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How Shall I Deal with Doubts About Allah & Faith?

How Shall I Deal with Doubts About Allah & Faith?

In this counseling answer: •  People who find ways to boost their eman during these difficulties will experience benefits of all kinds that serve to both improve eman, as well as develop conducive ways of managing difficulties. • Being with other good, Allah fearing people. • Remember Allah in everything you do. • Remember your blessings and strengths rather than …

What Is Righteousness? A Companion Asks

What Is Righteousness? A Companion Asks

An-Nawas ibn Sam`an (may Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (peace an blessings be upon him) said: “Righteousness is in good character, and wrongdoing is that which wavers in your soul, and which you dislike people finding about it” (Muslim) This beautiful hadith was the Prophet’s answer for a question asked by Companion …

Are Humans Born Good or Bad?

Are Humans Born Good or Bad?

In this counseling answer: “It is clearly stated in the Qur’an that everyone is born in a state of fitrah; a pure state with an unfiltered belief in Allah. However, as you look around you notice that not everyone is good and, therefore, it is not unusual to question whether the human is born good or …

The Child's Rights: The Parents' Duties

The Child's Rights: The Parents' Duties

Islam’s general approach to children may be summarized in a few principles: First, it is a divine injunction that no child may become the cause of harm to the parents (Al-Baqarah 2:233). Secondly, by implication the parents should reciprocate and cause the child no harm either. The Qur’an recognizes very clearly that parents are not …

nature monotheism

Our Human Nature Inclines Us to Monotheism

As-Salamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Dear Amal, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah in the Holy Quran speaks of the fitrah of man in these words: Then set your face upright for religion in the right state—the nature made by Allah in which He has made men; there …

Hair Removing Lotions

Using Hair Removing Lotions: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Removing unwanted hair from the body is an act of fitrah. Referring to this, the Prophet (peace and blessings be …

Permanent Implanting of Artificial Teeth

Permanent Implanting of Artificial Teeth: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is nothing wrong with your mother having an artificial tooth permanently implanted. Answering your question, we would like to cite the following fatwa published …

Can We Blame Evil on Bad Influences?

Salam Brother, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. People often speak of values that are absorbed from parents, teachers, religious leaders, and other influential people. There are persons who argue that there is no such thing as an essential human nature. They say, what is called human nature is simply nurture or the …

Masturbation from a Different Perspective

Masturbation from a Different Perspective

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum dear brother in Islam, Thank you for asking this very important, but sensitive question. I am glad that About Islam offers people a safe place to ask such questions about things that are vital to our lives such as sex. Our sex drive is second only to our “survival mechanism” – our …



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