604 fatwas

  • Holding on to Ahl Al-Bayt Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,advised us to hold on to the Quran and Ahl Al-Bayt after him, but I do not know any shaykh that is a direct descendent of him. Can you tell me of any? Or can you tell me of a Haashimi shaykh whom I can contact? .. More

  • Not true that footprint of Aadam is in Sri Lanka Date: 12-10-2017

    Is it correct that the footprint of Prophet Adam, may Allah exalt his mention, is on a mountain in Sri Lanka? .. More

  • Non-Muslim colleague joking about Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 11-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a non-Muslim colleague makes a joke about the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,(I ask Allah's forgiveness), would it be wrong to hate what they said, ignore their comment, and change the subject but continue laughing and joking about other (permissible) things for the sake of the team and then avoid them once the teamwork.. More

  • Why Aadam is called Abu Al-Bashar (Father of mankind) Date: 10-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard Prophet Adam, peace be upon him, was titled Ab Al-Bashar. Is that authentic? Why is he known as Abul Bashar? .. More

  • Ibn Hajar's book Hidaayat Ar-Ruwaat Date: 5-10-2017

    I am aware that there is a book called Takreej Al-Mishkaat by Al-Albani, but did Hafiz Ibn Hajar ever do work on the Mishkaat? Is it titled Hidaayat Ar-Ruwaat? .. More

  • Identity of murderer of Al-Husayn, may Allah be pleased with him Date: 2-10-2017

    Who was the killer of Al-Hussain, may Allah be pleased with him? .. More

  • Women reaching perfection of faith Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is whether women can reach perfection in faith as did Maryam (the mother of Jesus, peace be upon him), Aasiyah (the wife of Fir‘awn [Pharaoh]), Khadeejah (the wife of the Prophet,sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam), and Faatimah (his daughter). Also, can you give me ways on how to perfect one's faith and become like them;.. More

  • Sheeth (Seth) was prophet Date: 27-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does Islam say about Sheeth (Seth), peace be upon him, the third son of Adam and Eve, peace be upon them? .. More

  • Author of Takhreej Al-Mishkaat Date: 20-9-2017

    Who is the author of Takhreej Al-Mishkaat? Is it Ibn Hajar Al-‘Asqalaani or Ibn Hajar Al-Haytami? .. More

  • Quoting weak ahaadeeth about virtues of Companions Date: 12-9-2017

    I have heard that it is acceptable to quote weak hadiths regarding the virtues of good deeds. However, is it acceptable to use them as evidence for virtues of the Companions such as rewards for them in Paradise? I read this somewhere and wanted to know whether it is true. .. More

  • People of Loot committed Shirk Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Did the people of Loot (Lot) commit Shirk (polytheism)? .. More

  • Authenticity of story about creation of Aadam Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is regarding the book "Stories of the Prophets" by Ibn Katheer -- translated by Muhammad Mustapha Geme’ah, Al-Azhar, specifically regarding the story of Prophet Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention. Ibn Mas‘ood and other Companions of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said.. More

  • Studying Al-Asfahaani's book 'Mufradaat Al-Quran' Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a student of knowledge, and my question is regarding the book Al Mufradaatby Ar-Raaghib Al-Asfahaani, who is of the Ash‘ari creed. Is it ok to take knowledge from it as a person of Ahl-us-Sunnah as the book is about the Arabic morphology in the Quran? May Allaah grant you success for your efforts... .. More

  • We will not be asked about deeds of past nations Date: 8-9-2017

    Is it true that druing the era of the Umayyad Caliphate, people used to gatherafter the Friday sermon or prayer and criticize ‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him, harshlyregarding political affairs? .. More

  • Who gave Sawdah in marriage to Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 7-9-2017

    Sawdah was a believer, and yet she had Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,ask her father, who was a polytheist, if he could marry her. I thought the disbelievers did not have any say in that, but maybe this was done just to keep the peace... Was it muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,who went to talk to her father? And why did he have to consult.. More