Archives: The Heart Softeners

Ruling on asking of Allaah by virtue of the status of the righteous before Him

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divinity, Shirk and its different forms, Supplication.

Will Allaah honour the living slave by virtue of the righteous dead if we ask of Allaah “by virtue of the righteousness of Shaykh So and so and his position before You and his worship of You, to relieve me of my distress, O Allaah” – when we know that all benefits come from Allaah?. • Read More »

Du’aa’ during wudoo’ by the status of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divine Lordship, Ablution Before Prayer, Innovations in Religion and Worship, Shirk and its different forms, Supplication.

Du’aa’ during wudoo’ by the status of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) arurtr I have a habit which I do not know if it is good or bad: I ask Allah while washing my feet during wudu’ by the Prophet’s virtue to keep my feet firm on the Siraat. Also • Read More »

The difference between du’aa’ for asking and du’aa’ for woership

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Supplication, Tawheed (Divine Unity).

What is the difference between du’aa’ for asking and du’aa’ for worship?.   Praise be to Allaah.We use the word du’aa’ (invocation) to refer to two things: 1- Du’aa’ for asking, which means seeking that which will benefit, or asking to ward off that which will cause harm, by asking Allaah for that which will • Read More »

Repentance of a Witch

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Jinn, witchcraft and the evil eye, Repentance, Shirk and its different forms.

Will the repentance of a witch (practitioner of witchcraft) be accepted by Allah? Because I heard that a witch asked the sahabah (companions) about repenting after the death of the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and no one answered her. What did they say to her? Would her faith benefit her • Read More »

What is the benefit of praying istikhaarah when things are already decreed?

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Prayer Asking for Guidance, Supplication.

With regard to praying istikhaarah: it crosses one’s mind sometimes: What is the benefit of asking, supplicating and striving, when the decree of Allaah is what will come to pass?.   Praise be to Allaah.Allaah has made du’aa’ a means of attaining what one wants. The Lord enjoins it, as He says: “And your Lord • Read More »

Is it permissible for him to ask Allaah for the girl who died and to whom he wanted to propose marriage to let her be his bride in Paradise?

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Supplication, Virtues of deeds.

The daughter of my maternal uncle died in an accident, and I was intending to propose marriage to her. Is it permissible to pray to Allaah to make her my bride in Paradise, or is this overstepping the mark in du’aa’? May Allaah reward you with good.   Praise be to Allaah.First of all, we • Read More »

Types of Speech to Refrain from

June 16, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in the Divine Will and Decree, Shirk and its different forms, Sins of the Tongue.

I know there are certain types of speech which we must refrain from, like the speech the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) stayed away from; please could you expound on that for me? Praise be to AllahThe Muslim has to control his tongue and not speak unless he says something good. Al-Bukhari and • Read More »

Is it permissible to pray to drink from the Prophet’s hand at al-Hawd (the Cistern)?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Paradise and Hell, Supplication.

Is it permissible to pray to drink from the Prophet’s hand at al-Hawd (the Cistern), a refreshing drink after which one will never thirst again?.   Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: The Cistern of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is called al-Kawthar, and its location is before the Siraat, according to • Read More »

If a person commits a sin for which he deserves to be cursed, can he repent? Is it possible for Allah to forgive him?

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Al-Manaahi al-Lafziyyah (forbidden expressions), Paradise and Hell, Repentance.

I was wondering what does it mean to be cursed by Allah as in is it a realm were a person is and it has sight,test,and touch to it were if a person is cursed that means that Allah puts a person in a world that is crazy and inane and hurts him and talks • Read More »

Describing Nurses as Angels of Mercy

June 12, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Belief in Allaah, Sins of the Tongue.

We often read about and hear the common people and their writers and poets describing nurses as “angels of mercy.” Is this permissible?   Praise be to Allah.It is not permissible to apply this description to nurses, because the angels are male and are not female. Allah denounced the mushrikeen (pagans) for describing the angels • Read More »

Cursing Life

June 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Sins of the Tongue.

Is it permissible for a man to curse life if he gets angry or if he gets fed up? We hope that you can advise us concerning this.   Praise be to Allah  It is not permissible for a man to curse life if he feels fed up, because the Prophet (peace and blessings of • Read More »

Ruling on one who apostatises repeatedly

June 10, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Basic Tenets of Faith, Punishment and Judicial Sentences, Repentance.

  Soorat al-Nisa’ states that Allah will not accept the Islam of one who commits kufr three times, and will never guide him. Does that include not praying three times, for example?   Praise be to Allaah.The important principle that Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, confirms in His revelation and states that it • Read More »

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