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  • Answer father's call or start prayer Date: 18-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I am about to pray but my dad calls me on the phone and speaks about what matches to bet on (my dad gambles quite a lot), is it still permissible for me to pray? The reason I am asking is that if I am reciting Quran in prayer and he is talking about gambling, then is that not haram? I do not know whether this is fromWaswaas (devilish.. More

  • Parent not entitled to force child to eat certain foods Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My issue is that I am fasting and my dad wants me to eat burgers and chips every day forIftaar(breaking the fast)(which would have a drastic toll on my health), I refuse to do this, even though he might curse Allaah, The Exalted. Will I be sinful for refusing his request to eat junk food? Would I become a Kaafir (disbeliever) because.. More

  • Mother wants son to divorce wife Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalam alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Respected, revered Shaikh, my question is that my mother is asking me to divorce my wife as my mother got to know that my wife has a hole in her heart and I knowingly married her to get rewarded by Allaah, The Exalted. Now my mother does not want to accept her as she thinks that my wife cannot bear children;.. More

  • Parents insist that he deals with interest-based bank Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. Respected brother, I am a firm believer in Islam, and I try to avoid major sins as much as possible. However, I have a domestic issue that I am finding extremely difficult to solve and would need your advice to resolve it. There is a bank named National Savings Pakistan which completely runs on interest. The profit that they provide.. More

  • Supplicating against abusive parents Date: 26-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am being tortured by my mother and father. My father recently went missing for about a month and then eventually told my mother that he married another woman and wants children with that other woman (i.e. he wants to start a new family). He said to my mother that if she (i.e. my mother) wants him back, then she must torture the.. More

  • Reconciling differences of one's parents Date: 23-9-2016

    Dear Shaykh. My mother and father are having a lot of problems. I know that my dad is always looking at women, and I came home once and she told me that my father is cheating on me! I do not know whether this is true. What I know is that my mother is a pure woman that does not deserve such manI caught him many times checking the window in order to see.. More

  • It is better for father to leave his heirs wealthy than to leave them poor Date: 20-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Thank you so very much for your website. I am a single 34-year-old female, and I have been living with my parents my entire life. My parents have been supporting me the entire time, praise be to Allaah, and I am very grateful for this. Several years ago, my father lost his job, and he has been trying.. More

  • Dutifulness towards apostate parent Date: 30-8-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a muslim mother converted to another faith and she is not a muslim anymore and announces that to people, does she still have the right of obedience on her children? I know that if she is from the people of the Book, she will remain their mother, but I heard Ibn Uthaymeen say that one does not have any rights after apostasy. If.. More

  • Dutifulness towards non-Muslim parents Date: 21-8-2016

    In the name of Allah. Assalamu Alaykum. I have been a Muslim for almost 19 years, praise be to Allah. Ever since, my non-Muslim father does not want to have any contact with me. I do not know whether it is because of Islam (he hates Islam, but he never explicitly told me) or because of a quarrel about money that we had. This quarrel started before I.. More

  • Parents' objection to son's choice of wife Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. For the past few days, I have been looking at the parents' rights on the son’s marriage. My parents started looking for me but without asking about any of my interests, views, and expectations; even after I told them that we first had to discuss these, they plan to look for me. I have an affair with.. More

  • Suspects mother practices magic Date: 6-7-2016

    Hi, I am a 15-year-old boy, and I live with my parents and siblings. My parents argue a lot, and my dad is usually wrong. However, my dad always tells my mum to stop putting black magic on us (our family). I am a Muslim, and I thought that that was a bit weird, but I recently saw my mum hide these little papers. They had small boxes containing writing.. More

  • Receiving guests who hated late mother Date: 18-6-2016

    My dad had two wives. My mom never got along with the second wife nor with her sister. A few years after my mom's death, my dad went to visit my sister and was welcomed. Then he went to visit my sister a few times with his second wife because he needed treatments. They were all very well receivedall those times. However, they never ever visited her.. More

  • Father neither prays nor repays his debts Date: 22-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I belong to a Muslim family and want to ask about my father. My father used to earn income through wrong means and still does so. He does not pray and is far away from Islamic deeds. Due to his unjust earnings, we have been in many crises for a long time. Day after day, many people come up to ask for money that my father took from.. More

  • Adult son has choice to live with parents or not Date: 18-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does a father have the right to demand that his only son (who is adult) lives with him? Thank you .. More

  • Feeling guilty for hating abusive father Date: 17-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My dad abused me my whole life, both sexually, when I was young, and emotionally. For the past year, we have been estranged. Now he is dead, and I feel so much pain and guilt. I am questioning everything and fear that he might have tried to make amends but that I did not give him a chance. In the past few months, I would go to see.. More