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I Lied to My Family About Law School, What Should I Do?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I grew up with plans of going to law school but after I finished my undergrad, I didn’t end up applying for a law program. Fearing my family’s reaction, I lied to them by telling that I passed the LSAT, and was admitted into a law program. […]

Could You Give Me a Supplication to Increase My Chances of Entering a Nursing Program?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, It has been two years since I started trying to get onto a nursing program, but to no avail. Is there a prayer or dua for increasing my chances of getting in? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, May Allah Most High facilitate your affairs. Consider praying […]

Is It Permissible for My Mother to Finance My Studies Through Her Zakat?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. Is it permissible for my mother to finance my studies through her Zakat? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. The basis in the Hanafi school is that a person cannot give their zakat funds to their […]

Is It Permissible for a Woman to Pursue Her Studies in a Foreign Country Without a Mahram?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam Alaikum, Does the Hanafi school deem permissible for a woman to pursue higher education in a foreign country without a mahram? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. According to the Maliki school, a […]

Is the Hostel Life Foreign to the Sunna?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, I read somewhere in an article on this site that the concept of a hostel life in not from the Sunnah. Is this correct? I am planning to send my daughter for her undergraduate studies overseas where she will have to live in a hostel, and […]

Should I Keep Studying Fiqh With a Teacher Who Doesn’t Follow One Single School of Law?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, I really like my teacher who is a learned person who has studied in Al Azhar but in teaching Fiqh he sometimes mix the opinions of different schools. Should I continue to study with him even if he doesn’t follow one school? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa […]

What is Required in Order to Become a Teacher in Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalaamu ‘alaykum What does it take to be an Ustadh? I am interested in teaching Islamic classes one day inshallah. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Titles are irrelevant. What matters is ​gaining ​mastery over the material, […]