Category : Beliefs and Disbeliefs

  • Photo/video

    Salaam Alaykum wa ramatuaah wa barakatuhu Is taking photos and home videos of ones young children for the purpose of memories permissible? Can they be stored digitally or in album? I question if it’s haram and it makes me scared if it is bc I have pictures and video of them I take on my ...

    20 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1564
  • starting Ramadan according to calendar or local moon siting

    Salaam alaykum In USA the vast majority of Muslims go by the calendar on when to start fasting Ramadan and celebrating Eids. A small minority go by local moon siting. The mosque closest to my house goes by local moon siting. Should I follow when the vast majority start fasting Ramadan for t...

    17 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1538
  • Relationship

    Assalamualikum sheikh. Please help me sheikh with your advise. Im in lot of depression and stress. I met a girl in my workplace. She was a nonmuslim then. We had a relationship for around 3 years before we broke up. After q. 1.5 year of our relation she reverted to islam without informing ...

    15 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1535
  • In-laws

    Salaam alaykom Ya shaykh Please help me what I should do in this awkward situation dealing with my in-laws coming to my home and having mixed gathering. My husbands brother every now and then comes to visit and sometimes brings his wife. She does not wear any hijab at all. They do mixed gat...

    08 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1530
  • Changing Name

    Asalaamo alaykum wrb Pls if u could answer this question bc am having such a delima. Ya shaykh I know it’s permissible for convert to keep their birth name if it doesn’t have haram meaning. However is it better/preferable for a convert to change to Islamic name? Also is the name ...

    03 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1507
  • Corrected waswaas question

    Asalamu alaykum I posed a similar question before but I made an error before so please could mufti review my question Asalamu alaykum mufti I am hanafi When I was really young- at the age of 9 perhaps, I developed this intense fear of my mother passing away. At that age...

    29 Mar 2019 Ref-No#: 1494
  • Niqab Fard or Sunnah

    Salam alaikum wrb Ya shaykh if u could pls answer this question I’d really appreciate it. Is niqab Fard or sunnah? What about for a convert living in the west? Would it be permissible for them to unveil if it’s causing them a lot of stress due to veiling attracting unwanted attention du...

    26 Mar 2019 Ref-No#: 1485
  • Apostasy

    Assalam Alyaikum! I asked before, I decided to make detailed question. I don’t have any decline in my psyche. In our country we have really bad situation with islam knowledge. And I feel big discomfort because of this. My husband doesn’t make salah, he opresses me. Also the requirements of is...

    01 Mar 2019 Ref-No#: 1441
  • Aqeedah from a scholar of Ahl al-Sunnah

    As salamu alaykum what is the view of ulama about this, it’s very difficult to stay on the good way when some personality says that: https://islamqa.info/en/answers/93197/he-is-asking-about-al-aqeedah-al-tahhaawiyyah Fifthly: Despite what we have referred to of the good...

    01 Mar 2019 Ref-No#: 1446
  • Apostasy

    Assalan alaikum! My knowledge in religion wasn‘t good. When kafir helped me I answered him May Allah reward you. Is it apostasy? I meant that Allah gave them sawab, sometimes I meant that Allah gave them good in this life. 2. when I saw God fearing christian I was glad that they were tryi...

    27 Feb 2019 Ref-No#: 1442