Maliki Fiqh

May 8, 2022 2 mins

Can I Follow an Imam in Prayer Who Follows a Different School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Will my Witr prayer in Ramadan after Tarawih and the eclipse prayer be valid in a congregation behind a Hanafi Imam who prays these prayers differently from the Shafi‘is? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. Thank you for your question. It is valid to pray behind […]
April 13, 2022 1 min

What Needs To Be Done Before Switching Madhhabs of Fiqh?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I’ve been brought up following the Maliki madhab, though I never formally studied. Now I wish to study and follow the Shafi’i madhab. Do I need to do anything when switching? Perhaps a ghusl? Answer Assalamu alaykum, Thank you for your question.  Nothing will be needed before you switch […]
March 24, 2022 5 mins

What Should I Do about an Unlawful Transaction That I Can’t Reverse?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I took part in a transaction buying something permissible. The seller was not a Muslim and I was doubtful if the method of the transaction was permissible, but with (poor) reasoning thinking it was okay and went ahead before asking a scholar. I later asked and was told this […]
February 8, 2022 4 mins

Is It Permissible to Pray with a Sunna Intention to Give Someone a Congregation ...

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Can one pray a supererogatory prayer to accompany his mother in her obligatory prayers before going to the mosque? I follow the Maliki School, but I am still learning the basics of the deen, and I am pretty lost concerning this issue. My mother converted to Islam. For encouragement, […]