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The Path to Safety 

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The path to safety Answer: The Path to SafetyFrom: Ilm al-Hal: An Essential Hanafi Fiqh Handbook© Faraz Rabbani, 2002.It is upon every morally responsible person to keep the following obligations in mind at all times, day and night:The...

Missing prayers: when can I make them up?

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel I sometimes miss my prayers and am unable to complete them on time, may Allah swt forgive me, ameen.Is it permissible for me to make up the prayers during the times when generally speaking prayers are not allowed i.e. between Sunrise and...

Fiqh of the Inward: The Fruits of Seeking Forgiveness

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Fiqh of the Inward: The Fruits of Seeking Forgiveness Answer: Someone sent this:From your friend... The Fruits of Seeking ForgivenessHadrat Moulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (Dâmat Barakâtuhum)IntroductionThis lecture of Hadrat...

Expiation and old clothing

Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel A while back i made an oath that if i commited XYZ act, that i will pay £100 to charity. I have broken this oath more than once and the expaition is due. It is my upmost intention to pay the amount in full. However, at the moment i do...

Reversing an Oath

Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed How can I reverse an oath that I made by saying, "By Allah, I will perform tahajjud for my entire life." Answer: This is a valid oath and an oath to do good, so it is better not to break. Rather, the one who made the oath should...

Is this considered an oath?

Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Translated by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher My friend did not want to tell me something but then I guessed what it was so she made me say wallahi I would not tell anyone. Later I accidentally told someone else. Is...

Violating a Promise to Allah

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: It is a very low point of life but still I am doing well. Some misunderstandings arose between me and my dear friend. I wrote a letter to Allah mentioning the situation and said that I promise you Allah to never to use a...