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Using an Inhaler whilst fasting

Question Salaam Using an inhaler whilst fasting, does it break the fast? For both Hanafi and Shaafi Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not permissible to use an inhaler whilst...

Reciting a surah as mahr

Q: Hanafis can only give wealth as mahr whereas Shaafi'ees can recite a surah, etc. Does this only work if both boy and girl are Shaafi'ee or if one is Shaafi'ee and the other Hanafi?A: Both have to be Shaafi`ee.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered...

Bleeding after a miscarriage (Shaafi Mazhab)

Q: Please advise as per Shaafi mazhab.I had a miscarriage 2 weeks ago. The blood test showed pregnancy on Tuesday, on Wednesday I bled, and on Thursday the miscarriage was confirmed. I bled from Thursday till the following week Friday. I took ghusl and then I was ok...

Doubts about following a mazhab

Q: I am a hanafi but I don't know I'm getting these kind of questions about mathabs for so many weeks now, like for example, why am I supposed to read salaah if I'm a hanafi when its 10+ days of haydh and I'm not supposed to if I'm a Shaafi or like why would I be a...

Moving from one mazhab to another

Q: All the 4 Imaams (Hanafi, Shaafi, Maaliki and Hambali) are valid? Can we follow whichever Imaam we interested in?A: In principle, we believe and accept that all four mazhabs are on Haq. Similarly, each mazhab has their proofs which are supported from the Qur'an and...

Reading the book “Deewan-e-Shaafi”

Q: I was reading a book named "Diwaan e Shafi'i". Kindly guide me about its authenticity.Should one read it and believe that all this book contains are authentic poems of one of four jurisprudents of Ahlas Sunnah (Imam Muhammad Ibn Idrīs al Shafiʿi)? A: You may read...

Hanafi performing asr salaah in the Shaafi’ee time

Q: Is it permissible for a hanafi to follow a shafi jamaat for asr salaah if the time for asr hasnt set in for hanafi yet? What is the ruling and other important points to note?A: He should perform the Asr Salaah according to the Hanafi Asr time.And Allah Ta'ala (الله...

Circumcision for new-Muslims

Q: This question is on behalf of a revert brother that is planning to get married. He would like to know what is the ruling on circumcision for a male revert to Islam in the light of Hanafi fiqh as well as Shaafi fiqh? What is the ruling of ghusl after relations with...