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Hanafi Fiqh

When does the follower give salams?

Answered by Mufti Yusuf Mullan According to hanafi school, when praying behind an imam, at the end of the prayer, should one say salaam along with the imam or after the imam has completed both his salaams? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful....

Hanafi Fiqh

Permission to observe voluntary fast?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, SunniPath Academy Teacher My wife is really struggling with the idea that why does a woman need to get her husband's permission to observe voluntary fast? She is really confused about the fact that this is an act between her and...

Hanafi Fiqh

Backbiting Children

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Can parents backbite about their children (e.g. if one parents is speaking ill about another one of his/her children to another child with the purpose of criticizing). Some people say that parents cannot backbite about their own...

Hanafi Fiqh

Committed zina, need to marry… what do I do?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani I am guilty of zina and I think fornication. The brother and I have decided to stop communication for the sake of Allah, for Ramadan and Insha'Allah hope never to return to this low state. Yet I am finding this extremely difficult. I...

Hanafi Fiqh

Stuttering in prayer

Answered by Mufti Mohamed Umer Ibrahim But now, could you tell me what's the ruling about stuttering during recitation of qur'an al karim during salah? Because I stutter since I'm four years and I've read on your site, that one should recite in the loud prayers, that...

Shafi'i Fiqh

Isn’t acting on weak hadiths an innovation

Answered by Shaykh Amjad Rasheed Why did the scholars who follow madhab allow acting on weak hadith? Isn’t this a gross innovation? Answer: Audio translated by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Text translated by Sr. Shazia Ahmad   In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and...

Hanafi Fiqh

Are bad thoughts haram, or merely acting on them

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Is it haram in Islam to have homosexual thoughts (i.e.. lust beyond whispering of shaitan) or is it only sinful if you act upon those thoughts (i.e. sodomy)? Answer: Walaikum assalam, Ibn Abbas (Allah be pleased with them) reports that...