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Adhkar in the Maliki Fiqh

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Answered by: Maulana Mujahid Hussain.​ Question Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh, Can you please explain, how to do Adhkar after salah in Maliki fiqh? Is it like in Shafii “ayat al kursi ikhlas falakh nas then 33 zikr” or like in Hanbali “33 zikr then ayat al kursi ikhlas… read more »

Following one mazhab

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Q: I heard somewhere that all schools of thought are permissible to follow in Islam as long as you only follow one. For example, if I choose to follow Hanafi, I have to follow all of their rulings regardless of what the other schools of thought say. I just wanted to confirm if this is… read more »

Can a father and son follow different Madhahib?

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My father’s grandfather came from yemen to india. he used to follow shafai maslak my father and mother follow shafai our city there is no shafai masjid or madarsa.most of the people of the city follow hanafi maslak.i also follow hanafi father knows that i follow hanafi maslak but he has no objection.according… read more »

Clarification Regarding question 190

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السلام علیکم و رحمت اللہ و برکاتہ  I was going through the questions and answers in this site.  I came across question id 190. I am not convinced with the answer for following reasons: Islamic finder has both settings for Shafi and Hanafi Maslak timings.  The exact reason why that Masjid/Musallah adds 1 hour to… read more »

Woman in menses reciting Quran

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(1) Is it permissible for women in menses to recite the Qurʾān? Please outline the views of the four schools of thought. (2) Is it permissible for a woman in menses to recite verses of the Qurʾān as a supplication such as those in duʿā books? Please outline the views of the four schools of… read more »

Witr Salah in Makkah and Madinah

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When we visit Makkah and Madīnah in Ramaḍān, should we perform Witr Ṣalāh behind the Imam who does Salām after the second Rakʿah? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer According to the Ḥanafī school of thought, Witr Ṣalāh consists of three Rakʿah with one set of Salām at the end of the third Rakʿah. However, according… read more »

Use of title Mawlana for scholars

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Can we use the title Mawlānā for scholars despite the following ḥadīth of Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim  ولا يقل العبد لسيده مولاي prohibiting us from it? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Answer The use of the title Mawlānā when referring to scholars is undoubtedly permissible. The phrase Mawlā has over twenty meanings in the Arabic language, and the term… read more »