Shafi'i Fiqh

Astrology, Astronomy, and Meteorology

Question: Why is it that astrology is forbidden while astronomy and meteorology are permissible? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. The difference between meteorology and astrology is that...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Depending On Good Deeds

Question: What is the ruling on a person who does good deeds that are guaranteed to save him from Hell, and after doing them uses them to do bad deeds? Sometimes after doing the bad deeds, at their worst feels that something is wrong, but continues to do them on the...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Promise to one’s parents

Question:  Without my consent, my mum made a promise that I would pay for a poor person’s Hajj if certain things happened. My mum believes those things have happened. It’s actually difficult to pay for a person’s Hajj as I do not know anybody personally who would...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Living in Madinah as a Christian.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I was thinking to go with my parents in Madina, and me with my father to Makkah. My mother is a Christian and my father is a Muslim and me too. I just found out that in Saudi Arabia it is prohibited for...