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Narrations on protecting the gaze

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

Is the following Hadith authentic? “When anyone’s eyes fall on the beauty of a woman and he immediately casts his gaze away from her, Allah grants him Divine guidance towards such ‘ibadah, the ecstasy of which he feels in himself” Can you also provide other Hadiths on lowering and protecting the gaze. Answer This narration… read more »

The parents want their daughter to marry within the family with a boy of their choice. While she does not want to displease her parents, she does not want to marry within the family: What should she do?

Answered by AskOurImam.com

Salam. I want to ask you, ek girl hai, deendar hai or uss kay parents uss kay lya family main shadi karna can rhay or boy itna educated bhi nahi, tu girl family main married nahi karna chahti wo out of family main karna cahti hai liken family nahi maan rahay or wo parents ko… read more »

Is IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) treatment permissible in Islam?

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AOA Is IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) treatment permissible in Islam? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) is usually one of the first fertility treatments offered. This treatment involves a laboratory technique to wash the sperm and then separate out rapidly-moving sperm from other… read more »

Why Was I Created?

Answered by Seekersguidance.org

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: A sister is very disorientated with life nowadays, and is questioning her existence. Why exactly was the world made? Why did Allah need people on this earth? Why make humans, when He had angels? Why not make them all Muslims and the world a happy place? The sister is… read more »

What Does it Mean to Have “Beautiful Restraint and Balance” in one’s Work, Career, and in Seeking one’s Provision?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In the Revival Circle class, we took the hadith on having “beautiful balance” in one’s work, career, and seeking one’s provision. What does this entail? And can you share the hadith, please?Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate with blessings and peace upon the Messenger of… read more »

Making istikhaara on behalf of someone else

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Is it permissable for one to read istikhaara on behalf of someone else? A: Istikhara means seeking goodness from Allah Ta’ala. Istikhara in actual fact is a special form of Dua (supplication) prescribed in the Mubaarak Hadith whereby one supplicates to Allah Ta’ala and seeks divine guidance and goodness. Since istikhara is a dua then just as it… read more »

Male missing 3 Friday Jummahs

Answered by DarulUloomTT.org

Q. If a male misses 3 Friday Jummahs, is it that he has to take back shahadah? A. The missing of the Juma salaah three times by a male upon whom it is compulsory, is indeed a grave sin, however, it does not take a person out of Islam. Hence, there will be no need… read more »

Lingering illicit relationship

Answered by Qibla.com

Answered by Shaykh Gibril F Haddad I am in a very difficult situation and aim to do the right thing by my iman and the shariah, this is why I come to you for advice. I pray insha’Allah that you receive this in good health and will be able to help me. Answer: Wa `alaykum… read more »

Husband too friendly to non-Muslim women

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Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher Assalam alaikumLiving in the US, I have a hard time coming to terms with the culture here.The women here wear unIslamic clothing (deep necks,scanty clothing).My husband’s nature is to speak freely with all whether men or women and of very jovial nature.My blood burns when I see… read more »

I have performed Nikah, but not consumated the marriage as we have not done Walima yet. My wife is violatingmy rights. If i leave her, am i obliged to pay mahr, and if so, what portion?

Answered by Askimam.org

.Salaam u Alaikum. I have performed nikah, but have not consumated. My wife is disobedient, disrespectful, has a bad attitude and raises her voice over mine. These qualities only came out after we performed Nikah. I have asked her to change her ways but she refuses, and says she will not change for anyone. She… read more »