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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 […]

Is It Permissible to Eat Calamari According to the Hanafi School?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is it permissible to eat calamari according to the Hanafi school? Answer: assalamu alaykum In the Hanafi school, the only seafood that is permitted to consume is what falls into the category of fish. Therefore, calamari would not be permitted according to Hanafis. [al-Marghinani, al-Hidaya] There is, […]

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 […]

What Islamic Perspective is Taught at SeekersHub?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Are the courses at SeekersHub, such as the beliefs course Kharida al-Bahiyya and others, representative of Sunni Islam? Also, could you explain what is meant by Sunni Islam? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam The courses at SeekersHub and the texts taught in these courses are based on the orthodox Sunni […]

Sunni Orthodoxy: When Was It Established and Systematized?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Is it true that “Sunni orthodoxy” was established in the third Islamic century? I have read this in many books authored by non-Muslims. My understanding is that orthodoxy was known from the first century, but systematized as a science in the third century. Is this understanding correct? Answer: […]

A class for serious seekers: Dars Maraqi al-Falah – Mastering the Fiqh of Worship according to the Hanafi school – with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Mastering Worship Dars Maraqi al-Falah درس مراقي الفلاح For seekers of knowledge who have covered at least two complete texts in the fiqh of worship, and who know Arabic, Mastering Worship will be covering Imam Shurunbulali’s Maraqi al-Falah in full, with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The commentary (Maraqi al-Falah) will be read in Arabic, and explain […]