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  • You Must Refer to Explanations of Scholars for Understanding Sharee‘ah Texts Date: 21-9-2020

    1) When I read Quran and sound/authentic hadith, sometimes it is very clear to me (for example what is halal and what is haram). For example, one can divide the verses of the Quran in following categories, those which meaning are apparent( both scholar and lay man figure it out after reading it), some verses which can only scholar can figure it out.. More

  • Drawing Analogy Is Specific To Scholars Date: 21-9-2020

    2) As a lay person (non scholar), Can I follow the same fatwa for similar (close,related) incidents. For example, Let say an Islamic scholar ruled that drinking alcohol is haram. Based on that can I come up with a conclusion, that smoking cigarettes is haram too. .. More

  • Biographies Authored by Dr. Ali As-Sallaabi Date: 12-12-2019

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, does the biography series by Dr. Ali Muhammad al-Sallabi which has been translated into English have inauthentic ahadith? Can the laymen read it? .. More

  • Trustworthiness of Scholars of Hadeeth Date: 20-12-2018

    Dear scholars,I always hear hadith scholars like Al-Haakim,Ibn Khuzaymah, Ibn Hibbaan and Al Albani being criticized for their gradings.for instance I saw voluminous books were written, dedicated to attack Albani.Yet I always see their names after hadiths, like "classed as sahih by Al Hakim". I do not know if I should take these hadiths seriously since.. More

  • Famous Contemporary Hanafi Jurists Date: 6-8-2018

    salam. i am a hanafi. pls mention some reliable contemporary hanafi scholars who are also mujtahids .. More

  • Author of Takhreej Al-Mishkaat Date: 20-9-2017

    Who is the author of Takhreej Al-Mishkaat? Is it Ibn Hajar Al-‘Asqalaani or Ibn Hajar Al-Haytami? .. More

  • Statements of Ismaa'eel Dahlawi about Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I would like to know about Shah Ismail Dehlavi, may Allaah have mercy upon him. I know that he did a lot to wipe out Shirk (polytheism) from the subcontinent, but I am confused about some of his statements that could be viewed as disrespectful for prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Here are some of them: Ismail.. More

  • Short biography of Shaykh Ehsaan Ilaahi Thaheer Date: 7-1-2015

    Who was Ehsaan Illahi Zaheer and what were his contributions? .. More

  • Innovators and heretics spread lies about Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 15-10-2014

    Salamu alaykum Why Shaykhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah spoked ill about Imam Ali, Abu Bakr, Umar Ibn Khattab, Fatimah and Huseyn radiallahu anhum, because i have read some sayings of Shaykhul Islam against these sahabas in a page of innovators? Is it true that scholars have called him Nasibi and that he was considered munafiq, like Shaykh Ibn Hajar Asqalani.. More

  • Contemporary Mujtahid scholars Date: 2-12-2012

    Asalamu Alaykom 1) Who among these are Mujtahideen--Sheikh Uthymeein,Sheikh Albani,Sheikh Bin Baz,Sheikh Fawzaan,Sheikh Ibraheem..(All of contemporary Imaams) 2) I am afraid sometimes to have marital relations with my wife when we go to any picnic place.Actually I am afraid that in this age when spy technology is very advanced there may be hidden.. More

  • Shaykh Al-Albaani's status among scholars of Hadeeth Date: 14-7-2010

    Please inform me that which primary books of hadiths are commented for authenticity by Sheikh Albani apart from kutub al-sitta, Targeeb by Mundari, Adab by Bukhari and Mishkat. Does his book called Silsila As-Sahiha captures all the sahih hadiths collected from every single book of hadith present today? Is there any Hadith Scholar who collected all.. More

  • Muhammad Zakariyya Al-Kaandahlawi Date: 11-5-2009

    asalamualykum wa rahmatullahi wa barkat, in fatwa number 92757 why did you praise Muhammad Zakariyyaa Al-Kandahlawi as a great scholar when he is related to deoband school of thought which has been critcized by you and moreover zakariyya al kandahlawi authored fadaile amal,which is a book consisting of fabricated narrations and stories promoting sufism,my.. More

  • Haroun Yahya is not a religious reference Date: 20-4-2008

    Asalamualykum, Harun Yahya said on 6 Aug 2007 in an interview with Al-jazeera: "there are number of hadith which indicate that it is virtuous not to get married in the End Times...We can also find this [reference of those hadith] in the works of Said Nursi. You will be able to find it on the Internet if you look the term up in the Risale-i Nur Collection.. More

  • Shaykh 'Uthmaan Dan Fodio Date: 20-12-2005

    What is the position of the 'Uthmaan Dan Fodio, among the Islamic jurist?.. More

  • The credibility of Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq Date: 2-8-2004

    Recently I attended a teleconference with Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq of the committee of senior scholars, Saudi Arabia. Since then because some of the remarks of the Sheikh, many people have cast doubt on him, can somebody post me some comments if they exist, or if this is answered by a scholar of the kaba'ir, on their views of the Sheikh in question?.. More