Dog’s Saliva [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If a dog touches me, is it necessary to wash the area licked seven times in the shafi’i school? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam JazakaLlah khayr for your question. Any substance that comes in contact with the najasah of a dog has to be washed seven times, one […]

Missed Prayers and the Call to Prayer. [ Shafi’I ]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum When one has years of missed prayers then one gives adhan only for the very first of those missed prayer? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatah, Dear questioner, While it is correct that is is technically true that is recommended to call the adhan for […]

Hijab in the Workplace.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Would it be acceptable to put on a scarf which covers my hair only (not my neck) when going to work and then using a scarf that covers my head and neck when I am not at work? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear […]

Is It Necessary to Intend to Recite Each Verses of the Fatiha? [ Shafi’i ]

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it necessary to intend to recite each verses of the Fatiha? How to deal with involuntary semen leakage? How to know if I have an excuse regarding wudu for prayer? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, It is not necessary to intent […]

Can I Pray Behind Someone Without a Beard?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Can I pray behind someone without a beard? Answer: Wassalam, [Shaykh] Farid Dingle Shaykh Farid Dingle grew up in a convert family in Herefordshire, UK. In 2007, he moved to Jordan to pursue traditional studies. Shaykh Farid continues to live in Amman, Jordan with his wife and […]

A Ramadan Reader: A Comprehensive Answers Guide to Getting the Most Out of Ramadan

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Is It Disbelief to Listen to Songs about Shirk?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it disbelief to listen to songs about shirk? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam, Listening to forbidden musical instruments, and listening to shirk are two separate sins, neither of which constitute disbelief. You should repent from both, and leave them both. Listening to the songs of people who […]

Stunning of Animals.

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum A halal certifying authority say they stun their chicken using Water-bath Stun – for Poultry and Electric-Tong Stun – for Ovine meat before slaughtering. They say that the animal is alive at the time of slaughtering, and slaughtering is carried out by a Muslim whilst reciting Bismillahi-Allahu […]

What Can a Woman Do During Her Waiting Period?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have been told that if a woman enters her waiting period after the death of her husband she cannot leave her home until this period is completed. I wanted to know if leaving the home refers to seclusion (not going out of the home at all […]

Is It Permissible to Listen to A Capella Songs?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to listen to A capella songs? Answer: Assalamu alaykum, The letter of the law Singing is permissible as long as the words are decent, there is no musical instruments, and the tunes are not intentionally like other forbidden forms of singing or music, for […]