Category Archives: Miscellaneous Issues

Gatherings of Dhikr in One Voice

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Noble shaikh of the Shafi`ii school. I had a question. My name is Mahdi Lock. I am English but based in Morocco. What is the ruling on group … Continue reading

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Zakah on Jewelry

The following question was asked of a marja`: Is Zakah due on gold that is in the form of jewelry and what is the minimum amount required for zakah to be due? How should I go about calculating the minimum … Continue reading

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Giving Charity to the People of the Book

The following question was asked of a marja`: What are the limitations and strictures in the Revealed Law in relation to giving charity to the poor among the People of the Book? Are the limitations in the Revealed Law for … Continue reading

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A Wife Serving the Parents of the Husband

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, The wife in the Revealed Law is not responsible for serving the parents of the husband but the husband is responsible for serving his parents. There is the … Continue reading

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Full or Partial Adoption

A question was put to the marja`: What is the ruling on full adoption, which is adopting a child and giving him or her the last name of the parents and attributing the child to their lineage?   The marja`, … Continue reading

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Announcement: The Death of Imam Yasin At-Turki Al-Heeti

The Muslim World was recently greatly bereaved by the loss of one of the grand marja’ people of Iraq, namely, Imam Yasin ibn Turki ibn Jasim At-Turki Al-Heeti Al-Hanbali. The statement from Imam `Abdul Malik As-Sa`di, a close personal friend … Continue reading

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Specifying an Endowment

A question was put to the marja`: In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate My question is this: There is a piece of land that was given as an endowment, but we do not know the intention made … Continue reading

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A Meeting with Imam Ahmad Ash-Shami

Students and scholars gather around the Grand Marja`, Imam Ahmad ibn Salih Ash-Shami, may Allah be pleased with him, in order to listen to him teach. The footage shows moments before, the recitation of the Qur’an, supplications and also permitted … Continue reading

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The Islamic State, Caliphate and Khilafah

A grand meeting was convened in Egypt – referred to as the Body of Religious Knowledge in Egypt for the Research into the Matter of the Khilafah and Preaching and the Meeting was for the entire Muslim world on behalf … Continue reading

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Sayyid Qutb and the Muslim Brotherhood

The Imam and Shaikh, Hasan Ma’mun,[1] head of Al-Azhar, made the following query to a marja`: What do we understand about Sayyid Qutb and his works, particularly Milestones (Ar. Ma`alam Fit-Tariq)? The answer given by the marja`, Imam Muhammad `Abdul … Continue reading

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