561 fatwas

  • Authenticity of hadeeth: “When your leaders are the best of you...” Date: 28-12-2016

    Is this hadith authentic: Abu Hurayrah  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said,“When your leaders are the best of you, the richest are the most generous among you, and your affairs are consulted among you, then the surface of the earth is better for you than its belly. And when your leaders are the worst of you, the richest are the stingiest among.. More

  • Report about devils chained by Sulaymaan in sea Date: 24-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for looking into my inquiry. There is a hadith that says that there are devils in the oceans that were imprisoned by Prophet Sulayman, peace be upon him, and that they will come out in the future and preach false revelation to the people. I heard this hadith was in Muslim and was narrated by Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas: .. More

  • Hadeeth about tree in Paradise that recreates amusement of world weak Date: 22-12-2016

    Ibn ‘Abbaas said, "The extended shade (mentioned in verse 56:30) is a tree in Paradise. Its trunk will be so long that it will take a fast horse rider 100 years to travel from one side to the other. The people of Paradise will leave their rooms and go to the shade of the tree to talk to each another. They will talk about the amusements of the world.. More

  • Hadeeth about placing hands under navel in prayer is weak by consensus Date: 15-12-2016

    Why do you classify the hadiths about placing the hands below the navel (in the prayer) as weak when the great Muhaddith (Hadith specialist)Is-haaq ibn Rahawayh classified them as authentic? .. More

  • Report of Ibn ‘Abbaas about seven earths inauthentic Date: 9-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is this hadith authentic? Ahmad ibn Ya’qub At-Thaqafi narrated to us, “Ubayd ibn Ghannam narrated to us, ‘‘Ali ibn Hakim narrated to us, ‘Sharik narrated to us, from ‘Ata, from Abu l-Duha, from Ibn ‘Abbaas, [that] he said in regards to His (Exalted is He) statement ‘And of the earth the like thereof,’ ‘Seven.. More

  • Report about huge ruby in Paradise is from Israa'eeliyyaat Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. In Ibn Abi Shaybah's Book of Paradise and Hell, there is the following hadith (35168):In paradise, there is a ruby in which 70,000 homes are present, and in every home 70,000 Hoors (the maidens of Paradise) are present and only a Prophet, a truthful one, a martyr, a righteous leader, and another person.. More

  • Ibn 'Abbaas' statement about motion of sun Date: 21-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the meaning of this hadith, and is it authentic? Does it contradict science? It was narrated from Ibn Abbas, "The sun is like flowing water, running in its course in the sky during the day. When it sets, it travels in its course beneath the earth until it rises in the east.” He said, “The same is true in the case of the.. More

  • Contradicting Jarh and Ta’deel statements about narrator Date: 15-11-2016

    What should be our principle for a narrator if it was found that the Jarh wa Ta’deel(criticizing and praising) of him contradict each other? .. More

  • When husband and wife hold hands, their sins fall away... Date: 11-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know the authenticity of the following hadith: When the husband and wife hold hands, their sins fall away from between their fingers. .. More

  • Whoever says Laa ilaaha ill-Allah, seeking the Face of Allah, as his final action... Date: 11-11-2016

    Is the hadith that is mentioned below authentic or not? May Allaah reward you. It was narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, “Whoever says Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah (there is no god but Allaah) seeking the Face of Allaah and that was his final action will enter Paradise. Whoever fasts one day seeking the Face of Allaah and that.. More

  • Correct methodology in classifying Hadeeth Date: 10-11-2016

    One of the Hadith verifiers mentioned their methodology in checking, saying (in summary): “The hadiths of the Sunan are either (a) in Bukhari or Muslim or (b) they are not, and are thus in need of checking. If I declared a hadith to be weak, I provided the weakness, and if I declared it to be good or authentic, then I mentioned another Hadith scholar.. More

  • Ahaadeeth prohibiting marriage among relatives inauthentic Date: 23-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Shaykh. I sent you a question (no. 2634677) earlier. Shaykh, I know that marriage between cousins ispermitted and that those hadiths discouraging marriage between relatives are inauthentic. Shaykh, I saw a YouTube video of Dr. Zakir Naik regarding consanguineous marriage wherein he quoted Dr. Ahmad Sakr as saying, “Our beloved.. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth about saying ‘Hasbiyallaahu Laa Ilaaha Illaa Huwa...’ seven times Date: 12-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, I have read a hadith in Fortress of the Muslim that says that whoever recites "Hasbiyallaahu Laa Ilaaha Illaa Huwa ‘Alayhi Tawakkaltu Wa Huwa Rabbul-‘Arshil ‘Atheem" seven times will be given what he desires in this world and in the next. I would like to know the authenticity of this hadith please. May Allaah bless you. .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth narrated by classical scholars Date: 5-10-2016

    How should we classify a hadith that was authentic in the time of a classical scholar like Imam Abu Haneefa but later became weak? What I mean is: suppose that for a particular hadith, the narrators between Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,and Imam Abu Haneefa were all trustworthy and had an excellent memory, and so Imam Abu Haneefa.. More

  • A baseless hadeeth about man slapping his wife on her face Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was reading one of the articles and the author used the following hadith: "If any man slaps his wife on her face once, Allaah Almighty commands the angel of Hell to slap him on his very face seventy times with the Hell Fire." (http://www.islamweb.net/womane/nindex.php?page=readart&id=165347). I cannot seem to find that hadith.. More