140 fatwas

  • Hadeeth about Zaahir the Bedouin Date: 23-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. What is the authenticity of the following narration? The narration goes as follows: Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, once hugged Bilal from behind out of love. On doing this, Bilal  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said, “Who is it? Umar? Abu Bakr? Uthmaan? ‘Ali?” Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu.. More

  • How Yazeed became ruler after Mu‘aawiyah Date: 16-5-2017

    I wanted to know, why didMu‘aawiyahstart the concept of the Umayyad dynasty by helping his son Yazid I into governorship? We had not seen any dynasty before his Umayyad dynasty in the Muslim age. Why did he start it? What was the aim? .. More

  • Not all Muslims in Egypt were hostile to ‘Uthmaan Date: 3-5-2017

    Why did Caliph ‘Uthman encounter hostility from the Muslims in Egypt? .. More

  • Companions promised with Paradise who embraced Islam through Abu Bakr Date: 2-5-2017

    One of the ten Companions who were promised Paradise is accredited with bringing 6 of those 10 Companions to the greatness of Islam. Please, name him as well as the other 6. .. More

  • Companions promised Paradise other than the ten Date: 11-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I heard that there are people of Paradise other than the ten who were promised it. Please tell me who they are? Are all the Companions of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,people of Paradise? What about the wives of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? They are.. More

  • Biography of Abdur-Rahmaan Ibn Muljam Date: 13-3-2017

    Who was Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Muljam? Was he the cousin of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? What wrong had he done? .. More

  • Statement attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. I have a question: there is a popular saying that is attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab but for which I fail to find a source; it goes as follows: "A man should be like a child with his wife, but if she needs him, he should act like a man.” There is also another one which is attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab.. More

  • Story of Mu'aawiyah's letter to Byzantine Emperor Date: 14-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. What is the source of the quote below given that this quote is highly shared on social media blogs and social sites? Is the quote below found in any authentic books of the Sunnah, and what is its authenticity?Your assistance in the matter will be highly appreciated. The quote goes as follows: Ceasar of the Romans.. More

  • Abu Bakr left trade when he became Caliph Date: 13-12-2016

    Is it true that Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, closed his clothes shop when he became the Caliph? .. More

  • Hadeeth about status of Bilaal and Luqmaan in Paradise Date: 23-11-2016

    Is there a hadith that says that Bilaal, Luqmaan, and one other are the chiefs of Paradise? .. More

  • Abu Tharr had dark complexion but was not of African descent Date: 21-11-2016

    Was the companion Abu Tharr a black man of african descent? .. More

  • Age of ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas when his son ‘Abdullah was born Date: 12-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas,may Allaah be pleased with him, was 11 or 12 when he had his son ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas,may Allah be pleased with him? .. More

  • Dream of ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn ‘Awf about angels taking his soul Date: 12-10-2016

    I heard a narration that says that ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awf apparently died and two angels came to take his soul, but they were interrupted by a third angel who told them that he was supposed to live longer so that his family members could benefit from him. So the angels did not take his soul and ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awfsurvived for one more month?.. More

  • Refuting accusation against Ibn ‘Umar Date: 17-9-2016

    Our Shaykh, there are some deviants who say that Abdullaah Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, took a bribe from Mu’aawiyyah, may Allaah be pleased with him, in orderto support his son Yazeed to become the ruler? Is this true, and how can we reject their statements? (They say that it is written like this in ''At-Tabaqaat Al-Kubra'' of Ibn.. More

  • Story about three martyrs who preferred each other with their last drink of water Date: 8-9-2016

    Abu-Jahm-bin-Huzaifah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrates: "During the battle of Yarmuk, I went out in search of my cousin, who was in the forefront of the fight. I also took some water with me for him. I found him in the very thick of battle in the last throes of death. I advanced to help him with the little water that I had. Soon, however,.. More