Practical Steps for Learning Fiqh

By Abu Aliyah – taken from: http://thehumblei.com/2012/10/17/practical-steps-for-learning-fiqh/ According to Imam al-Nawawi (d.676H/1277CE), there are two opinions whether a lay person is obligated to follow one school of law (madhhab) or not. He stipulates: ‘What the proof necessitates is that a layman is not required to adhere to a specific madhhab.Instead, he seeks a fatwa from whomsoever he chooses…

The flowers of Syria

Its been a while since I last wrote a blog post. Initially I thought of discontinuing the blog after returning from egypt, feeling it had served its purpose in giving people an insight into what life is like for a travelling student of knowledge. However, in many ways the more important part of the journey…

A forgotten cause…

…or at least I hope not Many of you will have seen this documentary. If you haven’t, then I recommend you do. The town mentioned at the beginning if my home town – Haresta. Though it seems there is little we can do to help Syria, Yemen and our brothers and sisters in all the…