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Hanafi Fiqh

Who is Mahram

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Who is a Mahram? Answer : As a general principle, it is worth remembering that a Mahram is one with whom marriage is permanently unlawful. This is the reason why “Mahram” is translated in English as unmarriageable kin....

Hanafi Fiqh

When Should Children Start Praying?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: What is the Hanafi Fiqh on the age of when boys should start praying the daily 5 obligatory prayers? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. In terms of fiqh, parents...

Hanafi Fiqh

When Is Expiation Required For A Fast?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: A sister was not encouraged to fast when she was young. Does she have to make expiation for these missed fasts in addition to making them up? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, She will only...

Hanafi Fiqh

The Fiqh of Eid al-Fitr & Eid al-Adha

Answered by Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahimi The Companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him) said, “The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) migrated to the city of Medina and saw the people celebrating two days of festivities....

Hanafi Fiqh

The Fiqh of Adoption

Answered by Sidi Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalam Alaikum, My wife and I are thinking of adoption. What is the fiqh of adoption? Is there a difference in the ruling for a girl vs boy? What are the mahram rulings for the adopted girl or boy? What is the wisdom in...

Hanafi Fiqh

Rights of Children in Detail

Answered by : Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Rights of Children in Detail In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Answer :  Children are a mercy and a gift from the Almighty Creator to the parents. They serve as a means of coolness for the eyes....