Month: December 2017

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Hating those who commit shirk

Question:       It’s from aqeedah to hate people of shirk, but what about those who commit shirk but they are ignorant regarding this? Shaikh Waleed Boghdady: If no one explained

How to Help Children to Memorize Quran

Question: What is the best method to help children memorize the Quran? For the children’s hifdh: The child sits with the mother and reads the surah with her twice or

Speaking out the intention to fast

Question: Do we speak out our intention to fast? Is there a special supplication to say before fajr or at Iftar time? Zaynab El-Kateb: As a ruling we do not

Women traveling without mahram

Question: My mother in law, who is 79 years old and Alhamdulillah in good health, wants to go for Umrah with her sister and her sister’s son in law and

To fast or not during easy travel

Question: Is it more beloved to Allah that we don’t fast whilst travelling even if we expect the journey to be easy in shaa Allah? Or is it better to

Supplicating at the time of breaking the fast

Question: What about the claim of supplicating (making duaa) at the time of breaking the fast (iftar)? Is it correct? Zaynab El-Kateb: Shaikh Ibn Al-Uthaymin said that for the fasting

How many time can salah be shorten while travelling

Question: If i’m a traveler with the intention of returning to my land, how many time am i allowed to make taqsir while praying? Zaynab El-Kateb: Shaikh ibn Al-Uthaymin says

Naming someone “Malika” or “Malak”

Question: Am I allowed to name my daughter Malika? Zaynab El-Kateb: There was a Companion called Malika Al-Ansariyah, therefore, it is allowed to name your daughter “Malika” which is derived

Name of Allah: Allah

[printfriendly] الله Allah The name “Allah” originates from the arabic word “ilah” (deity); ilah is combined with the word “al,” which is equivalent to “the” in English. So the meaning

Women praying in public

Question: I live in Germany when i’m outing prayer time comes upon me and I pray wherever is possible. Is it permissible for women to do so as heard from