1026 fatwas

  • Distorting a Hadeeth is not Permissible Date: 18-2-2018

    When I was at school I did a play based on the blind man, bald man and leper Hadith.Without realizing the extent of my sin, I made changes to the revelation such as changing the bald man to a cripple.I made tawbah to Allah but I want to know if it’s kuffr if I don’t announce my mistake to everyone who watched the play?Also is it considered as disbelief.. More

  • The Story of Mukhayreeq that He Became a Muslim is not Authentic Date: 14-2-2018

    Who was Mukhayriq? Is it true that the seven gardens and the other wealth prophet Muhammad (pbuh) inherited from were used for the establishment of Waqf, the first ever "charitable endowment of Islam"? Why did he do this? Was he died as a Jew or a Muslim? What were the reasons he fought with Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in the battle of Uhud? Is it also.. More

  • An Inauthentic Hadeeth about Gog and Magog Date: 4-2-2018

    Salàm, I read the following hadith which is authentic but what I would want is whether this hadith is a metaphor in general as it can't happen in real with a human to live long enough to leave thousand offspring behind. And if it is true that they must have been far times more than the human species and it would require a huge area to contain them.. More

  • Ruling on a Particular Hadeeth Date: 14-1-2018

    Salam aleikum there is a hadith that goes like this The People who were not tested in this dunya Will wish their skins were cut up when they see the rewards of those who were tested 5484 al jami Is this a saheeh hadith ? .. More

  • Narration about Prophet's kissing private parts of grandson is weak Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope this email finds the shaykh in good spirits. I have two questions regarding a disgusting narration which mentions that the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, kissed the private parts of Imam Hassan or Imam Hussein, may Allah be pleased with them. 1. Do any scholars accept the narration? 2. Does the narration carry.. More

  • Hadeeth reporters from Basrah Date: 3-1-2018

    I had some questions about Hadith knowledge: 1. What was the status of the people of Basrah? 2. What is the status of the narrator ‘Ali ibn Zayd? I have heard some say that he was a Shiite, so is he considered extremely weak or slightly weak? 3. Are the narrations of very weak reports written down? .. More

  • Ahaadeeth saying that afflictions are result of sins Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear brother, I have a question regarding the authenticity of some narrations. These hadiths are the following: 1. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,explained the Tafseer (explanation) of this verse to ‘Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, thus, "O ‘Ali, whatever calamity befalls you, illness, afflication, or any worldly.. More

  • Hadeeth of Masrooq about visiting ‘Aa’ishah on day of Arafah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Please, can you inform me of the grade of authenticity of the following hadith: It is mentioned in Baihaqi and Musannaf Ibn ‘Abd Ar-Razzaaq that Masrooq, may Allah be pleased with him, went to ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her,on the day of Arafah. ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased.. More

  • Authenticity of hadith about virtues of night prayer Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Sir. Thankyou for your help with regards to hadiths. May I know whether the following hadith is authentic?Salman Al-Faarisi quoted the Prophet, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,as having said: “Observe the night prayer; it was the practice of the righteous before you, and it brings you closer to your Lord, and it is penance for evil deeds and.. More

  • Misunderstanding Ibn Taymiyyah's statement about Ibn ‘Umar Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My friend sent me a saying of Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, found in his book Iqtidhaa’ As-Siraat Al-Mustaqeem, pp. 351-352. My friend said that Ibn Taymiyyah said that the Companion Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, is an innovator. Is this claim true? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Weak ahaadeeth about Paradise Date: 2-1-2018

    I was wondering; if there is a weak hadith that describes something aboutbeing in Paradise, can it be taken as evidence according to the scholars? You have not answered this question on your site yet, so please do not refer me to an existing fatwa. Thank you. .. More

  • Weak ahaadeeth about virtuous deeds accepted Date: 1-1-2018

    Scholars, I had some queries regarding weak hadiths: 1. Are weak hadiths acceptable in biographies or histories of the Companions for their merits? 2. If they are, then does that mean, in such instance, that the weak hadith is considered authentic/reliable? .. More

  • Reconciling narrations about time of Allah's descent to the nearest heaven Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that there are hadiths that say that Allah decends to the lower heaven in the last third of the night. However, in one hadith in Saheeh Muslim, it says that Allah decends after passing one third of the night. How can I reconcile between them? .. More

  • Hadeeth about eating food of generous and miserly Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. Is it true that the food of a generous person cures disease? If yes, is it permissible to eat more than one third if the food is of a generous person with the intention of wanting to get cured? I read about an incident about Imam Ash-Shaafi‘i in which he when to visit Imam Ahmad and he mentioned.. More

  • Mawdhoo‘ narration can never be authentic Date: 28-12-2017

    Regarding this narration: ‘Abdullaah ibn Mas‘ood narrated that the Prophet,sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said, "Indeed, a woman from the wives of the people of Paradise, the whiteness of her shin is visible through seventy garments until her marrow is seen, and that is because Allaah, the Exalted, says: 'As if they are corundum and Marjan.' So.. More