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Feeling Intimidated By Abusive Relatives

Feeling Intimidated By Abusive Relatives

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaikum Sister, I am sorry to hear about your problems. Going through life in this world is a constant exercise of patience and tolerance. Our religion requires its followers to show patience under provocation and to disregard and ignore the abuse. Unfortunately, there are many cases of abusive families, sometimes with even close relatives …

Kissing My Nephews

Kissing My Nephews: 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- Treating your nephews gently and lovingly is something that is recommended in Islam. 2- There is also nothing wrong …

Keeping Bonds with Non-Muslim Parents - 4 Tips

Keeping Bonds with Non-Muslim Parents - 4 Tips For You

Upon accepting Islam a new balance has to be struck so that the new Muslims can maintain their identity and principles while at the same time showing compassion, kindness, and good treatment to non-Muslim relatives who may at times be critical, negative, and even abusive.

What is a Mahram?

Mahram is basically those relatives or family members that are so close to you that you are never ever allowed to marry them. So that could be by blood relationships, meaning people like your father, brother (I’m taking it from female point of view). Also it could be by marriage, people like your father in law…

Are Cousins Mahram?

Are Cousins Mahram?

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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause …

Should I Pay Zakah to Relatives or the State

Should I Pay Zakah to Relatives or the State?

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. Dear brother, thank you for your question that shows your interest in paying zakah, the third pillar of Islam, and for caring about your …



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