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Love before Marriage [Ibn al-Qayyim]

October 30, 2014

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Imaam Ibn al-Qayyim said: “And the cure for this deadly illness (i.e. love before marriage) is for the person that is afflicted to realize that this love is only due to his/her own delusions and ignorance. … So upon such a person is to first and foremost strengthen their Tawheed and reliance upon Allaah, and […]

Permissibility of attributing the illegitimate child to the father

November 5, 2013

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Since this boy is an illegitimate child, he cannot be attributed to the fornicator, for the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “The boy is attributed to the bed (on whose bed he is born), and for a fornicator there is stoning.” (Related by Ahl-ul-Sunan (authors of Hadith compilations classified by jurisprudential themes) and others) […]

His daughter left his house and then returned bearing an illegitimate male child

November 5, 2013

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Q:  A man works in France and has a daughter which is not an upright Muslim. She left the house of her father and complained to the French authorities. He went to court and she remained in their custody for months and finally he received her, praise be to Allah. He returned her to their […]

The rights of an illegitimate child

November 5, 2013

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Q:  What are rights of an illegitimate child? A:  An illegitimate child deserves the same rights as other Muslim children if his mother is a Muslim woman. Being her own flesh and blood, he assumes rights over her and over those of her relatives whom he may inherit after death. If the mother is dead or […]

Ascribing the illegitimate child to the adulterer if he confesses his lineage

November 5, 2013

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Q:  What is the ruling on an illegitimate child whose father confessed his lineage and his mother is not married? A:  An illegitimate child can not be ascribed to the adulterer. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “The son is for the bed (i.e. The man on whose bed he was born) and stones (disappointment […]

Ruling on illegitimate children

November 5, 2013

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An illegitimate child does not bear any sin because of his parents’ having committed the sin of zinaa (unlawful sexual intercourse), because that was not of his doing. They bear their own sin, because Allaah says (interpretation of the meanings): “… He gets reward for that (good) which he has earned, and he is punished […]

Admitting an illegitimate child into Paradise

November 5, 2013

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Q: Will an illegitimate child be admitted to Paradise, if they are pious or not, because they are perceived as an objectionable seed? A: They will be admitted to Paradise, if they die as a Muslim. Being illegitimate has no effect on this, because it was not the result of their own actions; it was caused […]