598 fatwas

  • Physical description of Rightly-Guided Caliphs Date: 24-7-2016

    What did each of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs look like? I am asking because I heard that ‘Ali  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him had a big belly and that Abu Bakr  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him was short? .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah did not deliver Friday sermon Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. May Allaah continue to bless your efforts for benefiting others. I have one question for which I have been looking for an answer for some time now. Along time ago,I read somewhere (I cannot remember where) that Ibn Taymiyyah never climbed the pulpit to deliver the sermon. Is that true? Please shed some light on this.. More

  • Ath-Thahabi did not criticize Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that Ath-Thahabi criticized Ibn Taymiyyahafter having praised him. Why? .. More

  • Statements of Ismaa'eel Dahlawi about Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I would like to know about Shah Ismail Dehlavi, may Allaah have mercy upon him. I know that he did a lot to wipe out Shirk (polytheism) from the subcontinent, but I am confused about some of his statements that could be viewed as disrespectful for prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Here are some of them: Ismail.. More

  • Participation of 'Ali in fighting apostates Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. My question is: Did 'Ali fight against the apostates in the time of Abu Bakr? Is there any narration about this, and if so, can you provide one? Thank you and may Allaah reward you for your assistance in the matter. .. More

  • Only wives of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, are mothers of believers Date: 8-6-2016

    In Pakistan and India, there are people known as Shahs; they say that these people belong to the family of Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Theyforbid marriage of their females outside of their families because they say that their females have the position of mother for the people outside their family. Please tell me whether this is correct.. More

  • Biography of Abul-Hasan Ahmad Al-'Ijli Date: 30-5-2016

    Who was Abul-Hasan Ahmad Al-Ijli, the author of Ath-Thiqat, and to what extent did the people of Hadith rely on his criticisms? .. More

  • Abu Haneefah's stance towards 'Ilm Al-Kalaam Date: 30-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that Abu Haneefah used Kalaam against atheists? .. More

  • Contents of Kitaab Ar-Rooh by Ibn Al-Qayyim Date: 30-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shayk. I would like to know whether Kitaab Ar-Ruh is authentically attributed to Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him. It contains quotes like Ibn Taymiyyah solving issues of Fiqh in dreams and other quotes about souls being omnipresent in this world and so on. I would like to know whether these.. More

  • First person of the Muslims to enter Paradise after Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 23-5-2016

    1. My question is: who will enter Paradise after Profet Mohammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? .. More

  • The incident of Ifk (slander) in detail Date: 28-4-2016

    What was the incident of Al-Ifk, the slandering ofʻAa'ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her? .. More

  • Events that led to battle of Siffeen Date: 27-4-2016

    What really happened at the battle of Siffin? .. More

  • Scholars who reached rank of 'mujtahid mutlaq' Date: 21-4-2016

    Please name some mujtahideen mutlaq (a scholar competent for absolute and all-embracing ijtihaad [independent reasoning])other than the four well-known Imams. Are there any contemporary mujtahideen mutlaq? .. More

  • Imaam Al-Bukhari met more than one thousand scholars Date: 19-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following report authentic? Imam Al-Bukkaari stated that he met with nearly 1000 scholars, and he said that they all agreed on the definition of 'iman' (faith). .. More

  • Traveling to visit graves of Prophets Date: 7-4-2016

    assalaamu alaykum. Why is it that traveling to visit the graves of Prophets is prohibited while it is desirable to travel to visit the pyramids and other touristic sites, as mentioned in fatwa 90476? The hadith never mentioned travelling to visit the graves; rather, it just states traveling to visit mosques? Why is that traveling to visit the Prophet,.. More