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Mother Stopping Convert From Practicing Islam: What to Do?

Short Answer: You are not alone in what you are dealing with your mother. Parents, especially mothers, are granted a high status in Islam, and it is important for us to be good to them, but obedience to Allah overrides obedience to humans. Hijab does not need to be observed in private spaces around other …

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My Muslim Husband Doesn't Want Me to Pray

Short Answer: I agree with you that obeying your husband comes after obeying God. And if the two contradict then definitely you need to work harder in getting your husband to at least accept your commitment to God. What you’re doing is not at all extreme or going over the top, these are just the simple basics …

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Can a Person Who Commits Zina Pray and Fast?

Short Answer: Never give up praying and fasting. There is no sin that you can commit that will cut you off from being allowed to worship, to talk to, to fast for, or to pray to Allah. Allah is the Creator of the human heart and He knows what is in it, what hurts it, what …

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Not Ready to Convert, But Can I Still Pray Like a Muslim?

Short Answer: “Yes! You could pray the way Muslims pray, for sure. These prayers belong to God and not humans, whoever they are. No Muslim should assume some sort of ‘monopoly’ over the way of prayer that Muhammad (peace be upon him) taught humanity… Accepting Islam does not mean to have all your questions ‘answered’. To …

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Converting But No Mosques Near Me: What Can I Do?

Short Answer: Try to find some through the contacts in Islamicfinder. There are quite a number of mosques and other Islamic services in Hungary, though most of them are in Budapest. Islam should make you a better person, so much so that your family and friends notice an improvement in you. Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by …

As a New Muslim, Can My Kids Celebrate Christmas

As a New Muslim, Can My Kids Celebrate Christmas?

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: Our little children are deeply affected with the festivities and glitter of this holiday. We should try to take them to some Islamic camps and conferences at …

Marry With a Limited Income

Can a New Convert Marry With a Limited Income?

Short Answer: Marriage does not need to be expensive. As a man looking to marry, you are responsible for giving a mahr (a wedding gift) to the woman you intend to marry. And as a husband, you are also responsible for providing for your wife’s (and any future offspring’s) necessities-food, clothing, shelter, medical care, and whatever else she is …

A New Convert: Shall I Expose My Past to My Spouse?

A New Convert: Shall I Expose My Past to My Spouse?

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: You should not disclose your past sins to your husband. Since Allah has covered a person’s sins, it is not …

Marriage Ceremony of New Convert

Civil Marriage Ceremony of New Convert Permissible?

Short Answer:  Having a Muslim ceremony the day before, the marriage conditions in Islam will be met and the marriage will be valid. The quote you mentioned does not contain anything objectionable from an Islamic point of view. It may be used in the civil ceremony. We wish you the best in this life and the Hereafter. …

Convert Weak in Faith

Hardships Making Convert Weak in Faith: What to Do?

Short Answer: Having periods of low faith doesn’t automatically make one a bad person or destined for Hell. Fluctuations in one’s personal faith is very normal. Our earthly life is intended to be a test for us. Allah gives us good news in the Quran that even though we may sin, Allah will always forgive us as long as we …



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