598 fatwas

  • Confusing Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalaani with Ibn Hajar Al-Haytami Date: 3-1-2018

    I was wondering regarding Ibn Hajar's works, which one did he finish first: Al-Mishkaat or Taqreeb Al-Tahdheeb? Which one came after the other? .. More

  • Hammaad ibn Salamah is trustworthy narrator Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the status of Hammaad ibn Salamah in Hadith narrations? I hear that some say that he is a weak narrator? For example, if ‘Ali ibn Zayd Judʻaan narrates from him, is he considered weak? .. More

  • Narration of Abi Hilaal Sa‘eed bin Abi Hilaal Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. Is it confirmed that Khalid bin Yazid heard from Abi Hilaal Sa‘eed bin Abi Hilaal before losing his memory? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Incident between ‘Umar and Abu Hurayrah about public money Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it true that Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, used to steal from the public treasury? Humayd ibn Zanjway said: Humayd narrated to us from Abu Ubayd, and also Ma'az Ibn Ma'az from Ibn Awn, from Ibn Sirin, that he said, "And when Abu Hurayrah returned from Bahrain (during the caliphate of ‘Umar, ‘Umar appointed him as governor of.. More

  • Biography of Ibn ‘Adiyy Date: 3-1-2018

    Greetings again, Scholars. This is not a question about a hadith, but I would like to know, who was the scholar Ibn ‘Adi? .. More

  • Ad-Daarimi was reliable scholar Date: 3-1-2018

    Dear Shaykh. In a video online, the speaker says that Ibn Taymiyyah relied on the work of Abu Saʻeed ‘Uthmaan Ad-Daarimi for the matters of creed. Can you please inform me on whether Abu Saʻeed ‘Uthmaan Ad-Daarimi was a reliable scholar, as the speaker alleges that he believed in anthropomorphism. Also, the author allegedly that in.. More

  • The killer of ‘Ammaar ibn Yaasir Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Who wasAbu Al-GhaadiyahAl-Juhni? Was he a Companion or not? The Shiitesand some namesake Sunnis claim that he killed ‘Ammaar, may Allah be pleased with him, and there is a hadith which says, “The killer of ‘Ammaar and the one who will take his belongings will be in hell." [Autenticated by Al-Albaani] .. More

  • Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, was most knowing of Allah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalamu alaykum. On a Q&A site, I saw a question that asked whether the devil (may Allah curse him) had more knowledge than the Prophet, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam (I seek refuge in Allah from this), and the shaikh responded by saying that it is disrespectful and blasphemous to have such a belief. I suffer from Waswaas (devilish whisperings/obsess.. More

  • Clarification about Ibn Taymiyyah's book Kitaab Al-‘Arsh Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Shaykhs. I used to be a Tablighi before. Praise be to Allah, He guided my family and myself to Salafiyyah. Now, many people, especially family and friends, are making us doubt Salafiyyah. They are saying that the great scholar of the Salafis, Ibn Taymiyyah, was a disbeliever, as he said in his book Kitaab.. More

  • The works of Az-Zaylaʻi Date: 2-1-2018

    I was wondering, how are the works of the scholar Az-Zaylaʻi? .. More

  • Intending to pray in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam and then pray elsewhere Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh, Shaykhs. I wanted to pray the eid prayer in Al-Masjid Al-Haram, so I followed your fatwa to my question, No. 2626704 and performed ablution earlier and left for the masjid enough time before the Fajr prayer. However, the police did not allow the taxi driver to drop us off at Al-Masjid Al-Haram, and the.. More

  • Family relation between Maryam and Zakariyya Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. In the Quran, it is mentioned that Prophet Zakariyya(Zachariah) was made "Kafeel" for Maryam, may Allah be pleased with her. Was there any blood relationship between them; like, was he her brother or uncle or so? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Why some scholars disliked that people remain in Makkah Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykhs,is it true that one should not live in Makkah, that one should perform Hajj or ‘Umrah and leave? Is there any authentic hadith on this subject? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Proposal of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, to his cousin Faakhitah Date: 28-12-2017

    Is the marriage proposal of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,to Faakhitah bint Abi Talib true? Detailed information is found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fakhitah_bint_Abi_Talib .. More

  • Wailing in loud voice unbefitting of Prophets Date: 27-12-2017

    I know that Prophet Ya’qoob(Jacob), may Allah exalt his mention, complained/cried to Allah about his sadness, but did he wail? Is it okay to wail to Allah? There is a hadith that says that wailing at times of sorrow is cursed. May Allah reward you. .. More