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  • Father Is Reluctant to Buy a Mobile Phone or Wrist Watch For His Son and The Latter Is Depressed Because of This Date: 16-9-2021

    Assalamu Alaikum ; My father is a doctor . He gets a good amount of salary , but he does not like spending money on me happily . After a lot of requests and begging he buys me some clothes and shoes and that too of low quality . He gives me just Rupees 600 ( i.e around 8 dollars) per month as pocket money . I need to cover everything from this small.. More

  • Depressed, Losing Faith and Tried To Suicide Date: 18-11-2019

    It may be better if this isn't posted publicly. I am 30 and have always loved Islam and enjoyed Da'wah work. Around 10 months ago some doubts creeped in (too complicated to explain) plus a fear of responsibility and the future; now I feel I have totally lost my faith and my humanity. Because these doubts creeped in when I was listening to Islamic material,.. More

  • Meaning of affliction in religion Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, respected Shaykhs. What does affliction in the religion mean? I am afflicted with magic and possession by the jinn, and I face a lot of difficulties in worshipping Allah, the Exalted, properly. Is this affliction in my religion? May Allah reward you, Shaykhs. .. More

  • Forgiving vs. retaliating against wrongdoer Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, my question is with regards to revenge/forgiveness. If I was wronged, verbally or physically, in any way and choose to forgive the person and ask Allah, the Exalted, to simply restore my rights to me and (and not ask Allah, the Exalted, to take revenge on my abuser due to my inability to), if.. More

  • All afflictions predetermined by Allah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sheikh, my family face a lot of problems in this world. Allah has given ten children to my parents; six daughters and four sons. My parents love all of them and treat them nicely. We even pray to Allah and ask only Him. Five of them sisters got married, and three of them have become disabled (they have not been able to walk normally.. More

  • Depression because of failure to find work Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, I worked for a company for more than 20 years. Since a couple of years, many inappropriate things started occuring there (such as drinking etc.) due to which the boss of the company and my colleague (who was always backbiting me in front of the boss) were always blaming me for nothing. I tolerated these things for almost two.. More

  • Getting angry without expressing it Date: 20-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. Is it disliked to get angry for worldly purposes, or can oneget angry inside but it is disliked to express the anger? To me, the hadith which says, “Do not get angry,” means that we should not get angry for worldly reasons in the first place. However, anger for the sake of Allah is good, and with the parents, it is haram. Another.. More

  • Parents pressuring son to divorce his wife Date: 16-11-2017

    Is everything in life predetermined? If someone gets divorced, is that part of their decree/destiny? Even if it is a choice, how is it the woman's fault if her husband's parents are ordering him to divorce her and refuse any reconciliation? The couple has a baby. The girl's family tried endlessly to achieve reconciliation, but the husband's family does.. More

  • How to react to insults to one's family or people Date: 30-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I remember that years ago, a lot of violation happened between two nations, Algerians and Egyptians, and they said very bad things, including all sorts of swearing and other similar stuff. Then today, I saw a post from an Egyptian speaking about the nudity on the beaches of Algeria. My question is: what should I do if I saw someone.. More

  • Distressed because of severe acne problem Date: 4-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I recently messaged you regarding my 15-year-struggle with acne and the psychological trauma that it has caused me. You recommended that I stay patient and mentioned the benefts of patience. I have tried to do so, but I find myself losing faith. I do not see a way out of my problem as I have consulted multiple doctors, and I cannot.. More

  • Affliction requires patience and expecting reward from Allah Date: 10-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum and may Allaah reward you. I want to know the condition of this man in the sight of Allaah, The Exalted, based on the text. He used to believe in Christian/Islamic concepts, then he was a Shia, then he finally became a Sunni. He was living like a sinful disbeliever most his life; when he turned 19 years old, he got arrested for talking.. More

  • Thinks that disobeying her mother made her ill Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. On my last visit to Makkah, I got very sick. I feel that it was due to the cold water that I drank. My mother had told me to drink the 'not cold' one. However, she agreed that I drink the cold one in front of me, but I feel that it was not the same inside, and when I apologised after getting.. More

  • Reward for patience with losing young child Date: 27-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I had a delivery last month and the baby was normal when we went for sonography, but when the baby was delivered, she passed away after spending 5-10 hours on earth. Inna lillaahi wa inna ilayhi raaji'oon(To Allaah we belong and to Him we shall return). Due to some complication, the uterus was also removed by the doctor while operating... More

  • Having daughters only is not a cause for grief at all Date: 28-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Praise be to Allaah, my husband and I have three daughters. They are healthy and a blessing from Allaah. Praise be to Allaah, we are a happy family with a lot of love for Allaah and for each other. My husband and I spend time and effort into our daughters' Islamic education, and we work hard to raise them to become strong and pious.. More

  • Receiving state benefits for disability does not withhold the reward in the Hereafter Date: 25-1-2016

    Dear Scholar, this question is from my friend who is handicapped, he has only two fingers in his left arm. He is fully healthy except for what I mentioned, that he has only two finger in his left arm. In our country, the government gives some special benefits to the handicapped/disabled people. For example, the government preserves some seats for the.. More