68 fatwas

  • Starting with the right side is recommended Date: 4-9-2007

    As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu During my initial Islamic studies, I read in many books that we are recommended to start dressing and other Fitrah activities from the right side e.g. wearing sock on the right foot before the left, wearing the right shoe before the left shoe, cutting nail – starting from the little finger on the right.. More

  • Denying the Mutawaatir Hadeeth Date: 25-6-2007

    Assalamu alaikum.Scholars(Allah's mercy on them)are unanimous that Mutawatir Hadeeth is equivalent to Quran and its denial or rejection is Kufr. 1.Could you give the complete reference including page number of above Fatwa of the 4 Madhab Imams(Allah's mercy on them). 2.Is the Hadis"Fast when you sight"Mutawatir Hadis?.Could you give evidence?Is.. More

  • What the Sunnah forbade is like what the Quran forbade Date: 25-9-2006

    Assalamu alaikum.There is a haadeeth from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which state that it is obligatory to follow the Qur’aan and that it is obligatory to follow his Sunnah, for example, the hadeeth in which he said: “I do not want to find any one of you reclining on his pillow, and when he hears of something that I have.. More

  • Translating Prophetic narrations to other languages Date: 10-8-2006

    Is it permissible to translate the narrations of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, word by word to English or to German or to any other languages?.. More

  • The difference between a Sunnah and a confirmed Sunnah Date: 10-8-2006

    Is growing the beard a confirmed Sunnah so that whoever shaves it is sinful; and what is the evidence? What is the difference between a Sunnah and a confirmed Sunnah?.. More

  • Denying the Sunnah takes the person out of the fold of Islam Date: 1-4-2006

    Who is the sect that relies on the Quran but does not accept the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam?.. More

  • 'Tadlees' is confirmed on Al-Hassan Al-Basri Date: 30-3-2006

    Was Al-Hassan Al-Basri, may Allaah have mercy on him, using 'Tadlees'?.. More

  • The number of the obligatory prayers is something known a priori Date: 30-3-2006

    I hear what is called 'the Qur'aaniyyoon' and they perform three prayers only: Fajr, Maghrib and 'Ishaa'. Are these prayers valid?.. More

  • Why Allaah forgave the man who killed 99 people Date: 19-3-2006

    I have a friend who is not Muslim and he asked me some questions that I couldn't answer professionally. 1) A friend of him was raped 2 or more times while she was 13, he wants to know why this happened, why did God let this happened? 2) Why is it necessary for women to wear Hijaab, suppose if they are at risk of racial abuse or rape, then are they still.. More

  • Meaning of 'Sunnah' and imitating the Prophet Date: 11-4-2005

    What is the definition of "Sunnah" in the context of (Ayah/Surah) 21/33 and 6/60? Do you believe we have to copy the very acts of our Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, or the "Usool behind the acts of our Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? You know, today, we can't follow a lot of acts of our Prophet e.g. the way he/women of that time.. More

  • Narrations from Abu Hurayrah far outnumber so many other Date: 11-4-2005

    I was wondering why in the Hadeeth books there are so many Hadeeth from Abu Hurayrah when he only spent a limited time with the Prophet, compared to Abu Bakr, Umar, Othman and Ali. He has more Hadeeth then these 4 put together and they all spent more time with the Prophet than him. .. More

  • Acts that are rewardable Date: 20-2-2005

    [1] Are rewarded for following the simple Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, e.g. putting on shoes from the right side etc. [2] Are we rewarded for being in a state of Wudu even outside the mosque or anytime you stay with Wudu after Salah. .. More

  • Contradiction in the narrations Date: 8-9-2004

    Would you please explain in detail that if you say anyone about to follow Saheeh Hadeeth of anyone of 6 Hadeeth scholars to correct his action. He will show you the Hadeeth from same 6 Hadeeth scholars to support his action or belief... More

  • His wife disputes authenticity of Hadeeth and Seerah Date: 31-8-2004

    I have just got married this summer with a new convert to Islaam. She comes from a family that is very close to their Protestant faith. The reason she left her parent's religion is for two fold: 1) she could not conceive that the trinity was true, 2) she no longer believed in the authenticity of the Bible because it was written by men... More

  • What the Hadith forbids is the same as what the Qur'an forbids Date: 7-7-2004

    Allah says in the Qur'aan (interpretation of meaning): "Say (O Muhammad): I find not in that which has been inspired to me anything forbidden to be eaten by one who wishes to eat it, unless it be Maitah (a dead animal), orblood poured forth (by slaughtering or the like)or the flesh of swine (pork); ..."(6:145). But we know from Hadith that.. More