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  • Asking too many questions about Unseen Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. “We will say to Hell on the Day of Ressurection, ‘Have you been completely filled up?’ And it will say, ‘Is there anything more?’” And he stated on the authority of Anas ibn Malik that the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said, “(The sinners) will be thrown therein, and it will continue to say, ‘Is there.. More

  • Contradiction between Islam and reason impossible Date: 9-3-2017

    I was going to decide which subject to study at the university level. I once had this thought: What if while studying this subject, I discover that Islam is not scientifically logical and I leave the religion? Based on this, I began to worry that this might happen to me and that I could leave Islam. Is this an act of doubt which leads to Kufr (disbelief),.. More

  • Benefiting from open-learning websites Date: 1-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykhs. In general, open learning websites offer courses on many beneficial subjects. But they also contain courses on forbidden subjects, photos of women/other forbidden images, and adds of forbidden things. Can I go to these websites to do permissible courses only? Or should I avoid these websites completely? I would be gratefulif.. More

  • Failing to act upon non-religious knowledge that one learned Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is true that if a person does not implement what the person learns of the religious knowledge, then they are sinful. My question is about the knowledge outside the religion that one has, is it true for that too? I studied dental hygiene, hence if I do not implement what I learned and do not.. More

  • Doubting one's understanding of Hadeeth Date: 16-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it right or wrong if I read a hadith and act upon what I understand from it, if it is not something wrong? Like, for example, if I read a hadith about honey, but I do not know if the hadith is referring to only honey or to drink it while mixing it in water, if I do mix it in water and drink.. More

  • Studying for subject during lecture on another subject Date: 23-11-2016

    Assalamu alaykum, Shaykhs. I am a medical student and have a vast syllabus. There are examinations frequently. Some teachers' classes are not good and not beneficial. So I read the exam topics in those classes, otherwise I have trouble to cover all topics and will have trouble in doing other works in my home. I usually sit in the middle row so that.. More

  • Whom to follow when scholars differ in grading Hadeeth Date: 24-10-2016

    My question is regarding the grade of hadiths; there are some hadiths concerning which Hadith scholars differ in grading them; like, there is a hadith in which Prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said thatknowledge is obligatory upon every muslim, so on this hadith, Hadith scholars differed; some say that it is an authnetic hadith, and.. More

  • Learning worldly sciences is communal obligation Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am from Bangladesh. In my country, Islamic studies are not taught appropriately in normal schools. So, for many years, the best centers for Islamic studies were madrasas. The poor people can afford to send their kids in these madrasas, praise be to Allaah. Recently, some of the islamic activists of our country opened Islamic schools.. More

  • Reward of learning worldly knowledge Date: 11-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Scholar. I would be happy if you did not cite any other fatwas. Please answer it directly. Is there any reward from Allaah for getting a worldly education or knowledge, both for males and females? .. More

  • Refusing to let wife and children memorize Quran at Islamic center Date: 11-7-2016

    In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I want my kids and I to get an Islamic Education, especially through memorizing the Quran in an Islamic center, but my husband does not support this idea, and he is not here with us as he travelled to America over the years in search of wealth. What are my.. More

  • Statements of 'Ali about scholars Date: 2-7-2016

    Did‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him,say, “I am the slave of the one who teaches me a single letter of the alphabet.” Please give the reference. If it is not a true statement, then please give an authenticsaying from‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him,about the importance of a teacher. .. More

  • Ahaadeeth about honoring scholars Date: 22-6-2016

    Is it true that Prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said that we should honour anIslamic scholarwhenever we meet one at an occasion? Which hadith says that? .. More

  • Role of Muslim scholars in society Date: 4-6-2016

    What is the role of muslim scholars in society? .. More

  • Seeking knowledge or helping oppressed prisoners Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a sister who tries to seek knowledge. I am campaigning for Muslim prisoners, and it is often difficult for me to keep up with both matters. My mind is busied with these thoughts every day. Both things are really time consuming, but I do not want to give up on seekig knowledge, nor do I want to.. More

  • Scholars who started seeking knowledge at older age Date: 2-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know which scholars, Companions, or Tabi'is (generation following the Companions) started to seek knowledge at an older age. I hope that you can provide me some examples and state the age when they started to seek knowledge. May Allaah reward you. .. More