999 fatwas

  • Disposing of what has 'Makkah' written on it Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. I read that the name 'Makkah' should be respected. In Makkah (being a resident; not on ‘Umrah for some days), it is on everything or almost everything, like the shopping bags, shopping receipts, etc. What should I do with the disposable shopping bags that have the name 'Makkah' on them? Can.. More

  • Pronouncing word ‘i'tooni’ in verse 46:4 Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Please translate this fatwa of your site in English: what is the name of the ruling when we recite verse 46:4 from Surah Al-Ahqaaf, i.e. saying "ﺍﻳﺘﻮﻧﻲ ﺑﻜﺘﺎﺏ" instead of "ﺍﺋﺘﻮﻧﻲ بكتاب"? Jazakallahu Kahrian .. More

  • Books about biographies of Quran reciters Date: 3-5-2017

    I have read in books about the sciences of the Quran that the first condition for acceptance of a Qira'ah(method of narration) of the Quran as authentic is for it to be narrated in Mutawaatir (conveyed by narrators so numerous that it is not conceivable that they have agreed upon an untruth thus being accepted as unquestionable in its veracity) form... More

  • Time interval between Aadam and Nooh Date: 2-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some doubts which I want to get rid of, Allaah willing. There are early fossils of humans that date back to maybe one hundred thousand years, and a questioner asked you whether that contradicts the hadith that says that there were 10 Quroon between Adam and Nooh, may Allaah exalt their mention. You said that Quroon means generations.. More

  • Weak hadeeth about virtue of last two verses of Soorah At-Tawbah Date: 30-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Your last answer to my question for a detailed explanation of a weak hadith regarding Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah helped me a lot, as well as others. May Allaah reward you. I have another query: Is there any virtue regarding the last two verses of Surah At-Tawbah? In addition, some also say that if.. More

  • Meaning of 'unclothed' in verse 20:118 Date: 27-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, it says in a verse that we will never be naked in Heaven, so if we will never be naked, does that mean that there will be no sex in Heaven between husband and wife and that we cannot take off our clothes and so on? The verse is 20:118. .. More

  • Quranic verses and TV on walls in same room Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I am sorry if I am causing any annoyance, but I just need this cleared. You directed me to another fatwa, which made me confused. Am I just suffering from Waswaas (devilish whisperings) regarding the issue which I mentioned in my last question? Should I be worried about it, or is it just Waswaas which I should forget about.. More

  • Singular pronoun in verse 67:5 refers to plural noun Date: 16-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering: does Ja‘alnaaha in verse 67:5 mean 'we made it' or 'we made them'? So does the Arabic word 'Ha' mean 'it' or 'them'? Or can it mean something else? .. More

  • Quran teacher charging different people different fees Date: 15-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible for a person who teaches Quran to lower the normal monthly price for someone (or some people), or must it be fixed and the same for everyone? And if this is not valid, then is it valid to make the price “whatever is easy”, bearing in mind that if this is the price, then there is the possibility of people paying.. More

  • How Aasiya, wife of Pharaoh, died Date: 12-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two questions; I hope you answer them both. 1. How did Aasiya, the wife of Pharaoh, die? Did Pharaoh kill her when she accepted Islam and became Muslim? 2. Why are camels and horses the great privileges in Islam? What is the reason behind it? .. More

  • Mentioning worldly pleasures before describing pleasures of Paradise Date: 11-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. If I were to write an article on Paradise and mention the delights therein, is it permissible for me to write about wordly pleasures and then remind the reader that it will be better in Paradise? For example, can I write about some of the delicious foods in the world and then remind the reader that.. More

  • Word ‘day’ mentioned over 400 times in Quran Date: 11-4-2017

    I was wondering, I heard someone claim that the word 'day' is mentioned 365 times in the Quran and that this constitutes a numerical miracle. Is it true? .. More

  • Earth was created before heaven but spread out after creation of heaven Date: 8-4-2017

    I find in the Quran 67:5 and other locations that it states that the stars are in the lowest heaven. Allaah says that He created Earth before the heavens, which means before the stars. However, some stars are older than Earth. Is this a mistake? .. More

  • Whether Noah brought animals to Ark himself Date: 3-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; it says in verse 11:40 that Noah collected two of every animal, does this mean that he had to get them, or did God order the animals to come? It sounds like noah had to go out and get them. .. More

  • Hoopoe and ants mentioned in Quran not jinn Date: 29-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; in the Quran, in verse 27: 20, was this bird a jinn? Some say that it was a jinni in the form of a bird, and they say the valley of the ants also consisted of jinn in form of ants because animals are not that smart, so what is our answer to them? .. More