What Is Sama’ or Qawwali and Is It Impermissible? – Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat


What Is Sama’ or Qawwali, and Is It Impermissible?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim will explain sama’ and qawwali, discussing their origins and the different Scholars’ opinions. He will then address the permissibility within Islamic teachings. Following this, he will broaden the discussion to cover music in general and recommend detailed answers available on SeekersGuidance.

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat pursued Arabic Grammar and Morphology alongside his English and History degree. Post-graduation, he deepened his studies in Damascus, learning Arabic, Hanafi Fiqh, Theology, and more under notable scholars like Shaykh Adnan Darwish and Shaykh Rashad Shams. He continued in Amman, expanding into Tafsir, Hadith, Prophetic Biography, and other Islamic sciences, guided by teachers such as Shaykh Ali Hani and Dr. Hamza al-Bakri.