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The Truth About Lying: Is It Sinful Or Not?

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali In an extremely profound narration, the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “Truthfulness leads to righteousness, and righteousness leads to Paradise. And a man keeps on striving to tell the truth until he is recorded with Allah...

I am single. Is getting married obligatory?

Question: I am single. Is getting married obligatory? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The Prophet ﷺ said: “Marriage is from my sunna, and whoever turns away from my sunna is not from me.” [ibn Majah] The Prophet ﷺ...

Can I lie to my spouse to avoid fighting?

Question: Can I lie to my spouse to avoid fighting? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The basis is that telling lies is unlawful – even to one’s spouse. Lying, deception, and falsehood are not the qualities of a...

Wife not affectionate and loving

Aslm Mufti. My query is with regard to relation between husband and wife. My wife does not show the same affection towards me as I show to her. When I do be loving towards her, hugging kissing etc, she pushes me away. She does not initiate intimacy. She is also not...

Translation of the word يباشرها/مباشرة

What is the translation of يباشِرُها in the following Hadith? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين رضي الله عنها قالت: كان إحدانا إذا كانتْ حائضًا، أمَرَها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتأتزر بإزارٍ، ثم يباشِرُها

Sexual relations during Ramadhan and masturbation.

Q. Are you allowed to have sexual relations with your partner (wife) during ramadaan or even allowed to show affection, kiss, etc.? If you are not allowed to have sexual intercourse without marragie can you masturbate during ramadaan? A. During the nights of Ramadhan...