243 fatwas

  • Prophet's mortgaged shield was debt settlement Date: 7-5-2017

    On my last visit to your website, I have seen a strange hadith and want to know its legitimacy because that hadith states that the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) died whilst he was indebted to a Jew. Is that true? Then what about the hadith that says that even if a person died a martyr while owing something to others, they will get the punishment.. More

  • Wisdom in assigning Bilal to call the azan on the Day of the Conquest of Makkah Date: 2-5-2017

    Why did the Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say to Bilal on the day of the Conquest of Makkah, "Call the azan," instead of doing it himself? .. More

  • Story of ‘Asmaa' bint Marwaan Date: 27-4-2017

    Who was 'Asmaa' bint Marawaan? Why she was killed? .. More

  • Wisdom behind keeping grave of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, covered Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to see the image of the Prophet's grave as well as that of Abu Bakr and ‘Umar. Why are the Muslims not allowed to see their graves? I need a detailed answer, please. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Prophet, ﷺ, cupped to remove effect of poison Date: 21-3-2017

    Is it true that the poison that was given to Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,by the Jewess Zaynab bint Al-Harith had its effect on the Prophet after having eaten it and that he was treated with cupping for that? Does cupping remove the effect of poison? "Whenever the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,felt ill.. More

  • Prophet's complexion Date: 22-2-2017

    I heard that the Prophet was described as Al-Azhar, and this explanation was given to me: “When a man is Abyad (white) (in complexion) without anything of redness (Humrah), and it is not radiant, but it is of the color of plaster (Al-Jiss), then it is ‘Amhaq’. And if it is white (Abyad), its whiteness (Bayad) being pleasing with a yellowish tinge.. More

  • Making coin bank in shape of Ka'bah Date: 18-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to make coin banks in the shape of the Ka‘bah (has the opening to get the money out) with the aim of selling them to the Muslims as an inspiration to save money for Hajj? .. More

  • Story of Hind eating Hamzah's liver Date: 6-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, do not cite any other fatwa. I want to know about the woman who took out the heart of Hamzah, may Allaah be pleased with him. Did she accept Islam? What was her name? Why did she do that? .. More

  • Story of Jibreel teaching Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, ablution and prayer Date: 5-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholar! I want to know whether the following hadith is authentic or not: Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,performed his first obligatory prayer in the cave of Hira in 610 in the night when the first revelation was revealed. Ibn Is-haak, may Allaah be pleased with him narrated: “Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu.. More

  • Killing Abu ‘Afak Date: 15-11-2016

    Who was Abu ‘Afak, and why was he killed? .. More

  • Aaminah bint Wahb died at twenty Date: 11-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know what the age of Aaminah, the mother of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, waswhen she died? .. More

  • Who settled debts of Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 10-11-2016

    If a Muslim dies while indebted, then is it the responsibility of his family to pay his debt after his death? The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,was indebted at the time of his death, his close relative was ‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him, sowhy did he not pay the Prophet's debt? .. More

  • Whether Ansaar beat Dhuff and sang 'Tala’a al-badru ‘alayna' Date: 26-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding the hadith or narration that says that when Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,arrived in Madinah, the women beat their drums and the children sang the song 'Tala Al-Badru alayna'. Is this authentic? Kindly clarify. .. More

  • Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is mercy from Allaah Date: 20-10-2016

    In the Quran, Allaah mentioned His Rahmah (mercy)in many places. In another place, He mentioned Prophet Mohamed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,as "Rahmah Lil’aalameen". Are these two Rahmahs the same? .. More

  • No Companions were left in Abyssinia when An-Najaashi died Date: 13-10-2016

    We read that Ibn Taymiyyah said that there were no Companions left in Abisinnyah to pray the funeral prayer for An-Najaashi. Is it confirmed that no Companions remained behind when some left to Makkah (thinking that the Quraysh had accepted Islam) and others to Madinah? .. More