How Can I Keep up with My Memorization of Qur’an Classes despite Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum, If a female is doing qur’an memorization on a regular basis, with weekly fixed classes, how should she keep up with her memorization classes if she is not supposed to recite/ touch Qur’an during menstruation? Also Qur’an recitation is what helps me through my days. I’m dependent […]

Is Backbiting Permissible for Marriage Prospects?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: What are the guidelines for permissible warnings against potential spouses? I was told that when it comes to issues of marriage, we are allowed to say about others what might normally be considered backbiting. Could we speak about other potential spouses from the past that didn’t work out? […]

As a Convert How Do I Choose a School of Thought?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalamu alaikum wa ramatullah wa barakatu I am attending the current seekers circle on how to read a question. The Imam kept emphasing the importance of following a madhab as these scholars have gone through all the different Hadith and come to conclusions and as we don’t have that […]

Should I Change My School of Thought to Ease the Education of My Son?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am a follower of the Hanafi school. My wife is from West Africa and we have just had a child. I am seriously considering studying Maliki fiqh and adopting it myself in order to raise my son as a Maliki. I understand that I could raise my son […]

How Can I Know If I Am Modestly Dressed? [Women]

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Assalam alaykum Should I check if I am modestly dress from afar? From mid view? From birds eye view? From a low angle? Answer: Wa’alaikum assalaam warahmatu Allah, May Allah bless you. Dressing modestly is not complicated. Just make sure you are covered (everything except hands, face, and feet), […]

How to Choose to Follow an Opinion within a School of Law?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I follow the Hanafi school and I want to know what the principles of fiqh and tassawuf are when choosing an opinion within the Hanafi school. Take for example the difference of opinion when eating shrimps, the time of Asr, and others. Can a common Muslim choose an easier […]