115 fatwas

  • Verse which Prophet would have concealed were he to do so Date: 12-12-2017

    What is the verse regarding which ‘Aa’ishah, may allah be pleased with her, said, "If Prophet Mohammed, sallallhu ‘alayhi wa sallam, would have hidden something from the Quran, he would have hidden that verse"? And what was the reason for the revelation of that verse? .. More

  • Whether story about reasons of revelation of Soorah Al-Kahf is true Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is the story of Quarysh consulting the Madinan Jews about Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, true?The jews gave them three questions. And in response, Allah sent down Surat Al-Kahf. Is that true? .. More

  • Reliability of Al-Waahidi's Asbaab An-Nuzool Date: 25-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is about the book Asbaab An-Nuzool witten by ‘Ali ibn Ahmad Al-Waahidi. Is it a reliable book, and can we study and share knowledge from that book? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Letter yaa' at end of word in Quran may be dotted or undotted Date: 24-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is in regards to particular words in the Quran. For example, in Surah Al-Baqarah, verse 26, in the word يستحى, the letter ى is without dots. I was told that this is due to the particular font, but what confuses me is: how were certain words chosen? In other words, why were not all the dots under the letter removed?.. More

  • Authenticity of ahaadeeth about merit of Soorah Al-Waaqi‘ah Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have a query about the virtues of Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah. I know that there are three hadiths about its virtue, and I used to know that all three are weak. For instance, 1) When Ibn Mas‘ood, may Allaah be pleased with him, was sick and he heard the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Hadeeth on virtue of Aayat Al-Kursi Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It was narrated from Abu Hurairah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, “In Soorat Al-Baqarah, there is a verse which is the best of all the verses of the Quran. It is never recited in a house but that the devil leaves it: Aayat.. More

  • Calling Mus-haf ‘Quran Shareef’ Date: 27-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed to call the Mushaf (physical copy of the Quran) 'Quran Shareef'? I read somewhere that it is not allowed to say this and that we should say 'Quran Kareem' or 'Quran Majeed' and so on only. .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth on Soorah Al-Baqarah Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. "The one who recites Surah Al-Baqarah and asks Allaah for anything with firmness of faith will be given what he asked for." I heard that this is a hadith; I want to know about its authenticity. May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Reciting Soorah Al-Baqarah to expel the devil Date: 7-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I read your fatwa, No. 246460, praise be to Allaah, about Surah Al-Baqarah. I wish to know the following: in order to not have the devil near the house for three days or three nights, must Surah Al-Baqarah be recited in full? Or is reading part of it sufficient in order to obtain this benefit?.. More

  • Number of Soorahs revealed in Makkah and in Madeenah Date: 10-5-2017

    Please do not cite any other fatwa. May Allaah reward you for your time to resolve our matters. How many Surah(s) were revealed in Mecca and how many in Madina? Kindly do not forget to mention their names in the array. .. More

  • Books about biographies of Quran reciters Date: 3-5-2017

    I have read in books about the sciences of the Quran that the first condition for acceptance of a Qira'ah(method of narration) of the Quran as authentic is for it to be narrated in Mutawaatir (conveyed by narrators so numerous that it is not conceivable that they have agreed upon an untruth thus being accepted as unquestionable in its veracity) form... More

  • Weak hadeeth about virtue of last two verses of Soorah At-Tawbah Date: 30-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Your last answer to my question for a detailed explanation of a weak hadith regarding Surah Al-Waaqi‘ah helped me a lot, as well as others. May Allaah reward you. I have another query: Is there any virtue regarding the last two verses of Surah At-Tawbah? In addition, some also say that if.. More

  • Whether Al-Faatihah was revealed in Makkah or Madeenah Date: 16-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. My question is the following: is it true that Soorah Al-Faatihah was reveled twice, once in Makkah and then again in Madeenah? Your assistance in the matter will be highly apreciated. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Why Muslims rejoiced for victory of Romans over Persians Date: 20-12-2016

    Why did the Muslims rejoice at the Christians' victory in Soorah Ar-Rum? And did Allaah say that he helped the Christians? .. More

  • First revealed verses of Quran Date: 14-12-2016

    Yahya reported, “I asked Abu Salama what was revealed first from the Quran. He said, ‘O the shrouded one.’” (Muslim) Does this narration not contradict the fact that the verses of Surah Al-‘Alaq were the first ones to be revealed (and not the above-mentioned verse of Surah Muddaththir)? .. More