565 fatwas

  • 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: 6-10-2016

    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

  • About ‘Aa’ishah's hadeeth on gentleness towards defiant camel Date: 19-9-2016

    Is this hadith authentic? Muslim reported from Shuraih ibn Haani that ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her,rode a camel, and it was somewhat defiant, so she kept on beating it, and the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said to her, “Adhere to gentleness.” .. More

  • Story about repentance of gravedigger Date: 18-9-2016

    How authentic is the hadith about the repentance of the gravedigger? It is found on this site, I think it is a Shia site, but maybe the hadith is authentic? Here is the hadith: http://www.imamreza.net/eng/imamreza.php?id=12599 .. More

  • Umar's finger touching 'Aa'ishah's by mistake Date: 13-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith about ‘Umar's, may Allaah be pleased with him,finger touching‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her,by mistake, is this authentic? .. More

  • Hadeeth of 'Umar about learning Arabic Date: 9-7-2016

    Dear brother of Islam, there is a hadith in which 'Umar ibn Al-Khattaab said, “Learn the Arabic language; it will sharpen your wisdom.” My question is: is this hadith authentic, and in which Hadith book has it been narrated? Can you please answer this? .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth threatening women who wear gold Date: 9-7-2016

    Respected Brother, I read a hadith from Sunan Abu Dawood, Book 36, hadith 25, in which the prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says, “Any women who wears a gold necklace will have a similar one of fire put on her neck on the day of ressurection, and any women who puts a gold earring in her ear will have a similar one of fire put in her ear on the.. More

  • ‘The woman has two veils...’ is fabricated or very weak hadeeth Date: 23-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. My question is: what is the authenticity of the following narration? The narration goes as follows: The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said, "A woman has two veils: the first is the husband, and the second is the grave. The one that conceals more is the grave." (At-Tabaraani) Is this narration authentic or weak,.. More

  • Statement attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Taalib Date: 17-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I want to know about a statement attributed to 'Ali Ibn Abi Talib,who was reported to have said, “A friend cannot be considered a friend until he is tested in three occasions: at the time of your need, behind your back, and after your death.” My question is whether this saying of 'Ali Ibn Abi Talibwasever reported in any.. More

  • Hadeeth Isnaad that contains innovators Date: 8-6-2016

    Is it true that there is no hadith whose Isnaad does not have a narrator who is Ashari, Matureedi, or Shia? If no, then could you give an example of a hadith whose Isnaad does not contain such a narrator from among Ahlul-Bid'ah (an innovator)? .. More

  • Story of Tha'labah Ibn Abdur-Rahmaan either weak or fabricated Date: 7-6-2016

    Shaykh, please, can u tell me the authenticity of the below story and whether it is authentic or not? I cannot write the whole story here, so I will write its title only so that you may understand: Inspiring and Touching story of Sahaba Talaba Abdul Rahman - Protect your Gaze. It was written that he saw a woman showering but then lowered his gaze and.. More

  • Hadeeth stating that hating Banu Haashim is kufr Date: 4-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. My question is in regards to the following narrations; are these narrations authentic or weak? Your assistance in the matter will be highly appreciated. May Allaah reward you. The narrations are as follows: Abdullah Ibn Abbas, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said,.. More

  • Trustworthiness of Mu'ammal ibn Ismaa'eel as hadeeth narrator Date: 26-5-2016

    Is it true that in the hadith of Wail Ibn Hujur about placing the hands on the chest in the prayer, which is found in Saheeh Ibn Khuzaimah, the narrator Mu'ammal ibn Isma'eel was declared to be 'munkar al-hadith' by Imam Al-Bukhaari? Was this narrator reliable? .. More