Category : Beliefs and Creed

  • Surname

    Salaam Alaykum wa ramatulaah wa barakatuhu Ya shaykh , upon marriage I took my husbands last name , dropping my fathers family name. I had not yet converted at the time nor did I have knowledge of the ruling. Now is it compulsory that I change it back to my fathers? and drop my husbands las...

    30 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1614
  • Salaat during/after sunrise

    As salamu alaykum respected Mufti Is there one of four schools that permit to pray fajr ou qadha salat during the sunrise (shurooq) / is there a school to pray during this forbidden time, can you give the official reference, majority, allowed of each school if possible, possibly if there is a der...

    30 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1589
  • School

    Salaam Alaykum In USA. If one can not afford Islamic school for their children is it permissible for them to attend public school? There is a hadith I’m not sure what the exact words are but it says something like “ do not leave your children in the hands of the disbelievers” do...

    29 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1579
  • Darood and dua

    1- in last tashud if i recite dua first and than darood is my prayer is valid ?? 2- reciting darood in last tashud is sunnah aur obligatory ?? ...

    28 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1574
  • 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
  • Divorce

    السلام عليكم, My wife was feeling insecure from me as two times I told her please start living with me else i will leave you, due to that reason she was thinking may be once start living with me I will leave her/divorce her and she and her family forced me to send divorce papers...

    18 Apr 2019 Ref-No#: 1539
  • 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