562 fatwas

  • Narration about death apparently inauthentic Date: 8-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it true that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam, once askedʻAzra'eel  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention how he takes out the soul from a body, to which he replied thathe drags it out just as a pronged roasting fork is pulled through wool? Hearing this, ProphetMuhammad, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,cried.. More

  • Authenticity of ahaadeeth verified by Ahmad Al-Booseeri Date: 5-3-2016

    Who is Muhaqiq Ahmad Busiri, the author of Misbah Az-Zujajah fee Zawahid Ibn Majah, and what is the status of his authentications? Are they accepted independently or is he in need of support? .. More

  • Refuting reports that Ibn Masʻood and Ibn ʻAbbaas said that Iblees was an angel Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are reports that Ibn Masʻood and Ibn ʻAbbaas said that Iblis is an angel; are any of these reports authentic (as there are quite a few)? I know that Iblis is a jinn, so please do not send me the other fatwa as I already read that. I would just like to know in regards to these reports from Ibn ʻAbbaas and other.. More

  • Extent of accuracy of Ibn As-Sakan's Saheeh Date: 25-2-2016

    Who is Al-Hafiz Sa'id ibn Uthman ibn As-Sakan, and what is the status of his Sahih in light of other authentic works like those of Ibn Khuzaymah, Ibn Hibban, Al-Hakim and Abu Awanah? Are his authentications accepted independently or is he in need of support? .. More

  • Supplication of Sulaymaan, may Allaah exalt his mention, for whoever prays in the Aqsa Mosque Date: 13-2-2016

    I want to know whether the following is true? Sulayman, may Allaah exalt his mention, supplicated Allaah as follows, “O Allaah! When a person comes to this mosque (Masjid Al-Aqsa), look at him with mercy and forgive his sins when he leaves the mosque as if he has just been born.” Allaah accepted his request. [69 Ihya, II, 630] .. More

  • Story of the Angel of Death with the man sitting with Prophet Sulaymaan Date: 30-1-2016

    Please tell me about the legitimacy of the following narration? According to a narration of A’mash, Azrail, who was in disguise, visited Sulayman, may Allaah exalt his mention, and very carefullylooked at a man who was there. The man noticed it. When Azrail left, the man asked Sulayman who he was. When he found out that he was Azrail, he said, "He.. More

  • A Hadeeth about the virtue of performing two rak'ahs after ablution Date: 27-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. Is the following hadith authentic? The Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said, “Whoever performs ablution diligently and performs two rakʿahs (units of prayer) with sincerity and devotion, Paradise becomes obligatory for him.” (Sunan Abu Daawood) Also, what are the other evidences of (the tworakʿahs).. More

  • Authenticity of Hadeeth about 'Abdullaah ibn Abi Sarh Date: 25-1-2016

    Please, are these hadiths authentic/reliable? Abdullaah ibn ʻAbbaas narrated, "Abdullaah ibn Abi Sarh used to write (the revelation) for the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Satan made him slip, and he joined the infidels. The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,commanded to kill him on the day of the Conquest.. More

  • The hadeeth: "The earth is ordered to hide away the excess of us Prophets" is inauthentic Date: 22-1-2016

    Is the following hadith authentic? Khateeb Al-Baghdadi narrates a long hadith in ‘Ruwatu Malik’ on an incident that took place with the famous Companion Jabir bin Abdullah. Imam As-Suyuti records it in his Al-Khasa’is Al-Kubra. The portion of this hadith is as follows: Jabir said: “The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,took some.. More

  • Hadeeth about Aadam being tall like a palm tree with curly hair Date: 16-1-2016

    Is this narration authentic? Hafs Ibn `Umar Al-Hawdi informed us that Abu Hamzah Ishaq Ibn Rabi` Al-Attar informed us on the authority of Al-Hasan, on the authority of `Utayyi, on the authority of Ubayyi Ibn Ka`b, that he said: Adam was tall, of brown complexion, and had curly hair, as on a high palm-tree. .. More

  • Authenticity of ahaadeeth about udh-hiyah Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykhs. How authentic are the hadiths that have been reported by Abu-dawud and Musnad Ahmadthat say that every hair of the ud-hiyah will be counted, that one will be rewarded for each hair, and that the blood of the ud-hiyah will reach Allaah before it drops on the ground. .. More

  • Ibn Al-Musayyib's hadeeth about hearing athaan from Prophet's grave is weak Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatahu Shaykh. Is this hadith authentic? Imam Ad-Darimi wrote: Sa’eed Ibn Al-Musayyib said, “In the days of Harrah (when Yazeed attacked Madina.) For three days, there was no azan or iqamah (second, small call to prayer)in the mosque of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,I was in the Mosque.. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth that says that the pursuit of knowledge is the best form of worship Date: 15-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is this hadith authentic or good? “The best form of worship is the pursuit of knowledge.” Someone wrote that it is present in Ibn Majah, but I could not find it. Also, if it is not authentic or good, is there a hadith with a similar meaning? Please answer me soon. Thank you. .. More

  • Al-Hasan Al-Basri's statement about believers interceding for their friends on the Day of Judgment Date: 9-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about is this statement attributed to Hassan Basri, who was reported to have said, "Have lots of believing friends because they will be able to intercede for you on the day of Judgment." Is this saying authentic or weak? And what is the source of this statement? I am asking because have seen it being widely spread.. More

  • Two weak narrations about one who dies without performing Hajj Date: 6-1-2016

    What is the authenticity of the following two hadiths on Hajj? The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said, “He who possesses enough food for the trip and a means of transportation to reach Makkah and yet does not perform Hajj and then dies, he will then die as a Jew or a Christian.” [At-Tirmithi, Al-Bazzaar, and others] Abu Umaamah narrated.. More