1047 fatwas

  • Authenticity of additional part in hadeeth Date: 18-9-2017

    I have a question on hadith grades. If a hadith from a primary source of Hadith appears in another book with a different wording, and the author gives the hadith a particular grade, does this grade apply to the words found in the primary source as well? For example, this hadith from Musnad Ahmad (primary source): Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with.. More

  • Degree of hadeeth: ‘The best gift to children from parents is good manners’ Date: 13-9-2017

    "The best gift to children from parents is their correct training." This hadith is from At-tirmthi. I want to know whether it is Saheeh (authentic), and I need the hadith number urgently. .. More

  • Refuting allegations against credibility of Hadeeth Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaam alaykom. Thank you for the previous replies. Recently, I started a conversation with a Quranist in order to convince him that one cannot reject the Hadith. Basically, I have been able to deal with most of his arguments except for the following one, in which he uses the science of Hadith itself to refute its authenticity, especially that of.. More

  • O people! Say there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and you will be successful Date: 13-9-2017

    What is the authenticity of the following hadith: "O people! Say there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and you will be successful," which is quoted in Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) [vol.10, Darussalam, pp. 623-624]? .. More

  • Definition of Hasan and Hasan-Ghareeb hadeeth Date: 12-9-2017

    I was wondering what is meant by At-Tirmidhi when he calls a hadith Hasan or Hasan-Ghareeb? Does it mean that the hadith is sound? I heard someone say that it means the hadith is weak. .. More

  • Hadeeth about each Prophet having seven select companions weak Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. My question is: how do we reconcile the hadith in which the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says that every Prophet had 7 Companions and that he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,had 14 Companions with the hadith that states that on the day of judgment, some Prophets will be leading their Ummah (community), and.. More

  • 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, 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: 7-9-2017

    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: 7-9-2017

    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: 23-8-2017

    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