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Missing Jumuah for Exams

Answered by Molana Eunus Ali Question: Assalumualykum! I am living in Norway and have one question about jumma praying between my examination. I am 18 years old,have a big exam of college on Friday and start from 12:00 oclock to 14:00...

Woman on menses writing Aayah of The Quran.

Question: As Salam Alaikum! Today my wife write one Ayah of Quran on paper for my mother and she was not clean, she forget about her period and also she didn’t made abulution before writing that.  when she informed me, I asked her about her period and Wudu she said in...

Breaking a promise made to Allah

Question: Assalamu Alaykum, Last year I think I made a promise to Allah that if I got so and so results in my exams then I would finish reading the Quran twice before a certain time. Unfortunately, I find that I will only be able to finish it once. When I make a...

Why No ‘Bismillāh’ with Sūrah Tawbah?

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: My question is that I wanted to know why Sūrah Tawbah (Chapter 9 of the Qur‘ān) does not begin with “Bismillāh al Raḥmān al Raḥīm”? Answer: بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ May Allāh bless you for your eagerness to...

The manner of seeking repentance

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...

Making tawbah in any language

Q: Can we do tawbah in Urdu? A: Tawbah means to express remorse and regret in the heart for the wrong one had committed and to make a firm resolve that one will not commit the wrong again in the future. Tawbah can be done in any language.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى)...

Repenting for drinking beer

Q: I drank 2 small sips of beer that contains 6 or 8 % of alcohol but I didn’t feel any type of difference in my body. Everything was normal and no intoxication and nothing different in my behaviour.My question is, can I go for payers to the mosque or I’m not allowed...

Qadha for breaking sunnat and nafl salaah

Q: I have recently heard that if you start a prayer, even if that prayer is nafil or sunnat, and you break it, that prayer becomes wajib. I used to do this quite often in the past. Can I offer tawbah or must I make them up? I have no idea how much I have, so if I must...

Editing one’s pay slip to get a better salary

Q: I am working in a company in night shifts and I am planning to switch to another company due to salary concerns. To get a higher salary I have edited the payslip of my company's current salary because most of our collegues and I feel that the companies are...