Should I Listen to My Mother Without Exception?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani


Should I listen to my mother without exception?

The situation involves a delicate balance between obeying one’s parents, especially if one is living with them, and pursuing what is beneficial in religious matters.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance. He studied under renowned scholars globally for ten years, beginning in Damascus and continuing in Amman, Jordan. Notable mentors include Shaykh Adib al-Kallas and Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi. After completing his studies, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in 2007 and established SeekersGuidance, dedicated to spreading reliable, relevant, and inspiring Islamic knowledge online and on the ground.