This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

Reserving One’s Seat In The Masjid

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question: What is the ruling regarding reserving one’s position in the front saff between 2 Salahs with one’s scarf, hat or any other item? Answer: Assalamu Alaikum, The Masjid is the house of Allah and is open to all Muslims who come for Salaah. Whoever comes first and sits in a certain place, then he… read more »

Old woman wearing niqaab

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Someone wants to wear the niqaab for long time but keeps getting put off. She is 60 years old. Is it compulsory for her to wear niqaab. She does wear cloak and scarf. A: It is compulsory upon her to make pardah from all non mahram men. Hence, she should wear the niqaab before… read more »

Woman swimming in the beach

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Q: Is it permissible for a female to swim in the beach? I keep on my scarf and abaya and make sure there is no people around. A: It is illogical to say that there is nobody around the beach. You cannot restrict the movement of people. So how can a Muslim woman think of… read more »

Marital problems

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Q: I need advice for a girl. Basically she got pressurised into marrying this guy. She didnt really want to get married to him but anyway she married him to make her father happy. Anyway, shes been married a month and she says that she is not attracted to him at all. I think people… read more »