Woman’s Awrah in Front of Her Children

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Question I have a child who is 11 months old, and sometimes I change my clothes in front of him. Is that permissible? How old should the child be when it is not permissible to take off my clothes in front of him, or to wear short clothes at home with my husband in front […]

She wants to work but her husband refuses

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My husband does not let me work or study, but I think that I am able for that. Does he have the right to prevent me from working or studying? He is not listening to me and that hurts my feelings. Praise be to Allaah. Both spouses must refer to the sharee’ah concerning all matters […]

The difference between zakaah and taxes

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What is the difference between zakaah and income tax? Is it obligatory to pay these taxes? What if the state does not spend them in the public interest? Praise be to Allah Zakaah is one of the pillars of Islam. In Islam, it comes after the twin testimony of faith (ash-shahaadatayn) and prayer in importance. […]

The wife’s grandmother is a mahram to the husband

Is my wife’s paternal grandmother a mahram, i.e., can she uncover her face in front of me? Praise be to Allaah. The wife’s grandmother – either paternal or maternal – becomes a mahram to the husband once the marriage contract is done, because she is included in the verse in which Allah says (interpretation of […]

Observing voluntary fasts before making up fasts from Ramadan

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What is the ruling on observing voluntary fasts before making up obligatory fasts from Ramadan? Praise be to Allah The scholars differed concerning the ruling on observing voluntary fasts before making up missed fasts. Some scholars were of the view that “it is not correct to observe voluntary fasts before making up missed fasts, and […]

Umrah in the month of Rajab

Is there any particular virtue in performing ‘Umrah in the month of Rajab?.   Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: There is no report from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) – as far as we know – to suggest that there is any particular virtue in performing ‘Umrah in the month of […]