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Swearing by the Mushaf or by an Ayah

Question: Can we swear by Quran or by such and such ayah? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Quran is the words of Allah, so you can swear by the Quran as we

How to explain death to a small child

Question: How do we explain death to a three year old child? Specifically in the case of a death of a close relative. Zaynab El-Kateb: We need to tell this

The khawaarij aren’t disbelievers

Question: Are the khawarij considered disbelievers or are they committing major sins with their actions and beliefs? Umm Abdel-Malik: The khawarij aren’t disbelievers rather they have a corrupt aqeedah. ri0389

Which madhab follow the salafis?

Question: Which Madhab do the salafi follow? Zaynab El-Kateb: The Salafi follows the proof according to Quran or Hadeeth. We follow the madhhab which provides the strongest proof in an

The ruling on taking medication

Question: If a person believes as the hadith states that habba sawdah is a cure for all sickness except death, and when this person becomes sick of cancer he takes

Why does Allah test us?

Question: May Allah reward you immensely for the efforts. If Allah loves a person he puts them to trial. If we love someone we don’t hurt them. So why are

Should We Ask Allah a Lot For the Akhira and Only Little for The Dunya?

Question: Ustadah I had a doubt concerning the recording number 4 of tafseer surah Al-Imraan. As you said, from Tawheed is to put our trust in Allah and ask Allah

What to Read and Listen to Correct Our Aqeedah

Question: How can I correct my aqeedah? Which audios should I listen? Zaynab El-Kateb: You can start by Usool ath-Thalatha (The Three Principles) and then the explanation of Kitab at

Planning for the future or relying on Allah

Question: I am planning to build my own house and a business while I am working abroad, but my friend advised me not to think about the future. He said

How to know if we are being punished or tested

Question: How can a slave know whether he is being punished by Allah due to his wrongdoings or being tested. Meaning facing a difficulty, because Allah loves him? Zaynab El-Kateb: