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Travel with Mother in-Law

Answered by Shaykh Mazhar Mahmood Question: Is it permissible for a man to travel long distances with his mother in law? Answer: It is permissible for a man to travel with his mother in law for any amount of time or distance. Islam encourages a closely knit family...

Premarital Relationship: ‘Marriage Barrier’

Answered by Shaykh Mazhar Mahmood Question: My daughter was involved in a premarital relationship with a close family friend’s son. I really admire the boy’s services to Islām and his passion for it, but I didn’t like the manner in which he approached my daughter,...

Remaining in pious company

Q: In the light of the narration below, should I stay in such a place or should I get away from a bad place so as not to be hit by punishment. If I stay in this bad place and I give advice so that people stop their bad deeds, is that correct or should I get away from...

Wearing Harry Potter shirts

Q: I wanted to know whether wearing Harry Potter shirts is kufr? I wore one when they took my ID picture and I don’t know if I can change it but I did ask them. A: Harry Potter is known to be a magician. And to support any person or movement that is drawing people...

Joining the army to become a mercenary

Q: I am 18 years old and will be completing my schooling this year. I am considering joining the army after I matriculate. Initially, after my training is complete, I will serve a certain amount of time in the army and may even be called upon to fight for the country...

Islamic games on WhatsApp groups

Q: I have a question regarding to my mother’s WhatsApp Islamic group. She spends most of her time on her WhatsApp Islamic group playing games related to Hadith and Quraanic aayaat. One groups name is Quraan Rapid Fire. All are ladies players, but none of them are...