598 fatwas

  • 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

  • No contradiction in ahaadeeth about 'Aa'ishah's lost necklace Date: 23-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused about a certain hadith as it contradicts another. I hope that you can explain this to me Allaah willing. The first hadith is:[Sahih Al-Bukhaari, Vol. 5, hadith 3672] http://sunnah.com/bukhari/62 The second hadith is: [Sahih Muslim hadith 367 b] http://sunnah.com/muslim/3/138 Why do the stories in the hadiths not always.. More

  • Number of wives of Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. It would be kind of you if you do not refer me to other fatwas. I want to know how many times Prophet Moses, may Allaah exalt his mention, marriedand how many children he had. .. More

  • Refuting accusation against Ibn ‘Umar Date: 17-9-2016

    Our Shaykh, there are some deviants who say that Abdullaah Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, took a bribe from Mu’aawiyyah, may Allaah be pleased with him, in orderto support his son Yazeed to become the ruler? Is this true, and how can we reject their statements? (They say that it is written like this in ''At-Tabaqaat Al-Kubra'' of Ibn.. More

  • Story about three martyrs who preferred each other with their last drink of water Date: 8-9-2016

    Abu-Jahm-bin-Huzaifah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrates: "During the battle of Yarmuk, I went out in search of my cousin, who was in the forefront of the fight. I also took some water with me for him. I found him in the very thick of battle in the last throes of death. I advanced to help him with the little water that I had. Soon, however,.. More

  • Hadeeth scholar Shaykhah ‘Aa'ishah bint Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul Haadi Date: 3-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is about the Hadith scholar Shaykhah ‘Aa'ishah bint Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul Haadi. Was she the daughter of one of the great students of Ibn Taymiyah, Ibn ‘Abdul Haadi? And was she the teacher of Hafidh Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalani, as is mentioned in Shazaraat Az-Zuhab by Ibn Al-Imad, in 9/178 Shamela, where it says that Ibn.. More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, did not marry Maariyah Al-Qibtiyyah Date: 28-8-2016

    Assalaamu alaikum. Maria Al-Qibtiyyah: The story written inside the books about the holy prophet’s wives – Maria’s story: Most of the books in my country mention that the Holy Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,really loved Maria because she was so beautiful that her beauty amazed the Holy Prophet. It says that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi.. More