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  • Changing the Wife’s Name to One of the Names of the Wives of Prophet Date: 24-4-2018

    A'alaykum. Thank you very much in advance. My Wife name is recorded as AZEEMUNNISA only in all official documents but her family used to call her MAHEZABEEN. Please advise me whether I continue with the either of the two names or not. If I would like to change her name with the one of the names of wives of the Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) could you please.. More

  • Reading Books that Contain Curse Words Date: 22-4-2018

    Asalamualikum,If there is a book which contains curse words in it, but is otherwise of benefit, is it haram to read that book? Thank you, and jazzakallah khair for all that you do. .. More

  • Tawassul by virtue of Good Deeds Date: 19-4-2018

    Is it permissible to recite istigfar and dua of prophet yunus with the aim of getting billions of halal money to spend it for Allah'sake but the main goal of reciting the dua is to please Allah or it is shirk? .. More

  • Allah did not Give us the Choice to be Angels Date: 19-4-2018

    Asalam u alikum, Is it true that Allah give us a choice to be an angel or to be a human before putting us on this earth. And secondly, were this question/choice only given to Adam(AS) or to each individual i.e. was I asked whether I will be an angel or human.Jazakullah Khair .. More

  • Returning Stolen Money Date: 4-4-2018

    Assalama'alaykum. I used to take my friends' money without right. Years have passed and I know some of them have moved away but I don't exactly know where. The other is still in my area, but I don't know where she lives and I cannot contact her. This deed has haunted me and brought guilt to me for years. I resolved to never do that again and repented... More

  • Abu Sufyan was not Forced to Embrace Islam Date: 3-4-2018

    Salam,My question is related to the conversion of companion Abu Sufyan (R.A). Many critics of Islam argue that Abu Sufyan (R.A) was forcefully converted to Islam. The reference to the narration they provide is as follows:-"Woe to you, O Abu Sufyan. Is it not time for you to know that I am the apostle of God?" Abu Sufyan answered: "By God, O Muhammad,.. More

  • A Layman Follows the most Knowledgeable and Pious Scholar Date: 2-4-2018

    Asalamo Alikom, I would like to ask regarding Sheikh giving Fatwa to someone who doesn't know the ruling or is conflicted and the Fatwa turns out wrong (in Sharia). If the sin is always on the Sheikh, then how can that be? For instance, someone can find some kind of Sheikh who says seeking help from Awliya is ok, when in fact it can be shirk. What are.. More

  • Meaning of Happiness Date: 27-3-2018

    assalam ala kaum, there is a hadeeth in which Prophet Muhammad Sallahu wassalam said that a spacious house is part of muslim happiness however Prophet Muhammad and many Salaf us saliheen are Poor. so how to understand this hadeeth.Jazakhallah khair .. More

  • Stories of Companions who Were Christians Date: 20-3-2018

    Salam. Are there any stories about Prophet Muhammad companions who were Christians before they become Muslims? Could you kindly refer me a couple of books to read of their background? .. More

  • Pocket Money from his Sinful Father Date: 19-3-2018

    Asalamo AlaikumWhat if someone's father has a halal earning but does not pay the electiricty bills and the water/gas bills of the house to the government.He also pays interest when he buys a new car.So what are the rulings to live with my father?Is it not allowed for me to borrow pocket money?Question2:What is meant by "denying the grace of ALLAH"?Question.. More

  • Mom did not Say a Word of disbelief Date: 19-3-2018

    My mum was watching the news on TV when the news channel said a small sized earthquake striked her native country. My mothers native country is a muslim country but haraam is rife. Corruption, alcohol, murder, rape and other major sin is very very common. My mum hearing about the the earthquake said. " Allah swt is giving them a warning with this small.. More

  • Not Obligatory on Parents to Pay Pocket Money to Children Date: 19-3-2018

    I wanted to know what does Islam say about the parents who do not give pocket money to their children? Are parents obliged to pay pocket money to their children for their use, if they [the children] reasonably spent? .. More

  • Al-Ghunyah by ‘Abdul Qaadir Al-Jeelaani Date: 19-3-2018

    Assalamou 'Alaikum Warahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuh..1) Is the book "Al-Ghuniya" written by Sheikh Abdul Qaadir Jilani ?2) Also, Is the book "Al Ghunya at Taalibeen" same as the book "Al-Ghuniya li Twaalib-il Haq" ?If they are not the same, then who authored these two books?Jazaak Allaahu Khayr .. More

  • Learning the Arabic Language Date: 12-3-2018

    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullaahi wabarakaatuhu,I'm non-arab(indian),alhamdulillah I can understand the meaning of quran while reading in arabic but when memorizing quran thing which is confusing me is that same word which has fat'ha in last letter next time has damma & sometimes kasrah,I know it varies because of prepositions before it & depends.. More

  • Impermissible to Say ‘I Live for You.’ Date: 11-3-2018

    Assalam AlaikumWhat is the ruling on a person Which says to his girlfriend/boyfriend that he/she only lives for him/her.Because We live only for Allah So Is it a kind of major Kufr. Or What if someone sings a song contains these lines like .. More