Is Historical and Cultural Knowledge Important for a Scholar?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it important for an islamic scholar to know about history and cultural background to better understand the people he is advising or the world he is living in, or should he use his time to acquire only islamic knowledge? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah khayr for […]

How Can I Correct My False Understanding of Islam? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam alaykum How can I correct my false understanding of Islam? Answer:  Wa alaykum assalam, Here is a video answer to this question by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh […]

Is It Permissible for a Woman to Learn Islam From a Man?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it permissible for a woman to receive Islamic knowledge from a man? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Knowledge It is obligatory for you to seek out answers, […]

How Do I Know An Islamic Scholar/Website Is Legitimate? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How do I know an islamic scholar/website is legitimate? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz […]

How Important Is It to Learn Arabic? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How important is it to learn Arabic? Answer: Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]

Where Can I Learn the Rules of Prayer, Zakat and Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is the Mukhtasar al-Quduri a good reference text for the Hanafi School? I would like something which outlines the rules of zakat, menstruation and also the rules of prayer. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, 1. Yes, The Mukhtasar of Imam al-Quduri is a relied upon text […]

How Can We Balance Classes When Seeking Knowledge? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can we balance classes when seeking knowledge? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Should I Avoid Pursuing Islamic Studies While Paying My Parents Mortgage?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If a person indulges in major sin, should he avoid to pursue Islamic studies? My parent have a lot of debts on mortgage and I am hoping to get a job and help them. But I would have to pay interest which is a sin. I would […]

Should I Memorize the Safwat al-Zubad​ as a Student of Shafi`i Fiqh​ ? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: I was hoping to get some advice regarding Safwat al Zubad. I study independently with tutors and sheikhs online. I also have a good memory. What are some pros and cons in memorizing this text? Answer: Assalamu ʿalaykum, I pray that you are well. May Allah bless you in […]

I Want to Become a Scholar in Islam, but My Mother Wants Me to Get Married and Have Children. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I want to live a life of seeking knowledge and teaching. My dream is to be an exegete of the Qur’an. My family wants me to get married, but I feel my time will be consumed by this. My mother will be upset if I do not get […]