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Getting Rid of Fictional Books, Movies and Music

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I’m trying to overcome my habit of reading non-beneficial books and especially fiction with which I don’t really gain anything but that which just wastes my time. Should I sell them, give them away, or throw them away? If I...

Attaining Clarity Amidst a Fog of Confusion

Answered by Imam Afroz Ali Question: Sometimes I find that I get too lost in deep thoughts, this prevents me from having clarity of thought. Please give me some advice in light of Quran and Sunnah so I can gain an open and clear mind. Answer: Praise Be to Allah, Lord...

Using Music in Chants, Pardoned?

There is a great controversy among scholars on the use of musical instruments. Most scholars judged it to be impermissible, citing a Prophetic hadith that prohibits it, while some others permitted it. To be in the safe side, use non-string and non-wind instruments,...