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If there is a conflict between his father’s instructions and doing something he vowed (nadhr) to do, which should take precedence?

August 14, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Images and image-making.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Drinking alcohol is emphatically forbidden because of the evil, harm and corruption caused by alcohol. Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): “O you who believe! Intoxicants (all kinds of alcoholic drinks), and gambling, and Al‑Ansaab (stone altars for sacrifices to idols etc) and Al‑Azlaam (arrows for seeking luck or decision) • Read More »

How children can honour their parents

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Praise be to Allaah.   The rights of parents over their children may be summed up as treating them well in all matters, and behaving with them kindly as Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And We have enjoined on man to be dutiful and kind to his parents” [al-Ahqaaf 46:15]  “And We have enjoined • Read More »

He gets angry and does not speak to his parents and does not make up with them

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Praise be to Allaah   Firstly: The rights of parents are great indeed. Allaah mentions parents’ rights in conjunction with His own rights in many verses, for example, when He says (interpretation of the meaning): “Worship Allaah and join none with Him (in worship); and do good to parents” [al-Nisa’ 4:36]  “And your Lord has • Read More »

Hesitation of a Christian woman who wants to become Muslim, and she is asking about her relationship with her family

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Praise be to Allaah.   Firstly: Hesitation about entering Islam is not something expected from a woman like you who can write in such an eloquent manner and has reason and wisdom with which to know right from wrong, rather you should be guiding others who are confused and lost. You should realize that the • Read More »

Marrying an ex-Christian woman who has become Muslim recently and has a child

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Praise be to Allaah.   Parents have important rights over their children, hence Allaah mentioned the command to honour parents in conjunction with the command to worship Him Alone, as He says: “And (remember) when We took a covenant from the Children of Israel, (saying): Worship none but Allaah (Alone) and be dutiful and good • Read More »

For Eid, should he travel to join his father or to join his wife and children?

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Praise be to Allaah. Honouring one’s parents and treating them kindly is one of the most important acts of obedience, which Allah mentions alongside worship of Him in several places in His Book. Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “Worship Allaah and join none with Him (in worship); and do good • Read More »

He wants to get married to a woman whom his parents rejected because of a physical defect in her

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Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: A man should choose for himself a woman who is religiously committed and of good character, because the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Women may be married for four things: their wealth, their lineage, their beauty and their religious commitment. Choose the one who is • Read More »

Her maternal aunt and her husband brought her up; do they have the same rights as parents to good treatment?

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Praise be to Allaah. No one has any rights equal to the right that parents have over their children. Allah has mentioned their rights alongside His rights, as He, may He be glorified and exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And that you be • Read More »

Father Harrasing Dauhters-In-Law

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Praise be to Allaah. What you have mentioned about your father harassing your wife and your brother’s wife is a terrible evil and abhorrent action, especially since your father has reached this age. What you have to do is the following: -1- Take precautions to prevent this evil, by encouraging your wives to wear covering • Read More »

She has a friend who does not wear hijab and her mother has told her not to be friends with her; should she obey her mother?

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Praise be to Allaah. There is no problem such that you should seek a solution for it. What your mother says is correct and you have to obey her. This is obligatory for you for two reasons: from an Islamic point of view and because she is your mother. There is no doubt that the • Read More »