Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
I would like to know if the Zam Zam water sold online in the USA, is it authentic or fake? Would you recommend using it?
In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate.
I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah.
That basis is that we have a good opinion of Muslims—and thus assume that their claim of the water being Zam Zam is true. However, practical caution is a praiseworthy religious quality. This would entail seeking Zam Zam from reliable sources.
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And Allah is the giver of success and facilitation.
[Shaykh] Faraz Rabbani
Shaykh Faraz Rabbani spent ten years studying with some of the leading scholars of recent times, first in Damascus and then in Amman, Jordan. His teachers include the foremost theologian of recent times in Damascus, the late Shaykh Adib al-Kallas (may Allah have mercy on him), and his student Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi, one of the leading Hanafi fuqaha of the present age. He returned to Canada in 2007, where he founded SeekersGuidance to meet the urgent need to spread Islamic knowledge–both online and on the ground–in a reliable, relevant, inspiring, and accessible manner. He is the author of “Absolute Essentials of Islam: Faith, Prayer, and the Path of Salvation According to the Hanafi School (White Thread Press, 2004).” Since 2011, the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center has named Shaykh Faraz one of the 500 most influential Muslims.