Devil Archives - Page 20 of 32 - IslamQA, formerly known as Sunnipath, provides an archive of Islamic Q&A on many topics from many Scholars.

First night dua is evil?

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Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher I do not understand why (question ID 538) the dua to be recited on the first night only speaks of the evil in women. Evil is in men too. Men are not perfect. Both are Allah’s creation. I think many women would object to such an insult…. read more »

Baseless misgivings while making wudu & performing prayer

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher My question has two directly related parts. I’d appreciate a speedy reply as the situation below is extremely troublesome Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate 1. Gathering One’s Thoughts The scholars mention that it is sunna to verbally utter the intention because this… read more »

Reciting Qur’an During Menstruation

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Is it permissible for a female student of knowledge to recite Qur’an during her period? Answer: Reciting the Qur’an The position of our school is that it is prohibited for a menstruating woman and someone in post-sexual impurity (Ar. janaba) to recite Qur’an with the intention of study. It is… read more »

Islamic ruling on smoking

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed What is the Islamic ruling on smoking? Answer:   بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمالحمد لله رب العالمين و صلى الله على سيدنا محمد و على آله و صحبه و سلم أما بعد   No two people, not even smokers, differ that smoking is a foul act that human nature finds revolting… read more »

Worship in Ramadan For a Menstruating Woman

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Answered by Ustadha Umm Ihsan Question: If a sister is unable to fast the last 10 days of Ramadan, what are somethings she is permissible to do since those last ten 10 are sacred? Answer: Assalamu alaykum Ramadan Mubarak. AlhamduLlilah, it’s very inspiring to hear that sisters are concerned about continuing acts of worship during… read more »