Category: Q and A
The Purpose of Life- I
Sheima Salam Sumer, a trained counsellor, is the author of How to Be a Happy Muslim Insha'Allah and The Basic Values of Islam. In this section on Our [...]
Queries on Investment
By CA Aslam Pasha Q1. What is Deposit and Investment? Ans. In general terms, Deposit means a credit of the depositor thereby giving the depo [...]
Committing Suicide is Strictly Forbidden in Islam
OUR DIALOGUE BY ADIL SALAHI Q: Every day I read in the media about people committing suicides. Teenagers commit suicide due to parental pressure, adu [...]
Question and Answer With Maulana Wahiduddin Khan on Islam and Peace Building
Q: Religion can be a blessing. But it can also become a curse, if it turns into fanaticism and disrespect for others. I appreciate your efforts in try [...]
Zakat on Purchase Value or Resale Value?
I request you to clarify some doubts regarding payment of Zakat in the following case: 1- I had purchased 30 gms of gold in the year 1975 at the rat [...]
Can Women without Spouses Accompany Us?
We are four couples and have decided to perform Hajj 1438 Hijri by a private tour company. We are all in our 60s and are closely related to each other [...]
Questions About Prayer
People have many questions about salaat or namaz, the Islamic form of prayer. Some of them are: What is adhan or azan (the call to prayer)? What is it [...]
Basic Purpose of Worship or Prayer
Q: What is the basic purpose of worship or prayer from the Islamic perspective? Answered by Waris Mazhari God made this beautiful planet Earth and [...]
Alternate System of Schooling
Q: Given that spirituality is hardly, if at all, addressed in the present 'modern' educational system, would you suggest an alternate system of school [...]
Are Islamic Schools Necessary?
Q: What do you think of the growing number of 'Islamic schools'"schools that provide students general as well as Islamic education? On the one hand, [...]