Month: April 2018

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How to identify a true Scholar

Question: How can I identify a person of Knowledge or a Scholar? How can we know who to take knowledge from these days? Zaynab El-Kateb: The true Scholars are known,

Taking knowledge or making hajj

Question: An individual has the ability to live by the Masjid al-Haraam and perform umrah and hajj but is unable to seek knowledge from the Scholars and students of knowledge,

How to treat those disbelievers who don’t show hostility towards Islam

Question: How should we treat non-Muslim neighbours, family etc, especially those who are very kind, helpful, offer gifts and don’t show any hostility against Muslims or Islam? Also some of

Shaikh Hassan Al-Banna asks Hadi Hammad to regret and to rectify

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Sheikh Hassan Al-Banna sent below letter to Hadi Hammad and this letter was intended to be a private advice with the condition that Hadi Hammad

Accepting religious leaflets from Non Muslims

Question: If a Christian hands you one of their dawah leaflets while in public should we take it from them? If a Christian knocks on our door to call us

Prohibition for a male to teach a woman being alone

Question: Can a young male teach a woman in khalwa (being alone) with her wearing her niqab or sitar? What if there are more people? Zaynab El-Kateb: No. This is

My husband hides his Islam from his parents

Question: I am married to a convert to Islam of 9 years. He hides his Islam from his parents and sometimes would miss salah because he is afraid to get

Advising one who left off practicing Islam

Question: How should we deal with our friend if she stopped practicing Islam? Should we search a way in order to try for her to return to the religion or

Memorizing Quran only or gaining other knowledge

Question: I am 47 years and I have been memorizing Quran for the past year. I also learn the rules of recitation (tajweed) and correct pronunciation of the letters there.

Permissibility to teach others after gaining some Islamic knowledge

Question: I studied Fundamentals of Islam for one year, then I started attending classes of explanation of the Quran regularly through Quran classes and videos. Presently, I’m learning aqeedah and