Month: April 2018

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Taking Knowledge From People of Innovation

Question: Is it permissible for me to learn the science of tajweed from a non salafi teacher whom other sisters have warned against in terms of her manhaj (methodology)? She’s

Some recommended books to learn aqeedah

Question: What book in English can I refer to learn the creed? May Allah reward you with goodness Zaynab El-Kateb: Examples of books in English you may use: “Al-Usul ath-Thalaatha”

The ruling on announcing death

Question: What are the prohibited ways to announce death? Sheikh Waleed Boghdady: You need to differentiate between announcement and between informing people in order to gather them to pray Janazah

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