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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couple on the same bed in Ramadan

couple sleeping on one bed in Ramadan

Question: Dear scholars,  Assalamu Alaikum. Is a fasting wife allowed to sleep next to her fasting husband without the intention of sexual intercourse? Jazakum Allah khayran. Wa`alaykum 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. …

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Relationship during Ramadan

Having Premarital Relationship during Ramadan

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. Is it ok to make love with my boyfriend during Ramadan; that is after we break the fast? Jazakum Allahu khayran. Answer by Sheikh Ahmad Kutty Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and …

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Surah an-Naml

Benefits of reciting Surah an-Naml (The Ant)

Surah an-Naml is a ‘makki’ surah and it contains 93 verses. It tells stories of the prophets Moses, Solomon, Salih, and Lot to emphasize the message of tawhid in Jewish and Arabian prophets. The miracles of Moses, described in the Book of Exodus, are mentioned in opposition to the arrogance and kufr of Pharaoh. The story of Solomon is most detailed: Solomon converted Bilqis to the “true religion” after …

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benefits of reciting surah quraish

5 good benefits of reciting Surah al-Quraysh

Surah al-Quraysh (Arabic: سورة قريش‎, “The Quraysh”) is the 106th chapter of the Qur’an. It is a Meccan sura consisting of 4 ayat. The Surah has been so entitled after the word Quraish in the first verse. It urges the Quraysh tribe who dominated Mecca to serve God, who had protected them, for the sake of their own future. It is one of two suras …

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