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 →
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 →
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 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.
In the early days of Islam, when some of them saw that the People of the Book prostrated to their bishops and patriarchs, they thought that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) was more deserving of that, out of respect for him and veneration of him. But the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) forbade them to prostrate to him.
‘When people asked Jesus Christ (peace be upon him)… ‘Show me a sign, show me a miracle’. Jesus Christ (peace be upon him), says… ‘You evil and adulteration’s generation, seeketh after a sign, no sign shall be given to you, but the sign of Jonah. For as Jonah was 3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the whale, so shall the son of man be 3 days and 3 nights, in the heart of the earth’ – Sign of Jonah.
Having intercourse with a menstruating woman must be avoided because it results in an increase in the flow of menstrual blood as the veins of the uterus are congested and prone to rupture. Hence, they get damaged easily and may result in injury. The walls of the vagina are also susceptible to injury so the likelihood of inflammation is increased. Also, mans penis can also be inflamed due to irritation caused during intercourse.