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What do I do with my roommate?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad I'm currently living with a Muslima who is not a practicing- however, she is a very good person by heart and a great housemate. Good with her dealings, clean, and cares about me like a sister/mother. I have encountered people who are...

Is beauty of consequence in choosing a spouse

Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Is beauty of consequence in choosing a spouse Answer: Walaikum assalam, Beauty is not of consequence in terms of the validity of marriage. However, Allah has created people with a disposition to love beauty in all things and to incline...

Awrah, Looking and Touching

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher Is it permissible for a Muslim woman to touch another Muslim woman on those parts of the body that it is permissible for her to see? And also, is it permissible for a Muslim woman to touch a non-Muslim...

What Are the Qualities of a Friend?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: According to Islam what is the purpose of a friend? How does one show gratitude to Allah for a friend? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah....

The Reality and Importance of Intention

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question : The Reality and Importance of Intention Answer: Ibn Raslan (Allah have mercy on him), author of al-Zubad, a blessed thousand-line poem in Shafi`i fiqh explained some important principles by saying, 1. So correct intentions...

Marrying a Christian Man With Good Character

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I’ve a friend who is Christian and we like each other a lot and he asked me to marry him. Since he is a very good human being, I would love to accept his proposal.He does not follow anything from his religion...