• Fasting on the days of Arafah and Ashura

    Published on : 27 08 2017

    Fasting on the days of Arafah and AshuraOur master Abu Qatadah (Allah be pleased with him) reports that the Prophet of Allah (ﷺ) was asked about the observance of fasting on the Day of Arafah. He said, “It is an expiation for the sins of the preceding year and the current year.”  (Sahih Muslim p.367 […]


  • Fasting the Day of Ashura

    Published on : 11 10 2016

    Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of Ashura expiates for the sins of the past year.


  • Only scholars may declare Muslim to be disbeliever

    Published on : 04 10 2016

    Question Assalaamu alaykum. It is said in a hadith that if anyone calls another person a kaafir (disbeliever), then if the person is not kaafir, the man who called him kaafir will become kaafir. On the other hand, it is said that if anyone doubts about any kaafir, then he will become kaafir. Then how […]


  • Making Dua in Sajda

    Published on : 14 05 2016

    Question: Is it permissible, under the Shariah, to make supplication (Du’a) while one is in Sajdah? It is commonly observed that some people after completing their prayer (salah) fall in sajdah and offer supplications in that position. Please explain the correct way in this respect.


  • Reciting Salat and Salam Audibly after Salat al-Jumu‘ah

    Published on : 09 11 2015

    Question: Is it permissible, on the basis of the Speech of Allah and the Sunnah of the Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace), to perform Salat and Salam audibly after Salat al-Jumu‘ah in front of the dais and mihrab of the mosque, giving importance [to it] and with persistence [on it]? Honour us […]


  • How to Make Him Marry Me?

    Published on : 28 10 2015

    Question and answer details Reply date: 2015/10/27 Question: Aoa! I want to share my problem. Actually I love someone and want to marry him, is it right if I pray to Allah for him? As I am a girl it is very difficult for me to propose to him, can you tell me some dua […]


  • Eating or Drinking Forgetfully in Ramadan

    Published on : 30 06 2015

    Question:    As-salamu `alaykum. I totally forgot that I was fasting and had a cup of coffee when I got to work. Will this break my fast?


  • Fasting `Ashura’ in Accordance with the Jews

    Published on : 01 11 2014

    Question and answer detailsQuestion: Dear scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.It was reported that when the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) arrived in Madinah and found the Jews celebrating `Ashura’ by fasting, he ordered the Muslims to fast as well. How would you explain the fact that he (peace and blessings be upon him) had forbidden […]


  • Umrah during the months of Hajj

    Published on : 01 09 2014

    Is it permissible to do ‘Umrah during the months of Hajj, on the basis that I will not do Hajj in the same year? For example, if I go to Makkah about half a month before Hajj, and I do the rituals of ‘Umrah, then I leave – is that permissible?.


  • The Children of Israel and the Origins of Christianity

    Published on : 10 06 2014

    Question and answer details   Question:     Salaams dear scholar. Does the House of Israel refer to the sacred Masjid Al Aqsa? Was Jesus the last prophet sent to the Children of Israel? Was it the Jews who followed Jesus’s teachings, who were later called Christians? Who coined the terms “Christ” and “Christians’”?