Does Not Talking About Islam With a Non-Muslim Mean That I Am Pleased With Disbelief?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I was waiting on a cash desk when a man asked me if I am Muslim. I replied with “Yes” and then he said “Elhamdulillah”. He said:”I have the intention to become Muslim.” After that, we talked again without touching the topic of Islam and suddenly he […]

Did I Become a Disbeliever by Repeating Lyrics Containing Disbelief?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Did I become a disbeliever by repeating lyrics containing disbelief? Answer: assalamu alaykum Merely repeating lyrics that contain statements of disbelief would not render one a disbeliever. However, it would be sinful to do so and one must avoid it. The reason why it would not be […]

Is It Disbelief to Say That Allah Is Everywhere or That Allah Is in My Heart?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: In our schools children are taught that Allah is everywhere so that they know that Allah is seeing them wherever they go and He knows whatever they do. Is this statement disbelief? If a person says: “Allah is in my heart” meaning by that that faith is in his […]

Am I a Disbeliever for Thinking That Lipstick Is Permissible for Me?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have very pale lips and I requested from Allah to allow me to use lipstick so that I won’t be punished. I felt He did but then realized that I might have changed Allah’s law by deeming something impermissible permissible. Am I an apostate for this? […]

Is It Disbelief to Use Money on Which Images Representing Disbelief Are Found?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam Alaykum If there are words of disbelief on the money of a country, or pictures that represent disbelief, are we doing anything wrong by using it? Answer: Assalamu alaykum This is not disbelief. The ruling of disbelief relates to what one believes or chooses not to believe. A […]

Can I Skip Difficult Parts of the Fatiha to Avoid to Commit Disbelief?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:¬†Assalam alaikum I am having difficulties in reading surah al-fatiha. In particular when reading the word ey-yakah which is necessary to be read correctly as not reading it correctly can lead to kufr. Is it permissible to recite only the first couple of verse before this word? Answer:Wa alaikum assalam […]

Am I A Disbeliever for Not Praying?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Is it true that leaving the prayer makes a person a disbeliever? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, that is not the position of the vast majority of legal scholars. Rather, the person who does not pray is a sinful believer, and not a disbeliever. Holding […]