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Purchasing dolls for children.

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Question: Is it permissible to purchase dolls with facial features for my daughter? Jazakallah. السلام عليكم و رحمة الله وبركاته It is not permissible to keep or give to children such dolls that are made with the features of animate objects or that have complete human features. Children should be given other toys like cars… read more »

Marrying a Fornicator or Adulterer Who Repented

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Allāh says in the Qurʿān, “No man guilty of adultery or fornication does not marry other than a woman guilty of adultery or fornication, or an idolatress, and as for a woman who committed adultery or fornication, no one but a man who committed adultery or fornication, or an… read more »

Prayers for Necessity and Repentance

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Is there such thing as ṣalāh (ritual prayer) for need, and ṣalāh for repentance? Did the Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) ever do or encourage this? Answer: In the Name of God, Most Merciful, Most Compassionate Jazāk Allāh Khayr/ Thank you for your question. May God bless you… read more »

The manner of seeking repentance

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Q: I want to repent, for the sins I committed, in front of Allah Ta‘ala at the time of tahajjud. Can you please tell me what i should do to repent?   A: Tawbah should be made immediately upon realizing one’s sins. Hence, you should not delay the tawbah until the time of tahajjud. At the time… read more »

Negative thoughts

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Q: I am trying to feel close to Allah by not committing sins like avoiding porn and not mastrubating and not listening to music but the thing which is disturbing me is Shaytan. Shaytan is putting anxiety in me by making me think that I became pious. I will die soon. My health anxiety is disturbing… read more »