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Family Issues: Is Istikhara Prayer a Viable Solution?

Family Issues: Is Istikhara Prayer a Viable Solution?

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- Spouses should solve their problems through mutual consultation, respect, kindness, and love. 2- If they fail to solve their …

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

In this counseling answer: • You can reject the proposal if your heart is not convinced about marrying that particular guy. • Wealth and a good status is not everything to look for in a marriage.Knowing the potential spouse’s personality, likes and dislikes are also quite important. • Be sure to set appropriate boundaries with …

Get An Answer For Your Question From God

How Do You Get An Answer For Your Question From God?

Short Answer:You asked Allah for something. But the question is: Do you know for sure that this thing will be good for you in the future? The Prophettaught us the consultation prayer (salatul istikhara) to help us answer this question. And remember that when you consult Allah, then this means you trust Him and you …

At a Crossroads? Learn Why Istikharah Prayer Is Important for You

At a Crossroads? Learn Why Istikharah Prayer Is Important for You

The prayer of decision-making, Istikharah, is an indispensable tool that every Muslim must have to navigate their life. Life is made up of decisions. For many people, we only notice the decisions when they have huge, long-term consequences. But decisions of all kinds are there, filling up every moment and affecting our life.

husbands

Husbands are Pre-decided, Do I Still Have to Look?

Short Answer:Firstly, it is permissible for a woman to show interest in marrying a certain man who is known for his righteousness. But this has etiquettes and boundaries to maintain a woman’s honor, dignity, and respect. We know from our tradition that our mother, Lady Khadija didn’t get to knowThe Prophet on her own or …

Perfecting the Beginnings For a Perfect End

Perfecting the Beginnings For a Perfect End

According to the sheikh here, the sunrise in the beginning brings sunrise in the end. How can I make the sun rise on me in the beginning of any work? By returning to Allah Almighty in the beginning of any endeavor. This is inspired by a number of Sunnahs…

Love

Love My Cousin But Parents Reject Him: What to Do?

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: Your parents should not reject your cousin as a husband unless there is a considerable reason. If there no good …

Severing Family Ties

Severing Family Ties: Permissible?

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: Maintaining a good relation with blood relatives is obligatory in Islam. It is prohibited to dissever relations with your relatives. Answering your question, Dr. Mohammad …



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