Q.How can a Muslim pray with proper presence of mind and humble focus (khushoo‘), without being distracted by things outside of the prayer? Answer: Praise be to Allah The Muslim should present himself properly before Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala when praying, bearing in mind the greatness of Allah and what he is expected to do… Continue reading How to Pray with the Presence of Mind and Khushoo’
Praise be to Allah Apostasy [riddah] and going out of Islam are things that may be done in the heart, on the tongue or in one’s actions. Apostasy may take place in the heart, such as disbelieving in Allah, or believing that there is another creator alongside Allah, or hating Allah or His Messenger salAllahu… Continue reading Some Rulings on Apostasy and Apostates
Praise be to Allah We ask Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to accept your repentance and forgive your sin, and to help you to do that which He loves and which pleases Him, aameen. Many people think that all they have to do is to declare their repentance to their Lord, then they will immediately have… Continue reading Do not Panic if Du’as are not Answered
Q. A person is affected by a stressful situation to the point that it is affecting their physical and mental health. In addition to making the correct du’a for anxiety and stress, is it permissible to seek the professional help of a Muslim psychiatrist/psychologist if one feels they may be having some type of mental… Continue reading What is the Best Way for treating Anxiety?
Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, and upon his family, companions, and those who follow his guidance. Allah is the All-Wise, All-Knowing in all that He wills and decrees, and He is the All-Wise, All-Knowing in all that He legislates and commands. He creates and decrees whatever… Continue reading Why are there so many Earthquakes?
Praise be to Allah Earthquakes are one of the great signs of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala with which He tests His slaves as a reminder or to instill fear of Him or as a punishment. Man must remember, when the signs occur, his weakness, incapability, humble status before Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala and his need… Continue reading What to do when there’s an Earthquake?
In this episode, Dr. Muhammad Salah answers the following questions: Q. Is it allowed to attend a wedding invitation or receive a gift from a person who works in a conventional bank? Ans. If the wedding does not contain any violations such as free-mixing, dancing and singing, it is permissible to attend. His earning from Riba is… Continue reading Ask Huda Episode Aug 9th 2015
Here are some of the questions, answered by Dr. Muhammad Salah: Q. Can I recite ayaat-ul-Kursi and Muadathatein in my heart? Ans. Recitation is that in which tongue and lips are moved, and your heart is attentive. Not moving the tongue or lips does not come under recitation. You can recite the athkar in your… Continue reading Ask Huda Episodes Aug 2nd and 4th 2015
In this episode, Dr. Muhammad Salah answers the following questions: Q. The ruling of Sajdah Tilawah for a menstruating woman. First, we will have to determine whether sujood al-tilaawah (prostration of recitation) is a form of a prayer or a form of thikr (remembrance). This will determine whether one is required to have proper taharah… Continue reading Ask Huda Episode July 28th 2015
Q. Is it mandatory for the married son to keep his parents in his house? Can he provide them a separate accommodation nearby, if he can afford it? Answer: It is not mandatory for the married son to keep his parents in the same house, unless the parents are disable and require attention 24/7. It… Continue reading Ask Huda Episode July21st 2015