Break-ups to Make-ups


In the name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Merciful. Peace and blessings of Allah be upon the leader and seal of the messengers and his family and companions. A question that reoccurs, unfortunately, is the question regarding the validity of performing missed obligatory prayers in the place of certain sunnah prayers, like the ones before … Continue reading Break-ups to Make-ups

Diabetes and Wudu


Q: I have diabetes and need to check my blood sugar levels several times a day, this involves pricking my finger in order to extract blood to be tested. Do I need to constantly repeat my wudu? As this involves a great deal of hardship can a take a dispensation from the Shafi’i madhab?   … Continue reading Diabetes and Wudu

agnostic/atheist: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Friday, June 7, 2013


    agnostic/atheist Both agnostics and atheists are regularly criticized as illogical by people who don’t understand the meaning of these terms. An agnostic is a person who believes that the existence of a god or gods cannot be proven or known. Agnosticism is a statement about the limits of human knowledge. It is an … Continue reading agnostic/atheist: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Friday, June 7, 2013

Free to Speak


In the name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Merciful. The most truthful of speech is the speech of Allah (exalted is He) and then after it the speech of our master Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). He is the one who said: “Oh you who believe! If a sinful person comes … Continue reading Free to Speak