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About backbiting

Question What exactly is Gheebat (backbiting)? From my knowledge it is a very great sin. Can it be defined as “a conversation between two people talking ill of a third person not present in that conversation”? Secondly if with complete evidence we know that a particular individual is bad would it even then be backbiting? … Read more »

What is Zulm?

Question What is the correct definition of Zulm? How can I be sure that what I am doing to others is not Zulm? Reply Zulm (lit: injustice, wrongfully depriving someone of his legal and moral rights), from a moral perspective, means to wrongfully take something for oneself or grant it to another person, and to, … Read more »

Backbiting What exactly is Gheebat (backbiting)? From my knowledge it is a very great sin. Can it be defined as “a conversation between two people talking ill of a third person not present in that conversation”? Secondly if with complete evidence we know that a particular individual is bad would it even then be backbiting? … Read more »

Cruelty to Animals – The Method of Slaughter Approved by Islam

Question What are Islam’s/modern Islamic society’s views if any on cruel experiments conducted on animals for medical and cosmetic research? In Islamic slaughter the animal is subjected to a slow and cruel death; cannot the cruelty be reduced by a quick slaughter? Why don’t the modern Islamic society prescribe certain guidelines to make the last … Read more »

Applying Spouse’s Urine on Oneself

Question We have recently converted to Islam and Alhamdulillah. My question is that in India it is customary for Husband/Wife to use the other spouses’ urine for some applications like washing the her1 with it before shower. In some instances spouses drink drops of the partners urine for health. I Understand that a full wash … Read more »

Lying When Required

Question Is lying (not speaking the truth) allowed in Islam? “Well, of course not”. That will be your first response, but here is a situation. Tell me what your response will be. Here is a weak man, who is being beaten by a gangster and thrown all over the place. The weak man, gets a … Read more »

Inter-Ethnic Hacking Wars on the Internet

Question Are the hacking wars between Israeli and Muslim web surfers permissible in Islam. They hack us and we hack back. Is it ok? Specially when hacking is considered a crime? These wars were dubbed by most newspapers as e-jihad. Fee Aman-Allah, Answer In my opinion, a Muslim should avoid resorting to any unethical practices. … Read more »

Donating to a Christian Organization for a Human Cause

Question If you have time I would like to forward a query which was written by a friend. Could someone please help me decide on what to do about this issue I have. Recently in our building here downtown a group from WORLDVISION had a child sponsorship program set up. I went by and the … Read more »

How Can I Save Myself Against Satan’s Attacks?

Question I am a very religious Muslim. I want to be close to Allah (swt), but I have this problem, I keep getting a lot of unworthy thoughts regarding Allah, my religion and my faith. You can call it waswasas1. This usually happens during Ramadhan. I constantly say LA-illaha-illalah. What do I do? I feel … Read more »

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