RIBA (INTEREST) Riba (Interest): Today's world has a complex financial structure. Nearly every transaction is carried out through banks. One cannot possibly eliminate the banking completely from one's life but at least we can control on how much interaction can be carried out. The more we can avoid the better. Firstly, it is not permissible... Continue Reading →
Can a person take bath without any clothes on his body? Praise be to Allaah Yes, it is permissible for a person to take a bath naked, because this was reported from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) as was reported by Maymoonah (may Allaah be pleased with her, (who said... Continue Reading →
WHAT IS THE RULING ON CAR INSURANCE IN ISLAM All praise be to Allah. What is the ruling on insuring a car (car insurance)? In case of an accident, the insurance company pays all repair fees instead of the other side. Car insurance is not permissible as it comes under the heading of commercial insurance. Also,... Continue Reading →
INTERCOURSE WITH ANIMALS All Praise be to Allah There are more serious moral problems that are present in our society and among them is the filthiest act of bestiality (Intercourse with animals). In today's world, it is a growing evil and a great problem. The act did not occur at the time of the Prophet... Continue Reading →
Q. (from slip) The question is, when all belief in one God, why people fight in the name of God, and in the name of Religion? Dr. Zakir Naik A. (Dr. Zakir Naik): The person asked the question- that if all the people, all the human beings, or most of them believe in one God…... Continue Reading →
Q. How can a person know if he has been possessed by the jinn or if he is affected by the evil eye? Praise be to Allah. The one who is afflicted with an evil eye or is possessed by jinn has certain symptoms by which we can ascertain if one is affected or not. Those who... Continue Reading →
Q. Does listening to Soorat al-Kahf on Friday bring the same reward as that of the one who reads it? Praise be to Allah. Soorat al-Kahf : The reward that results from reading Soorat al-Kahf on Friday is only mentioned for the one who reads the soorah on that day. The Prophet (blessings and peace... Continue Reading →
Praise be to Allah. For a muslim women who post their pictures on social media pages and groups is haraam for a number of reasons. Add to that the women are not properly dressed or covered and the parts of their awra are visible in the photograph than that manifolds the sin and makes it,... Continue Reading →
Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Prophet Solomon was very powerful and the Quran mentions many miracles and blessings Allah has bestowed upon him. He could understand the speech of animals, had the power of the wind and despite his worldly powers, he never forgot Allah was always grateful to Him. Sulayman’s had an army... Continue Reading →
WHAT IF I DON'T WEAR HIJAB ? QUESTION:- We are aware of hijab - covering of woman's face and hair. Some of my friends do not cover their hair and there is an argument that if they tie their hair rather than keep it open, the degree of the sin (gunah) is smaller? Also keeping... Continue Reading →
Q. Was al-Khidr an angel, a Messenger, a Prophet or a wali (“saint”)? Praise be to Allaah. The from the general meaning of the Qur’aanic verses (Surah Kahf) it appears that he was a Prophet. Shaykh al-Shanqeeti (may Allaah have mercy on him) said in his commentary on the aayah (interpretation of the meaning) Al-Khidr... Continue Reading →
It was the first Qibla (direction of prayer) in Islam. Muslims were commanded by God to turn in direction to this mosque in Jerusalem for prayer before the Kaabah in Mecca was declared as the Qiblah.
It is haraam for a girl to put a picture of herself on Facebook or in chat rooms or on other websites, for a number of reasons
“Avoid the seven deadly sins that doom one to Hell..." “…Associating others with Allah (Shirk), magic, killing a soul whom Allah has forbidden killing, consuming Interest (Riba), consuming the property of orphans, fleeing on the day of the march (to the battlefield), and slandering chaste women… ” (An-Nisai)
SEX BEFORE MARRIAGE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES :- “From among the signs of the Hour (end of time) are that religious knowledge will be taken away (by the death of religious scholars), ignorance will prevail, drinking of alcoholic drinks, and there will be a prevalence of Zina.” – Prophet (saw) We begin our topic with these words of our beloved Prophet.