chosen medically assisted […]

Baby Stopped Drinking Milk

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil eases concerns regarding a baby who won’t eat or drink. My eight-month-old daughter has been ill for the past three months and has not been drinking milk. She refuses food and milk and has been in hospital three times to be fed via an NG tube. The doctors don’t know what’s […]

Are There Any Supplications for My Health Issues?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there any specific dua that can be read for the curing of one’s eyesight, constipation, or psoriasis? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I am sorry to hear that you have health issues. I pray they are not causing you too much distress. There are general supplications that one […]

Am I Exempted From Fasting If I Have a Medical Condition? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum If I have to take a medication twice a day, which dehydrates me, am I exempted from fasting? Also, if we are afflicted with a mental health disorder, do we fall under those whom are exempted from fasting? Answer: Wa‘alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for your question. […]

Can Holistic Medicines Practically Help Someone In The Religion? by Shaykh Jamir Meah

In his last article, Shaykh Jamir Meah discussed the concepts of health and disease within an Islamic framework. He also looked at the law of vibration. In the final article of this series, Shaykh Jamir looks at how holistic treatment and its principles practically benefits the believer and can help in their relationship with Allah Most High. As we’ve […]

Should I Perform an Expiation Because of an Illness During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I couldn’t do my fasting after 12 days last year and I am still on medication. A doctor has told me that I can restart my fasting in one month. Should I fast the remaining fasts after a month or do I need to perform the expiation […]

My Grandmother Is Required to Take a Drug Everyday. Does She Have to Fast During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, My grandmother is required to take a drug twice a day. One time is around midnight and the other time is around noon. What should she do during Ramadan, when she has to take it during the day? Does she have to fast during Ramadan? She has […]

Visit the Sick (30 Deeds, 30 Days), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Visit the Sick, by Shaykh Walead Mosaad 30 Days, 30 Deeds Sacred Acts to Transform the Heart Every night, our scholars in residence explore one simple deed that could have far reaching spiritual impact on our lives – and the lives of others. Every day we’ll make the intention to put that teaching into practice. […]

What Dua To Recite When Sick, from Habib Muhammad bin Ali al-Junayd

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus mentioned what he described as a “prayer for healing” that was given to him by Habib Muhammad bin Ali al-Junayd. With his permission, we produce it here for all to benefit. BISMILLAH AL-RAHMAN AL-RAHIM Allahumma Salli wa sallim ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin al-Hadi ila tariq al-milla. Allahumma salli wa sallim ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammad […]

How Should I Repair Missed Fast Due to Illness?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, The previous ramadan I have missed 26 fasts due to abdominal pain so I was advised to feed 26 poor people. Should I do this or is there an expiation to perform? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that you are well, insha’Allah. No, if […]