Category Archives: Aqeedah

‘Message has not reached them in the clearest form’

Q:  AS Salaamu Alaikum Warahmatullah wabarakatuh,
I have read an article and its states the following,  there are people who have not received the Message of Islam/guidance at all or the Message has not reached them in the clearest form, i.e. it is incomplete or distorted. These people are called Ahlul Fatrah and will be excused and not be punished by Allah SWT, even though there are misguided. I am  little lost on this yaa Sheikh, why wouldn’t they be punished when they are misguided?
Time: Tuesday July 26, 2011 at 8:05 pm

Answer: (Response by Br Yassir Butt. (May Allah (SWT) bless him and protect him and his family, Ameen.)

There is no such thing as ahl ul fitrah with a distorted message fitrah is the natural path which the prophet SAW noted when he said

كل مولود يولد على الفطرة

“Every child is born on fitrah than his parents are the one who change his natural religion from natural Islam to Judaism or Christianity”

With that said anyone who has not received the message of Islam they according to some scholars are called ahl ul Araaf and they will be given a test on the day of judgement of obidience and based on their performance on that test their fate will be decided by the all mighty Allah.  Allah deals with everything justly even if our feeble minds cannot contemplate or recognize it.  والله اعلم


Q: Salam Alaykum Sheikh Mehtar,
I am recently married and I had a dream I was hoping you might be able to help me decipher. In my dream there were two elderly men sitting on chairs in the Continue reading

sleep paralysis…. scientific or is it an attack from the jins?

Q:  Sallam Alaikum Sheikh,

My question is regard sleep paralysis. I have experienced this several times. I feel like someone is in the room hovering over me, and I cannot Continue reading

Dogs and pictures (reduce the angels of mercy from entering)

Q1: Having just recently reverted to Islam, there is much for me to learn. Recently I was told that since there is a dog living in my house that my prayers will not be answered. Also, since there are family photos (of my children, parents, etc) that my prayers will not be answered. Would you please comment on this? Thank you (comment box) Continue reading


Q: Asalamu Alaikum
i hve bad waswaas how can i overcome this?
Time: Sunday March 27, 2011 at 8:12 pm Continue reading

‘can i keep a fast on the day of the death anniversary of my mother’

Q: Assalamu’alaikum,
Hope to find you in good health,my question is can i keep a fast on the day of the death anniversary of my mother.If so then what prayers can i read on that day….as i am a new convert.Jizakallahkahir.
Time: Thursday January 13, 2011 at 1:19 pm Continue reading

our Religious Facts on theories — ‘belief’ vs ‘believe’

Q: Salaam walikum,

Does believing in natural or universal forces harm (or not allowed)? For example, like we are surrounded by physical forces (i.e. gravity, etc) we are also surrounded by similar forces except universally (i.e. Universal Law of Change). And these forces are not believed in the spiritual sense. Is it still acceptable in Islam to believe in this sense? Continue reading