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ABOUT SEEKERSPATH

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating greater understanding of Islam. We are committed, via our Mission, our Vision and our Approach, to an educated, and more active Ummah in the West.

The Seekers Path is an initiative inaugurated to provide a free question and answer service for the public on issues pertaining to Islam and wider global matters affecting the Muslim Ummah. Our team is headed by Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri; a young and active Scholar who completed the traditional Dars-e-Nizami, Dawra Hadith and Takhassus fil Fiqh. He has been issuing legal verdicts for over 5 years since completing the Ifta course and has also published many books.

RAMADAN

 

[Q-ID0515] Does the release of seminal discharge whilst watching indecent videos nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0510] Does entering medicine or oil into the ears nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0507] Does using cotton buds to clean the ears nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0503] If I break a Fast that I was making up for Ramadan, is kaffarah due upon me?

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[Q-ID0502] If I have a blood test / cupping, will it nullify my Fast?

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CHARITY

  

[Q-ID0547] Do I pay Zakah on money I put aside for my Hajj expenses?

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[Q-ID0516] Who has to pay Zakah? Is it payable only on that wealth we have held for year? Please explain.

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[Q-ID0511] A Sunni Scholar has said that a Charity is deceptive, should it now be boycotted?

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[Q-ID0444] Do I have to pay Zakah on the value of my properties or just the rent I receive from them?

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[Q-ID0431] Can we request/take donations from non-Muslims for a Mosque or other religious works?

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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

   

[Q-ID0536] Is it permissible to use cannabis oil to help with hair loss and to loose weight?

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[Q-ID0530] What is the ruling on using cannabis oil to cure cancer?

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[Q-ID0498] Are the marriages and divorces that have taken place in the UK Courts Islamically valid?

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[Q-ID0450] What is the ruling on work pension plans in the UK?

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[Q-ID0436] Banks in the UK are offering free cash if we switch to them, is it permissible to accept this money?

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PRAYER

   

[Q-ID0560] In Tashahud I recited ‘ash-hadu an-laa ilaaha’ instead of ‘ash-hadu al-laa ilaaha’ – is my prayer valid?

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[Q-ID0514] Can I pray out aloud in the Witr Salah?

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[Q-ID0473] Can I pray Witr behind the Imam if I didn’t pray Isha behind him?

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[Q-ID0439] If someone has a deceased parent who had missed prayers/fasts, what can their children do for them?

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[Q-ID0420] When praying Salah how loud should the recitation be?

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BELIEF

   

[Q-ID0557] The Qur’an says ‘pious men are for pious women’ – so why were the wives of some Prophets not pious?

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[Q-ID0424] What is the point in making dua if everything is predestined by Allah?

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[Q-ID0422] Who are ISIS and how do we recognise them?

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[Q-ID0406] What is fard ‘ayn? What things are included in it?

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[Q-ID0393] Does a person who does not pray become a disbeliever?

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