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  • Meaning of “Allah is The Greatest” Date: 25-11-2018

    Salamu Aleikum. What does "Allahu akbar" mean exactly? Does it means Allah (SWT) is great or Allah (SWT) is greater? If "greater" than in comparison to who? .. More

  • Allah Is Not a Synonym for God Date: 9-9-2018

    A lot of nonmuslims are using nowadays the name „Allah“ (swt) as a synonym for „God“. This has let to big problems since a lot of people use this word now also for other gods of other false religions and also for Shaitan, i.e. when some followers of Shaitan claim he is „God“ then they say Shaitan is „Allah“! And when Muslims say that.. More

  • Scheming is Only Ascribed to Allah in the Context of Perfection Date: 31-8-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum....I have 2 questions...First...what is the meaning of "Al-Maakireen" ???.....actually to increase my knowledge about how kaafirs are blaspheming about ALLAH and to reply them logically I used to watch YouTube videos and found some Christians are saying that the "Satan in Bible" is "ALLAH in the Qur'an", saying that ALLAH is misguiding.. More

  • The Forgiveness of Allah is Boundless Date: 3-4-2018

    assalamualaikum i believe that ALLAH is the only one worthy of worship because HE is the greatest , hence the right of ALLAH to be worshipped is equal to HIS greatness which has no bounds, so then to not give HIM his right is boundlessly wrong , upon these understanding i am not being able to understand the forgiveness of ALLAH as how can ALLAH forgive.. More

  • Laughing is an Attribute of Allah Date: 4-3-2018

    Asalamo AlaikumDoes ALLAH laugh? And is it mentioned in some of the hadiths?Question 2:A muslim does not have to talk inknowledgeably about islam, right? So Do I have to verify even my tawhid that I learned from scholars that I trust and I have to go see which hadith or Quranic statement they use as a reference? Do I have to verify everything? Also.. More

  • Allah is All-Seeing Date: 14-2-2018

    Please help me when I am in the act of committing a sin and I tell myself stop Allah is watching the Shaytan tells me 'so what if allah is watching" and I continue doing the sin. What should I do. .. More

  • Whether Al-Badee‘ is of the Names of Allah Date: 27-12-2017

    I have been looking in Shaykh ibn Uthaymeen’s Al-Qawaa‘id Al-Muthlaa to find the name Al-Badee‘, but I could not find it. However, in surat Al-Baqarah 2:117 "Badee‘ (Originator) of the heavens and the earth. When He decrees a matter, He only says to it, “Be,” and it is" Ibn Kathir mentioned in his Tafseer (Quran exegesis) (The Badee‘[Originator].. More

  • Name of Allah ‘Ash-Shaafi’ mentioned in Sunnah Date: 15-7-2017

    What are all the Names of Allaah? I know some, like Al-‘Adl, Al-‘Afuww, Al-Ahad, and so on, but I was surprised when Mufti Ismail Musa Mink said that Ash-Shaafi is one of His Names; I never heard that before. So what are the Names of Allaah? I know that they number 99. .. More

  • Writing name of Allah with small 'a' Date: 10-6-2017

    If I write the name of Allaah in English, do I have to use a capital 'A' for the name of Allaah? When I write Allaah with small 'a',​ I have no intention of disrespecting my Lord, Allaah; am I doing anything wrong? Also, are there names of the days used by the Muslims? Does it matter what names we use, whether it be in English or not? I try not.. More

  • Names of Allaah ‘Al-Musawwir’ and ‘Al-Waasi’’ Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does the name of Allaah "Al-Musawwir" mean that He can create totally unexisting new shapes? And does the name "Al-Waasi" mean that He has limitless capacity? .. More

  • Meaning of 'antal Baatinu fa laysa doonaka shaya' in supplication Date: 30-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatah Shaykh. Please explain what, 'There is nothing below you,' means in the following supplication. The Sufis try to to prove with this gadith that Allaah, The Exalted, is not above us: "O Allah, Lord of the Heavens and Lord of the Earth and Lord of the Magnificent Throne, our Lord and the Lord of everything,.. More

  • Difference between Allaah's Essential Attributes and His Active Attributes Date: 10-4-2015

    Assalam alikum!! My question is If Allah's all attribute is eternal...then what about rain...because Allah is the one who give rain but this all is going to end before the day of judgement..then how can all Allah's attribute can be eternal? .. More

  • Using the Persian word 'Khoda' to refer to Allaah The Almighty Date: 27-1-2015

    As-salamu ʿalaykum dear Shaykh. Is it permissible to say Khoda for Allah? .. More

  • Allaah is not named 'lawgiver' (Musharri'), but He does give the law Date: 4-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I heard the name Lawgiver being used to refer to Allah but is this one of His names and are His laws one of His attributes? Or is that only if the law is revealed in Allah's words in the Qur'an but not if it is revealed in another way like through a hadith? Jazaakumu Allahu khair .. More

  • Ahaadeeth stating that Allaah's Throne is above the seven heavens Date: 15-12-2012

    salam There are many verses in the Quran which states that Allah is above the Arsh (Throne). I learnt that salafi imams believe that Arsh is above seven heavens. How many hadith are there which states that Arsh is above seven heavens. Do the ahadith related to the location of Arsh reach the level of mutawaatir?... More