998 fatwas

  • No sin for skipping Quranic verses and ahaadeeth while reading texts Date: 26-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When I am reading in a book or on a website and I see a verse or part of the Quran or even a hadith, do I have to stop and read it in order to show respect to the Words of Allaah, The Exalted, and the words of our Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? Or is it okay to not read it (for instance, go to the next post if it is on.. More

  • Whether there were disbelieving nations contemporary to ‘Aad Date: 24-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering: does verse 23:31 mean that the people of ‘Aad were the only people on earth who committed Shirk (Associating partners with Allaah) after Noah but before Thamud and there was no other nation that was committing Shirk and whom a Messenger was sent too before ‘Aad or at the same time? Does this verse mean that? Or.. More

  • Describing water barrier is miracle of Quran Date: 23-1-2017

    The Quran states something about two seas/oceans that are mixing, but this fact has been stated before the existence of the Quran. "The drinkable, sweet water, then, is light and is all of it drawn up: the salt water is heavy and remains behind.” -Aristotle (382 BC to 322 BC). I have also been told that all the facts stated in the Quran have been.. More

  • Whether Al-Faatihah was revealed in Makkah or Madeenah Date: 16-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. My question is the following: is it true that Soorah Al-Faatihah was reveled twice, once in Makkah and then again in Madeenah? Your assistance in the matter will be highly apreciated. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • No Quranic verse prevents death Date: 14-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, my Muslim Brother. Is there any hadith with an explanation or benefit regarding reciting a Quranic verse which, if a person recites it during a day, he will not die on that particular day, like the Quranic verse "Lakaad Jaakum". .. More

  • Discussing the evidence for taking fee for teaching Quran Date: 10-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read your fatwa, No. 86045, and was surprised that some scholars said that it is lawful to charge a fee for teaching the Quran. Allaah said (36:21), “Obey those who ask no wages of you.” So who do you want me to believe, Allaah, ‘The King’, or scholars? Because of this verse, I do not read/listen to any imam who asks for.. More

  • Using Allaah's Name as wallpaper on phone screen Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. What is the ruling on having Quranic verses in Arabic as a wallpaper on one's phone screen? And what about wallpapers that have Name of Allaah, The Exalted, or Prophet Muhammad's, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,name? What about those with interpretations of the meaning of the verses? May Allaah.. More

  • Interpretation of verse: {And your Lord has come and the angels, rank upon rank} Date: 9-1-2017

    Please comment on the verse that goes:{And your Lord has come and the angels, rank upon rank.} .. More

  • The meaning of Sirius in verse 53:49 Date: 9-1-2017

    Please comment on the verse: {And that it is He Who is the Lord of Sirius} [Quran 50:53] .. More

  • Interpretation of verse 53:13 Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Sir. I am having problems regarding Quran translation. I have downloaded several Quran apps and PDFs on my phone (approximately seven) and I cannot determine which one has good meanings in interpretation. So I took a verse from all of those [4:3], which I read in a Bengali translation of the Quran in my home some days ago. So when.. More

  • Meaning of 'Aathaaran' in verses 40:21 and 40:82 Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering, what do 40:21 40:82 mean by 'impressions' does it mean 'left' or 'made' If Aathaaran in this verse means traces, then does it mean that those traces show that they were superior, or does it mean that those traces are still superior to your houses now, or does it mean that the traces of the houses were superior before.. More

  • Printing texts inspired by Quranic verses on T-shirts Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a website that sells Islamic T-shirts inspired by the Quran (but not containing Quran texts). It is a "print-on-demand" model, which means that I pay my designer to create images (a text with sketches of non-living things) and then put these images onto T-shirt images (using my supplier's software), and then the supplier's.. More

  • Meaning of {whoever enters it is safe} [Quran 3:97] Date: 25-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom. {In it are clear signs [such as] the standing place of Abraham. And whoever enters it shall be safe.} I am unable to understand that Allaah said (what means): {And whoever enters it shall be safe.} whileI alwayshearthat many people (pilgrims) die during the Hajj. That sounds strange to me; as if we are doing something wrong. Can.. More

  • Meaning of 'Farth' in verse 16:66 Date: 24-12-2016

    What is the correct translation of the word Farth in the context of Surah An-Nahl, verse 66? .. More

  • Putting Ruqyah water on bottom of feet Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is it permissible to apply oil, medication, or water and so on under one's feet, on which one blows after doing Ruqyah (healing through Quranic recitation and supplication)? Also, please advice regarding the application of ones saliva under their feet after recitating Surah Al Faatihah. I am asking.. More