604 fatwas

  • 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

  • Miracles of Jesus were answer to his supplication to Allah Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused about something. Was Jesus given miraculous powers himself, and was every miracle he performed with the will of Allah? Or did he supplicate for every miracle and was every miracle performed by Allah? I do not understand. Did Jesus,may Allah exalt his mention,perform the miracles with Allah's leave, or did Allah perform.. More

  • Pouring Zamzam water in drains of Al-Masjid Al-Haraam Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. There are drains in Al-Masjid Al-Haraamand its outer courtyard. Is it permissible to pour Zamzam water in those drains or not? What about the Zamzam water that goes down the drain while filling the container? Also, sometimes the taste of Zamzam water in the end of bottle changes, so I wash it.. More

  • The three phases of Abu Al-Hasan Al-Ash‘ari Date: 12-12-2017

    Assalaamo alaykum, is Abu Al-Hasan Al-Ash‘ari from the Salaf (righteous predecessors) or the Khalaf (latter-day Muslims)? .. More

  • Ibraaheem disassociated himself from his father after he had died as a disbeliever Date: 21-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Did Prophet Ibraaheem (Abraham), peace be upon him, disassociate himself from his disbelieving father while he was alive or after he had died a disbeliever? I read the following: The father of Ibraaheem was a disbeliever and remained so until he died, and Ibraaheem disavowed himself of him,.. More

  • Biography of Prophet Yoosha’ ibn Noon Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Who was Prophet Yusha’, may Allah exalt his mention? Is there any biography about him? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Brief biography of Imaam As-Sijzi Date: 7-11-2017

    Shaykh, who was Shaykh Abu Nasr As-Sijzee (d. 444 AH.)? What was his School of Thought and creed? .. More

  • Whether Imaam Al-Bukhaari married and had children Date: 24-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. My question is about the married life of Imam Al-Bukhaari. There are conflicting reports about his marriage. The first report is that he was never married. The second report states that he did indeed get married but did not have any male children, as mentioned by Al-Haakim in Ma‘rifah ‘Uloom Al-Hadith. The third.. More

  • Muslim nation contains many Siddeeqs Date: 24-10-2017

    Who were all the Siddeeqs of history? Were ‘Aa’ishah and the other wives of the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, Siddeeqs? And how about Fatimah, ‘Umar , ‘Uthman, and ‘Ali? And what about others from previous nations? And is there anything better than a Siddeeq besides a Prophet? .. More

  • Refuting the false claim that Mu‘aawiyah drank alcohol Date: 24-10-2017

    Some Shias present the following hadith to prove that Mu‘aawiyyah, may Allah be pleased with him, drank alcohol. ‘Abdullaah ibn Buraidah said, “I entered upon Mu‘aawiyyah with my father, then he (Mu‘aawiyyah) made us sit on a mattress, then he brought food to us and we ate, then he brought drink to us, Mu‘aawiyyah drank, and then he offered.. More