Family Matters

Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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Finding the perfect spouse

Question: I want to get married but I really hope I get the best person in the world. Please advise me how to find the right one? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Every young adult experiences a time in …

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Mould your Child

Question: There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, that are not appropriate for Muslims, e.g. Ballet, Modern dancing, Drama, Band, Piano, Cheer-leading etc.There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, (not required, but optional), that are not …

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Homosexuality, Arranged Marriage, and Moral Dilemma

Nasihah (Advice): Disclosing flaws that may hinder a marriage when consulted   Sayyidah Fathimah bint Qays Radiyallahu Anha narrates, “I came to the Prophet (ﷺ) and said to him: Muawiyah and Abul-Jahm sent me a proposal of marriage.” Rasullullah (ﷺ) replied, “Muawiyah is destitute and he has no wealth, and …

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Estate Share of a Predeceased Child & Per Stirpes Clause

Nasihah (Advice): Beware of oppressing one’s heirs   Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them.” [I.e. they cause harm to …

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Who should give Ghusl to the Deceased?

  Nasihah (Advice): The intercession of forty people   Abdullah ibn Abbas Radiyallahu Anhuma reported: “If a Muslim passes away and a group of forty people, who do not associate any one with Allah, pray for him, Allah will accept their intercession for him (by way of their Dua for him).” …

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Financial Responsibility during a Separation

  Nasihah (Advice): The Best of Men   Sayyiduna Abdullah Ibn Abbas Radiyallahu anhuma reported that Rasulullah Sallahu Alaihi Wa sallam said, “The best of you is the one who is best to his wife, and I am the best of you to my wives.” (Sunan Tirmidhi) _____________________________________   Question and …

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Burial without Janaazah Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): A woman’s entry into Paradise Sayyidatuna Abu Umaamah Radhiyallahu Anha reports: A woman came to Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam with two of her children, holding one and leading the other. Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “They carry children, give birth to them and are compassionate (to them). …

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Wife opposes husband keeping the beard

  Nasihah (Advice): Complete obedience to Allah Ta’ala   Sayyiduna Ali Radhiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no obedience to anyone if it is disobedience to Allah. Verily, obedience is only in good conduct.” [Sahih Bukhari] ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   I would like …

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