598 fatwas

  • 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

  • Biography of Mulla Ali Al-Qaari Date: 23-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. Who was Mulla Ali Qari Harawi? What is your advice concerning his Tafseer (exegesis) and Mirqat? Was he from the people of innovation? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Authenticity of descriptions in Ibn Al-Qayyim's poem An-Nooniyyah Date: 21-8-2017

    I was wondering; does the poem An-Nooniyyah by Ibn Al-Qayyim contain descriptions from weak hadiths? .. More

  • Prophet Yoonus did not commit major sin Date: 20-8-2017

    The Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said that the most hopeless one is the one who loses hope in others, so it would seem like this is the biggest sin, since losing hope is one of the biggest sins, so did Prophet Yunus (Jonah), may Allaah exalt his mention, commit a major sin by losing hope in his people? .. More

  • Multiplication of reward for prayer in Makkah and Madeenah Date: 15-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. What are the special virtuous deeds that I can do in Makkah and Madeenah? I will be going for ‘Umrah, Allaah willing. My second question is that I heard that one unit of prayer in Makkah equals 1000 in other places. Is this only for the obligatory prayers, or both both the obligatory and the voluntary.. More

  • Origin of names Makkah and Madeenah Date: 12-7-2017

    What are the names Makkah and Madeenah derived from? What do they mean? .. More

  • Reports by Faatimah are few Date: 11-7-2017

    What are some of the sayings of Fatima bint Muhammad, may Allaah be pleased with her? I would like to know some opinions and words of the leader of the women of Paradise. .. More