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Making zina with one’s sister in-law

Q: What will be the effect on the Nikah if a man has a relationships whith his brother's wife in his brothers absence and what should they do to be forgiven by Almighty Allah.A: Though one's nikaah will not break, however, this is a major sin. If one is involved in...

Marrying a Shia

Q: I need help and assistant with something and is very serious. I am a sunni girl and want to marry a man who is a shia. We want to get married so we can start our future together but unfortunately due to him being a shia my parents are not agreeing. I have known...

Trying to change one’s life

Q: Reason why I'm emailing you is because I need urgent help. I have major hypocrisy in my heart with lots of maradh. I dont know what to do or where to even start! Please help me, this hypocrisy started 7/8 yrs ago when I fell in doubt with my religion and ever since...

Sincere repentance and Tawbah

Q: Please advice me on the best way to seek sincere repentance for all my past sins in my life?I feel ashamed and remorseful.A: Sincerely repent to Allah Ta'ala from the bottom of your heart and make a firm resolve that you will not return to the sins you had...

Premarital relationships

Q: I believe my question has it's answer and it's a clear one, but I can't bring myself to fight. I am a 20 year old girl who was in a haram relationship one year ago. I have regretted it a lot and stopped everything and repented to Allah, but the guy (who is 6 years...

Punishment for zina

Q: I did zina and prayed for forgiveness from true heart. I don't have inner satisfaction. I live in Pakistan where Islamic punishments are not enforced, how can I get the punishment of 80 lashes other then that can I explain the topic zina to my family? A: Sincerely...

Tawbah for committing zina

Q: I have a friend who has commited a sin. He had sex with a prostitute. He is very sorry and disappointed for what he has done. I am very tensed to see him that much disappointed. On his behalf, I want to ask if there is any forgiveness for that sin for him? If there...

Using haraam and halaal money to purchase a land

Q: I have some land and a house which was bought with mixed, lawful and unlawful money. At present, I have no business and no money on hand. Moreover, I took some unconditional loan from my relatives. That loan is still due. Now I wish to sell the land and repent...

Speaking ill of Allah Ta’ala

Q: I spoke some words against almighty god and I am very repentfull for it. I love Allah with all my heart very much. People are saying that I am out of deen. I love Allah very much and I testify that there is no god but Allah and Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)...

Is zakaat compulsory upon a person who is in debt?

Q:1. Zaid bought a house on mortgage, he owes the bank a lot of money, about 70 thousand pounds, he has to pay at least 5 thousand pounds to the bank every year. Zaid has 5 thousand pounds savings in his account (kept the money for daily family usage) does he have to...