Seeking Knowledge

November 27, 2023 2 mins

What Is the Importance of Studying the Science of Hadith (Prophetic Traditions)?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurrahman al-Kharsa Question What is the importance of studying the science of Hadith (Prophetic traditions)? Answer All praise is due to Allah. Hadith: A Source of Legislation The science of Hadith is one of the most significant Islamic sciences. Its study holds immense religious importance since the Prophetic traditions constitute the second […]
November 18, 2023 3 mins

When Does One Become Qualified to Read Islamic Texts without a Teacher?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question May Allah grant you all well-being and bless SeekersGuidance. It’s an invaluable resource. It is my understanding that ‘ulama generally advise against reading books of fiqh, aqida, spirituality, etc., without a teacher to avoid misinterpreting the author and to ensure proper belief. For those who are interested in reading […]
November 17, 2023 3 mins

Can I Fund My Islamic School with My Earnings without My Family’s Consent?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I am interested in furthering my understanding and teaching of Islam by attending an Islamic school. But, I am facing financial constraints and cannot afford the expenses. Currently, I am working with my brother, and he pays me an amount that may not be sufficient even for my basic […]
November 14, 2023 3 mins

Would it Be Permissible For Me to Continue Learning Arabic With a Female Teacher...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I’m a male, and I’m taking online classes to learn the Arabic language with a female teacher around my age. I don’t take the classes in seclusion, I take them on a computer near my family members. I try to keep my gaze lowered, and I simply ask questions […]