Archive for the ‘Fiqh’ Category

Ramadan Resources: 1. Approaching Ramadan by Imam Zaid Shakir [Zaytuna.org] 2. Ramadan Advice by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf [ibid] 3. Preparing for Ramadan [Ashrafiya Blog] 4. Ramadan Schedule [ibid] 5. Ramadan Daily Checklist [MeccaOne] 6. Ramadan Preparation with Imam Zaid Shakir [ibid] 7. The Virtues of Standing in Prayer in the Month of Ramadan [Seeker’s Guidance] […]


Source: Seekers Guidance Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Could you please give some details regarding the rulings of i`tikaf? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful The Fiqh of I`tikaf (spiritual retreat) Based on Shurunbulali’s Imdad al-Fattah, and other Hanafi texts In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate. May His […]


‘Reposts’ are posts of yester- day/week/year which shall be posted again, once a week and can be found in the ‘Reposts’ category. Original post date: December 7, 2006. Severe Doubts and Misgivings When in such a situation, find out what is the right thing to do, and simply do it. Do no think about the […]


How to Perform Salah Correctly by Mufti Muhammad Taqi ‘Uthmani featuring: Introduction Before you begin the Salah When you begin the Salah When you are standing When in Ruku’ Returning to the standing position from Ruku’ When gowing down for Sajdah In Sajdah In between the two Sajdahs The second Sajdah and rising from it […]


It is upon every morally responsible person to keep the following obligations in mind at all times, day and night: 1. Never acting or entering into a transaction without knowing the ruling of Allah regarding it. 2. Eating, drinking and clothing oneself through lawful means. 3. Trusting in one’s Lord (Exalted is He), being content […]


  Masha’llah the following lightheartedly highlights a very weighty issue: “In addition to whom, look carefully as to how you take your religion.” Source: Seeker’s Digest For those who have studied Usul al-Fiqh, the different ways of textual interpretation–accepted, rejected, and differed upon–are known. However, there appears to be a new mode of textual interpretation: “Imagined Indications of Blog Entries” (dilalat al-blog al-wahmiyya) Let […]