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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.

Read more about Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri (click here)

RAMADAN

  

[Q-ID0494] How long should one delay the Maghrib prayer after eating Iftar?

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[Q-ID0493] Does using mouthwash nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0492] Does bleeding excessively from the private parts nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0491] Will inhaling the smoke from a welding machine nullify the Fast?

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[Q-ID0490] Can I donate blood whilst fasting? Will it nullify my Fast or not?

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CHARITY

  

[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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[Q-ID0429] Do I have to pay Zakah on cash I received from selling my house?

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[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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CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

[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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[Q-ID0416] Can a Pub be converted into a Mosque?

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[Q-ID0408] What is the Islamic ruling on plastic surgery of face, nose & breasts?

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[Q-ID0402] Can nikah be performed over Skype or phone?

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PRAYER

  

[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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[Q-ID0410] What is the method of raising the finger during Tashahud (attahiyat…)?

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

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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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