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Inhaling Smoke, Emitting Pre-Sexual Fluid, Accidental Eating and Fasting in Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Is it true that in the Maliki school if you unintentionally inhale cigarette smoke, steam or incense, emit pre-ejaculatory liquid or accidentally eat food that you’ve broken your fast? Answer: Inhaling Smoke, Steam and Incense While Fasting According to the Maliki school, inhaling smoke, steam or incense: 1. Will […]

The Traveler’s Prayer, Mixing Madhabs, and Maliki Reference Works

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu ‘aleikum. I have a few Maliki fiqh questions. 1. I currently live in one city and study in another city that is 163 km away from my city of residence. I travel there by train and it takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes. Can I consider myself […]

Friday Prayer When Traveling in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalaam alaykum, I will be traveling on a Friday for a work conference. I will be leaving for the conference right after Fajr salah and will be coming back home from the conference the same day, around the time that Dhuhr comes in. I wanted to know if I […]

Giving an Adopted Child Your Family Name

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I’ve read “The Fiqh of Adoption” on your website. I have questions regarding the legal issues that arise when we want to care for an orphan, particularly an abandoned baby. Please shed some light on this important issue that is the cause of many people not helping when they […]

Is It Valid to Divorce Someone While Angry or During Menstruation?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamu aleykum, I am writing as my husband has issued a 3rd talaq while I was on my menses. The second talaq was given 2 years ago also during a time of impurity. The first one was fine and during a time of purity. From what I have read […]

Takbirs During the Days of Eid al-Adha in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: In the Maliki school, what is the legal ruling of reciting the takbirs? When do we begin reciting the takbirs and when does it end.  Also, how many times is it recited after each prayer? Answer: The takbirs (saying “Allahu Akbar”) after the obligatory prayers done during the days […]

Developing a Mahram Relationship Through Nursing in Maliki Fiqh

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalamualaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuhu My father was adopted and when he was about 7 yrs old his mother (who adopted him) conceived and she gave my father some of her breast milk with a spoon. Does this make him her mahram? Will that also mean my uncle is […]

Is Continuous Fasting Permissible in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: As-salamu alaykum, I wanted to know if continuous, unbroken fasting was permitted in the Maliki school. I’ve heard that it is permissible in the Shafi’i school. Answer: According to the Maliki madhab, it is permissible to perform unbroken fasting. There is no dislike in fasting continuously and it would […]

Is It Permissible for Women to Wear Heels?

Answered by Shahkh Rami Nsour Question: Salaam Alaykum, Could you please tell us if it is permissible for women to wear heels? I have read that since they make a noise when we walk, it attracts the attention of men which makes it impermissible. However, what if they do not make a noise when one […]

Is the Prostration of Recitation Required in Prayer in the Maliki School?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I want inquire if Sujood during recitation of Qur’an is compulsory also during salat in the Maliki School. If I recite a verse that requires sujood in salat, will I offer the sujood and continue with my recitation? Answer: According to the Maliki school, the prostration of recitation (sajda […]