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  • A Mouth and Ears are not Attributes of Allah Date: 14-5-2018

    Assalamu Alaikum,A leader from a group made statements that Allah resembles Adam in form based on the hadith in Bukhari. He said Allah has ears, mouth and the group is not willing to correct this statement. I know that some Imams said that Allah has eyes but did they say He has ears, mouth etc. Is it permitted to make such statements about Allah when.. More

  • Impermissibility to Say that Allah is 'a Spiritual Father' Date: 15-2-2018

    Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhIf someone calls Allah (swt) a father, or a “spiritual father” as stated in fatwa No 90195, is he an apostate or did he only commit a severe sin? What is the penalty for someone who says (and insists that) Allah (swt) is a father?Jazaak Allahu Khair .. More

  • Referring to Allah as our best friend/closest companion Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it correct to refer to Allah as our best friend/closest companion? .. More

  • Attributing Allah with absolute energy Date: 22-10-2017

    Is Allah attributed with Absolute Energy? .. More

  • Impermissibility of referring to Allaah as Brahma Date: 18-9-2016

    Is it permissible to call Allaah 'Brahma'? (It is used by Hindus and means 'creator'.) .. More

  • Why some scholars studied Kalaam theology though prohibited by the Salaf Date: 26-3-2015

    Shaykh, i have read some sayings of the scholars of Salaf that they had forbidden teaching and taking with ilm al-kalam. But in other hand we see that many of great scholars have teached ilm al-kalam. My question is: Why scholars like Shaykhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, Hafiz Al-Iraqi, Shaah Waliyyullaah Ad-Dahlawi and Mohammad Shah Anwar Kashmiri teached.. More

  • Impermissible to describe one's love for Allaah as 'infatuation' (‘ishq) Date: 7-10-2014

    What does the word Ishq (عشق) mean? Is it permissible to use this word (عشق) for God and His Messenger? Is it permissible to use this word (عشق) for our father, mother, brother, sister, daughter etc.? Is it lawful to say I have Ishq (عشق) with my sister? Jazaak ALLAHU Khair. .. More

  • Describing a human as 'godlike' Date: 9-2-2014

    A few weeks ago my friend told me about a teacher that she thought was handsome and clever. After meeting him I disagreed and said I thought he would be more godlike, as a description of character and appearance. Even after saying it I regretted it. I've read the text under "what is shirk" but I keep worrying that I have committed a major sin. .. More

  • It is impermissible to think of an image of Allaah Date: 22-8-2013

    I am a visual thinker and as a child I had this image of God in my head. I know that Allah has no image. Did I commit to some kind of shirk? Please help me. I'm terribly depressed. How do I get this image out of my head? .. More

  • Embodying and comparing Allaah to His creation is disbelief Date: 5-12-2011

    Why do you, the followers of Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul-Wahhaab, differ with the rest of the followers of the Sunnah and adopt the doctrine of embodying and comparing Allaah with His creation?.. More

  • Al-Haadi as a company name Date: 20-6-2011

    Asalam o Alykum! My father established a small company and I suggested him to name it as ''Al-Hadi company''.Pls tell me is it the write name?.. More

  • Impermissible to describe Allaah The Almighty with additional attributes Date: 19-5-2011

    I watched a Shaykh on television who was speaking about Funoon (the arts). This Shaykh belongs to a group that adopts religious innovations. He described Allaah The Almighty as the first Fannaan (artist). According to my understanding, the Arabic word Fannaan also means zebra. Is it then permissible to describe Allaah The Almighty as the first Fannaan?.. More

  • Drawing resemblance between the Creator (Allaah) and the creation is Kufr (disbelief) Date: 27-1-2011

    What is the ruling on likening the Attributes of the Creator to that of creation, and vice versa? What is the difference between the two?.. More

  • The Ash‘ari School Date: 26-1-2011

    What is the Ash‘ari School? Is it one of the schools of Ahl As- Sunnah Wa’l Jamaa‘ah (the mainstream people of the Sunnah)?.. More

  • Non-Muslims using the name 'Allaah' to refer to their gods Date: 24-6-2010

    ASSALAMUALAIKUM. May I know the ruling for allowing Non-Muslim to use the word ALLAH to call their God, e.g : Christian, Jews, Buddha, etc. Wassalam... More