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Waswasa, Apostasy and Pure Faith

Ustadh Tabraze Azam explains that baseless misgivings about one’s Islam are part of pure faith and such thoughts do not put one outside of the fold.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have bad thoughts keep coming over to me this last few days. It was really hard and I tried […]

Doubts on My Islam

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about having doubts on one’s Islam and feeling overwhelmed by bad luck and misgivings about one’s faith and acts of worship.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I keep thinking with very strong conviction that i keep committing apostasy and fear on the loss of my good […]

Severe Doubts in Washroom

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about severe doubts on purity in the washroom. For the past seven months I have been going through so much doubts and uncertainty in my life. I feel like searching for answers online has made it worst. Please give me direct answers to the following, and advise dua to remove […]

Does Wearing Makeup Make Me a Disbeliever?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Questions: Asslamu Alaykum A few years ago, I had some thoughts that if I loved Allah I would leave all adornment for His sake. While reflecting upon this, I concluded that I did not love Allah enough to cover my hair. I verbalized these thoughts and did not immediately repent. […]

How Do I Deal with Obsessive Thoughts about Purity and Filth?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Religion has become really difficult for me. I fear becoming impure, which means I can’t offer my prayers. If my husband touches the phone after intimacy I feel that impurity is transferred. I feel like impurity has travelled everywhere and I keep cleaning. I feel Allah will not […]

Does Having Taste of Blood in One's Mouth Invalidate the Fast?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am having a lot of problems with bleeding in the mouth and am worried about the validity of my fasting. Sometimes the blood is majority of the saliva and sometimes not.I wake up with a bad taste in my mouth and my spit is yellow and then blood […]

How to Avoid Waswasa of Dripping Urine After Using the Restroom

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: After urination I do what I can to remove as much of the urine in the penis as possible. I clean myself and then all is well. Sometime afterwards, I feel something in my penis and as I’m sitting, walking lifting, laughing etc. I find there’s a gradual build-up […]

Waswas [Baseless Misgivings] Regarding Apostasy and Purity

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I suffer from waswas regarding impurity and apostasy. 1) Regarding impurity: I have doubts regarding the cleanliness of a place or an area. For example I get a tought that I know that on this area of the bedsheet I wiped pus. That spot where I have wiped it […]

Misgivings Regarding Apostasy and How to Deal with Them

Answered by Dr Asim Yusuf Question: Alhamdulillah, I have been  through a lot of  hardship. I have been a Muslim Alhamdulillah for 8-9 years, because I wanted to accept the Islamic beliefs because I felt different and my heart found it to be from common sense to accept it. My heart says about the Islamic […]

How Can I Regain My Faith After Doubts and Exploring Other Religions?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Khan Question: After being faithful for several years in my youth, I fell into depression because of life circumstances and lost faith. I had very blasphemous thoughts, and I can not imagine much worse than that. I even experimented with other religions and philosophies, even with polytheism, although I could never […]