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Repenting and Going to Hajj: Will Be Forgiven?

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- It is good of you to have this feeling concerning your sins. But this feeling should motivate you to …

Marriage after Pregnancy from Illegal Relationship

Marriage after Pregnancy from Illegal Relationship: Valid?

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: Your marriage is valid as long as you have repented of your sin. In his response to your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a senior lecturer and Islamic scholar at the …

What Happens After We Repent? 6 Things

What Happens After We Repent? 6 Things

Repentance cleans your heart. It makes you feel lighter, just as the burden of sin makes you feel heavy. Just say to yourself: who is there to stop me from turning back to Allah?

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Ghiebah, or backbiting, is forbidden in the Glorious Qur’an where a person who commits it is given the similitude of a person who eats the flesh of his dead brother. It is also condemned in the Sunnah. We read in a Prophetic hadith, “Verily, your blood (i.e., life), your property, and your honor are inviolable …

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

Companion Kissed Woman & Wanted to Repent

A man came to the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) feeling guilty because he kissed a woman in the market. He was frustrated and wanted something to do to get this sin forgiven. To answer his question, a Quranic verse was revealed to the Prophet telling this man what to do. …

Long Journey to the Truth... Imam Siraj Wahhaj's Story

Long Journey to the Truth... Imam Siraj Wahhaj's Story

In this video, Imam Siraj Wahhaj recounts his long journey to Islam. In this journey, we see the impact of important figures and events like the assassination of Malcolm X, Louis Farakhan and the Nation of Islam group, and the transformation of the group later by Warith Deen Mohammed. Imam Siraj follows his story with …

Circulating Jokes that Mock Religion on Social Media

Circulating Jokes that Mock Religion on Social Media: Allowed?

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: 1- If the jokes are circulated out of ignorance or are not intended to make fun of religion, then it is imperative that we advise …

When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

When Life Gets Harder After Repentance

Until a year ago, I was living a worthless life that I am not proud of. I could walk around unmindful of other people’s issues and situations. Worse, I committed sins and instead of feeling remorse, I felt regret for not committing a bigger sin so I could fit in with the wrong crowd. But …

From Criticizing Islam to Explaining Quran … Story of Nouman Khan

From Criticizing Islam to Explaining Quran … Story of Nouman Khan

Stories of repentance are amazing. A sincere repentance can make a huge change in personality and bring out the best in you. Story of Ustadh Nouman Khan is a big example. Did you know that during his college time, Nouman Khan used to criticize Islam and ridicule it? What did happen to Brother Nouman …



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