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  • Calling to Islam in non-Muslim country where government prohibits it Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I wanted to ask whether it is obligatory, or rather, what is the ruling on calling non-Muslims to Islam in a country where the government or administration is non-Muslim and the intelligence bureau prohibits it? .. More

  • Muslim performs Da'wah according to ability Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have been married for seeven years with two kids. We are from India and are currently staying in Saudi Arabia. I am a house wife. I want to become Daa‘i (caller to Allaah) and call people of my family, friends, relatives, and society towards Islam, the Quran, and the Sunnah and remove all misconceptions... More

  • Ruling on refraining to call to Islam out of laziness Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read the following statement of Imam An-Nawawi (Rawdat At-Taalibeen, volume 7 page 289), “And if a non-believer says to a Muslim, 'open Islam to me,' and he says, 'we’ll see', or 'be patient until tomorrow', or he desires to enter Islam from preaching, and it is said to him, 'sit until the end of the gathering,' then kufr has.. More

  • Neglecting to invite non-Muslim relatives to Islam Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I hope you are well. A brother is being tormented by his negligence in the past. His grandmother had said bad words about the Quran and belittled him before he became Muslim. Afterwards,he did not visit her for many years. He became Muslim close to 4 four years later and discovered that she died about.. More

  • The guided person may attain a higher rank than the one who guided him Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. The Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said that the one who gives dawah (proselytization) to others will get the full reward every time they do an act of worship. However, is it possible that the one who responds to the dawah (in certain circumstances) may actually reach a higher status in Allaah's sight than the one who.. More

  • Da‘wah is the best act of worship Date: 8-3-2012

    Is Da‘wah considered an act of worship on the basis that acts of worship include practice of everything that Allaah The Almighty loves, whether a deed or a saying, overt or covert? If it is an act of worship, why is Da‘wah mentioned separately when describing the Muslim nation as a nation of worship and Da‘wah? .. More

  • Reward of calling non-Muslims to Islam Date: 8-3-2012

    I offered some books about Islam to eight people from the Philippines and after a while they converted to Islam. Will I receive the reward for that although I do not observe my religious duties?.. More

  • House calls to do Da‘wah (Islamic propagation) Date: 8-3-2012

    People working in the field of Da‘wah in our country form groups and visit people in their homes. Is this considered an act of the Sunnah or a religious innovation? They ask for permission before entering any house; if they find men there, they enter to remind them about Allaah The Almighty, otherwise they do not. Please include evidence in the.. More

  • Caller to Islam taking travel expenses Date: 7-3-2012

    A caller to Islam travels to some areas to do Da‘wah. A Da‘wah institution pays for his travelling expenses. Is it permissible for him to manage some of his private affairs in those areas? If a caller received travelling expenses, would this money be considered return for doing Da‘wah? Likewise, if a seeker of knowledge received travelling expenses,.. More

  • Giving Da'wah to both Muslims and non-Muslims Date: 4-11-2010

    Respected brother As salam o alaikum wa rahmatullah I have a question regarding surah ABASA.Many scholars are of the view that based on surah ABASA it is preferable to do dawa work first to muslim brother who are away from their DEEN than to non muslim.They based their view from surah ABASA where prophet PBUH was doing dawa to some of the cheifs of.. More

  • Guidance is the mission of the Prophets and callers to Islam Date: 6-10-2010

    Is it permissible to ascribe an act to its doer; to say for example, ‘‘Were it not for Allaah then for so and so, such a person would not have been guided.”? .. More

  • Daa‘iyah cannot guarantee guidance Date: 10-11-2007

    Some of my wife’s relatives are accustomed to using abusive language in their talk. They are old people and I cannot advise them because they do not listen to anyone. What should I do?.. More

  • Muslim held accountable about Dawah in the Hereafter Date: 27-7-2006

    Assalamu alaikum.The first duty of Muslim is to convey the Message “There is no God but Allah and Muhammed (please and blessings of Allah be upon him)is the Messenger of Allah”.2nd is prayer,3rd is Zakaath,4th fasting and 5th Haj.But Hadeeth say first thing that a Muslim will be asked about is prayer.But first is Shahadah.Why this change.. More

  • Keeping relations with someone who rejects Islam after reading about it Date: 9-2-2005

    I have tried to introduce a very good friend of mine to Islam, by giving him a copy of the Qur'an translated, and also any support he may need. He himself after finishing reading the Qur'an read the Hadeeth and Sunnah. However, he does not want Islam as his religion because he doesn't believe it to be true, and also says that he actively dislikes.. More

  • Activities on behalf of non-Muslims Date: 18-11-2004

    I have a non-Muslim friend who had a dream of an old Shaykh came to him and asks him to asks someone to perform Tahlil, Du'a' and feast at a mosque so as to pray for his health, peace, prosperity and well being. Are we allowed to do that? .. More