Does Scratching or Hair Falling Out Require Repeating Wudu or Ghusl?

Answered by Shaykh Qasim Hatem Question: Assalamu alaykum, I require an answer according to the Shafi’i school. 1. After taking a ghusl, when I rub myself dry with a towel body hair and hair from my beard and head fall out. I also get very itchy so I usually scratch myself and this obviously results […]

Reciting the Fajr Qunut Behind the Imam in Shafi’i Fiqh

Answered by Shaykh Arsalan Haque Question: Assalamu alaikum wa Rahmatullah. Is reciting Qunut during a congregation of fajr prayer mandatory for a follower when the imam is reciting it? In Malaysia where Shafi’i fiqh is predominant an imam during fajr prayer recites Qunut. Is my prayer void if I do not recite Qunut and not […]

What Islamic Perspective is Taught at SeekersHub?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are the courses at SeekersHub, such as the beliefs course Kharida al-Bahiyya and others, representative of Sunni Islam? Also, could you explain what is meant by Sunni Islam? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam The courses at SeekersHub and the texts taught in these courses are based on the orthodox Sunni […]

Sunni Orthodoxy: When Was It Established and Systematized?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it true that “Sunni orthodoxy” was established in the third Islamic century? I have read this in many books authored by non-Muslims. My understanding is that orthodoxy was known from the first century, but systematized as a science in the third century. Is this understanding correct?   […]