I share my frustrations with my friend I also journal my thoughts.But in the back of my mind I have this fear that doing this I am not solely relying on Allah.It is wrong what I am doing.I shouldn’t expose my thoughts to anyone other than Allah.So my Question is Is it wrong to nag with friends or anyone.Is my fear valid or just waswasa
ANSWER: It is not permissible to backbite others even when venting or sharing your frustration. It is not also permissible to write such a journal as this would be acting upon intrusive thoughts which one would be held accountable for on the day of judgement.Read more
ANSWER: If you talk about a person behind his back and he would not like it if he comes to know about it, this is backbiting. If you talk about this in front of a person who doesn’t know this individual, this is not sinful.Read more
ANSWER: This is not permissible if she knows who you are talking about and it comes under the major sin of backbiting.Read more
ANSWER: He must change the topic and tell them verbally that this is sinful, if they don’t listen then he must feel bad about it in his heart and MUST leave that place and not be part of this backbiting.Read more
Sir Allah says he wnt forgive if we have hurted or wronged others unless that person forgive, so if that person died, or away frm us or not willing to forgive then? And islam erases all sins, a convert also wrongs other and enters islam, his sins are wiped then why not a muslims if he repents to Allah coz lord has said he forgive all in zumar. I loose hope when i read that Allah will not forgive.
ANSWER: If you sincerely repent to Allah while showing deep remorse, Allah will forgive you in sha Allah.Read more
ANSWER: Give them dawah about it’s prohibition with wisdom, knowledge, good manners and diplomacy but if they are still doing it, change the topic and if they still continue, leave the room.Read more
Is it regarded as backbiting if a member of the family like mother talking to her son about her challenges with the father if it’s affecting her health and the husband is not giving listening ears rather making her go through psychological torture. This conversation may lead to talking about evil acts about the father and how to help it out.The woman health is at stake too.
ANSWER: If this is to seek genuine guidance and advice to solve her problems then no problem, however if it’s just venting out then this is not permissible and it’s a major sin of backbiting.Read more
ANSWER: There’s a difference between hearing and listening, if you just happen to listen without actually wanting to hear, you’re not sinful. You can wear headphones and listen to the Quran or a lecture. You must however give them dawah about it’s prohibition but with diplomacy, good manners and wisdom.Read more
Sheikh, I’m from Russia. Have to contact with the kuffār permanently. My kāfir relatives and acquaintances often complain to me about other kuffār. Like “B. is so bad. You know what he did?” etc.. This has no sense cause it’s not of my business, and I can’t help them. Is backbiting forbidden only regarding Muslims or is it forbidden regarding the kuffār as well?
ANSWER: Yes, it’s not allowed to backbite the non muslims as well.Read more
I have a question with regards to sharing any think about any one with my husband. Like can i tell him about one or the matter between to different people if i know.as he is my husband i want share with him the talk of others with no bad intension.like of i got hurt due some ones talk. Can i tell him about this or its gheebath.
ANSWER: If he knows who you are talking about and they don’t like you talking about them, this is backbiting.Read more