Monthly Archives: January 2012

Where does Waswaas( bad thoughts) come from in Ramadaan

If bad dreams are from the Shayateen, but the Shayateen are chained during Ramadhan, then how is it that we have bad dreams during Ramadhan? Praise be to Allaah. Not all shayateen are chained. Only the leaders or the strong … Continue reading

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The ‘iddah of a divorced woman who is pregnant

A man had an argument with his wife and told her, “You are divorced.” She swore at him so he kicked her in the stomach and pushed her down the stairs. She was five months pregnant and she lost the … Continue reading

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His grandmother is sick and is unconscious; does she have to offer expiation for not fasting?

My grandmother has been sick for nearly a year and a half; she is not aware of her surroundings and does not speak and does not ask for food, but when we give her food, she eats. Sometimes she knows … Continue reading

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Fasting lasts until the sun sets and is not as some of the Shi’ah say

I am asking about the topic of fasting and breaking the fast. I was speaking to my neighbours who follow the Shi’i madhhab, and they recited to me a verse of Qur’aan which says that fasting is from the time … Continue reading

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Is it permissible for one who is observing i‘tikaaf to leave the mosque in order to wake his family up for sahoor, then come back?

If the person who is observing i‘tikaaf comes out of his place of i‘tikaaf to wake his family up for sahoor, and that is because there is no one at home, is this regarded as contrary to the conditions of … Continue reading

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A man wants to take a second wife – would the second wife be sinning?

My cousin and I love one another; he came to propose marriage to me but my mother refused. So he married someone else and had two daughters, but three years later he came back and wants to marry me according … Continue reading

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He is married to two wives and he does not work; should he divorce one of them?

My husband has two wives and no job should he divorce the first wife or the second? Praise be to Allaah. A man’s provision is written for him, and the provision of his family is written and decreed. Allaah says … Continue reading

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