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  • Compulsory to Abide by the Quran and the Sunnah Date: 23-2-2020

    What were the new rulings provided by the Sunnah when the Quran remain silent? .. More

  • Publishing books that contain a weak or false hadeeth Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a publisher, and one of the books published by us is Science & Technology in the Golden Age of the Muslim World. It has been printed and sold to some booksellers now, but it includes one weak/unreliable hadith, which goes something like: "The Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said to seek knowledge as far as China." (There.. More

  • Studying textbook that might contain inauthentic ahaadeeth Date: 13-12-2017

    I am preparing for css exams and the text book for Islamic studies contains various hadiths. The problem is that I do not know if those hadiths are authentic or not. My question is: can I learn from that book and answer the exam questions according to what it says? .. More

  • Receiving phone messages to forward hadeeth Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have heard a mufti say that if you receive a message on your mobile which says "If you forward this hadith, you will get rewards," it is completely forbidden to forward these types of messages as it can cause a person to lose his or her faith. Please clarify. May Allahr reward you. .. More

  • Accepting act of Sunnah but disliking it for its difficulty Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In our area, the custom of limiting the total marriage celebration to the ceremony in the mosque in a very simple manner is called Sunnati Nikah. If I tell someone that I do not like this Sunnati Nikah and want to celebrate my marriage more gorgeously, will I be gulty of belittling the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa.. More

  • It is not sinful to perform actions in a lawful, but not Sunnah, way Date: 1-2-2016

    With regard to many actions, there is a halal way to do it and also a Sunnah way to do it; the way the Prophet,sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,his family and Companions used to do. I want to know whether it is sinful on a Muslim to just do what he feels like, provided that it is sharia-approved but not in keeping with the Sunnah? I know that it is.. More

  • Changing the wording of a hadeeth Date: 20-12-2015

    Assalaam alaykum. During a discussion with a Christian, I referred to the hadith of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,that mentions that smiling to your brother is charity. The thing is is that I changed the word 'brother' to 'someone', so I said, "Smiling to someone is charity." My question is: does this constitute lying about the prophet?.. More

  • Hadeeth authenticity must be verified before reporting Date: 20-7-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum. 1) I would like to know if it is permissible for anyone to quote the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, as saying so and so without providing references (even if it is something good)? 2) Is it against Islamic etiquette to request references from the informer who has not provided references after saying that the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • What to do when the action of a Companion seemingly contradicts a Sunnah Date: 1-12-2013

    sheikh my question is related to fiqh can u explain this in detail . how to deal with those issues in which companion contradicted the saying of rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam. for example Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “When the iqaamah for prayer is given, there is no prayer except the prescribed prayer.” this.. More

  • Clarifying the weakness of a Hadeeth is part of sincerity to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 2-4-2013

    What should the Muslim do whenever he hears a Hadeeth and doubts its authenticity? Taking into consideration that he may hear it in public transportation and he may not meet the person who said it again. May Allaah Grant you success to all that Pleases Him. .. More

  • Whoever obeys the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, whether male or female, will see him Date: 18-8-2011

    Is it permissible for a Muslim to ask Allaah The Almighty to let him see the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in a vision? Will seeing the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in Paradise be something specific to men?.. More

  • Following the Sunnah is obligatory Date: 10-11-2007

    What is the ruling on those who do not follow the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?.. More

  • Starting with the right side is recommended Date: 4-9-2007

    As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu During my initial Islamic studies, I read in many books that we are recommended to start dressing and other Fitrah activities from the right side e.g. wearing sock on the right foot before the left, wearing the right shoe before the left shoe, cutting nail – starting from the little finger on the right.. More

  • Translating Prophetic narrations to other languages Date: 10-8-2006

    Is it permissible to translate the narrations of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, word by word to English or to German or to any other languages?.. More

  • Acts that are rewardable Date: 20-2-2005

    [1] Are rewarded for following the simple Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, e.g. putting on shoes from the right side etc. [2] Are we rewarded for being in a state of Wudu even outside the mosque or anytime you stay with Wudu after Salah. .. More