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  • Changing His Name After Embracing Islam Date: 3-3-2019

    Should I change my name if my name is Afsar which is of Persian origin? I found earlier on a QA that name other than that of Arabic Orgin is forbidden. Hope the team answers. .. More

  • Wanting to embrace Islam but concerned with Hindu parents Date: 5-12-2017

    Salam. I am a Vidhya and Hindu girl. I got into a friendship online. He is a Muslim. Gradually, I have fallen for him. He spoke to me about the message of Islam, and I got to have the chance to know about Islam. I believe in One God, Allah, and I simply dislike idol worshiping. I told my parents about my belief in Allah, and then I received many taunts.. More

  • Christian wife of convert hates Islam Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalamu alaykom. I accepted Islam in 2002 and got married to a Muslim, praise be to Allah. Just last year, in December 2016, my brother accepted Islam, but his wife got angry and even hated him because he converted without asking her first. She never liked Islam or the Muslims at all, as she told me. What can I advise my younger brother, who just converted.. More

  • Secretly converted to Islam and cannot wear Hijab Date: 1-5-2017

    I secretly converted to Islam and cannot wear the hijab. I reviewed fatwa no. 12498 as it handles a problem similar to mine. This was your advice to the questioner: "If you can immigrate from this country to another, then it is obligatory for you to do so in order to maintain your Islam." In the country where I live, there are Muslim groups, but I cannot.. More

  • Ruling on past wealth and pictures of actress who embraced Islam Date: 5-1-2017

    If a non-Muslim actress converts to Islam, is the money that she earned as an actress halal? And is it haram if people look at old pictures of her before she wore a hijab? .. More

  • Revert not obliged to change name Date: 2-1-2017

    I have been told by several sources that both Todd (first name) and Christopher (middle) are not permissible or at best inadvisable? Todd means fox, clever, or wily, and Christopher means Christ-bearer. Are these good, or must I change my name? .. More

  • A revert feeling happy about Christianity during his childhood Date: 18-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a problem that is difficult to describe, and I hope that I can clearly explain it in shaa Allaah. I was raised as a Christian, and as a child I used to feel extremely happy when trying to learn about the lives of the prophets and about doing good deeds, since I did not know at that time that some of what is said in Christianity.. More

  • A new Muslim attending a Christian baptism ceremony Date: 20-2-2015

    Assalamo Alaikum wa rahmatuallahi wabrakathuhu A new convert to Islam who is a second wife to a Muslim lives alone with her two kids who follow Christianity. Divorced from first husband. She lives as a Muslim secretly until the both kids attain 18 which will be next year. She has attended the Baptism of her second son in a public pool and claims not.. More

  • She wants to become Muslim but cannot leave her boyfriend Date: 4-1-2015

    im not muslim but i would like to become one. i have a boyfriend and i am completly dependent on him. he pays my treatment and whatever i need. i dont have a work and degree, and i cant not workor study because of some problems of health and im a little depressed i think. we have been dating for 6 years, i dont love him anymore, but he is a good man.. More

  • You should hasten to embrace Islam even if you are unable to practice it fully Date: 31-7-2014

    Sub: Reverted to Islam Assalamu alaikum. I’m Kanna, from Japan and working as a teacher. I started thinking of converting but before making the decision, I have a question and I will appreciate you if you would answer this. (if not, would you able to forward this email to someone knowlegeable?) The question is as follows. Which is better, 1: to convert.. More

  • How to react to non-Muslim parents' disapproval of new Islam conversion Date: 7-6-2014

    Assalaamu 3alaikum dear scholars. I'm a 21 year old convert and I have a dilemma which I need to take care of. My father does not approve of my Islam and wishes that I convert back to christianity and I don't want that. He shouts and yells when I disagree with him about 'Iisa 3alaihissalam dying on the cross and that he's not the son of God. As time.. More

  • She wants to embrace Islam but cannot leave her non-Muslim husband Date: 1-9-2013

    A nonmuslim wants to revert but has been advised to first seperate from her husband who doesnot wants to revert , can she revert without divorcing him. He is not ready to revert but future allah knows. If the life is in danger can she declare shahadah and yet stay with the husband and have no physical contact. Which is a greater sin to die as non muslim.. More

  • A revert in distress laments the lack of concern from fellow Muslims Date: 3-3-2013

    Salam alaikum,Since I reverted ~4 year ago I have-as Allah says in 2:155-lost my health,wealth,family,friends,job and now also my beloved cat.My life continuously went downhill.Muslims in my city & from other places look as my life goes downhill,but don't help or find kind words.I follow the oppinion,that demonstrating & rebelling is haram,for.. More

  • Ways to guide new Muslims Date: 9-2-2012

    In the name of Allaah, the Most Merciful, the Ever Merciful Assalaamu 'alaykum, One of our female acquaintances has recently embraced Islam. What are the ideal methods to help her remain steadfast in Islam?.. More

  • One’s responsibility for his/her sins before embracing Islam Date: 15-9-2011

    salam aleikum sheikh. i have one important question... i am muslim and my parents are not...they dont axept my islam and have been making war with me now for more than 3 years.. in the past when i was younger and not muslim my dad have take fotografs of me and film me with camera from hollidays and from diffrent places like from the beach where im.. More