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Backbiting for elections? RE: Choosing a leader

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Our MSA chooses a president in a rather rigorous manner.  After taking nominations and people accepting/declining, the old board and the new board sit down and decide who is the best candidate.  We discuss all pros/cons of each person and than decide.  Is this a situation where backbiting is allowed… read more »

Two Contradicting Oaths

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Someone swore “Bi Haq Allah I will not do X” And then years later swore “Bi Haq Allah, I will try to do X” Which oath does he have to follow, how does he expiate? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, One should follow the “better” of the two oaths–to one’s… read more »

Made Mistakes With Brother in College

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Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher I have a question concerning marriage: I have attended college with a brother and we (all the Muslims on campus) have worked a lot together. I never considered marrying him because he is from a different nationality. As time passed, I came to see what a good… read more »

The Fiqh of Friday Prayer 

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The Fiqh of Friday Prayer Answer: Edited from: Heavenly Ornaments, by Imam Ashraf Ali al-Tahanawi Allah Most High does not like anything more than prayer. It is for this reason that we do not find such great emphasis for any other form of worship in the pure Shariah. It is… read more »

How can I change? 

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I am a UK born Muslim, and I am trying to practice Islam. I have been ”semi” practicing for many years now. I manage a few months on the straight path before lapsing back into my old ways of music, women, drugs etc…I then hit rock bottom and again try… read more »

Vows and Oaths

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher If a person takes a vow that he will not indulge in such – and – such a sin, but later breaks down and does indulge in it, then renews his vow, but breaks down again, and then doesn’t renew his vow after this, but tries to… read more »

The Fiqh of Oaths

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Answered by Shaykh Munawwar Ateeq Rizvi Children at school usually swear a lot, like ‘wallah’ and ‘wahayat qur’an’. And I was quite confused about the topic. Is it allowed and what’s the ruling? Answer: The type of vows that is common in everyday colloquial speech and is not intended for oath making is classed vain,… read more »

Is it okay for brothers and sisters to chat online?

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Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman ibn Yusuf Mangera Is it okay for brothers and sisters to chat online? Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah, Most Gracious Most Merciful. Islam has set down principles for the prosperity of mankind in this world and for their salvation in the hereafter. The early Muslims used to say,… read more »

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