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  • Ruling on studying medicine in a non-Muslim country Date: 1-9-2014

    Salam aleikum dear respected Scholars, i live in a non muslim country and have a daughter. She lives with her non - believing mother and i feel that i have to stay close to her to give her advice and giver her her right as much as possible. I studied aternative medicine and need to continue in my practical education in order to work in this field, because.. More

  • Knowledge seeking is available via modern means of communication Date: 8-7-2014

    As salamu aleikum, I would like to go and study for a year or so with my children at an Islamic center outside the city so as to be able to focus completely on study without all the interuptions of the city in terms of noise, crowds, and money. However, all these centers say that we need a mahram to be welcome. I do not have a mahram. Is it Islamically.. More

  • The reward of helping people with worldly knowledge Date: 20-5-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum, I have read a lot about the benefits of seeking and spreading 'beneficial knowledge'. However, is 'beneficial knowledge' only limited to Islamic knowledge/information or in general? For example, if I seek parenting advice and then counsel a Muslim with general parenting advice that I have gleaned from various sources that improves.. More

  • He finds some difficulty in seeking knowledge Date: 11-5-2014

    assalamu aleikum Im new to seeking knowledge. I want to become better muslim and i found the best way is to seek knowledge. My question is regarding note taking. Everything in islam is important, how do i know what to write down especially when the shaikh explains a fiqh or aqidah or any of the islamic books? I am not good at or should i say I'm TERRIBLE.. More

  • Investigating the reliability of the available Islamic sources and scholars Date: 22-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I am living in a non-Muslim country and I want to know how we can know the authenticity of our teachers and books about Islam. There are no real scholars where we live and one or two of the people teaching us have been making doubtful statements. As there are many people in our community who want to learn about Islam, we often make.. More

  • Suggestions for the best teaching performance Date: 22-1-2014

    I am a teacher at the elementary level. How should I deal with pupils in a way that revives the spirit of Islam and uses the stories of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and his Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, to make them role models for pupils to follow?May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Maintaining a sound Fitrah is better than acquiring knowledge from those who distort one’s religion Date: 14-1-2014

    My dear brother, I want to ask about the situation of my brother who is deaf. He finished the sixth grade and there is no suitable school for him to complete his study from the seventh grade to the second secondary grade except this school in which the director and half of its teachers are Christians. What should we do; should we enroll him in this.. More

  • Her family wants her to stop listening to scholars Date: 21-12-2013

    Salam, My family made me feel that I should stop watching videos and reading fatwas from people who has knowledge because they do not like it when I tell them something that I learn of. Also, they question that why is that people who has knowledge they don't tell the Muslim leaders to stop doing wrong things that they see? Please help me. May Allah.. More

  • Competition in learning is not a sin Date: 2-12-2013

    I have read a hadith which indicates that if someone gains knowledge in order to compete with someone than it is a sin. If I study so that, I can be a top student by beating the top students is this sin?... All the top students think like this. Does Islam forbids competition in studies?... I am confused... The hadith is quoted below: The Messenger of.. More

  • Hiding knowledge out of fear Date: 8-11-2013

    Is it allowed for a talib ul ilm or a scholar who has some islamic information or knowledge to hide it in fear of being arrested or being watched by authorities? .. More

  • Studying in a textbook that contains a false religious statement Date: 29-5-2013

    i have a book in which it is written that"life eternal through knowledge" ..is it permissible to study from such a book ..i even have a medical entrance test which is based on this book.can i write that exam? .. More

  • One must know the Sharee‘ah to know what pleases Allaah Date: 7-3-2012

    I am a young man who has not memorized a text or acted according to one that I do not understand, and I have been like that for a long time. If I do not understand a Quranic verse, I do not apply its rulings nor wish to memorize it. By the same token, I do not apply the rulings of any Hadeeth that I do not understand. What is the solution? I am.. More

  • Issues not mentioned in Sharee‘ah should not be opened Date: 7-3-2012

    What is the language in which Allaah The Almighty spoke to Aadam (Adam) and to Moosa (Moses), may Allaah exalt their mention?.. More

  • What to do if I get different answers from different scholars? Date: 21-2-2012

    Please what should a muslim(not knowledgeable/layman) do if faced with the following scenario?He is presented with the different opinions of scholars on an issue like abandoning salat or fasting,zakat etc and he EQUALLY RESPECTS and has CONFIDENSE in all of them but he can not choose an opinion because of his inability to analyse the issues/weigh.. More

  • Importance of taking knowledge from the scholars Date: 1-11-2011

    Assalamu 'aleikum, I have a Salafi friend who told me that knowledge can only be accepted from ulama (scholars) who have learnt this knowledge through a chain of ulama that goes back to the companions of the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam. In other words, you need to find out who the Sheikh has studied with, and who that one has studied with,.. More