68 fatwas

  • Changing the wording of a hadeeth Date: 20-12-2015

    Assalaam alaykum. During a discussion with a Christian, I referred to the hadith of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) that mentions that smiling to your brother is charity. The thing is is that I changed the word 'brother' to 'someone', so I said, "Smiling to someone is charity." My question is: does this constitute lying about the prophet?.. More

  • Impossible for authentic Hadeeth to contradict scientific facts Date: 25-8-2015

    Asalamu 'aleykum.My previous question number was 2571729 and i asked a question concerning the distance between heaven and earth. I thank you for your efforts but it did not really help me that much. So you mentioned, that this Hadith may not be sahih. Is there just one hadih mentioning that 500 year distance between heaven or earth or are there more.. More

  • Neither Al-Albaani nor Ad-Daaraqutni declared any of the Saheehayn Ahaadeeth inauthentic Date: 20-7-2015

    as-salamu alaikum. Shaykh in ANSWER of question abt shaykh albani removed hadiths from bukhari. u hv quoted at last lyk this. Finally, we would like to mention that Shaykh Al-Albaani criticized some Ahaadeeth in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and Saheeh Muslim, but he was not an innovator in this issue as some prominent scholars did so before him, like Ad-Daaraqutni.. More

  • Hadeeth authenticity must be verified before reporting Date: 20-7-2015

    Assalamu Alaikum. 1) I would like to know if it is permissible for anyone to quote the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, as saying so and so without providing references (even if it is something good)? 2) Is it against Islamic etiquette to request references from the informer who has not provided references after saying that the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • No part of the Sunnah was lost Date: 10-4-2015

    May Allah reward you dear scholars.Is it possible that a Hadith that contains a specific ruling in the religion has been lost?Do most of the scholars of Hadith agree on the classification of a certain Hadith? Meaning do you rarely find any differences of opinion concerning the authenticity of a certain hadith?Some of the Quranists (A name that ironically.. More

  • How Orientalists perceive the narrators of Hadeeth Date: 12-1-2015

    Can you tell me about the orientalist's view on Rijal al hadeeth? Do they accept this science or reject it as they reject the isnads(Schatch for example)? .. More

  • A response to those who reject Ahaadeeth they say 'contradict the mind' Date: 17-11-2014

    Aslamualakaum sheik, im conffused, i came accross a site that rejects hadiths, and there resson is that they say hadiths mock the Prophet (pbuh) and Allah, they gave some examples as well. How do we reply to this. The hadiths are in muslim and bukarih. Im mean have schollrs wrote about them exapliniong them becuse i have seen many hadiths that i didnt.. More

  • A refutation of the claim that following Hadeeth is Shirk Date: 9-10-2014

    Aslamaulakaum How do we refute these arguments of hadith rejectors. 1) They say saying bukkari is the second most authentic book after the Quran is shirk. 2) Following hadiths is shirk becuse you are making the Prophet (pbuh) equal to Allah. .. More

  • Categories of Sunnah and its role in explaining and elaborating the Quran Date: 23-1-2014

    The Noble Quran was sent down to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It included all the purposes and goals for which he was sent in general terms and therefore they require an explanation and interpretation. Then what about the role that the Sunnah plays in explaining the rules and regulations of the Noble Quran? What are the categories.. More

  • What to do when the action of a Companion seemingly contradicts a Sunnah Date: 1-12-2013

    sheikh my question is related to fiqh can u explain this in detail . how to deal with those issues in which companion contradicted the saying of rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam. for example Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “When the iqaamah for prayer is given, there is no prayer except the prescribed prayer.” this.. More

  • Why the ten Companions promised Paradise have few Hadeeth narrations Date: 3-4-2013

    Despite the fact that the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs and the other six Companions who were given the glad tidings of entering Paradise were the nearest people to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, they did not have many narrated Hadeeths in terms of interpreting the verses of the Quran in books like Tafseer by Ibn Katheer and the like. However,.. More

  • Contradiction of prophetic Ahaadeeth is a misconception Date: 3-4-2013

    I want to know the difference between the two following Hadeeths: First: Once a Companion said to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, “What is your opinion if one of us enters his home and finds a strange man, consequently, he kills him? The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, answered: “If you kill him, we will kill.. More

  • Clarifying the weakness of a Hadeeth is part of sincerity to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 2-4-2013

    What should the Muslim do whenever he hears a Hadeeth and doubts its authenticity? Taking into consideration that he may hear it in public transportation and he may not meet the person who said it again. May Allaah Grant you success to all that Pleases Him. .. More

  • Misconceptions about Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him Date: 1-11-2012

    There are certain websites/books which states that most of the ahadith narrated by Abu Hurairah(ra) are unauthentic because it is not possible for him to narrate so many ahadith as his association with Prophet Muhammad(sas) is only for 3 years. I want to know how many ahadith from Abu Hurairah(ra) have been recorded in Sahih Bukhari and Musilm.. More

  • The difference between Sunnah and Hadeeth Date: 21-9-2012

    Assalam, What is the difference between Sunnah and hadith ?.. More