141 fatwas

  • You Must Refer to Explanations of Scholars for Understanding Sharee‘ah Texts Date: 21-9-2020

    1) When I read Quran and sound/authentic hadith, sometimes it is very clear to me (for example what is halal and what is haram). For example, one can divide the verses of the Quran in following categories, those which meaning are apparent( both scholar and lay man figure it out after reading it), some verses which can only scholar can figure it out.. More

  • Drawing Analogy Is Specific To Scholars Date: 21-9-2020

    2) As a lay person (non scholar), Can I follow the same fatwa for similar (close,related) incidents. For example, Let say an Islamic scholar ruled that drinking alcohol is haram. Based on that can I come up with a conclusion, that smoking cigarettes is haram too. .. More

  • Biographies Authored by Dr. Ali As-Sallaabi Date: 12-12-2019

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, does the biography series by Dr. Ali Muhammad al-Sallabi which has been translated into English have inauthentic ahadith? Can the laymen read it? .. More

  • Molecules and Atoms Didn't Exist During Ibn Taymiyyah's Time Date: 24-11-2019

    Can we believe in atoms and molecules ? I heard that Ibn Taymiyah (rahimahullah) rejected atoms (i.e .did not believe in it). Is this true? .. More

  • Classification of Hadeeth on a Man Having 100 Virgins in Paradise Date: 17-9-2019

    Assalam Aalekum sheikh it is hadith in Tabrani Awsat from Abu Hurairah that men will go to 100 virgins in single morning in jannah i have read the hadith is classified sahih by imam Albani but in another book tafseer ibne kaseer with authentication from hafiz Zubair Ali Zai that isnad is daif so the above hadith is authentic or daif .. More

  • Imam Abu Haneefah Was a Great Scholar Date: 28-8-2019

    Assalam Alaikum. I heard and know that Abu Haneefah and his companions were known as Ahl al rayy ( People of opinion ). Is it true that many scholars disliked Abu Haneefah and sometimes criticized him? Maybe like Al Thawri, Malik, Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, Ibn Taymiyyah, Ibn Al Qayyim, Ibn Hajar, Al Bukhari and his teacher, Al Shafee' and other major scholars.. More

  • Imaam Ath-Thahabi Date: 4-8-2019

    Assalam aalekum who is imam ath-Thhabi .. More

  • Abu Mansoor Al-Maatureedi Date: 25-3-2019

    Who was Imam Abu Mansur al-Maturidi and why Hanafis mostly follow him in theology? .. More

  • Trustworthiness of Scholars of Hadeeth Date: 20-12-2018

    Dear scholars,I always hear hadith scholars like Al-Haakim,Ibn Khuzaymah, Ibn Hibbaan and Al Albani being criticized for their gradings.for instance I saw voluminous books were written, dedicated to attack Albani.Yet I always see their names after hadiths, like "classed as sahih by Al Hakim". I do not know if I should take these hadiths seriously since.. More

  • Imam Malik and the Scholars of al-Madeenah Date: 4-10-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum,Did Imam Malik prefer the practice of people of Medina even after he being convinced about the authenticity of a hadith . Why didn't all the later scholars follow Imam Malik's methodology if his methodology is correct. .. More

  • Famous Contemporary Hanafi Jurists Date: 6-8-2018

    salam. i am a hanafi. pls mention some reliable contemporary hanafi scholars who are also mujtahids .. More

  • Al-Hassan Ibn ‘Ali Marrying Seventy Wives Date: 1-4-2018

    asalmu alaykum.1.How many wives did Al Hasan Ibn ali(Ra) have??2.The most detestable of lawful things near Allah(swt) is talaq(ibn mazah)-is this authentic narration?? .. More

  • Claim that Ibn Taymiyyah became Ash‘ari false Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Some people claim that Ibn Taymiyyah became an Ash‘ari and that that is why some Ash‘ari scholars praised him.He (Ibn Taymiyyah) was kept in jail till the Ameer of Aal Al-Fadhl interceded for him. On Rabee‘ Ul-Awwal, 23, Ibn Taymiyyah was brought to the fortress, where he debated with some scholars, and then a report was written.. More

  • Confusing Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalaani with Ibn Hajar Al-Haytami Date: 3-1-2018

    I was wondering regarding Ibn Hajar's works, which one did he finish first: Al-Mishkaat or Taqreeb Al-Tahdheeb? Which one came after the other? .. More

  • Hammaad ibn Salamah is trustworthy narrator Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the status of Hammaad ibn Salamah in Hadith narrations? I hear that some say that he is a weak narrator? For example, if ‘Ali ibn Zayd Judʻaan narrates from him, is he considered weak? .. More