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  • Her friend left Islam after her divorce from her husband Date: 20-12-2006

    I have an American friend who was married to a Muslim man; she converted to Islam and became a practicing Muslim.After 10 years or marriage they divorced. She gained custody of their 8-year-old son. All her family members and friends persuaded her to convert back to Christianity, by asking her to study the bible, and go to the church regularly. She.. More

  • His sister does not pray and is wasting her time Date: 11-7-2006

    Assalaamu aleikumI ask 3 or 4 questions that i havent received.I hope you will answer this question because Ive been waiting.1) I need help because my sister dont pray and im worried about her.She is wasting her time. This is very serious because i dont see no improvement.2) I live in usa, St.paul ,MN. We dont have strong base or foundation... More

  • Da'wah among non-Muslims Date: 18-5-2006

    In respect to: Fatwa 88293 I find it impossible to invite someone to Islam with our behaviour as Muslims if we propogate the advice of this Fatawa. How are we to invite anyone we would not be friendly towards? Friendship is a means for opening the way...if the non-believers never know a Muslim then how are we to say we have done our duty? The.. More

  • Calling Christians to Islam Date: 27-3-2006

    I want to convince a Christian to embrace Islam with evidence, how would I tackle the issue? .. More

  • How to give Da'wah to her non-practicing female cousin Date: 23-2-2006

    I would like to know if it is permissible to straiten my hair using hair chemicals i.e. perm. Also my family has recently been friends with a non-Muslim, I don't agree with them. I even asked my mother if I can wear Hijaab while she comes to our house, but she disagreed. I have another problem with my cousin, she's a girl, 13, and she comes.. More

  • Establishing relation with non-Muslims whilst calling them to Islam Date: 8-9-2005

    I am a woman who corresponds with some European and American women via the Internet. We have been exchanging gifts and discussing sewing ideas for two years. I have tried to talk to them about Islam, but I stopped for fear that I do not know enough to call them to Islam and I might make some mistakes. What do you advise me to do – should I.. More

  • Needs correct understanding of Qur'an and Seerah Date: 20-4-2005

    While talking with an scholar about the Da'wa he said that, Ulamah have looked into the life of Rasulullah [sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam] and concluded that Da'wa to Muslims was always a priority over non-Muslims. He has given me the following reference, in the opening verses of Surah Abasa, Allaah Ta'ala emphasized to Nabi (sallallaahu alayhi.. More

  • Wants to invite an atheist to Islam Date: 30-12-2004

    I have a Korean friend who is atheist, he doesn't believe in God. And he told me that the only way he would believe is to see Allaah because they believe in science. And he said that the most developed countries in the world are Japan, Korea and China because they don't have any religion. I would like you to help me in responding to him and.. More

  • Her father is a drunkard Date: 7-12-2004

    My father is a drunkard. He drinks for past 11 years. If we tell him to stop this habit, he gives 2 reasons for not stopping that. 1) Since he is drinking continuously for 4 years he can’t stop it. 2) Due to family problems he is getting tension frequently. When he drinks he feels relaxed. Please help my father to get out of this habit by good.. More

  • Concerned about her mother's failure to pray or fast Date: 18-11-2004

    I'm a 45-years-old female. My mother neither fasts nor prays and this has been upsetting me for the past years. My daughter and I have tried to get her to do at least some minimal acts but to no avail. I don't dare to ask her if she believes in the afterlife and Day of Judgement because I'm afraid of her answer, even though I assume she.. More

  • Confused about ruling of white gold Date: 18-7-2004

    Is it forbidden for a man to wear any gold, including white gold? Please elaborate on this and support your argument with Hadith and other sources. May Allah reward you well for your efforts!.. More

  • Calling someone back to Islam Date: 2-5-2004

    Please help me in converting someone to Islam after he left Islam... More

  • Wants to encourage family to practice Islam without making them angry Date: 24-4-2004

    All praise be to Allah who took me out of ignorance. Since last Ramadan I completely changed my lifestyle. However, I am the only in my family who is practicing the Deen, and I find it difficult to approach my family especially my parents because Allah has said in the Qur’an to address them in terms of honour. Thus, I do not want to hurt them.. More

  • Trying to call co-workers to Islam Date: 17-2-2004

    How far should some one go in trying to convince their friends of Islam? I work with nice people who have a real positive attitude towards their work and fellow-man. I have given them some copies of stories as well as facts. However they seem to take the papers and, Allah knows if they read them, as they don't respond to me on what they think.. More

  • Non-Muslim friend bothered by Jinns Date: 18-12-2003

    I have a friend who gets bothered by Jinns, but he's not Muslim. Who or how can I take care of this problem. Please let me know... More