This is a question that was put to Dr. Zakir Naik by one of our brothers in Islam. Did JESUS (PBUH) claim divinity? Q. Assalamu Alaikum Brother – Brother, my name is Ali Hussain. Now in your talk, you have mentioned that… and even in your earlier talks which I have heard…you have mentioned that Jesus in Bible... Continue Reading →
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 →
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)
‘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.
❝The servant says: ‘My Wealth! My Wealth!’ While he only possesses from his wealth three things, that which he has eaten and so it is consumed, or that which he has worn [from garment] and it is worn out, and that which he has given [in sadaqah] and so he has stored it away [i.e. for his hereafter].❞ [Sahih Muslim, 2958 a]
The purpose of clothing is to prevent fitnah (temptation), and this can only be achieved if clothes are wide and loose (hijaab). Tight clothes, even if they conceal the colour of the skin, still describe the size and shape of the body or part of it, and create a vivid image in the minds of men. The corruption or invitation to corruption that is inherent in that is quite obvious. So the clothes must be wide.
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.