1028 fatwas

  • 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

  • Report about meatdish that increases sexual prowess is fabricated Date: 9-7-2017

    Is the following narration authentic? It comes from one of As-Suyuti's books which is called Prophetic medicine: According to Abu Hurayrah, the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,once complained to angel Jibreel (Gabriel) that he could not have sexual intercourse often enough. "What?" replied the angel, "Why do you not eat Harisa? There is the.. More

  • ‘The Imam is a shield...’ is authentic hadeeth Date: 4-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. An authentic hadith states, “The Imam is a shield behind whom you fight and protect yourself.” I would like to know what the Hadith scholars and the Fiqh scholars said about this hadith. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Weak ahaadeeth differ in degree of weakness Date: 2-7-2017

    Can a hadith be questioned or challenged if its authenticity is weak or the hadith chain of narrators is weak or missing? .. More

  • Hadeeth about women who resemble hypocrites Date: 1-7-2017

    Abu Uthaynah As-Sadafi (may Allaah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said: “The best of your women are those who are bearers of many children, loving, comforting, and tolerant – provided that they fear Allaah. And the worst of your women are those who display their charms and who walk with arrogance. Such.. More

  • Whether Sufyaan Ath-Thawri and Al-A‘mash were Mudallis reporters Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum shaykh. I want to know whether Sufyaan Ath-Thawri and Al-A‘mashwere Mudallis according to the Hadith scholars. If yes, then why are narrations which they narrated accepted in Sahih Al-Bukhaari and Muslim but rejected elsewhere while other hadiths like that of the narration of Maalik Ad-Daar of a man coming to the Prophet's grave.. More

  • Whether person who cried out of fear of Allah can be tortured in grave Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Brothers. I have a question and was wondering if you could kindly answer it. You see, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,told us that one who cried out fear of Allaah will not go to hell. My question is: can someone like that be punished in the grave? Keep in mind that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said that.. More

  • Interpretation of hadeeth: ‘This Ummah of mine is granted mercy...’ Date: 29-6-2017

    Does the following hadith include the punishment in the grave or is it restricted to the punishment on the Day of Judgment? “This Ummah (Islamic community) reminds of the Ummah that Allaah has placed His mercy upon. This Ummah will not have any punishment in the Hereafter, this punishment is in this world with Fitan (temptations, tribulations),.. More

  • Many reports in Nu'aym's book Al-Fitan fabricated Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are the reports in Al-Fitan by Nu'aim ibn Hammad authentic? .. More

  • Hadeeth about market for images in Paradise weak Date: 26-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following hadith authentic? ‘Ali narrated that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said, "Indeed, in Paradise, there is a market in which there is no buying nor selling, except for images of men and women. So whenever a man desires an image, he enters it." [Tirmidhi 2550] .. More

  • Interpretation of hadeeth: ‘The Imaam is a shield...’ Date: 26-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know the detailed explanation of the following hadith: "The Imam is shield, you will engage in war behind him." May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Fabricated hadeeth about Angel of death Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. How sound is this hadith? Ibn An-Najjaar related the following in his Taareekh from Anas in marfoo‘ (traced back directly to the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam) form: "Every day, the Angel of death looks up to 70 times into the whereabouts of the servant. When [the Angel of Death] is sent.. More

  • Narrations not directly attributed to the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are the following texts hadiths? “Oh Abu Dharr! Beware of procrastination, for you are (in) today and not (in) tomorrow. If there is a tomorrow for you, be tomorrow as you are today. If there is not a tomorrow for you, you will grievously regret the opportunity which you missed today.” “Oh Abu Dharr! When you wake up in.. More

  • Be chaste and your wives will be chaste Date: 21-6-2017

    Hello. I wanted to ask more information about a hadith in which the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says that if one commits adultery, his women commit adultery too. .. More