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  • Narrating modern-day accusations against Muslims Date: 5-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In these times of tribulation, some of the Muslims have begun to accuse the Muslims of terror, murder, and other sins like drugs and alcoholism, lying, and prostitution when they see it in the Western news. They claim that because its permissible to narrate from Banu Israa‘eel (the Israelites)and that their sources are unknown and.. More

  • Degree of authenticity of story of Angel of Death visiting Ibraaheem Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer this question: can you tell me the soundness of the following hadith? Ibn Abi Ad-Dunya relatesthe following from Ka’b: “Ibrahim (Abraham), peace be upon him, saw a man in his house and asked, ‘Who are you?’ He replied, ‘I am the Angel of Death.’ Ibrahim said, ‘If you really are him, then show me a.. More

  • Story about Moses and repentant man probably from Israa'eeliyyaat Date: 17-1-2017

    What is the classification of this hadith or story? And what book is it found in? It was narrated that in the days that Moses, peace be upon him, wandered with Bani Israeel (the Jews) in the desert, an intense drought befell them. Together, they raised their hands towards the heavens, praying for the blessed rain to come. Then, to the astonishment.. More

  • Story about Prophet Sulaymaan and fish Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have heard a story about a fish at the time of Prophet Sulaymaan, peace be upon him, who ate all food that was prepared; is that a true story? And if it is, then can you please mention it? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Report about devils chained by Sulaymaan in sea Date: 24-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for looking into my inquiry. There is a hadith that says that there are devils in the oceans that were imprisoned by Prophet Sulayman, peace be upon him, and that they will come out in the future and preach false revelation to the people. I heard this hadith was in Muslim and was narrated by Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas: .. More

  • Report about huge ruby in Paradise is from Israa'eeliyyaat Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. In Ibn Abi Shaybah's Book of Paradise and Hell, there is the following hadith (35168):In paradise, there is a ruby in which 70,000 homes are present, and in every home 70,000 Hoors (the maidens of Paradise) are present and only a Prophet, a truthful one, a martyr, a righteous leader, and another person.. More

  • Al-Kisaa'i's description of eve as white not verified Date: 12-5-2016

    Is the following from Qisas Al-Anbiyaa' by Al-Kisaa'i authentic?“Eve had skin that was tender and white. She was the same form as Adam except that her skin was softer and purer in colour.” .. More

  • Refuting reports that Ibn Masʻood and Ibn ʻAbbaas said that Iblees was an angel Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are reports that Ibn Masʻood and Ibn ʻAbbaas said that Iblis is an angel; are any of these reports authentic (as there are quite a few)? I know that Iblis is a jinn, so please do not send me the other fatwa as I already read that. I would just like to know in regards to these reports from Ibn ʻAbbaas and other.. More

  • An unauthentic story about Prophet Moosa's companion in Paradise Date: 7-4-2014

    Salam u Alaikum I have heard a story about Prophet Mousa asking Allah about his neighbor in Jannah, and Jibrael told him that he was a butcher and used to take good care of his mother. Due to his this kind act, Allah gave him a house besides Prophet Mousa. Is this story authentic. Please reply with authentic evidence. .. More

  • Stories from Bani Israa’eel about what is below the earth Date: 29-11-2012

    Assalamu Alaykum. I have a question about the authenticity of these statements, and can you help me to understand them? Hadith 1: Abu Ya'la transmitted from Jabir that Allah's Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace) was asked about what is below the earth, and he said "water"; it was said "then, what is below water?" He said "darkness";.. More

  • The Hadeeth that there is no blame in narrating traditions from the Children of Israa’eel (Israel) Date: 8-3-2012

    What is the interpretation of the Hadeeth, "Narrate traditions from the Children of Israa’eel and there is no blame upon you"? .. More

  • The Prophet's reports from the Children of Israel are not Israelite narrations Date: 12-5-2011

    What does it mean that a story is an Israelite narration? Is there a Hadeeth (narration) that belongs to Israelite narrations and should we act according to it? .. More

  • This story is from the Israa’eeliyyaat Date: 5-12-2010

    SalaamAlaikum, Sir who were those angels who had commited sins in this world. Then they repented invoking to be punished in this world instead in hereafter as they had seen hell. My nany told that they are in well somewhere in yemen but could never be able to taste water and their tongues are continuously hanging like that of a dog. Please could you.. More

  • The story of the tower of Babel Date: 5-4-2009

    Assalamu Alaykum, Is the story of the tower of Bable and the spread of many languages among people accepted in islam? Thank you.. More

  • A non-Prophetic report about Aadam’s garment in Paradise Date: 5-5-2008

    Kindly analyze the evidence that the nails that exist on the ends of our fingers were originally the clothing all over Aadam ('alayhi-s-salaam) and his wife prior to their initial disobedience of Allaah ('azza wa jalla), after which they lost most of it and their nakednes became obvious to them... More