Writing with my left hand, am I risking my chance of going to heaven?Let me tell you straight away that no one will go to hell for using his left hand for eating, drinking, and writing or indeed for any other purpose. Any one who suggests otherwise does not know and makes a huge assumption, [...]
Should we blame destiny for everything?It is certainly true that the giving of life and taking it away are actions that take place only by God's will. It is He alone who originates life, takes it away and brings it back. It is He who created the first human being and devised the system of [...]
Why should we procreate in a world where poverty is spread everywhere?I do not think that you should address some question about the number of children a family may have to a person like myself. You should address it to every married couple and let them tell you why they have eight or ten or [...]
Why does God put us through the test of life? Why does not He love us as we are?That this life is a test which will distinguish the good from the bad among people is certainly a fact. That God needs to test us is wrong, because God does not need to know anything about [...]
Are there ghosts or evil spirits hovering over our heads? Can they cause us harm at will?Ghosts are an invention of the human imagination. They have no substance, and they do not have anything to do with us. They simply do not exist. God has given us some information about the jinn, a type of [...]
Did we all stand before God in spirits form before birth to attest to faith?The first part of the question is correct. It is mentioned in the Qur'an that God held all mankind, prior to their arrival in this world, and accepted their acknowledgement of His Lordship as the only God in the universe. The [...]
Whether we need miracles these days or not depends on what miracles are for. What is it that makes it necessary for Allah to show people a miracle? It may be suggested that when people do see a miracle, they are more likely to believe in Allah and worship Him, as He should be worshipped. [...]
Why does hunger prevail if God can feed everyone on planet earth?Yes, Allah has guaranteed that every living creature will have his, her or its provisions. He says in the Qur'an: "Every living thing on earth will have its provisions given by Allah." [Hood 11: 6].