Love Your Brother for the Sake of Allah

In Islam, true friendships are bound by brotherhood and sisterhood bonds that are stronger than typical friendships. ... more

Has she broken her oath?

A Muslim woman swore that she would not speak to another Muslim woman because of a dispute that had arisen between them. Then the other woman sent her several text messages, repeatedly, so the first woman responded by a text message. Now the first woman is asking: do I have to offer expiation for breaking an oath or not? What should I do if I want to talk to her again?.

Praise be to Allaah. If a person swears that he will not speak to someone, then writes a message to him, there is a difference of opinion among the fuqaha’ as to whether he has broken his oath. The Hanafis and Shaafa‘is say that he has not broken his oath.  The Maalikis ... Continue Reading

The Muslim’s Behavior as a friend

How cherished and prized is it to find a friend or to be a friend of another, and be linked together with the link of the hereafter not the world, of Paradise not the material benefit. ... more