Fasting is obligatory, and not fasting is a great sin.
The only people exempted from fasting are the following:
Travelers (of long distances)
Sick people (that are too sick to fast)
Old people (that cannot fast)
Those undergoing menstruation or something similar.
The point of Ramadan is not that Muslims stop working. They need to work anyway. Fearing ...
For them, you can speak to him whenever and however you want and build a relationship with him. For us, it’s more just obligatory actions and only to worship Him.
This is a false understanding you have of Islam.
Loving Allah and doing good deeds so that He loves us is an essential part of Islam. You should speak to God whenever and however you want, ...
Washing is the primary method of purifying an item that has been soiled by filth.
However the following are alternate 'concessions' which are valid in the Hanafi madhab, the second and fourth are also valid in the Maliki madhab, while none of these are valid in the preferred view of the Shafi'i and Hanbali madhabs:
Mani when dried can be scratched off.
No, Muslims do not observe the Sabbath as it was only prescribed for the Bani Israel.
إنما جعل السبت على الذين اختلفوا فيه
The sabbath was only appointed for those who differed over it.
— Quran 16:124
Jumu'ah (Friday) is our equivalent to the Saturday for the Jews and Sunday for the Christians in the sense that it is a holy day, or a weekly festival. Some ...
An overview of the scholarly views
First of all we need to clarify the scholarly view on madhy: Is it tahir (pure) or is it najis (impure)?
The majority view (some scholars even said it is a consensus) is that it is najis especially based on the ahadith you've quoted saying that one should sprinkle a handful water on what is smeared with it and wash the ...
Niyyat(Intention) is a must. Every single work is based on intention.
I heard Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) saying, "The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. So whoever emigrated for worldly benefits or for a woman to marry, his emigration was for what he emigrated for."
A martyr is a Muslim who gets killed in combat against the disbelievers. Such a person will be called and treated as a martyr in at least this life, such as in the funeral rites.
In order to be a martyr in the sight of Allah, and hence be granted paradise, his intentions must be pure. His goal must have been the dominance of Islam and defeating of Kufr, not ...
First ghusl must be done to regain tahrah (ritual purity) in order to be able to pray and worship. If a woman became junub during her menses. Even if she performed ghusl for Janabah she doesn't get in a state of tahrah unless by coincidence her menses ended.
So from a logical point of view ghusl (of Janabah) is not necesarry, but in case of a supposed haram (...
Assalamualaikum waramatullahi wabarakatuhu
I also want you to consider you been asking about want you spent time doing, Because verily the massager of Allah said, "The feet of a servant will not move on the Day of Judgment until he is questioned about his life: how he spent it…” [At-Tirmithi].
Not even talking of lying in game, please my brother let ...
There be reward of kindness towards every living thing.
Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "While a man was walking on a road. he
became very thirsty. Then he came across a well, got down into it,
drank (of its water) and then came out. Meanwhile he saw a dog panting
and licking mud because of excessive thirst. The man said to himself
"This dog is ...
Allah made clear what is right (legal, halal, etc.) and what is wrong (illegal, haram etc.) in the qur'an. And for men or women the halal kinds of intercourse are mentioned too:
And they who guard their private parts (5)
Except from their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they will not be blamed - (6)
But whoever seeks beyond that, then ...
Those who have believed and whose hearts are assured by the remembrance of Allah . Unquestionably, by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured." Quran 13:28
Everyone has stress of some sort, you ask Allah to reduce stress, be with your family, do something to distract your thoughts.
Dua is asking Allah to give you something. Allah may or may not ...
What you are asking for seems not permissible according to the fatwas I've consulted.
However eating with non-Muslims is permissible as is stated in this fatwa:
The scholars of the Standing Committee were asked:
What is the ruling on eating, drinking, sitting with and interacting with a disbeliever? Does it put one beyond the pale of Islam?
When Allah tests you with hardship, it's a calling from him.
How else will you get over a struggle if you don't ask the almighty for help?
Allah doesn't want you to be among the disbelievers so by testing you, it will make you come back to Him and pray to Him to ease your struggle.
