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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-ID0501] Does the non-Fasting person have to pray the Tarawih prayer?

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[Q-ID0500] My non-Muslim Doctor tells me I should not Fast, can I act upon his advice?

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[Q-ID0497] Does placing a thermometer in the mouth to check temperature nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0496] Do injections and IV drips nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0495] Do eye drops invalidate the Fast? I read that they don’t. Please clarify your position

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CHARITY

 

[Q-ID0427] Can I spend my Zakah on my poor cousins wedding?

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[Q-ID0386] Do I pay zakaat on my children’s savings and jewellery?

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[Q-ID0286] Who has to pay Sadaqah tul Fitr and at what age?

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[Q-ID0207] I’ve not paid Zakah for many years, how shall I pay now?

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[Q-ID0185] Do I pay Zakah on money I have lent to someone?

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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

[Q-ID0396] What is the Islamic ruling on giving blood?

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[Q-ID0385] What is the ruling on women having IVF treatment?

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[Q-ID0368] Is pre-stunned chicken and meat Halal or Haram?

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[Q-ID0363] Is it permissible to have laser eye surgery?

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PRAYER

 

[Q-ID0404] Traveller scenario [2]: I live in Manchester but study in London where do I shorten my prayers?

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[Q-ID0399] Can women offer the janaza prayer? Can they pray it along with men?

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[Q-ID0391] What should I recite behind the Imam in prayer?

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[Q-ID0369] What are the pre-conditions to lead the prayer as Imam?

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[Q-ID0358] What is the ruling on doing masah (wiping) over water-proof socks?

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BELIEF

[Q-ID0325] What is the Preserved Tablet (al-Lawh al-Mahfooz) according to Sunni belief?

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[Q-ID0322] What does Islam say about the existence of Dinosaurs?

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[Q-ID0305] What is the ruling on those who refer to the sayings of the Prophet ﷺ as ‘oppressive’?

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[Q-ID0292] Which dua can we make and not make, for a non-Muslim?

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