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Shaykh Jamir Meah on Science and the Qur’an

Shaykh Jamir Meah recently answered a host of questions on seeming contradictions between science and the Qur’an. It is so good it needed to be featured here. Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I have had a lot of questions about some claimed scientific mistakes in the Qur’an that I haven’t had any answers […]

Passing Thoughts and Sins of the Heart

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if inappropriate passing thoughts about Allah are sinful. Do demonic or comical thoughts about Allah take one out of the fold of Islam? Actively bringing such an image or ideation to mind would be sinful. It merely coming across one’s mind has no ruling. Believing it would be disbelief. Please […]

Criticizing a Companion

If one has the i‘tiqad of Ahl al-Sunna, but criticizes, or speaks ill, or curses a Companion of the Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, what is his state? Is he still among the Ahl al-Sunna, but with an opinion of Ahl al-Bid‘a? Or is he totally Ahl al-Bid‘a, because the i‘tiqad of […]

The Quandary of Disbelief

Shaykh Farid Dingle gives advice to a person who is struggling with the problem of disbelief, why Allah is as He is, and how one justifies this to oneself. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I’ve spent most of my life following Islamic principles with a devoted love toward Allah and often myself […]

Podcasts: Minority Fiqh and Aqida with Mufti Taha Karaan

Mufti Taha Karaan is a Shafi‘i scholar born in Cape Town, South Africa, to a family renowned in both its maternal and paternal lineage for Islamic scholarship. His father, the late Mufti Yusuf Karaan, may Allah have mercy on his soul, was one of the most distinguished Islamic scholars in the Cape.

What Is Aqida and Why Study It? – Shaykh Hassan al Hindi

Shaykh Hassan al Hindi gives an overview of the science of ʿaqida, clarifies points of contention and agreement, and explains why it is a necessary science. Though each of the Islamic sciences has its specific topics of inquiry and detailed investigations, a student may find himself losing sight of the purpose, importance, and distinctive features […]

Anse Tamara Gray Answers Your Aqida Questions

Anse Tamara Gray recently spent over two hours answering some of the most pertinent contemporary aqida questions, as a background to understanding modernism and how it has affected us. Worth watching in the Rabata video below.

Is There Any Difference of Belief Between Hanafis and Malikis?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am Hanafi and I plan on taking a belief class that is taught by a Maliki. Is there any difference of belief between Hanafis and Malikis? Answer: Assalamu alaykum The Hanafi and Maliki schools are schools of law and not theology (aqida). Classically, scholars from the Hanafis and […]

Essential Islamic Aqida, with Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah (Allah preserve him and grant us benefit) taught this brilliant series of classes on the essentials of Islamic aqida during a retreat in Spain. SeekersGuidance teacher, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani highly recommends it. All five parts are available below.

Allah’s Relationship with Time and Space

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: If Allah’s power enters time and space, such as in our lives, and Allah’s power is a part of him, then why could Allah not incarnate himself in the form of a human on this earth? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the […]