So praying because of a specific hardship you're facing is not being ...
You can get closer to Allah by worshiping him.
Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "Allah says: ‘Whoever takes a close friend
of Mine as an enemy, I declare war on him. My slave does not draw
closer to Me by anything more beloved to Me than that which I have
made obligatory upon him, and My slave continues to draw closer to Me
by doing naafil (supererogatory) ...
I want a sandwich.
I believe that if I go into the kitchen, get some bread and cheese from the fridge, I will end up with a sandwich.
Does this go against God?
Does believing that I'll end up with a sandwich mean I'll end up with a sandwich?
Maybe I'm run out of bread. Maybe I'd die of a heart attack on the way to the kitchen. Maybe I'll actually ...
Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has pardoned my nation for their mistakes, their forgetfulness, and what they are coerced into doing.”
Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2043
Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani
عَنْ أَبِي ذَرٍّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ ...
Strictly speaking istikharah is a prayer or consultation-prayer that has been introduced for Muslims in first place.
A short clarification: its pre requirements are taharah -ritual purity- which means one should be Muslim (first), perform (at least) wudu' -ablution- or whatever is necessary to be in a pure state.
Then one should pray a two raka'a sunnah or ...
If a Muslim man intends to go to the gym to become healthy then there is no reason for them not to be able to go there as long as adhering to the sharia of course. However in the case of a Muslim woman they should go to a gym which is for women only as not to mix with non-mahram men. I'm not sure if this would also apply if the woman dressed ...
It is mentioned many times in the hadith of the Prophet SAW.
Among the related hadiths, the Prophet SAW said: "The best ceremony is the one facing the Qibla." (Narrated by Al-Tabari in Tahzib al-Athar)
In another hadith, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: "Indeed, for every thing there is glory, and the noblest of ...
At this moment I would regard this as a partial answer or better a draft (I'd even recommend anybody to not vote for it by now, but feel free to comment).
Please note that I don't know this sheikh nor the content of the lecture he has given about LGBT rights. But be aware that such people as long as they don't follow their desires and act upon them in public ...
The majority view is that niyyah is required for ghusl, as without it one wouldn't be tahir and therefore the minimum condition for praying is not reached.
"The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. So whoever emigrated for worldly benefits or for a woman to marry, his ...
وَيُنَزِّلُ عَلَيْكُمْ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً لِيُطَهِّرَكُمْ بِه [الأنفال:11].
and sent down upon you from the sky, rain by which to purify you. ِAl-Anfal (11)
قال النووي رحمه الله: ذكره سبحانه وتعالى امتناناً فلو حصلت الطهارة بغيره لم يحصل الامتنان به. انتهى.
Al Nawawi said: When Allah Gratitude on us with water the purify that means there is nothing we ...
What you have to do is clear if there's a risk of impurity transfer because you use this carpet extensively then you should wash the carpet or replace it.
Note that a carpet you don't use in the means of a hypothetical impurity transfer doesn't need to be cleaned at all.
However imam as-Suyuti quoted in his book on fiqh rules al-Ashbaah wa an-Nadhaair كتاب ...
You should not have talk, come in contact or chat with them. It is sinful. It may lead one to do a major sin like zina. It is not permissible to have friends of opposite sex. There will Satanic whispers which might lead to Zina.
Allah says in the Quran,
“Tell the believing men to lower their gaze (from looking at forbidden things), and protect their private ...
It’s all about their intention. Whoever sacrifice their Life for the sake of Allah swt will consider as a martyr. We can see some arab countries fighting for their nation freedom still they’re fighting to the enemies of islam. So in that case we can call them martyr. And the reward of martyr is giving ALLAH azwajal.That’s why i said it’s about their ...
Best thing is to pray when the time comes, even if you cannot necessarily do it perfectly. You can perform the prayer while simply sitting in a chair, if there is no option for proper sajdah, just do a nod and a short bow in place of rukuh/sujjud. You can even do tayyamum (symbolic/dry wudhu) if water is not nearby for preparing.
If you don't pray it at the ...