Wiping over Thick Socks

Ustadh Salman Younas clarifies the meaning of thick socks or khuff, their conditions, wiping over them, and the rulings on this.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Can you please give a detailed answer with proofs and references of why doing masah on thick socks (not leather khuffs) are permitted, such as […]

Selling Mushaf to Non-Muslims

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about the validity of selling a vintage copy of the Mushaf to a non-Muslim.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatu Allah wa barakatuh A non-Muslim buyer wants to purchase a Mushaf of historical value and pay a very high sum for it. There is pretty much no fear or worry […]

Praying in Clothes with Dog’s Saliva on Them

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if it is permissible to disregard dog saliva if the dog serves a useful function. I read in one of your answers that if you work in a place where a dog may lick your clothes quite often it is allowed for a Hanafi person to follow the Maliki opinion […]

Receiving Funding from a Commercial Bank

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about receiving start-up funding from a bank that deals in riba. I am a revert to Islam doing my Bachelor’s in Computer Science and have been given a project in my field of study by a start-up (let’s call it X). X works in the domain of Computer Science. The […]

Is My Umra Valid?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the validity of Umra if a sister has doubts about purity. I went on Umra during my period. My periods stop on the sixth day, but this time it didn’t stop until the thirteenth day. On the twelfth day I went and did Umra, thinking I am now in […]

Delaying an Expiation Fast

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if it is sinful to delay an expiation fast for breaking an oath. Is it sinful to delay fast for an oath expiation? Yes, it is considered to be religiously sinful to delay the mandatory expiation (kaffara) of a nullified oath (yamin), unless you have a reasonable excuse to do […]

Qibla Direction and Prayer Validity

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked about coming to realize that one has given others the wrong qibla direction.   Question: Insha Allah this finds you very well. I wanted to ask about a situation related to the prayer validity and the qibla. Some months ago we had friends visit our home to which we had […]

Is Margin Trading Permissible?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat answers a question on the legality of margin trading. Can you please confirm if margin trading is permissible? This is where you predict if the market will go up or down by using leverage positions. Thank You. I pray you are well. Margin trading is not permissible for a number of reasons. […]

Sunna Prayers after Jumu‘a

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the number of sunna prayers after the Friday prayer. I use this website very often and it has helped me a lot with my religious questions. Thank you to the SeekersHub team for doing this wonderful work. I love Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and his team and whenever I want […]

Prayer, Past Sins, and the Hijab

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat gives valuable advice on how to make up prayers and not burn out. I’m sorry. I sent a question through earlier about making up missed prayers. I also wanted to ask, if I should be including the nafl prayers for dhuhr, maghrib and isha in my makeup prayers, or can these be […]