351 fatwas

  • Meaning of Quran 33: 53 Date: 13-10-2002

    Fatwa No. 21310. The verse 53 in Surah Al-Ahzab cannot be used in general. Isn't it is only for the Prophet's (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) wives? .. More

  • Angels' knowledge of Adam before his creation Date: 7-10-2002

    When Allah told the Angels that He will place a viceroy on Earth, referring to the Creation of Adam (Alaihi As-Salaam) [Ref Surah Baqarah Verse: 29], the Malaaikah asked Allah if it will be one who will shed "Blood" and perform mischievous acts. How can the Angels know this if they knew not of Adam (Alaihi As-Salaam), i.e. how can they know if that.. More

  • Explanation of Qur'an [52: 24] Date: 12-9-2002

    Surah of At-Tur verse 24 Ghilmanun Llahum K'annahum Lu'lu'un Maknun. Why are we promised attractive boys?.. More

  • Location and meaning of Ayahs Date: 4-9-2002

    Kindly explain briefly and give chapter and verses of the following Ayahs?1) Ya Ayyuhallathina Aamanu Ithaqullaha Haqqa Thuqathihi?2) Wallahu Ala An-Nasi Hajjal Baith?3) Wajahadu Fi Sabeelillah?4) Inna Akramakum Indallahi Athqakum?.. More

  • Disease mentioned in Surah TaHa [20: 97] Date: 17-8-2002

    In Surah TaHa, [20: 97] Prophet Moses , Moses warns Samiri that he is going to be affected by a very harmful and strange disease, but the name of the disease is not mentioned. What is the disease? What is the name of it in English?.. More

  • Learning Tafseer from Teacher who Disagrees with Scholars Date: 15-7-2002

    I have two questions and that is that I am really interested in learning Tafseer and one of my teachers has started teaching to a few interested students. I usually read Tafseer Ibn Kathir and Maududi (he was a Pakistani scholar). The class is conducted so that each of us reads Tafseer of our own choice and then we discuss it under his supervision... More

  • Name of the Dog in Soorah Al-Kahf Date: 8-7-2002

    What is the name of the dog of people of the cave (Ashab al-Kahf)? .. More

  • Explanation of Luqman [31: 34] Date: 6-7-2002

    Could you please explain me the last verse of Surah Luqman. Does Allah give any of this knowledge of unseen to his prophets?.. More

  • Explanation of "al-Ruh" and "Nafs" in Qur'an Date: 3-7-2002

    What is the difference between (al-Ruh) the spirit (mentioned 14 times in the Qur'an) and (al-Nafs) the soul (mentioned 61 times in the Qur'an)? Please explain... More

  • Mary's grandmother's name Date: 25-5-2002

    I like to ask about Mary (Peace upon her), what is her grand mother's name?.. More

  • Meaning of 'al-Ahzab' in the Qur'an Date: 18-5-2002

    What is the meaning of "al-Ahzab" in the Qur'an?.. More

  • Explanation of Surah an-Nisa':[4:34] Date: 7-5-2002

    Please could you explain the verse 34 in Surah An-Nisa': {As to those women on whose part you see ill­conduct, admonish them (first), (next), refuse to share their beds, (and last) beat them (lightly, if it is useful), but if they return to obedience, seek not against them means (of annoyance). Surely, Allâh is Ever Most High, Most Great} .I really.. More

  • Qur'anic reference for prayer Date: 21-4-2002

    Please let me know the verses of the Qur'an that sets out how to perform prayers. Please do not refer me to the Hadith... More

  • Sabeans in Verses 5:69, 2:62, 22:17 Date: 22-1-2002

    Can you please explain the difference between the next 3 verses? 5:69, 2:62, 22:17. Why is the word Sabe'oun repeated as Sabe'een in the other Surahs, and what is the difference between them? .. More

  • Explanation of Ayahs of Sura Baqara Date: 8-1-2002

    Please explain the following Qur'anic Ayahs:1.In Sura Baqara 2:30 onward Allah explain about the creation of Adam, where He mention that He will create a vicegerent on earth. For which the angels reply:- "Wilt Thou place therein one who will make mischief therein and shed blood?- ……." Now my question is The Almighty Allah only knows the future,.. More