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Praying for followers of other faiths

December 29, 2019

Question Why is it that a Muslim cannot make dua for a deceased non-Muslim? For example, I don’t understand why a Muslim would not be able to offer dua for his/her deceased non-Muslim parents, especially when we are encouraged to pray for our parents after their death for their salvation. Answer Muslim scholars are generally … Read more »

Is a secret Nikah valid?

December 20, 2019

Question What is the status of a nikah(1), which a girl and a boy do by themselves. That is, the boy asks the girl that do you accept so and so (own name) son of so and so (father’s name) as your husband with so much (amount) as haq meher in front of God and … Read more »

Taking the citizenship oath in a country of faith other than Islam

December 03, 2019

Question I am a Pakistani, living in Canada as immigrant, I want to know that, is it allowed to take immigration of a non-Muslim country. At the time of citizenship every one has to take an oath to pledge his/her loyalty to the Queen and Canada, this is done of course on holy book (Qur’an … Read more »

Women visiting graveyards

November 15, 2019

Question Is it permitted for women to go to graveyards to visit their deceased relatives etc.? And may a wife see her dead husband’s face before he is buried? I thank you in advance and look forward to hearing from you soon. Wassalam Answer There is a narrative ascribed to the Prophet (pbuh) reported in Tirmidhi, … Read more »

Bases of belief in the Hereafter

October 31, 2019

Question How do you prove to a Muslim or a non-Muslim that the Day of Judgment actually exists or is coming? Regards Reply Before explaining the bases on which the Qur’an has evidenced the Day of Judgment, we must first consciously realize whether the present setup of the world and our lives require a Judgment … Read more »

Question AssalamoAlaikum, When Quran says that Allah protects the prophets was He(Allah)not protecting the prophet Muhammad(pbuh) in the battle of Uhud or during his journey to Taif?Many Ahadith confirm that prophet(pbuh)suffered lots of injuries during these two events.Was Allah not protecting the prophet(pbuh) when Jews had cast a magic spell on him which made him … Read more »

Does Islam refute evolution

October 01, 2019

Question What is Islam’s view on evolution?  How do we explain the fossil bones of our ancestors?  Does that mean that the prophet Adam also looked like them? Answer In your question, if ‘evolution’ implies that man is actually an evolved form of a certain other creature, then Islam does not affirm such a standpoint. According to … Read more »

If God is all good, then why does evil exist?

September 17, 2019

Question I have a very strange question to ask and may God forgive me asking this but i really need  a convincing answer as this issue is troubling me.The question is that If God is Benevolent and Omnipotent, then why is there existence of evil in the world? If God allows evil to exist, then … Read more »

Is consent of wali(guardian)mandatory for marriage?

September 02, 2019

Question I am a 26 yrs old muslim girl.I have done masters in economics.My parents want me to marry a distant cousin who is not well educated plus is totally different in his life style from me.In simple words i do not want to marry him.Do i have the right to refuse to marry this … Read more »

Magic and witchcraft

August 23, 2019

Question Does magic or witchcraft exist?What does Islam say about it?Can a person be affected by it?How can one know if he/she is affected by it?What should one do if one is affected by it?I will be very grateful if you can explain this to me as i am totally confused on this issue. Regards … Read more »

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