602 fatwas

  • You Must Refer to Explanations of Scholars for Understanding Sharee‘ah Texts Date: 21-9-2020

    1) When I read Quran and sound/authentic hadith, sometimes it is very clear to me (for example what is halal and what is haram). For example, one can divide the verses of the Quran in following categories, those which meaning are apparent( both scholar and lay man figure it out after reading it), some verses which can only scholar can figure it out.. More

  • Drawing Analogy Is Specific To Scholars Date: 21-9-2020

    2) As a lay person (non scholar), Can I follow the same fatwa for similar (close,related) incidents. For example, Let say an Islamic scholar ruled that drinking alcohol is haram. Based on that can I come up with a conclusion, that smoking cigarettes is haram too. .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah’s View on Congregational Prayers on the Night of mid-Sha‘baan Date: 16-7-2020

    I have been researching mid-shaban and when looking at the opinion of Shaykh al islam ibn taymiyyah, at one place I found that he said that gathering in the masjid is makruh but in Majmoo fatawa he states that it is not makruh Majmu’ Al-Fa??w?’, (23/131). So what was his position regarding gathering in the masjid please? I have read many other.. More

  • A Misconception about Hamzah, may Allah be pleased with him Date: 13-7-2020

    Assalamu alaikum brother, Is prophet Mohamed slave of Hamza forefathers? Why prophet Mohammad did not give any refute to Hamza words? I ask this question from below hadees. This hadees used by Christians against prophets Mohamed. Pls give me detailed answer. Narrated Husain bin `Ali: `Ali bin Abi Talib said: "I got a she-camel as my share of the.. More

  • People of Each Region Have Their Own Laylatul-Qadr Date: 16-3-2020

    Assalamu Alaikum, The Prophet Muhammad ? says, “Fast when you see it and stop fasting when you see it. And in another hadith, Prophet Muhammad ? said “Search for Laylatul-Qadr in the odd nights of the last ten nights of Ramadan. The odd nights in gulf region might be even-nights in India or other parts the world as per the moon sighting. ‘’Laylatul-.. More

  • Aadam Did Not Send Other Prophets In His Own Name Date: 8-1-2020

    Assalaamoalaikum, there is a Muslim minority claiming that Adam might have sent other prophets in his own name, i.e. in Adam's name. Is that possible? I alaways thought that prophets can only be sent by Allah (SWT) and that He sends them in His name. Please clarify. .. More

  • Features and Virtues of Bilaal Date: 25-12-2019

    Salam, some information I read recently mentions that Bilal (RA) was chosen to to be the 1st Mu'athin because he used his voice at a difficult time to exalt and remember the Oneness of Allah. It's also mentioned that his mother was a former princess of Abyssinia and he had lovely hazel-brown eyes and that he was the only one allowed in the Prophet's.. More

  • Biographies Authored by Dr. Ali As-Sallaabi Date: 12-12-2019

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, does the biography series by Dr. Ali Muhammad al-Sallabi which has been translated into English have inauthentic ahadith? Can the laymen read it? .. More

  • Molecules and Atoms Didn't Exist During Ibn Taymiyyah's Time Date: 24-11-2019

    Can we believe in atoms and molecules ? I heard that Ibn Taymiyah (rahimahullah) rejected atoms (i.e .did not believe in it). Is this true? .. More

  • Drowsiness During the Friday Khutbah Date: 16-10-2019

    اسلام عل??م During the Jumuah khutbah,I felt little drowsy and sleepy.there were around 10 minutes left for the prayer and I was in the first row and I thought that if I go back to washroomحمام to make wudhu,I would miss the prayer because the masjid was full. then the Muazzin gave akamah and I pray in the first row without making wudhu.then.. More

  • Classification of Hadeeth on a Man Having 100 Virgins in Paradise Date: 17-9-2019

    Assalam Aalekum sheikh it is hadith in Tabrani Awsat from Abu Hurairah that men will go to 100 virgins in single morning in jannah i have read the hadith is classified sahih by imam Albani but in another book tafseer ibne kaseer with authentication from hafiz Zubair Ali Zai that isnad is daif so the above hadith is authentic or daif .. More

  • We Are only Obliged to Adhere to the Commands of the Prophet Date: 2-9-2019

    Assalamualikum, I am asking this question again as you haven't answered it. Please Answer this question as if you are answering to a layman who doesn't know what is Salafi, madhab, fiqh etc. What is the ruling on listening to, reading the books of Scholars belonging to a Madhab(School of thought). For example is it allowed to listen to the Khutba of.. More

  • Imam Abu Haneefah Was a Great Scholar Date: 28-8-2019

    Assalam Alaikum. I heard and know that Abu Haneefah and his companions were known as Ahl al rayy ( People of opinion ). Is it true that many scholars disliked Abu Haneefah and sometimes criticized him? Maybe like Al Thawri, Malik, Ahmad Ibn Hanbal, Ibn Taymiyyah, Ibn Al Qayyim, Ibn Hajar, Al Bukhari and his teacher, Al Shafee' and other major scholars.. More

  • Imaam Ath-Thahabi Date: 4-8-2019

    Assalam aalekum who is imam ath-Thhabi .. More

  • Fasting the Month of Rajab Date: 28-7-2019

    ASSALAAMU ALAIKUM WA ROHMATULLOHI WABARAKAATUH Sheikh,in our country people quote a Hadith that there ‘There is a palace in Paradise for those who fast the month of Rajab'.Is this hadith authentic? I was told that Fasting in sacred months hadith has been declared as weak.Should we act upon this weak Hadith? JAZAAK'ALLOHU KHOIRON. .. More