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  • Muslims divided into 73 sects Date: 3-12-2007

    What is your opinion about Sufism? Is it among the seventy- two groups that will enter Hell as was mentioned in the Hadeeth, or is it among the Saved group?.. More

  • The Shaathiliyyah, Ahmadiyyah and Bahaism Date: 11-11-2007

    There is one Center where I live and its followers are called the Shaathilis. They belong to the Sufis but claim to be Sunnis. They are interested in the Ahmadiyyah and in BahaismI would like to know the organization to which such sects belong. .. More

  • Pious people performing the prayers of 40 days with one ablution Date: 24-9-2007

    Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullah: Some people in our locality rea d a book known as Fazail-e-Amal. In it is written that some people from Tab-e-tabaeen used to pray Salat for 40 days having the same wudu(ablution) . Is it right to do so? How can it is possible?.. More

  • Concept of pantheism Date: 8-4-2007

    Can you please explain the concepts of "wahdatul wujud" and "wahdatul shuhud". Are these beliefs those that take a person out of Islam or are they valid beliefs that are to be adopted? Please explain in detail... More

  • The Qalandariyah Tareeqah Date: 27-9-2006

    ASALAM-A-LLAIKUM MY NAME IS SHEERAZ YOUSFANI FROM PAKISTAN. sir you have done high level of research on islam ,quran and on hadith. please guide me. I HAVE BEEN IN SILSILA OF QALANDARI FOR 2 YEARS. OUR PIR IS A BUSINESS MAN AND HE IS VERY PIOUS AND HONEST , PRAYS 5 TIMES. HE IS NOT REGULAR PIR BABA. NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT HIS PIR SHIP EXCEPT US, AND WE.. More

  • Pledging allegiance to a given Shaykh Date: 19-4-2006

    Yesterday I was talking to ones of person, he was stressing on the Peers (bayah), he said unless one is not submitted to one peer, he will not achieve the joy of Eemaan (belief). My question is how far is true and needed to be under one peer. If a Muslim is not under one peer or person guidance, is that ok for him to be separate and get knowledge from.. More

  • Rejected Soofi innovations Date: 28-3-2006

    I belong to the Qaadiriyyah Sufi sect. We have a Shaykh who is called Ghawth Az-Zamaan (the succour of the time) whom they say that he is in contact with Allaah and His Messenger, and they seek his help, so what should I do? .. More

  • Meaning of Islamic terminology Date: 14-6-2005

    My question is regarding Wilayah (Sainthood). Please clarify me the difference between the terms "Qutb", "Abdaal", "Ghawth", and "Kalandar". Are these having more spiritual superiority over each other? If yes, then what is the sequence of superiority? .. More

  • One who equates a Sufi book with the Qur'an Date: 27-2-2005

    Please explain the Qur'an's view about seeing an angel, who would call you by your name and identify himself as a slave of God and order you to follow Dalaail Al-Khayraat, and to bring a witness. What does the Qur'an think of this some Imaams thought this is Qur'an and some thought this is the book of the prayer on the Prophet, peace be upon.. More

  • Jalaalud-Deen Roomi Date: 24-10-2004

    Insh'a Allaah, this is the Jalaalud-Deen Roomi I am enquiring about. Can you quote what the scholars have said about him and whether we should read his books as his books are in English? JALAALUD-DEEN ROOMI (1207-1273 A.D) Jalaaluld-Deen Mohammad Ibn Mohammad Ibn Mohammad Ibn Hussein al-Rumi was born in 604 A.H. (1207/8 A.D) at Balkh (now.. More

  • Burhani sect of Sufism Date: 19-7-2004

    I need to get a clear answer and idea about Tareeqa Al Burhaniya. What is the Islamic scholars' opinion about the Thareeqath named Al burhaniyya (also known as Tareeqa shaduliyya, Dasuqiyya Burhaniyya) nowadays this tareegath began to spread in India also. They are mainly following a Burhaniya shaikh named Sheikh Mukhthar from Egypt and also Mohammed.. More

  • Bralwiya group Date: 24-5-2004

    We have some people here who are followers of Ahmed Raza Khan (Bralevis) wearing green turbans. What do you say about them? Do they deserve to be followed? Can we have them to be our leaders? Give me a brief history of the movement and their ills. .. More

  • Imam prostrates before his Sufi Sheikh Date: 4-3-2004

    Today it was Eid ul-Adha in India. As there is scarcity of Sunni mosques in my area, I went to a Sufi mosque and prayed behind the Imam of that mosque. To my utter amazement the mosque contains photographs of the Sufi Sheikh and something inside the mosque and also photographs of various shrines in Baghdad and Ajmer hanging from the 4 walls of the.. More

  • False Claims by Sufi Shaykh Date: 17-2-2004

    I am now studying the Manhaj of Salaf. So recently, I was watching a speech by a Sufi Sheikh. He was saying that most of the previous great Imams such as Imam Abu Hanifa, Shafi’e, Malikie, and Hambali practiced Tassawuf (Sufism). He also said that Imam an-Nawawi, Ibn Hajar Al-‘Asqalani, as-Suyooti, Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, Ibn Katheer, and even.. More

  • Ahmad Ridha Khan Date: 10-12-2003

    What are your views about Maulana Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Brelawi of India? And do you think he followed and preached Islam properly. I would appreciate your reply. .. More