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  • A Layman Is Not Sinful in Imitating the Scholars Whom He Trusts Date: 23-11-2021

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu respected Scholars. In fatwa no. 264595 you have said that Tawassul is a matter of Ijtihaad (personal reasoning) in which the difference of opinion is acceptable. Now those laymen Muslims following a madhab in which Tawassul is practiced, do we have to warn them of Tawassul? Do we say to them what you are doing.. More

  • Tawassul by Virtue of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 13-5-2020

    Assalaamualaykum Dear scholar, In the Hadeeth of Uthman bin Hunaif, when the blind man said "O Muhammad, I turn by virtue of you to my Lord concerning this need of mine, that it might be met for me". Was the blind man in the presence of the prophet addressing him directly or was he away after he went to do wudu and pray two rakat making supplication.. More

  • Fatwa section not concerned with refuting books Date: 3-1-2018

    I wanted to ask about the following two scholars: 1) Abi Abdillah Muhammad bin Musa bin An-Nu‘man At-Timasani (d. 683H). 2.) Badr Ad-Deen Az-Zarkashi Ash-Shaafi‘i. Both of them supported Istigaathah (seeking help) through the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,after his death, as is evident from the book Al-Mustagheetheeen bi khayr.. More

  • Asking Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, to ask Allaah on one's behalf Date: 10-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Fatwa 91189 mentioned that asking the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,to ask Allaah is not kufr (disbelief) but that it is not allowed. However, I read in the fatwa of Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah that this is a type of shirk (polytheism), the fatwa states, “It is from Allaah's mercy that these types of du'as (supplications).. More

  • The tawassul poem by 'Aamir ibn Al-Akwa’ Date: 24-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I would like to know whether this hadith is authentic. Many of the Barelvi (term used for the movement following the Sunni Hanafi school of jurisprudence, originating in Bareilly with over 200 million followers in South Asia) used the following hadith to ask the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah by the person of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 26-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah! Respected scholars, I want to know two things: -1 I have two e-mail addresses, sometimes I send you my questions from both the addresses while your terms and conditions say that one can send only a question per day; am I cheating by doing this because the addresses are two but the sender is same? I just do so because.. More

  • This Hadeeth does not prove permissibility of Tawassul with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 10-4-2015

    Assalamualaikum warahmatulahi wabarkatahu sheikh doesn't this hadeeth prove tawassul through prophet saws (asking help from prophet in his absence. One night, the Prophet of Allah - may Allah bless him and grant him peace - was in his house and was heard to proclaim 'I am here!' (labayk!) three times and 'You have been granted help' also three times.. More

  • Tawassul by virtue of the Prophets and the righteous Date: 3-9-2014

    your fatawa section is great mashaAllah, but please please please do not ONLY send me the links of other fatawa in response. (yes if there are fatawa related to this question than please send along with the answer to this particular question). My question is regarding Hafith Ibn Hujr al Asqalani. What was his aqeedah with regards to Tawassul Through.. More

  • Fasting for the sake of Allaah with the intention to get a job Date: 13-6-2012

    Question : I am Looking for good Job. I want to keep Fasting to get good job.Allah (SWT) knows it well. My QUestion is ... Can i keep Fasting on Monday/Thursday by keeping Niyath for Getting Job. Hope this question is more clear... More

  • Asking the Prophet to intercede after his death Date: 8-3-2012

    Was the ruling contained in the following verse cancelled with the death of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? If so, what is the evidence? Allaah The Almighty Says (what means): {And if, when they wronged themselves, they had come to you, [O Muhammad], and asked forgiveness of Allaah and the Messenger had asked forgiveness for them, they.. More

  • Making Tawassul via the status of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 7-3-2012

    Is it permissible to make Tawassul via the status of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and his high rank in the sight of Allaah, citing as evidence the story where Aadam (Adam), may Allaah exalt his mention, made Tawassul with the status of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and Allaah accepted it from him? .. More

  • Seeking help from the dead or from absent people Date: 23-8-2011

    Peace be upon you. I want to ask about the Hadeeth about the blind man who supplicated Allaah by means of the status of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the Hadeeth about losing an animal. Are these Hadeeths authentic? What do they mean? .. More

  • Seeking relief from the dead Date: 1-8-2011

    What is the ruling on seeking help from the dead, knowing that I am fully aware of the fact that Allaah The Almighty alone is the Benefit-Giver and the Harm-Inflictor. I also know that neither the living nor the dead can bring about harm or benefit except with the permission of Allaah The Exalted?.. More

  • Permissible and prohibited Tawassul Date: 5-5-2011

    1- Is it permissible to supplicate Allaah The Almighty and make Tawassul (intercession) to Him by mean of the status of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? 2- Do the allies of Allaah The Almighty see the spirit of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, which expands their insight? 3- How can we differentiate between the.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah while making Tawassul (intercession) by the Prophet is groundless Date: 5-5-2011

    Is it permissible to supplicate Allaah The Almighty by the virtue and status of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam? Is it permissible to mention the Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, as an intermediary when entreating Allaah The Almighty to accept a supplication? .. More