1026 fatwas

  • No good in any action that distracts from obligatory prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    What does this hadith mean? On the authority of Abu Khirash, may Allah be well-pleased with him, who said, "I heard Al-Qasim relate about the Messenger of Allaah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) that he passed by some people shooting arrows with bows, and one of the Companions said, 'I see that they have not yet prayed their obligatory prayers, which.. More

  • No weak reporter in hadeeth of placing hands on chest in prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does the Mursal hadith (hadith in which the Companion who related it from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,is missing from the chain) narrated by Tawoos about placing the hands on the chest in the prayer found in Sunan Abi Dawood have any unreliable narrator in its chain? [Please note that I already know that it is a weak.. More

  • Narration about Prophet feeding poor blind Jew unfounded Date: 6-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Please tell us about the authenticity of a naration about the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, feeding a blind Jew in a corner of a masjid in Al-Madinah. It spread massively here. May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Al-Adab al-Mufrad good for teaching children Islamic manners Date: 6-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. After having taught some children the basics of their creed, I would like to go through a book with them to teach them about perfecting their manners and living their lives as practising Muslims. I am stuck between Al-Adab Al-Mufrad and Ash-Shamaa'il Al-Muhammadiyyah. I can only choose one as my time with them is limited. Which of.. More

  • Narrator whose hadeeth may be written but not used as evidence Date: 29-8-2017

    What does it mean when Hadith scholars such as Ibn Adi say that a Hadith narrator's hadith may be written despite his weakness? Does it mean that the narrator is not very weak and that his hadith may be used as support? .. More

  • Degree of hadeeth: ‘All creatures are the dependents of Allah...’ Date: 22-8-2017

    Is the saying: "All God's creatures are His family; and he is the most beloved of God, who does most good to God's creatures," a hadith? .. 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

  • Inhabitants of heaven are the angels Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaam alaykum. I want to know about the following hadith, but I could not understand what is meant by the 'inhabitants of heaven'. I mean, people do not go to Paradise simply after dying, they have to wait for the Day of Judgement. So, what is meant by 'inhabitants'? Did some people already arrive there? When Allah loves a servant, He says to.. More

  • No Muslim will respect Hadeeth books more than the Quran Date: 22-8-2017

    What is the ruling on a person who respects Hadith books more than the Quran? .. More

  • Hadeeth in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and Muslim about ‘Azl (coitus interruptus) Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa barakaatuhu. I need to ask you urgently for a complete explanation from Fath Al-Baari and Sharh An-Nawawi and other books about this hadith: A man inquired, “We earn income from these bondwomen (other narratives mention prostitutes), so can we do coitus interruptus (‘Azl) with them?” The Prophet said, “There is no sin.. More

  • Meaning of hadeeth: ‘...an hour and an hour.’ Date: 15-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Sheikh, does the hadith about an hour for you and an hour for your Lord means 12 hours of worshipping or subtracting around 6 hours of sleep from 24, meaning 18 hours, so then 9 are for our Lord? So should we worship this much hours a day in our daily life? I mean, should we worship that much that if.. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth about commanding children to pray at seven Date: 1-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you elobrate on the authenticity of the hadith reported by Abu Dawud, At-Tirmidhi, and others which says, "Order your children to pray when they are seven years old, beat them when they are ten years old, and seperate their beds." Shaykh Albani said that it is Sahih (authentic), can you inform what the earlier scholars of Hadith.. More

  • Explaining Ibn Hajar's words about blackness Date: 19-7-2017

    I read this commentary, that ibn Hajar said: "Allah created Adam in His picture, sixty cubits (about 30 meters) in height. When He created him, He said (to him), "Go and greet that group of angels sitting there, and listen what they will say in reply to you, for that will be your greeting and the greeting of your offspring." Adam (went and) said, 'As-Salamu.. More

  • Degree of authenticity of story of Angel of Death visiting Ibraaheem Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer this question: can you tell me the soundness of the following hadith? Ibn Abi Ad-Dunya relatesthe following from Ka’b: “Ibrahim (Abraham), peace be upon him, saw a man in his house and asked, ‘Who are you?’ He replied, ‘I am the Angel of Death.’ Ibrahim said, ‘If you really are him, then show me a.. More

  • Refraining from doing evil is charity Date: 10-7-2017

    There is a hadith that says that charity is due on every Muslim and says that the least that you can do is leave sin and that that is a charity, and then there is a hadith that says that saving people - I think it says 'leaving' - from your mischief is a charity to yourself. Now, it would seem that leaving people and saving them from your mischief would.. More