45 examples of riya (show-off) every Muslim should avoid

45 examples of Riya (show-off) in Islam Muslims should avoid

What is Riya (show-off) in Islam? “Riya means to perform worship with any intention other than the pleasure of Allah Almighty. That’s with the intention of informing others about it to gain something, to be praised, to be considered pious or treated with respect. Just for the temporary pleasure of being praised, admired and considered …

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Faith versus doubts in Islam

How to remove doubts about your faith in Islam

And as for those in whose hearts is a disease, it (signs of Allah) adds uncleanness to their uncleanness (disease of doubts) and they die while they are unbelievers. (Surah Tawbah 9:125.) The world is getting bigger each day. Shadows of doubt continue to fall on the long cherished fact that Islam is the only way. …

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why women shouldn't go to mosque

Are women being forbidden to pray in the Masjid and why?

Question: Why have women been prohibited or disliked to offer congregational Salah in a Masjid? The importance of the veil is a strong issue in Islamic law. During the apparent lifetime of the Beloved and Blessed Prophet, women attended the Masjid for congregational Salah, but the later honourable scholars prohibited this due to changes in …

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husband is not fasting

Cooking food for my husband who isn’t fasting in Ramadan?

Dear scholars, Assalamu’Alaykum. My questions are as follows: My husband is not fasting, Is it my duty to cook and serve food for him when he doesn’t fast during the day? He takes medication that is not prescribed by the doctor, and I am sure he does not need to take it three times a …

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Zakat Al-Fitr for a Non-Muslim

Paying Zakat Al-Fitr for a Non-Muslim wife

Question: Dear scholars, Assalamu`Alaykum. Is paying Zakat Al-Fitr for a Non-Muslim wife a good thing to do? If a Muslim man is married to a Christian woman and they have children, should he pay Zakat Al-Fitr for her? Jazakum Allah khairan. Wa `Alaykum Salam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. …

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Surah al-Hajj

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

Surah al-Hajj contains 78 ayaat and it was revealed in Makkah. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that reciting Surah al-Hajj carries the reward equal to the number of pilgrims who have been for Hajj and those who will go for Hajj in the future. Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq has said that whoever recites this surah once …

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