604 fatwas

  • Sharing tips about good deeds in Laylat Al-Qadr Date: 31-12-2016

    People are sharing this message on the Internet about the Night of Decree: Three awesome tips for the last 10 days of Ramadan! 1. Give one dinar, dollar, and so on in charity every day, so if it falls on Laylat Al-Qadr (the Night of Decree), then it is as if you gave charity everyday for 84 years. 2. Pray two units of prayer everyday, so if.. More

  • Perfection of Maryam, Aasiyah, and ‘Aa'ishah Date: 31-12-2016

    What is the meaning of the following hadith: The Prophet said, “The superiority of ‘Aa'ishah to other ladies is like the superiority of Thareed (i.e. a dish made of meat and bread) to other meals. Many men reached the level of perfection, but no woman reached such a level except forMaryam (Mary), the daughter of Imran and Aasiyah, the wife of.. More

  • Reward of praying in Makkan mosques other than Al-Masjid Al-Haraam Date: 20-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding offering the prayer in Masjid Al-Haraam in Makkah. Offering one prayer in Masjid Al-Haraam is equivalent to praying one hundred thousand prayers. Is that also applicable to local mosques that are within the boundaries of the Haram. Please explain. With kind regards, Ahmad. .. More

  • Abu Bakr left trade when he became Caliph Date: 13-12-2016

    Is it true that Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, closed his clothes shop when he became the Caliph? .. More

  • Prophet Moosa's skin color Date: 4-12-2016

    I was wondering what the appearance of Moses was according to the hadith. I heard that one hadith says that he was of light brown complexion but that another says that he was dark-skinned? Which one is the correct description of him? .. More

  • Hadeeth about status of Bilaal and Luqmaan in Paradise Date: 23-11-2016

    Is there a hadith that says that Bilaal, Luqmaan, and one other are the chiefs of Paradise? .. More

  • Abu Tharr had dark complexion but was not of African descent Date: 21-11-2016

    Was the companion Abu Tharr a black man of african descent? .. More

  • How Makkah is secure and safe Date: 17-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are many verses in the Quran and many hadiths that say that Makkah is a secure and safe place. However, in history, we see that there has been some violence in Makkah, and even if in the future, there will be attacks, so how should we interpret these verses then? I mean, how is one to interpret these verses about the security.. More

  • Age of ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas when his son ‘Abdullah was born Date: 12-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas,may Allaah be pleased with him, was 11 or 12 when he had his son ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas,may Allah be pleased with him? .. More

  • Biography of Yahya ibn Muzayn Date: 1-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. In fatwa no. 326731, you quoted Al-Baaji, who mentioned the names Yahya bin Maryam and Yahya bin Muzayn. Please tell us who these men were and what their status is amongst the people of knowledge? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Ransoming parents for Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, after his death Date: 22-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. Is it permissible for someone to ransom their mother and father for the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,after his death? .. More

  • 'Eesa will descend as follower of Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 15-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. When Jesus, peace be upon him, returns to this world, will he come as a Prophet, or will he come as a follower of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Dream of ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn ‘Awf about angels taking his soul Date: 12-10-2016

    I heard a narration that says that ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awf apparently died and two angels came to take his soul, but they were interrupted by a third angel who told them that he was supposed to live longer so that his family members could benefit from him. So the angels did not take his soul and ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awfsurvived for one more month?.. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah's view on trimming beard and covering woman's face and hands Date: 11-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you please provide us with the opinion of Ibn Taymiyyah (excusively) on the following issues: 1)Trimming of the beard that is more than a fistful. 2)Covering of face and hands by women (whether it is obligatoryor recommended)? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Number of Messengers who performed Hajj Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know how many Messengers made Hajj in their lifespan? .. More