101 fatwas

  • The philosophy of the Ashaa‘irah Date: 7-2-2012

    What is your opinion concerning a person supporting the Ashaa‘irah school of Islamic creed and saying that the Hanafi, Shaafi‘i and Maaliki scholars adopt the same philosophy? .. More

  • Beliefs of the Ahbaash (Habashi) sect Date: 6-2-2012

    Please inform us about the sect of the Ahbaash so that we can avoid their evils... More

  • Dealing with the Habashis Date: 6-12-2011

    Are the Habashis like other apostate sects? How can one deal with them, especially if they are members of one’s family like a father or a sister?.. More

  • A person who believes that applying man-made laws is disbelief is not a Kharijite Date: 5-12-2011

    1. Some young men who claim to follow the Salafi Da‘wah (call of the early Muslims), accuse their brothers [in Islam] of being from the Khawaarij (a deviant sect). The reason behind this accusation is that the latter consider the arbitration of man-made laws as major Kufr (disbelief), which results in apostasy. They support their opinion with.. More

  • Who are the Twelve Imaams? Date: 5-12-2011

    The Shiites say that succession of the caliphate should have been according to the script, while the Sunnis maintain that it should have been by consultation. Which opinion is correct? Who are the Twelve Imams?.. More

  • Not all followers of Sufism are disbelievers Date: 15-9-2011

    Is it permissible to consider all Sufis as Kaafirs (disbelievers) or Faasiqs (defiantly disobedient)? .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah's opinion on Sufism Date: 14-9-2011

    On a Sufi website, I read that Ibn Taymiyyah, Ath-Thahabi and Ibn Al-Qayyim were Sufis. Is that correct? Why was Ibn Taymiyyah buried among Sufi graves? Are Sufis considered to be a group of Ahl As-Sunnah, or are they a deviant group? .. More

  • Aghakhaaniyyah: its origin and beliefs Date: 12-9-2011

    Who is Agha Khaan (Kareem Shaah), the Imaam of the Isma‘ilis who lived in France?.. More

  • Sufism: its definition, origins and the ruling on joining them Date: 12-9-2011

    What is Tasawwuf or Sufism? What is its definition? When did it start? What is its methodology? Are Sufis right or wrong? What is the evidence for this?.. More

  • Refuting the beliefs of the Mu‘tazilah Date: 16-8-2011

    There were three brothers: one of them died young and the other two reached the age of puberty. One of these two chose faith, while the other chose disbelief. On the Day of Judgment, the one who died young asks, “O Lord, why don’t You grant me my brother’s rank in Paradise?” Whereas, the one who enters Hell asks, “O Lord, why did you not make.. More

  • Some errors of the Tijaaniyyah Date: 1-8-2011

    What is the ruling on the Faatihiyyah prayer (a wording for blessing the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentioned by the Tijaaniyyah sect?.. More

  • Sufis evil religious innovations Date: 10-4-2011

    I belong to the Qaadiriyyah Sufi sect, who call their Sheikh Ghawth Az-Zamaan and say that he is in contact with Allaah The Almighty and His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and they seek his aid in times of distress. What should I do? .. More

  • When and where Sufism emerged Date: 28-2-2011

    When and where did Sufism emerge?.. More

  • Most Sufi schools practice religious innovations and exaggerations Date: 26-1-2011

    What is the Sufi school called the Butsheeshiyyah?.. More

  • The Naqshabandiyyah Date: 26-1-2011

    Who are the Naqshabandiyyah?.. More