Month: September 2017

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​Paradise has hundred levels

Question: A revert sister was checking regarding seven heavens as established by Quran and authentic ahadith. She wanted a clarification on in the seven heavens are 100 levels. Could you

How many days did Allah create the earth in?

Question: How many days the Earth was created in? In Sura 41- ayat 8-11 it says 8 days, but in the Tafsir it states 6 days in the end. I’d

Giving zakat to the one who does not pray

Question: Can we give zakat to a Muslim who does not pray? Zaynab El-Kateb: You can give your zakat money to a person who does not pray, if you think

​Giving sadaqah from halal and haram wealth

Question: İf one has a mixture of wealth which is halaal and haraam can they still give charity from it with the intention to please Allah and expecting a reward,

​The best type of fast versus fasting everyday

Question: Is it permissible to fast every day as some of the Companions used to? I am aware that the best fast is that of Dawud, peace be upon him.

Combining intentions fasting in Arafah

Question: Can we combine intention for our missed fard fasts with nafil fasts (like 9 days of Dhul Hijjah, Monday, Thursday, ashura, the three white days of each month). So

​Fasting Arafah according to Saudia sighting

Question: I want to know if a Muslim were to fast only the day of Arafah, does he do so according to the local moon sighting or according to the

Making up missed fastings same date we missed them

Question: Does missed fasting have to be done the way it was missed eg one misses 5th day due to menses and 27th day due to sickness so when fasting

Making up invalid fasts if we don’t know how many days we missed

Question: If someone invalidates some of his fasts due to masturbation, but wasn’t aware that such act breaks the fast, and he also doesn’t remember the number of days he

The ruling on making up missed fasts due to pregnancy or breastfeeding

Question: I have been having a lot of difficulty making up my fasts from pregnancy while I am exclusively breastfeeding, and was wondering how long I have to make up