577 fatwas

  • ‘I saw my Lord (in dream) curly-haired and beardless...’ is not authentic hadeeth Date: 2-11-2017

    Is the following narration authentic from Bayhaqi? Al-Bayhaqi also narrated the hadith "I saw my Lord" in Al-Asmaa’ wa As-Sifaat with a sound chain, but with the addition: "in the form of a curly-haired, beardless young man wearing a green robe." Is this hadith true? .. More

  • Weak ahaadeeth never acceptable as evidence Date: 1-11-2017

    I had some questions about weak hadiths: 1. If a hadith has a weak chain of narration but there is another authentic hadith on the same topic or which has the same meaning, can the weak hadith be considered corroborated due to the sound hadith? 2. Is this from the methodology of the Salaf (pious predecessors)? 3. Can it be Hasan li-Ghairihi.. More

  • Hadeeth scholars' attitude toward At-Tirmithi's Hasan classification Date: 1-11-2017

    I was wondering; is there a consensus among the scholars of Hadith not to use hadiths declared Hasan (good) by At-Tirmidhi as Hujjah(authority)? .. More

  • Weak narrations about masturbation Date: 1-11-2017

    Are the following narrations on masturbation authentic? - Anas, may Allah be pleased with him,narrates that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, "The person who performs nikaah (marriage) with his hands (i.e. he masturbates) is cursed." (Tafseer Mazhari: vol.12, pg.94) - Sayings of our pious predecessors with regard to.. More

  • Narration about Abu Bakr burning ahaadeeth he collected inauthentic Date: 29-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We know that one of the prescribed books of Jamaa‘at At-Tableegh is Fadaa’il Al-A‘maal. Recently, I came across one story mentioned in this book. In short, the story relates that Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, collected 500 hadiths but that he later burnt them out of fear that he might have collected some hadiths which.. More

  • Hadeeth 3380 in Sunan An-Nasaa'i is about the Prophet's marriage with Safiyyah Date: 24-10-2017

    I have come across the following hadith: "I entered Paradise and saw a damsel with tan skin and beautiful dark (red) lips, so I asked Jibreel, 'Who is this?' And he replied, 'Indeed, Allaah, The Exalted, knows what Ja'far ibn Abi Talib desires, and that is tan skin and dark (red) lips, so Allaah created this for him.'" I was wondering, what is.. More

  • Ahaadeeth whose classification is not mentioned Date: 18-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Some books mention hadiths but do not cite its source (Bukhari, Muslim, etc.), nor do they mention the authenticity of the hadith. So what should I do? Should I ignore the hadith, believe in it, or disbelieve in it? Or should I not read the book? .. More

  • Story about asking Iblees to prostrate to Adam's grave false Date: 17-10-2017

    Assalaamo alaykum. I have heard that Iblees (the devil) lost hope in Allah's Mercy when Nooh (Noah), may Allah exalt his mention,told him to bow to Adam's, may Allah exalt his mention,grave and he refused. Is that true? When did Iblees lose hope in Allah's mercy? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • At-Tirmithi's statement "there is nothing wrong with its chain of narration" Date: 17-10-2017

    I was wondering, what does At-Tirmidhi mean when he uses this: there is nothing wrong with its chain of narration for a hadith? Does it mean that it is weak? .. More

  • Degree of narration about tree that produces clothes in Paradise Date: 17-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is this authentic? Simak narrates that he met Abdullah ibn ‘Abbaas in Madinah after he had lost his eyesight, and he asked him, "[Tell me about the] clothes of Paradise." Ibn ‘Abbaas answered, "There is one tree in Paradise which will bear fruits similar to a pomegranate. When a friend of Allah will desire clothes, the tree will.. More

  • 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