Shafi'i Fiqh

November 15, 2022 3 mins

When Does Laughing Break One’s Prayer in the Shafi’i School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I would like to know the Shafi’i opinion on laughing in prayer. I heard it is “what is loud or when you can discern two letters.” What does this mean exactly? What would constitute “loud” if the person next to you could hear you? What if the sound you […]
November 13, 2022 4 mins

What Is the Prescribed Method of Animal Sacrifice?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  What is the prescribed method of animal sacrifice? What is the maximum number of cuts, and what happens if the animal moves after the first cut and the knife is raised before the second cut? The sources available in France stipulate that such a sacrifice is invalid according to […]
November 13, 2022 3 mins

Are My Prayers Valid despite My Speech Impediment?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  First, I’d like to thank you for all the good things you’re doing for the Ummah on this website. May Allah bless you all, accept your good deeds, and make everything easy. I have a severe recurring speech impediment that often comes up in prayer. Sometimes I can recite […]
November 13, 2022 3 mins

Does the Urdu Expression “Tum Azad Ho Meri Tarf Se” Count as Divorce?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Does the Urdu expression “tum azad ho meri tarf se” count as divorce? Would it still count if a husband says that to his wife without the intention to divorce her? This phrase is used for divorce in my location. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful […]