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Holidays Free of Religious Overtones – Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

This article was originally published on binbayyah.net The holidays which are forbidden [for Muslims] to observe are those with religious overtones, such as Christmas and Easter, not the festive gatherings people observe due to certain events. Therefore, people are allowed to celebrate wedding anniversaries, birthdays or any occasion such celebrations are not related to religious holidays. […]

How Can I Raise My Children in the West? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I raise my children in the West? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz […]

Is There Islamic Banking in the West? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there Islamic banking in the West? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]

How Should Muslim Women Dress in the West? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How should Muslim women dress in the West? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Are Non-Muslims Our Brothers, as Mentioned in the Hadith?

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani was asked “According to a commentary I read on Hadith 13 (None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.] – this hadith is very broad and includes Non-Muslims. Should we then consider Non-Muslims to be our brothers and sisters?” The question came from Shaykh Faraz’ class on […]

Letter to the West: we just have to learn to live together – Habib Ali al-Jifri

Original article can be found here. This is a letter to the West, particularly to its thinkers, academics and opinion-makers. The publication of a new set of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in the aftermath of the Paris attacks was regrettable. For many people it demonstrated a commonality between the thought process of the attackers […]

Is it Permissible to Study in a Western Country?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I told a friend that I intend to pursue master in the west. He then quoted a Hadith of our Beloved Prophet Peace be upon Him. I don’t remember the words exactly but it is something like: “I have nothing do with a muslim who lives in a non-muslim […]

Muslim Participation in Non-Muslim Governments

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permissible to take part in non-Muslim governments with the intention of letting the Muslims have a voice in domestic and foreign politics? Answer: In the name of Allah, most merciful, compassionate Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh Yes, it is not only permitted but praiseworthy and practically […]

Video: Cambridge Muslim College – featuring Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad, Sh. Hamza Yusuf, and others

The Cambridge Muslim College supports the development of training and Islamic scholarship to help meet the many challenges facing Britain today. The college is dedicated to maintaining academic excellence and pushing the boundaries of Islamic learning in the West. Drawing on resources and expertise in Cambridge and beyond, the college’s mission is to help translate […]

Sh. Hamza Yusuf: Islamophobia Production and Re-Defining Global “Security” Agenda for the 21st Century – Video

Sh. Hamza Yusuf: Islamophobia Production and Re-Defining Global “Security” Agenda for the 21st Century   An important lecture by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on Islamophobia, at University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Law School.