115 fatwas

  • Facts about the writing of the Mus-haf Date: 28-7-2014

    Bismillah. Assalaamu Alaykum. I have read around the issue of ‘Ahruf and Qira’aah, and for the most part I understand it alhamdulilah. However, what I do not understand is the relation of the Mushaf and the Lawh al-Mahfuz. The Mushaf is the Qur’an, which is what is inscribed on the Lawh al-Mahfuz as per Surah Buruj 85:21-22 [Tafsir Jalalayn, Ibn.. More

  • Saying 'And to that my Lord, I too am a witness,' after reciting Quran 3:8 Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh. 1. Please verify the Christian equivalent name of the following: Surah 3 The Family of Imran: Is Imran - Amram or Joachim? Surah 11 Hud: Is Prophet Hud - Eber or Heber? Surah 31 Luqman: Is Luqman - Balaam? 2. Regarding the Verse Shahidallah (Surah 3, verse 18), is there a hadith that states that The Prophet.. More

  • Ruling on reciting the Chapter Yaaseen over a dying person Date: 4-6-2014

    Assalamalaikum, Ours is a religious and highly educated family of engineers .I have two questions to ask.Does the word Allah appear in arabic on a bowl of sugar or rice when ayat-e - kareema is recited in the house by people ?I actually dont believe it but I saw with my own eyes in the house of an acquaintance that the word allah appeared on the sugar.. More

  • The meaning of some Soorahs of the Quran having special virtues Date: 3-5-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I heard that there is a hadeeth which says something like surat al-ikhlas is equivalent to one third of the Qur'an. Is this true and if so what does it mean? Also what is meant by certain surahs of the Qur'an having special virtues? I am confused about it because I was thinking that the whole Qur'an is the Words of Allah and therefore.. More

  • Reading Soorah Al-Baqarah every three days Date: 5-4-2014

    Assalamu alaykum I read that it is from the sunny to read surat al baqarah every three days.. Can I read a third every day for three days or should I read the full surah every third day . Jazz allahu khaki run .. More

  • Ahaadeeth about virtue of Basmalah Date: 9-2-2014

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Please provide the ahadeeth of the following regarding The Basmalah: 1. When the Basmalah was revealed, the clouds gave way by moving to the East, the winds ceased blowing, the oceans became calm, the creatures prepared themselves to listen…. Allah Ta'ala declared: Anyone who says this Name of Mine upon.. More

  • The last verses in the Surah of Al-‘Alaq were revealed in relation to Abu Jahl Date: 9-1-2014

    Who is meant by the verse that reads (what means): {Then let him call his associates; * We Will Call the angels of Hell. * No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allaah].}[Quran 96:17-19]? .. More

  • Seeking refuge with Allaah by reciting Al-Ikhlaas and Al-Mu‘awwithatayn inside and outside prayer Date: 9-1-2014

    What is the order of reciting Al-Mu‘awwithataan and Al-Ikhlaas mentioned in the Sunnah? Is it permissible to recite them in a different order? Should I read every chapter thrice then recite the other one thrice? What is the Sunnah directive in such matters? Does this order apply to blowing onto the hands and reciting Al-Mu‘awwithataan before sleeping?.. More

  • Saying 'La hawla wala quwwata illa billaah' after Aayatul-Kursi Date: 19-12-2013

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh. Is there a Hadeeth which states that one should recite "Laa hawla wa laa quwwata illa billaahil aliyyil adheem" after reciting Aayatul Kursi? Thank you. Jazakallaahu khayran. .. More

  • Virtue of the last two verses of Soorat Al-Baqarah Date: 5-11-2013

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuh Please provide and authenticate the following ahadith regarding the last two verses of Surah Al-Baqarah (Amanar Rasool) which states: 1. that Allah Almighty has sent 'amanar rasool' out of the treasures of Paradise and Allah Almighty had written the two verses by His own hand two thousand years earlier.. More

  • Solving problems by reciting Soorah Al-Baqarah Date: 26-4-2013

    Assalam ualaykum Is it true according to Holy Quran and authenticated Hadiths that reciting soorah Baqarah helps in solving the problems even bigger than Ohud Mountain? .. More

  • Inheritance of three sons and a daughter Date: 29-1-2013

    Assalaamu ‘Alaykum; Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information -Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A son) Number 3 (grandson (from the son)) Number 3 -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A daughter) Number 1 (A granddaughter (from the son)) Number 6.. More

  • Unauthentic narrations about the virtues of some verses of the Quran Date: 26-6-2012

    Salam alaikum, I have read this and wanted to ask if you can tell me if that is correct or bid'ah: - Who reads the last ten verses of Surah Al-Imran on any night or part of the night, will receive the reward of performing his Salaat for the whole night. -A person who recites three times in the morning the last three ayats of Suratul Hashr then Allah.. More

  • The Quran was revealed in seven Ahruf (dialects) Date: 26-6-2012

    assalamu alaikum, According to hadiths, Quran was revelead in seven different recitations. I learnt that more than 7 different recitations like hafs, warsh etc. are being agreed upon by ulemas to be acceptable recitations of the Quran. Why is this contradiction? Please explain.. More

  • Virtue of Reading Surat Al-Kahf on Friday Date: 14-2-2012

    Kindly elaborate on the meaning of the pillar of light which is given to the Muslim who reads Surat Al-Kahf on Friday... More