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men and women

Advice of leaving haram acts

Is it obligatory for me to advise someone who listens to music, stares at non-mahram women and does other haram acts to stop doing such while he is ignorant about islam? He knows that this acts are haram but he does not care.In this case is it obligatory for me to...

In-laws

Salaam alaykom Ya shaykh Please help me what I should do in this awkward situation dealing with my in-laws coming to my home and having mixed gathering. My husbands brother every now and then comes to visit and sometimes brings his wife. She does not wear any hijab at...

Late istikhara for marriage

Assalamu alaikum, I received a marriage proposal, Alhumdulliah. The guy is extremely religious and has a good job as well. I have prayed to Allah many times to grant me a spouse who will assist me in my religious matters. My parents met him few weeks ago and were...

Watching Islamic history TV Dramas

Question What is the hanafi stance on watching audiovisual productions in which actors perform sahaba (as in the recent Umar series or in the older movie The Message) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Salaah with Jamaa’ah at home during COVID-19

Question With the current suspension of Salaah in the Masjid for the general public, how should Salaah be performed with Jamaa’ah at home? Can women also join? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Is it permissible to use a 14 Carat rolled gold pen?

Question: Is it permissible to use a 14 Carat rolled gold pen? This pen is sold by Cross.  It is from the Classic Century collection. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Sayyidunā...

Five evil practices which brings about destruction

Is this Hadith correct? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When my nation adopts five practices, their destruction is inevitable; When they curse each other openly, they wear silk, they take up musical [instruments], they drink wine, and men are satisfied with men and women are satisfied with women.”