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My Husband’s Beard

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani My husband says that he follows the hanafi school of thought but he doesn’t keep a long  beard… . I try to urge and persuade him to keep a proper beard and say “the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) had a long beard, Why is yours short?”… read more »

Becoming Shafi’i?

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Can I change from a hanafi to a shafi and would it be a good idea in Britain? Answer: Walaikum assalam, Madhhabs are a means to an end, which is to worship Allah and obey Him in a sound, proper and pleasing manner. As such, what madhhab one follows should… read more »

Did Abu Hanifa Say Only 8 Rakats for Tarawih?

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Answered by Shaykh Abu Usamah Recently, a salafi forwarded this to me, can you please comment…apparently he’s trying to imply that Imam Abu Hanifa rahmatullah alaihe was of the opinion that tarawih is only 8 rak’at. Here’s his comment: <“This is what has been stated in the Hanafi books of fiqh (jurisprudence), for we do… read more »

Multiple congregations at the Kaaba

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Were there recognized ulema who adopted and taught the practice of 4 different congregations at the Haram in Makkah? Were the Salafis the first to disagree with this practice or ulema from the 4 madhahib also disagreed with this practice? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The practice of multiple congregations… read more »

Takfir – Anathematizing

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Answered by Shaykh Gibril F Haddad Does any person (be it a regular person or a an ‘alim) have the right to put any other person (who claims to be Muslim), out of faith?… if yes, is there anything in the the Quran or Sunnah that would prove it? and if no, then isn’t this… read more »

Wiping Over Hijab or Turban

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Wiping over normal socks, turbans and hijabs is permitted in the Hanbali school. I know the socks issue is out of the question in Shafii and [Hanafi] schools, but what about turban or hijab? A friend of mine who went to Hajj claims that ‘everyone was doing it’ Is this… read more »

Hanafi following an imam of another madhhab

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Answered by Not Assigned is there any reason to believe it is not permissible for a follower of the hanafi madhhab to follow her husband in salah if he is of a different madhhab (malaki)? Outside of salah, is it permissbile for her to continue doing things according to her preferred madhhab if he does… read more »