How to Seek Forgiveness from Teachers?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: In my early teens I was disrespectful towards my Qur’an teacher. Now I have realized the grave mistake of disrespecting him. I have repented and tried to make amends by buying my teacher gifts. However I have not asked for his forgiveness as I am shy. AlhamduliLlah he accepted my gift. What I should do? Answer: […]

Should I Keep Studying Fiqh With a Teacher Who Doesn’t Follow One Single School of Law?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, I really like my teacher who is a learned person who has studied in Al Azhar but in teaching Fiqh he sometimes mix the opinions of different schools. Should I continue to study with him even if he doesn’t follow one school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

Can I Prepare My Hajj by Watching Videos Online and Reading Books?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaikum, Recently, I have been on a rather short umrah trip. After some time, I realised that I made the umrah by just reading it from an article and some conversation with friends. I have an opportunity to be performing the Hajj this year but I am […]

Taking Rulings Directly From Imam Muhammad’s Six Books (kutub dhahir al-riwaya)

Answered by Sidi Waseem Hussain Question: Is it permissible for a non scholar muslim to follow directly a ruling ,issued in one of the six Kutub zâhir al-riwâya, by Imam Abu Hanifa,Imam Abu Yusuf and Imam As Shaybani on an issue they have all three agreed upon and in the meantime doing this without consulting […]

Why Learn From A Teacher?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What’s the significance of studying fiqh with scholars rather than just reading the text yourself, especially if the text is written by or commented on by reliable scholars? What can one get from a living teacher that he couldnt from these reliable texts? Answer: In the Name of Allah, […]