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13th July 2024

Online courses

Assalamualaikum, I want to sell coaching and a course online. Would it be permissible for me to only make the course part once people buy so I know if its in demand? The coaching will be available once they buy. That way I would save alot of time and I would just say to the customer(s) once they buy, that the coaching they have access to immediately but the course part would be ready in the nex.....
Marriage - Issues
10th July 2024

I said i am not muslim is nikkah valid

My husband and i got into a very serious argument where divorce was talked about we decided it would be best on divorce as in our argument my husband beat me and i said offensive words. As i was upset i felt i could not live my life without my child as my husband would take him if we divorced. At that moment i had thoughts of suicide and not living in the world I became self violant and said.....
Marriage - Issues
11th July 2024

Question about intention of Divorce

Assalamualaikum If the husband has these intentions, will they be counted as divorce intentions? 1. Intention to revoke Nikah status but still love and want to live with his wife. 2. Intend to leave Islam and know that it will affect Nikah's status but still love and want to live with his wife. (And he returned to Islam again) If these intentions are accompanied by the Kinayah word of divo.....
Marriage - General
2nd July 2024

Is Nikkah valid after one has repented?

If one has sinned, like any one of the major sins. They have repented and made changes to their life. Are they allowed to marry? Are there any sins that stops a Muslim woman from marrying?.....
Marriage - Issues
2nd July 2024

Divorce

Asalamualaikum you helped me a couple of weeks ago and provided so much relief and happiness when telling me all them instances of divorce are not divorce. I’ve kept quiet and not argued with my wife and stayed silent when there is miscommunication. Unfortunately despite this my doubts slowly return and I ignore and ignore but new scenarios from the past before I contacted you, enter my mind whi.....
Transactions
2nd July 2024

Business partners

1.)does a business partner affect if your business income will be haram or not ? Let’s say someone had a non mahram female who didn’t cover up properly and the minimal communication barrier was broken in the sense that the male and female were close and talked about more than just business or someone had a business partner and he was a deviant who may mock Islam or someone who was a non Muslim.....
Sacrifice and Aqeeqa
27th June 2024

Can I name my son "Wali" or should it be "Abdul Wali"?

I am expecting the birth of my son soon and want to name him "Wali." I know "Al-Wali" is one of Allah's 99 names, and "Abdul" should be added before some (but not all) of these names when naming a person. Can I name my son "Wali" or should it be "Abdul Wali"? Is adding "Abdul" before "Wali" mandatory?.....
Imaan / 'Aqaaid
26th June 2024

Closeness to Allah and relating it to good deeds

ٱلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ I know that we will go to Jannah if our good deeds outweigh the bad deeds. This is my understanding. However, I can't relate this to the concept of getting close to Allah. I know that one gets closer to Allah as they try to perfect their fara'id, doing the optional actions, staying away from haram and remembering Allah constantly. So does that mean we .....
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26th June 2024

Making a condition that 30% of income from Masjid will go towards charitable works

"The individual intends to purchase land for a mosque, estimated to cost approximately £200,000, and intends to dedicate (waqf/وقف) this land for the mosque. However, there is a condition attached. After 4/5 years, once the mosque is established and funds start accruing through donations, etc., 30% of the money will be allocated to support the individual's madrassa for orphans in Afghanistan, .....
Marriage - General
23rd June 2024

Who is her wali and how do I propose?

Selamu Aleykum, I apologize for the long question but I have many which I cannot find answers to, I would greatly appreciate your help! I am Turkish living in the US, living in an area with next to no muslims at the moment (we only have a small mesjid and all the women are married), and plan to propose to a pious Christian girl I know, named H. We have both spoken to each other about it an.....
Halal and Haram
25th June 2024

Guidance to repent for a life of crime and stealing

Assalam waaleykum Where to even begin... Growing up in the united states i fell into gang culture and a shameful lifestyle. During the course of my unfortunate ventures i have commited a mountain of sins most of which are stealing(scamming, fraud, etc...). Unfortunately for me i was good at it and managed to make a lot of money doing so astaghfirullah. I have since left this shameful life and h.....
Marriage - General
23rd June 2024

Who is considered a "legal peer" when marrying without a wali?

Selamu Aleykum, I have a question regarding the Hanafi ruling on a woman of "legal peerage" and marrying without a Wali. Currently, I am set to get married to a Christian woman, though I have not officially proposed because I have had immense trouble finding her wali/if she even has one. Her father unfortunately passed away a few years ago, and she has no brothers to speak of, being from a.....
Marriage - Issues
21st June 2024

Interpreting istikh?ra.

Assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Just to give a bit of background, I am a 26-year-old female of Pakistani descent. I have always had a fear of marriage as I come from an extremely traditional Pakistani family. My family only marry into the family and marriage outside the family is rare. This is something I have always dreaded as I feel the women in my family are extraordinary, but t.....
Women
21st June 2024

Period confusion

The question is from my wife The problem started since few days.on October 7or 8 or 9 my period ended. On 19 of October bleeding started very little amount of continuously sometime brown and sometimes it's black so I didn't considered it as period I continued my Salah .on 24 October the red colour started and I stopped praying as it is period.on 29,30,31 I did prayed because bleeding stopped aft.....
Salaah - Performing
21st June 2024

How to answer someone who gives you a consensus from the salaf?

Salam. I have read earlier answers about Shaykh Nuh Kellers book which contains fiqh solution to qibla in North America but a riend of mine is saying that our prayers are not according to the consensus of Abu Hanifa in "Tabyin al Haqaiq" because he says quote "the people of the west face east and people of the north face south". He said since we are in the north west we should face south east acco.....
Salaah - Performing
20th June 2024

Travellers Prayers - University

Assalamualaikum, hope you're well. I'm a university student in a city 112 miles from my family home. Upon previous advice, and as I consider my university city home as I spend a vast majority of my time there during the academic year, I shortened my prayers anytime I visited my family for less than 15 days. According to hanafi fiqh, have I erred? If I have, how do I go about quantifying how .....
Tafseer, Hadeeth, Du'aa
20th June 2024

في سبيل الله in context of Quran & Hadith

Respected Ulama, Assalamu Alaikum. I have read a fatwa (https://www.askimam.org/public/question_detail/35332) approved by Mufti Ebrahim Desai and got a clear clarification of the term في سبيل الله and how its virtues were meant for actual jihad (although we have different forms of jihad) and advising my friends and family not to use hadiths pertaining to jihad (path of Allah) for g.....
Transactions
17th June 2024

Investing in shares according to AAOIFI

Salam alaykum, I started investing in shares a few months ago. I've already put in over 400 euros. To determine whether a company is halal, I use the Musaffa application, which claims to follow the AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) methodology. Can I continue to invest in this way? If not, should I sell everything immediately? May Allah reward y.....
Halal and Haram
10th June 2024

Artificial insemination

Salam 3aleykum, I would need religious advice. I am taking a contraceptive neuroleptic that I cannot stop. On the other hand, my husband refuses procreation, depriving me of an essential right. I have to go through artificial insemination. Is there a sin if the donor is someone other than my husband and is there a sin in resorting to this insemination without my husband's consent? Baraka Lah.....
Miscellaneous
10th June 2024

Morality of this

I have read that scholars allow pre pubescent intercourse if they can bear it: وأكثر المشايخ على أنه ‌لا ‌عبرة ‌للسن في هذا الباب وإنما العبرة للطاقة إن كانت ضخمة سمينة تطيق الرجال ولا يخاف عليها المرض من ذلك؛ كان للزوج أن يدخل بها، وإن لم تبلغ تسع سنين، .....