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  • Using Comics as Means of Giving Da’wah and Spreading Islam Date: 14-10-2021

    As Salam Alaykum. I was wondering, what is the view on using comics as a means of giving dawah and spreading islam? If the comics are drawn to expose both teenagers and young adults (muslim and non-muslim alike) to islam, is it permissible to draw them? Or should one have the characters without a mouth, nose and neck? Jazakallah. .. More

  • Reacting to YouTube channel that attacks Islam Date: 30-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I know that you are very busy with many important things and therefore may not have time for this. However, I hope that you could listen to this problem, which needs to be reacted to as fast as possible. There is a man called Ismaa´eel Abu Adam who has a YouTube channel. He had been a Muslim for 16 years now. Suddenly,.. More

  • Calling people to Allaah while one's own family are not guided Date: 6-11-2015

    Shaykh, one of our muslim brothers asked me to ask you the following question: ''I have been guided and I practise the sunnah of Muhammad, salallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. However, many of my family members and relatives have not been guided. I try to call them to practice Islam but, unfortunately, they do not respond to my call. When I invite others (that.. More

  • The call to Islam was not directed to the leaders only Date: 28-3-2013

    As selamu aleykum. In our Islamic history, before muslim armies would attack a foreign land they would give them the options of accepting Islam, paying Jizyah or the sword.These three options were only given to the leadership of the nations and not the masses.Hence, many of the people did not hear the call to Islam and the acceptance or rejection of.. More

  • Doubled efforts needed to overcome Da‘wah (Islamic propagation) obstacles Date: 1-8-2011

    Why do we find that ignorance, polytheism and seeking blessings via graves are dominant in many Muslim countries, despite the multitude of callers to Islam? Is it due to the negligence of scholars or due to using ways of Da‘wah other than that of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the early predecessors from among the Companions, may.. More

  • Aims and dangers of missionary schools Date: 11-4-2011

    In the country where I live, Christian schools do not practice missionary activities. They teach Islam as a subject, and the recitation of Quran is compulsory every morning. What is the Sharee'ah ruling on enrolling Muslim children in these schools? .. More

  • One nation, not sects and parties Date: 8-3-2011

    The Salafis in my community are divided into two sects: Albani Salafis and Hijazi Salfis!! What should we do?.. More

  • Eloquence and fluency are gifts from Allaah Date: 25-1-2011

    In light of the trivial and shallow programs the media offers to people, we notice that callers to Allaah The Almighty often use difficult phrases that almost need a dictionary to be decoded, meaning. Why do they not use a simpler language in order to better guide people to the right path?.. More

  • Obstacles removed with insightful Da‘wah, consultation and role division Date: 5-10-2010

    I give lectures in my neighbourhood as I work in the field of Da'wah. There was an elderly woman who had been educated in a literacy class for adults. She had been lecturing before I became acquainted with the people there. They are pleased with my lectures because, thanks to Allaah The Almighty, I am educated, and I read a lot and write in some.. More

  • Using superstitions and lies for giving Dawah Date: 12-4-2010

    Salaam Alaykum sheikh, There is a Pakistani man named Amir liaqat Hussein who is a well speaker on Islam and vice information. My parents use to watch his lectures very eagerly but I feel his sayings are fabricated sometimes. He says that Yazeed (who killed Hussein) is being tormented with half of the pain as a whole of hell dwellers in Hell fire.. More

  • No despair in Da‘wah Date: 10-11-2007

    Most of my Muslim neighbors do not pray, except for few. I tried several times to encourage them to pray by giving them audio material about the importance of prayer and the punishment for abandoning it. I even spoke with some of them about that issue. However, all my efforts were in vain. Could you please tell me what I should do? .. More

  • In Da‘wah, never despair Date: 10-11-2007

    One of my relatives watches pornographic photos on the Internet and smokes. We have tried more than once to guide him but in vain as he is a difficult person to persuade. What should I do?.. More

  • A new Muslim woman wants to do her own Da'wah in the local mosque Date: 14-2-2007

    I have a question on an organization named M.A.S (Muslim American Society). I simply went to a sister for knowledge (she gave lectures in the masjid) & she had the intention from the begininng to put me as a member of this organization. (I now found this out from her) It is an honor for someone to percieve me as a person who can do much for the.. More

  • Afraid of being mocked if he calls people to Islam Date: 31-7-2006

    i am 17 years old.i am a student. in my collage and class many non muslims are working and studing.But i don't call them towards Allah because of 1)hesitation 2)and there bad manners and if I call them then they may neglect me and they may make jokes of if I don't call them towards islam then will Allah ask me for this in hereafter.Please answer.. More

  • Restricting the truth to one particular group is an injustice Date: 26-3-2006

    One scholar came to one of the conferences which were held in Birmingham, U.K, and this person considered all the people on this Earth either misguided or misguiding except his group to which he was affiliated. He said [reporting his very words]: “There is no Jihaad (fighting in the cause of Allaah) at the moment", and he said: “Do not lose.. More