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  • Choosing the Easiest Option when the Fatwa Differs Date: 20-7-2022

    If a muslim who doesn't have much knowledge of Quran and Sunnah gets different answers from two different students of knowledge and he needs to choose one urgently, what should he do? Can he choose the easiest option? .. More

  • One Must Follow the Sunnah Even If It Contradicts His School of Fiqh Date: 8-6-2020

    Assalam o elaikum, I was following the hanafi fiqh until now. But i never like the idea of following a single person from minor issue to major issues (in my case Imam abu hanifa r.a) because i believe every person can make an error no matter how great of an imam he is. I recently started liking your approach more because as a mufti you compare different.. More

  • When is a Lay-Muslim Permitted to Follow Concessions? Date: 1-1-2019

    Salam,I have a question regarding hurmat musaaharah. I am severely affected from OCD so i got lot of waswasas about this issue. My question is that i am following Hanafi Madhab can i follow your Fatwas regarding hurmat e musaahrah (e.g 318664) or notjQuery111009441319627245637_1543994284918I have fear that if i follow your fatwa do it come under tafliq.. More

  • A Layman May Adhere to the Easiest View of the Scholars Date: 30-9-2018

    salam. pls dont refer to other answers and clear my confusion. i want to have peace of mind. i am originally a hanafi. but since we have access to authentic scholars these days via internet, i submit all my queries to either islamqa or islamweb. i trust both sites, the former for its cautiousness and the latter for adopting flexibility without being.. More

  • The Salafi school and responding to Muslims’ affairs Date: 7-3-2012

    Is the Salafi school considered a valid Islamic school of thought? Why do those who call themselves Salafis not care about Muslims' affairs, like the case of Palestine? .. More

  • Praiseworthy and blameworthy differences of opinion Date: 7-2-2012

    Is it permissible to have different views in Islam? .. More

  • Reasons behind differences in Islamic ideologies Date: 23-8-2011

    What are the reasons that have led to the emergence of multiple Islamic ideological schools? What is the effect of this on the Muslim individual and community? What are the reasons behind the occurrence of multiple Quranic commentaries? What is the effect of this on the Muslim individual and community? .. More

  • I'laa' As-Sunan as a Hanafi reference Date: 25-1-2007

    As salaam aleykum Is Ileau us Sunan a reliable book for Hanafi sources, i heard this book is praised by many scholars is this true? Was salaam .. More

  • Differences between Islamic schools Date: 23-3-2006

    Allaah sent a complete message to the humanity. This message, which was the Quran, which was thoroughly explained by the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in a way that left no space for the difference of opinion among the people in any issue. In light of the above, what are the reasons which led to the appearance of different Islamic schools.. More

  • Authentic Hadeeth about Salat according to Hanafi school Date: 9-2-2005

    What are the authentic Hadeeth for performing Salaat according to Hanafi Madhab? What are the answers to the usual questions raised by Salafi on Hanafi method of Salaat? .. More

  • Schools of thought other than the four Imaams Date: 9-1-2005

    I saw a lecture where Bilal Phillips said that there were more than 4 schools of thought. I think he said there were 9 or 11 in total, but the others died out. Which were the other schools of thought? Who was their 'founder'? When and how long were they for? Did those scholars have books of opinions like Imaam Maalik, etc.? How did those.. More

  • Seeks knowledge about Hadeeth and schools of Fiqh Date: 22-11-2004

    I'm a Hanafi. The writers of the six Books of Hadeeth (Bukhaari, Muslim, etc.) more of them was Hanafi. So please tell me about the other schools of Fiqh (in brief). I'm in trouble. .. More

  • The school of Ahlul-Rai Date: 28-6-2004

    I read the history of evolution of Fiqh in English. I would like to know how the Ahlul-Rai judged according to Shariah...I read that Ahlul-Hadith considered Qur'an and Hadith to be the source of Islamic law. What sources did the Ahlul-Rai considered to be the source of Islamic law? Thanks... More

  • Ijtihad of the Four Imams Date: 10-4-2004

    How does one relate Qur'an and Sunnah with the four great Sheiks namely, Shafii, Hanafi, Maliki, and Hanbaly? Is the role of these great Sheiks to divide Islam into sects? What the does Qur'an Surah 6:159 relate to? .. More

  • Ibn Abideen's Rad al-Muhtar Date: 9-6-2003

    Is the book Rad al-Muhtar by $Ibn Abideen$$ reliable for learning Fiqh? If no please recommend another one... More