567 fatwas

  • A Saheeh or Hasan hadeeth may have another chain of narration that is Mursal Date: 16-10-2017

    Is it possible/are there cases of a Saheeh (authentic) or Hasan (good) hadith having another chain which is Mursal (hadith that does not contain a Companion in the chain of narration)? What does it mean for the hadith then? .. More

  • Narration about hand of houri Mawqoof Date: 16-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is this hadith authentic? Ibn ‘Abbaas narrated, “We were sitting with Ka‘b one day, and he said, ‘If the hand of one houri were to dangle from the sky, the whiteness and the rings of the hand would illuminate the earth just as the sun gives light to the world. What I said was just regarding her hand, so how beautiful will.. More

  • Inauthentic hadeeth about lowest level of Paradise Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following hadith authentic? Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said, "The person in the lowest level of Paradise will have seven stories, and he will be on the sixth story below the seventh. He will also have 300 servants who will bring him 300 plates of food in the morning and evening... More

  • Hasan-Ghareeb hadeeth acceptable to At-Tirmithi Date: 12-10-2017

    Greetings again, Scholars. I saw your latest answer on the Hasan-Ghareeb(good-strange) hadith according to At-Tirmidhi, and you laid down its definition as meeting the conditions of Hasan but having something different in its text. However, you did not say if a Hasan-Ghareeb hadith is considered weak or authentic/reliable according to At-Tirmidhi. Due.. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth about palace of lowest person in Paradise Date: 12-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following hadith authentic? ‘Abdullaah Ibn Mas‘ood narrated that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, "(The person in the lowest level in Paradise) will go forward until the palace is opened for him. He will be in a hollow pearl, and the roofs, doors, locks, and keys will also be made from pearl... More

  • Fabricated message about excessive reward for fasting ‘Aashooraa’ Date: 11-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Respected Abu Musa, I have received one image from one of my friends in which the fasting on ‘Ashooraa’ is mentioned as equalling what follows: 1000 Hajj, 1000 martyrdoms, 1000 Umrahs, sins of one year erased, two years of worship, 80 years of worship when we send this message to other brothers. Thank you. .. More

  • Scholars' statements about Saheeh Ibn Khuzaymah Date: 11-10-2017

    Was Ibn Khuzaymah lenient in Hadith according to scholars? What have they said about his Saheeh? .. More

  • Hadeeth about Saarah in tyrant's palace authentic Date: 11-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. Shaykh, I came across a hadith in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari about Ibraaheem's (Abraham), peace be upon him, wife Sarah. As seen here: https://islamweb.net/ehajj/article/108801/the-story-of-prophet-ibraheem-i Allah made the tyrant king's hand rigid before he could take hold of her. Some quote that she performed ablution.. More

  • Ibn Hajar's classification of Hadeeth as Hasan Date: 11-10-2017

    I was wondering, if Ibn Hajar declares a hadith to be Hasan (good), does that mean that it might be weak to him? I heard a scholar say that that is what it implies? Is this true? .. More

  • Story about ‘Umar killing man who rejected Prophet's judgment inauthentic Date: 9-10-2017

    There is a story of a man who went to Abu Bakr for judgement after going and receiving judgement from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,and Abu Bakr turns him away, so he proceeds to ‘Umar, who, upon hearing that he has already received a judgement of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,kills him. Is this story authentic? .. More

  • Hadeeth about supplication on Friday wiping sins of 80 years fabricated Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know the grade of authenticity of the hadith which states that uttering a special supplication after the ‘Asr prayer on Friday will wipe out 80 years of sin. May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Authenticity of two stories about Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are two widespread stories about the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in our locatity which are even mentioned in the school text book. Is there any basis of these stories? 1) Once, a beggar came to the prophet and asked for food. The Prophet did not give him food but bought an axe and gave it to him. Then he went to.. More

  • No hadeeth determined lifespan of Muslim nation Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read a hadith which says that the lifespan of this Ummah (community) covers 1500 years. I am not talking about the Day of Judgement but about the lifespan of this Ummah, after which there will be no Muslims on earth. Could you please provide more information regarding this hadith? May Allah reward you. May Allah bless this.. More

  • Whether Mawqoof hadeeth strengthens weak Marfoo‘ hadeeth Date: 2-10-2017

    I was wondering, can a weak hadith be corroborated by Mawqoof (attributed to a Companion) narrations from the Companions? For example, what if they are about matters of the Unseen? .. More

  • Authenticity of additional part in hadeeth Date: 18-9-2017

    I have a question on hadith grades. If a hadith from a primary source of Hadith appears in another book with a different wording, and the author gives the hadith a particular grade, does this grade apply to the words found in the primary source as well? For example, this hadith from Musnad Ahmad (primary source): Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with.. More