Leaving the Masjid after the Adhan has been Pronounced

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What is the Hukm related to hearing the azan. If you are passing a mosque and you hear the azan does it become fard for you to pray in the mosque. What if you are leaving a mosque and the azan goes do you have to stay and pray??? ANSWER In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Sayyiduna Abu al-Sha’tha (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that: “We were sitting in the Masjid with Sayyiduna Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased … [Read more...]

Allahu Mawjoodun Bilaa Makaan

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Assalaamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. Mufti Saheb, some people known as the Ahbaash, have the `Aqeedah that “Allahu Mowjoodun Bilaa Makaan” (Allah Exists Without a Place), and that the belief that Allah is everywhere (Omni-Present), is a belief of Kufr. They say that all those Aayaat in the Qur’aan Kareem such as: “Wa Huwa Ma`akum Ayna Maa Kuntum”, “Maa Yakoonu min Najwaa Thalaathatin Illaa Huwa Raabi`uhum”, “Innannee Ma`akumaa … [Read more...]

Will I Have a Bad Child Because I Was Bad With My Mother?

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Question: Assalam alaykum, I am a 14 year old girl who has given my mother a very hard time. I was just very cruel to her. She has forgiven me every time and we’ve moved on, however, she said the one thing that will stay forever is the fact that Allah will give me a child just like myself. How can I fix this? Answer: Wa alaykum salam May Allah reward you for your question. Obedience to one’s parents is an obligation second to belief … [Read more...]

Is There a Preferred Time for Getting Married?

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Question: As salam alaykum, I am planning on getting married this year and planning on getting the marriage contract (Nikah) done at the mosque. Is there any preferred time of the day for this? Answer:Assalamu ‘Alaykum, I pray that you are well. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. Scholars mention that it is preferred to perform the Nikah during the month of Shawwāl, the month following Ramadan. Within that month, it is … [Read more...]

Is it compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey?

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It is not compulsory for a Musaafir to fast whilst on a journey. Sharee’at has granted him a concession not to fast and to make up for the missed fast upon returning home after the month of Ramadhaan. However, if the Musaafir is able to fast during his journey then this is more rewarding.   و يندب لمسافر الصوم إن لم يضره فإن شق عليه أو على رفيقه فالفطر أفضل (الدر المختار ج2 ص42) ومنها السفر الذي يبيح الفطر وهو ليس بعذر في اليوم الذي … [Read more...]

NIKAH

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Salaams, I am a Muslim guy wanting to marry a Christian girl, I have been informed that it is permissible to marry a Christian or Jew, however the Imaam at my local Musjid has informed my dad that I should rather force her to convert which I don't believe I should do. I do not need someone to do the South African Marriage registration as I can arrange this, all I need is for someone to do the Nikkah for us. Please can you assist me or if not, … [Read more...]