Monthly Archives: October 2012

Engagement rings and the In-laws

Someone asked the marja`: What is the ruling in the Revealed Law regarding mingling with and sitting with the in-laws of either the husband or the wife? Is it permissible for the husband to be to wear a ring for … Continue reading

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Sufi Tariqahs Today: Shall We Follow Them?

1) The following enquiry was made: I am a young man who is attached to one of the noble shaikhs for the past four years after I came to know the path of Allah. Praise be to Allah, my condition … Continue reading

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Visiting the Graves

The following question was put forward by one of the Muslims of Kazan, Russia by the name of `Abdul Karim ibn Damanla Muhammad Sadiq al-`Uthmani al-Qarghali on the date of 12 Dhul Hijjah 1331 AH: What is the position of … Continue reading

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The High Ranking Saints and the Ahadith on Them

The following question was brought forward regarding the High Ranking Saints who have both temporal and spiritual authority: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu, I ask that Allah give you a long life and much blessing in it. I also … Continue reading

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Men and Jewellery

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Is it permitted for young men and older to wear necklaces that happen to be made from silver?   The marja,` Imam `Abdur-Rahman Ash-Shami, may Allah preserve him, … Continue reading

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Touching Wife or Shaking Hands and Nullification of Wudu’

The following enquiry was made to the maraji`: Does a man shaking hands with his wife or touching her upon entering the house nullify his wudu’? May Allah reward you with good for your answer.   The marja,` Imam `Abdur-Rahman … Continue reading

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Man and Wife Consummating in the Same Room Where the Qur’an is Present

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Is it permitted to place the Noble Qur’an in the bedroom, i.e. on a table while the husband and wife are having sexual intercourse in that room? Does … Continue reading

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Prayer at Secular University

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I live in Canada and leave from my house to go to university every day from the hours of 8am to 6pm. During my time at … Continue reading

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The Status of a Marriage to an Apostate or Unbeliever

The Shaikh, the Imam, the Marja`, the `Alim, Al-`Allamah Mustafa as-Suyuti ar-Ruhaibani mentioned about the marriage in question and any marriage like it: If one of the married couple that is not a Jew or Christian becomes a Muslim or … Continue reading

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