563 fatwas

  • No good in any action that distracts from obligatory prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    What does this hadith mean? On the authority of Abu Khirash, may Allah be well-pleased with him, who said, "I heard Al-Qasim relate about the Messenger of Allaah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) that he passed by some people shooting arrows with bows, and one of the Companions said, 'I see that they have not yet prayed their obligatory prayers, which.. More

  • No weak reporter in hadeeth of placing hands on chest in prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does the Mursal hadith (hadith in which the Companion who related it from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,is missing from the chain) narrated by Tawoos about placing the hands on the chest in the prayer found in Sunan Abi Dawood have any unreliable narrator in its chain? [Please note that I already know that it is a weak.. More

  • Narration about Prophet feeding poor blind Jew unfounded Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Please tell us about the authenticity of a naration about the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, feeding a blind Jew in a corner of a masjid in Al-Madinah. It spread massively here. May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Al-Adab al-Mufrad good for teaching children Islamic manners Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. After having taught some children the basics of their creed, I would like to go through a book with them to teach them about perfecting their manners and living their lives as practising Muslims. I am stuck between Al-Adab Al-Mufrad and Ash-Shamaa'il Al-Muhammadiyyah. I can only choose one as my time with them is limited. Which of.. More

  • Narrator whose hadeeth may be written but not used as evidence Date: 29-8-2017

    What does it mean when Hadith scholars such as Ibn Adi say that a Hadith narrator's hadith may be written despite his weakness? Does it mean that the narrator is not very weak and that his hadith may be used as support? .. More

  • Degree of hadeeth: ‘All creatures are the dependents of Allah...’ Date: 23-8-2017

    Is the saying: "All God's creatures are His family; and he is the most beloved of God, who does most good to God's creatures," a hadith? .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth about commanding children to pray at seven Date: 1-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you elobrate on the authenticity of the hadith reported by Abu Dawud, At-Tirmidhi, and others which says, "Order your children to pray when they are seven years old, beat them when they are ten years old, and seperate their beds." Shaykh Albani said that it is Sahih (authentic), can you inform what the earlier scholars of Hadith.. More

  • Degree of authenticity of story of Angel of Death visiting Ibraaheem Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer this question: can you tell me the soundness of the following hadith? Ibn Abi Ad-Dunya relatesthe following from Ka’b: “Ibrahim (Abraham), peace be upon him, saw a man in his house and asked, ‘Who are you?’ He replied, ‘I am the Angel of Death.’ Ibrahim said, ‘If you really are him, then show me a.. More

  • Report about meatdish that increases sexual prowess is fabricated Date: 9-7-2017

    Is the following narration authentic? It comes from one of As-Suyuti's books which is called Prophetic medicine: According to Abu Hurayrah, the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,once complained to angel Jibreel (Gabriel) that he could not have sexual intercourse often enough. "What?" replied the angel, "Why do you not eat Harisa? There is the.. More

  • ‘The Imam is a shield...’ is authentic hadeeth Date: 5-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. An authentic hadith states, “The Imam is a shield behind whom you fight and protect yourself.” I would like to know what the Hadith scholars and the Fiqh scholars said about this hadith. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Weak ahaadeeth differ in degree of weakness Date: 2-7-2017

    Can a hadith be questioned or challenged if its authenticity is weak or the hadith chain of narrators is weak or missing? .. More

  • Whether Sufyaan Ath-Thawri and Al-A‘mash were Mudallis reporters Date: 30-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum shaykh. I want to know whether Sufyaan Ath-Thawri and Al-A‘mashwere Mudallis according to the Hadith scholars. If yes, then why are narrations which they narrated accepted in Sahih Al-Bukhaari and Muslim but rejected elsewhere while other hadiths like that of the narration of Maalik Ad-Daar of a man coming to the Prophet's grave.. More

  • Many reports in Nu'aym's book Al-Fitan fabricated Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are the reports in Al-Fitan by Nu'aim ibn Hammad authentic? .. More

  • Hadeeth about market for images in Paradise weak Date: 26-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following hadith authentic? ‘Ali narrated that the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said, "Indeed, in Paradise, there is a market in which there is no buying nor selling, except for images of men and women. So whenever a man desires an image, he enters it." [Tirmidhi 2550] .. More

  • Fabricated hadeeth about Angel of death Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. How sound is this hadith? Ibn An-Najjaar related the following in his Taareekh from Anas in marfoo‘ (traced back directly to the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam) form: "Every day, the Angel of death looks up to 70 times into the whereabouts of the servant. When [the Angel of Death] is sent.. More