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Ramadan obligations in extreme situations.

May 17, 2019

Question I have a tricky question regarding Ramadan and prayers timings in areas of the world where the sun never rises.How is one supposed to keep the fast? How does one know when the time for sala’h is? Answer There is an established principle in Deen explained by prophet Muhammad(pbuh) that if something is not … Read more »

Why not a universal time of fasting?

May 10, 2019

Question I am sure you already know that hours of the day are different in different parts of the world and during different seasons. Why did Islam not standardize the hours of fasting? We know that fasting starts at sunrise and ends at sunset, but in some parts of the world it may take more … Read more »

Are devils chained during Ramadhan?

May 03, 2019

Question The common understanding of Muslims is that when Ramadan begins the devils are chained and the gates of heaven are opened. However, this does not seem to make sense because if the devils are chained then how is it possible to do evil during Ramadan? Is the suggestion then that during Ramadan no human … Read more »

Intercession on the day of judgement

April 19, 2019

Question Kindly explain to me the concept of intercession from Quran and authentic Ahadith as i keep hearing diversified views on the subject which give me an impression that no matter how sinful,immoral,wicked or even serial killer a muslim is, since he has recited the kalima, prophet Muhammad(pbuh) will intercede for him on the day … Read more »

Do all paths lead to God? Maidah 5:48

April 04, 2019

Question In Surah 5:48 there is a statement which is often interpreted as allowing other people to have their faiths because they can lead to God as well. However, if this is so then many non-Muslims state that why should they follow the Qur’an and Islam if they can simply follow their own faiths? Could … Read more »

What was God’s purpose of giving life?

March 20, 2019

Question According to Islam, what’s the basic purpose of life? What’s the point of this whole exercise? God already knew everything so He didn’t need to experiment with the world. Answer According to the Qur’an, God created the heavens and the earth (which apparently implies the physical universe) – Hu’d 11:7 – and created life and death … Read more »

Am i being punished?

March 09, 2019

Question I have been suffering from an illness (skin) for many years now, which has prevented me from doing many things. As a result my day-to-day activities have become limited. I appreciate that Allah tests us during this life, but this has become too much for me, still being young and I feel very frustrated … Read more »

Embryology in the Quran:Undeniable proof of the Quran’s divinity

February 23, 2019

Question Some scholars belonging to faiths other than Islam say that the description of a developing embryo in the Quran is scientifically incorrect. I would like to know your opinion on this issue, and also if you can provide me some links with scientific data on this topic (stuff like web links to websites that … Read more »

Do the Jews and Christians worship Allah?-Al-Hajj 22:40

February 05, 2019

Quran 22:40 says: “……..For had it not been for Allah’s repelling some men by means of others, cloisters and churches and Synagogues and mosques, wherein the name of Allah is oft mentioned, would assuredly have been pulled down. Verily Allah helpeth one who helpeth Him. Lo! Allah is Strong, Almighty.” In the above verse, is … Read more »

Slavery under prevalent circumstances

January 24, 2019

Question Suppose a war breaks out and many people are taken prisoners. So can they be kept as slaves? Many muslim scholars believe that the prisoners of wars , both men and women, can be kept as slaves. Please clarify this matter thoroughly as I am very confused. Reply During the time of the Prophet … Read more »

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