Author Archives: Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa

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Permissible to pray for my non-Muslim father?

I am a German Muslim and my father died recently but he was not a Muslim…Therefore I really want to pray for him seeking God’s forgiveness and mercy on him Continue reading

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How does a persistent sinner get forgiveness

I am despairing of myself. Every time I repent from a sin I return and do it again. Continue reading

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My mother died as a non-Muslim, can I ask God to have mercy on her?

I am a Muslim convert and my mother died recently and she was not a Muslim but she had noble manners. Can I ask God to have mercy on her? Continue reading

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Celebrating Laylatu Nisf Sha`ban

Are there any dalils that show it is permissible or recommended to observe the Night of mid-Sha`ban with congregational worship? Continue reading

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Attending a Church Funeral

Question: I am a young Scandinavian woman and I embraced Islam five years ago and none of my family members is a Muslim. One of my relatives died and I was wondering if it is permissible for me to attend … Continue reading

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Making Du`a for non-Muslims

I am a German Muslim and my father died recently but he was not a Muslim… Continue reading

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Making Dhikr in Circles

What is the ruling of gathering in circles to make invocations (dhikr)? Continue reading

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Building domes and shrines over the deceased

…the opinion of those who maintained the prohibition of praying in mosques containing shrines. What is the ruling on this? Continue reading

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