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Attributing Illegitimate Child to His Father: OK?

Attributing Illegitimate Child to His Father: OK?

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: If the child misses out on some religious or worldly interests (by not being attributed to his father), then we …

A Story of Having a Good End – The Power of Dua

A Story of Having a Good End - The Power of Dua

Let me share the story of a sister with you. She says it was the first day of Ramadan and my father had a heart attack while he was in the Masjid. So they take him to the hospital and I hurry to the hospital… and I’m looking at my father and I see this beautiful…

The Story of Prophet Abraham - A Call to Monotheism

Story of Prophet Abraham - A Call to Monotheism

The Quranic account is slightly different than what is mentioned in Judeo-Christian traditions, as they say for Abraham to have destroyed his father’s personal idols.[1] The Quran tells that he destroyed the idols of his people, kept at a religious altar…

Prophet Muhammad- The Ideal Father & Grandfather

Prophet Muhammad: The Ideal Father & Grandfather

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was an extraordinary husband, an ideal father, and a unique grandfather. He was unique in every way. He treated his children and grandchildren with great compassion, and never neglected to direct them to the straight path and to good deeds.

Making up for Missed Days of Fasting on behalf of a Deceased

Making up for Missed Days of Fasting on behalf of a Deceased: Permissible?

Wa`alykum As-Salamu Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh. 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 a person dies before having paidfidyah for not fasting, then it must be taken from hisinheritance. 2- If a person leaves …

More Attached to His Father Than Me - About Islam

More Attached to His Father Than Me

In this counseling answer: •Discuss the issue with your husband from the point of view of ways in which you can “share” a bit more. • It is importantthanyou accept that it is quite natural for your son to turn towards the sound of his father’s voice. • You can also learn about your son, …

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A Bad Father is Better Than No Father?

In this counseling answer: •Sit and talk with him in a gentle manner, one where you express your love for him and remind him of all the dreams he had for his children when he held them in his hands the first time. •Encourage him to remember that he will meet Allah and it will …

Father Refuses to Pay Zakah What to Do

Father Refuses to Pay Zakah: What to Do?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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- The father’s refusal to pay Zakahclaiming that the moneybelongs tohis children is not valid as long as he does not givehis children the ability …

Dad: The Most Abusive Person I’ve Even Seen

Dad: The Most Abusive Person I’ve Ever Seen

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest dear sister thatinsha’ Allahyou suggest to your father that if he wants to have his family back, he needs to get counseling first and resolve whatever it is that is bothering him (in a respectful way). Suggest he sees a counselor and a trusted imam for guidance. …



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