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The definition of a scholar

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Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher I understand that it is the obligation of somebody who is not a scholar to ask somebody who is. However, I would like to know what qualifies as a scholar. For example, I recently agreed to be a beneficery of a financial trust. The trust itself seemed… read more »

Standing After Prostration

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Answered by Sidi Moustafa Elqabbany What is the sunnah way to get up from sujud, should one use their hands? I heard that one should keep straight , could you please clarify if that is correct and how does one do that? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Getting Up From… read more »

The mustache in the Shafi`i school  

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Is it sunna to remove the mustache completely or to merely trim it? Answer: Trimming the mustache is a sunna that is agreed upon as stated in the Majmu’. The Prophet, peace be upon him, said: “Whosoever does not take something from his mustache is not one of us.” This… read more »

Exiting of sperm/sexual fluid and wudu      

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Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad The statement below is taken from your answer: Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, In the Shafi’i school, sperm and female sexual fluid (the same ruling applies to female sexual fluid) are not considered filth. However, upon sperm exiting, it is obligatory that one make a… read more »

Omitting Sunnas When Making Up Missed Prayers

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Answered by Sidi Mostafa Azzam If one has many make-up prayers, in the Shafi”i school, is it O.K. to intentionally leave out the sunnahs in the prayers, and just perform the arkan? Answer: The Permissibility of Omitting Sunnas If by “O.K.,” you mean permissible, yes it is permissible, i.e. not forbidden (haram). If you fulfill… read more »

Audio: Ghazali’s Ihya’ `Ulum al-Din: Why did the ulema devote so much attention when there are so many fabricated hadiths in it?

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Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Given that there are so many weak hadiths in Imam Ghazali’s Ihya’ then why did the scholars consider it such a great book? Answer: Audio:    Audio translation by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Alhamdulillahi Rabbil A’lameen. Was salaatu was salaamu ala sayyidina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa sahbihi… read more »