Questioner: There is a woman whose daughter is already raising children, but she (the woman) is not older than giving birth to more children. Can she decide to stop bearing children because her daughter is already raising children?
Dr Sharof: This is hilarious. Can she decide to stop Continue reading “CLARIFYING AN ILLOGICAL RATIOCINATION “
Questioner: Sofwaan was with the Prophet’s wife, ‘Aa’ishah, on a journey (as reported authentically). If there is a necessity that warrants such journey, can we travel with a non-Mahram woman?
Dr Sharof: You have to mention the necessity. The question is, ‘Sofwaan Ibn Mu’attal was on a journey with ‘Aa’ishah, so can we embark on a journey with a strange woman if there is a necessity? Leave Continue reading “LEAVE IT TILL IT REALLY HAPPENS! “
Questioner: You asked us not to marry more than four wives. Did the Prophet marry only four wives?
Dr Sharof: No, the Prophet married more than four wives. Why? This is because Continue reading “WHY SHOULD I NOT MARRY MORE THAN FOUR WIVES? “
Questioner: Can we ask a woman to stop bearing children because she has no physical strength to take care of a child?
Dr Sharof: She has no physical strength to take care of a child; this is Continue reading “ASKING A WOMAN TO STOP BEARING CHILDREN BECAUSE SHE HAS PHYSICAL STRENGTH TO TAKE CARE OF THEM”
Questioner: Can we attend schools where free mixing between the opposite sexes is obvious?
Dr Sharof: If males and females are learning in such a way that they mix freely, in which case it can lead to Shaytoon luring them (to engage in illicit affairs), you should Continue reading “HOW SHOULD WE APPROACH THE FREE-MIXING BETWEEN THE OPPOSITE SEXES IN OUR CITADELS OF LEARNING?”
Questioner: You earlier mentioned that there are three graves in the room of ‘Aa’ishah (rodiyaLloohu ‘anha), did she used to pray in the room even when there are narrations prohibiting us from praying in the grave yard?
Dr Sharof: All perfect praise is for Allaah. The questioner asked if ‘Aa’ishah (rodiyaLloohu ‘anha) used to pray in her room despite the fact that (some) people were buried there, even when the Prophet made it known to us that we should not pray in the grave yards, a place where the deceased are buried.
Firstly, the fact that Continue reading “THE MOTHER OF THE BELIEVERS NEVER TOOK THE GRAVE OF THE PROPHET, ABOO BAKR, AND ‘UMAR, AS A PLACE OF WORSHIP”
Questioner: Who amongst the wives of the Prophet (sollaLloohu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is the highest in status?
Dr Sharof: They are all high in status, but there is a Continue reading “KHADEEJAH OR ‘AA’ISHAH; WHO IS THE HIGHEST IN STATUS?”
Questioner: Is it permissible for a woman to woo a man just as Khadeejah did regarding the Prophet (sollaLloohu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?
Dr Sharof: Yes, it is permissible. There is no difficulty regarding this. Although, it is not Continue reading “CAN A WOMAN WOO A MAN?”
Questioner: What premium should be given to the first wife before marrying a second wife?
Dr Sharof: Islaam does not ask you to give her anything. Don’t Continue reading “WHAT SHOULD I GIVE MY FIRST WIFE BEFORE MARRYING A SECOND WIFE”