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  • Da‘wah is to convey what one has learned to other Muslims Date: 8-11-2007

    Is Da‘wah required of a Muslim only after acquiring enough knowledge? May Allaah reward you well... More

  • Objecting against wrongdoing in the heart Date: 8-11-2007

    What does objecting against wrongdoing in the heart mean?.. More

  • Attending a celebration of a new-born baby whose parents are not married Date: 27-9-2007

    I want to know if Muslims can attend the Naming Ceremony of a New Born Baby, whose parents did not have Nikah and can we eat the Meat Slaughter for the baby, if no, how is such baby given a name and other Islamic rites for the baby.. More

  • Staying in a hotel which serves alcohol when there is no alternative Date: 28-3-2007

    salam alikoum wa rahemato lahe wa taala wa barakatoh i'm a married woman and my husband is from a far country and whenerver he came to visit me he plane land in a far city than where i live so we always spend the night or two night in a hotel but the problem is that this cvity is a tourstic place and all the hotel serve alchool and i tried to find a.. More

  • Wants to advise her friends who lead a western life Date: 26-2-2007

    Aslamu Alikum W Ra7mat Allahy W barakto, I have a friend who likes to go to parites, hang out with guys..usualy what "modern" and "free" girls do these days. She doesnt go to the extreme and actauly does anything serious with these guys but as she says they r "just her friends". I use to send her islamic emails to help worked for some time..she.. More

  • Persistence in ordering the wife and children to perform the prayer Date: 2-4-2006

    What is the religious ruling on a man who orders his wife and children to perform the prayer, but they perform the prayer one day and they neglect it the second day? .. More

  • Calling people to good and the interference in their affairs Date: 14-1-2006

    What advice could you give to someone like me who always looks into and searches into people's affairs while I think I'm enjoining the good and forbidding the evil? .. More

  • His neighbor does not pray and curses the Prophets Date: 15-9-2005

    I have a Muslim neighbor, Al-Hamdulillaah, and for the sake of Allaah I try to be patient with him because he is very ignorant about Islam, argues he doesn't have to pray, doesn't fast, hangs out with corrupt youths, ditched us, his pious friends, no longer goes to the Madrassa, dates and brags about it, insults me, lies, and even cursed the.. More

  • Can one retaliate if harmed when forbidding evil? Date: 8-9-2005

    I would like to ask you according to Sharee'ah what should we do to stop Fitnah? And if we are not able to stop the people spreading Fitnah and people who are going deep and deep into Shirk what should we do? If they start to boycott us for we show them right path what should we do? If they come to harm us or they come to fight with us are we supposed.. More

  • Reporting theft to the authorities Date: 4-8-2005

    My question is about the permissibility in Islam for a Muslim to report a theft to the authorities or the affected company. The person has witnessed stealing of money from that company. And also the sinner admitted his sin before him but he is not mending his ways. Is this a duty on the Muslim to report this sin if he thinks that the person is.. More

  • Seeks to defend the family's honor Date: 3-7-2005

    I am functioning mostly as a Khateeb in a small town in the United States. The Imaam had to travel overseas and so I have been put in charge by the desire of the local Shura, I have very limited knowledge but nonetheless I base everything on the Quran and authentic Sunnah and the understanding of those scholars who have not fallen victim to Bid'a... More

  • Needs clarification on several issues Date: 15-6-2005

    According to 3:104, the Ayah says-Let there arise out of you a group of people enjoining good and forbidding evil-means a group among Muslims should do this duty. But according to 3:110-You are best people raised for mankind enjoining good and forbidding evil-means the whole Muslim Ummah should do this duty. One of my friends says this is a contradictio.. More

  • Telling the neighbor about his maid's behavior Date: 2-6-2005

    My neighbor has an Indonesian maid who is roaming with boyfriends. Her employer and their children are out for work from 8.00 am till 9.00 pm or so. The maid allowed some strangers (men) into the house which I have seen with my eyes. When one of my neighbors told the employer about this the employer do not believe it and say all are not true. The.. More

  • Advising someone from Hadeeth without knowing number, text, etc. Date: 11-1-2005

    Is it permissible to advice someone from Hadeeth without known its Hadeeth number, source book, Arabic version, etc.? For example, I know that wearing gold is Haraam for men, but I don't know which Hadeeth saying that it is Haraam. .. More

  • Concerned about his stray brother from Islam Date: 30-12-2004

    How do I convince my brother to stop straying from Islam, and I mean severely straying. I have hidden all of the things he does from my parents, for sure for the best, but he's going out of control. He's picked up drinking, I don't know since when, he's extremely violent, towards my sisters, and even raises his hand to my father. My father threatens.. More