Maliki Fiqh

October 23, 2023 3 mins

Can Women Travel Without a Mahram According to The Shafi‘i School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Saudi laws allow a woman to travel for Umra and Hajj without a mahram when she reaches the age of 45. As for the Shafi‘i school of thought, it’s advisable to consult with a knowledgeable scholar or authority within that school to determine their specific stance on this matter. This […]
October 3, 2023 2 mins

How Long Is the Waiting Period after a Divorce?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question If my husband divorces me (by saying it) three times on three different occasions (on one day or a few days apart each time), does this count as an irrevocable divorce? We have no intention to get back together and I was wondering what my Iddah period was? Is […]
December 29, 2022 3 mins

What Is the Ruling on Photographing, Filming, and Drawing Animate Life?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question What are the limitations of video recording for Islamic and other educational programs in the Shafi‘i School? In schools, certain activities require the children to draw animated pictures. Is this permissible? For some occupations, digital photography of the human body is required, including private organs. In light of Islamic law, […]
October 16, 2022 3 mins

How Was the Prohibition on Touching the Quran (Even Translation) without Wudu De...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Based on this answer it says (regarding the Hanafi school), “The stronger and more precautionary position is that it is obligatory to be in a state of ritual purity to touch even a translation of the Quran.” How was this ruling derived? Especially since a translation, such as an […]