996 fatwas

  • Ordering delivery of purchased Mus-haf or Islamic books to one's home Date: 7-9-2017

    Is it permissible to order things online for them to be delivered to my house, such as the Quran; books of Hadith; or anything mentioning Allaah, His prophets, or things about Islam? These delivery packages might be thrown around by Muslims or non-Muslims who do not know what is in them. Please give a detailed answer. .. More

  • Bees were created before man Date: 5-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Verse 16:68 makes it sound as if humans were created before bees, but that is wrong; we know that bees existed way before humans. God told the bee to live in what they, the humans, built, so it makes it sound as if the bees did not exsist till after the humans, but that would be wrong because animals existed way before us. .. More

  • Interpretation of verse 29:50 Date: 22-8-2017

    An atheist asked a Muslim a question. He said that if the hadiths say that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,performed miracles, then why does Surah Al-Ankaboot verse number 50 say that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,did not do so? An atheist said that this verse contradicts the hadiths. Please, can you explain this?.. More

  • Meaning of ‘with hardship [will be] ease’ Date: 21-8-2017

    With harship [will be] ease; is this only for the believers, or is it for all the people? Yasmin Mogehed says that difficulty and pain do not always last, and I heard Christians say something similiar. Is this true for all people, and if so, is it for the next life too, given that we know that most people will be in Hell? Maybe this answer could help.. More

  • People who lose both the worldly life and the Hereafter Date: 20-8-2017

    Which type of people will lose both the Dunya (the worldly life)and the Aakhirah(the Hereafter)? .. More

  • Patience without grief or complaining to people Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We understand that in the Quran, Sabr means patience. What is the clear and deep explanation of the pious predecessors for the verse that says (what means): {So be patient with gracious patience}? [Quran 70:5] May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Meaning of ‘Pharaoh, owner of stakes’ in verse 89:10 Date: 9-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering: does 89:8 mean what they used to do, like that Pharaoh killed people on stakes? Or does it mean what they have done, like the pyramids. .. More

  • Quran was revealed with full Tajweed Date: 9-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Was the Quran revealed to the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, with the rules of Tajweed(the rules of the recitation of the Quran) already in it? For example: Ikhfaa'a (hiding) or Idghaam (merging) or Ghunna (nasalization), Qalqala, ... There are also specific letters that are elongated throughout.. More

  • Interpretation of verse 56:61 Date: 3-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; what does verse 56:61 mean? Does this verse mean that we will not be humans or physical bodies in heaven? .. More

  • Menstruating woman not to touch Mus-haf with any part of her body Date: 13-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. I do not touch the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) during my menses without gloves etc., but what about hair? Is the ruling also for the hair of the woman? Like, if a woman is in her house without a head covering and recites the Quraan from the Mus-haf, must she make sure that her hair.. More

  • Hadeeth on virtue of Aayat Al-Kursi Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It was narrated from Abu Hurairah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, “In Soorat Al-Baqarah, there is a verse which is the best of all the verses of the Quran. It is never recited in a house but that the devil leaves it: Aayat.. More

  • Thamood not descendants of ‘Aad Date: 11-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does 7:74, where it says that Thamood were the loins of the people of ‘Aad, mean that they were there descendents, or just that they were their successors? .. More

  • Samson and Delilah not mentioned in Quran and Sunnah Date: 8-7-2017

    Is there any Quranic verse or hadith regarding Samson and Delilah? .. More

  • Meaning of 'shihaab-in-mubeen' in verse 15:18 Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering; does shihaab-in-mubin mean that we have to see this flame in the sky with the naked eye, or does it just mean a flame that is manifest but we do not have to see in the sky with the naked eye; like, can it be that far away that it is manifest but that we cannot see it? .. More

  • Reciting Quran or listening to it where there is music Date: 1-7-2017

    Is it allowed to listen to and read the Quran in a place where music is being played and remain sitting there out of laziness while one could move to a better spot? And if a person did this, is he sinful? And what is the case if one is in a place where he has no control over any of this? .. More