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Once I am reverted and married to him I should not keep any contact with my mother and brother as they are Khafirs.

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Thank you so much for the instant reply. I also wanted to check that before marriage my husband had told me that once I am reverted and married to him I should not keep any contact with my mother and brother as they are Khafirs and it has been 5 and half years of marriage and I have not spoken to  my mother.


Do you think what my husband is doing is right and if I should obey my husband and follow what he says or follow what Islam says. Kindly revert on this.


Alaah Hafiz

 

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Break relations with Non Muslim Parents

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

 

Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 13 Surah Ar-Raad verse 25:


As for those who break their covenant with Allah after confirming it, who cut asunder relationships which Allah has bidden to be joined, and spread chaos on the earth, theirs shall be the curse, and they shall have a wretched abode in the Hereafter.

 

Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Bakarah verse 27:

And He leads astray only those who disobey Allah, who break Allahs covenant after ratifying it, who cut asunder relationships what Allah has ordered to be joined, and who produce chaos on the Earth. These are indeed the people who are the losers.

 

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.17 Narrated by Abu Huraira

The Prophet (saws) said, "The word 'Ar-Rahm (womb) derives its name from Ar-Rahman (i.e., one of the names of Allah) and Allah said: 'I will keep good relation with the one who will keep good relation with you (the womb, i.e. kith and kin), and sever the relation with him who will sever the relation with you (the womb, i.e. kith and kin).

 

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.15 Narrated by Anas bin Malik

Allah 's Messenger (saws) said, "Whoever loves that he be granted more wealth and that his lease of life be prolonged, then he should keep good relations with his kith and kin."

 

It is absolutely impermissible, forbidden, and an abomination of a sin in the Sight of Allah for one to break or sever ties or relationships of blood which the Lord Himself has created for them; absolutely regardless of whether their relatives are believers or disbelievers!

 

The husband, or anyone else in creation for that matter, has absolutely no right to command another to break relations with their kith and kin, regardless of whether their kin are believers or disbelievers.

 

Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 3696 Narrated by An-Nawwas ibn Sam'an

Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "A creature is not to be obeyed when it involves disobedience to the Creator."

 

Even if ones husband were to command his wife to break relations or disown her parents or relatives, this command of the husband would not be obeyed, for it involves disobedience to the Guidance and Command of the Lord All-Mighty Himself.

 

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

 

Your brother and well wisher in Islam,

 

 

Burhan

 

 


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