Questions tagged [shafii]

The Shafi'i (Arabic: شافعي‎ Šāfiʿī ) madhhab is one of the schools of fiqh, or religious law, within the Sunni branch of Islam. Named after Imām ash-Shafi'i, it is followed by Muslims worldwide in Southeast Asia, Horn of Africa, Yemen, and parts of the Egypt and Indian subcontinent.

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Combine Zuhr and Asr when late for Zuhr?

If I'm late for Zuhr prayer, can I combine it with Asr or must I pray the Zuhr separately from the Asr?
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What is a reliable reference for "covering of the head during salah or otherwise is mubah" by men?

Most of the males in my place wear head covering with a cap or turban. Also some of the masjid have baskets full of caps for those who come to prayer without it. They don't say you have to wear them ...
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What are the qualities Imam Ash-Shafiee Listed as qualifications necessary for someone to become a Mujtahid?

I recall sitting in a class where we talked about ijtihaad and mujtahideen, the ones who are qualified Islamically to be able to derive a ruling on a new issue (for example, organ donation). I recall ...
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Under which Quranic injunction the hadith to kill apostates is classified?

The Wikipedia article on Shafi'i says: He also argued that sunnah contradicting the Qur'an were unacceptable, claiming that sunnah should only be used to explain the Quran. This implies that every ...
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What to do if break wudu during Jumuah?

What should I do if I break wudhu (e.g. by farting) during Jumuah? I have a farting problem, I can hold it for some time but if the Quran recitation is long then there's a huge chance that someday I'...
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Does the book "Reliance of the Traveller" play a significant role in Islam?

I sometimes see the book Reliance of the Traveller, or Umdat as-Salik, mentioned online (Wikipedia; Amazon). Judging from Google, it has found a role as a go-to manual for those who wish to criticise ...
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Is it true that the Shafi'i Madhab permit men to marry their daughters who are concieved from zina? If so, why?

Can someone verify if this is true: Ibn Al-Arabi said, “Lineage is an expression referring to the mixture of fluids between a male and a female from a religious legal point of view. However, if this ...