66 fatwas

  • The Prophet did not Prohibit Combing while Standing Date: 12-6-2019

    happen to hear a hadeeth saying one is supposed to sit down combing ones hair. If you stand and comb your hair a debt will befall on you and you will never overcome your debt. I do not find it as a sound hadeeth. The kitab is of Yusuf Nabhani is there any reference to it .. More

  • Distorting a Hadeeth is not Permissible Date: 18-2-2018

    When I was at school I did a play based on the blind man, bald man and leper Hadith.Without realizing the extent of my sin, I made changes to the revelation such as changing the bald man to a cripple.I made tawbah to Allah but I want to know if it’s kuffr if I don’t announce my mistake to everyone who watched the play?Also is it considered as disbelief.. More

  • Misunderstanding Ibn Taymiyyah's statement about Ibn ‘Umar Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My friend sent me a saying of Shaykh Al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, found in his book Iqtidhaa’ As-Siraat Al-Mustaqeem, pp. 351-352. My friend said that Ibn Taymiyyah said that the Companion Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, is an innovator. Is this claim true? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Publishing books that contain a weak or false hadeeth Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a publisher, and one of the books published by us is Science & Technology in the Golden Age of the Muslim World. It has been printed and sold to some booksellers now, but it includes one weak/unreliable hadith, which goes something like: "The Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,said to seek knowledge as far as China." (There.. More

  • Studying textbook that might contain inauthentic ahaadeeth Date: 13-12-2017

    I am preparing for css exams and the text book for Islamic studies contains various hadiths. The problem is that I do not know if those hadiths are authentic or not. My question is: can I learn from that book and answer the exam questions according to what it says? .. More

  • Refuting allegations against credibility of Hadeeth Date: 13-9-2017

    Assalaam alaykom. Thank you for the previous replies. Recently, I started a conversation with a Quranist in order to convince him that one cannot reject the Hadith. Basically, I have been able to deal with most of his arguments except for the following one, in which he uses the science of Hadith itself to refute its authenticity, especially that of.. More

  • Receiving phone messages to forward hadeeth Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have heard a mufti say that if you receive a message on your mobile which says "If you forward this hadith, you will get rewards," it is completely forbidden to forward these types of messages as it can cause a person to lose his or her faith. Please clarify. May Allahr reward you. .. More

  • No Muslim will respect Hadeeth books more than the Quran Date: 22-8-2017

    What is the ruling on a person who respects Hadith books more than the Quran? .. More

  • Whether everything uttered by Prophet, ﷺ, is considered revelation Date: 22-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused about a matter. I read the verses in which Allaah says (what means): {Nor does he speak of (his own) desire. It is only a Revelation revealed.} [Quran 53:3-4] I am confused whether this speaks about the Quran or the Sunnah. If it speaks about the Sunnah and everything that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says.. More

  • Accepting act of Sunnah but disliking it for its difficulty Date: 6-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In our area, the custom of limiting the total marriage celebration to the ceremony in the mosque in a very simple manner is called Sunnati Nikah. If I tell someone that I do not like this Sunnati Nikah and want to celebrate my marriage more gorgeously, will I be gulty of belittling the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa.. More

  • Refuting false claim about abrogation in hadeeth Date: 26-3-2016

    I have a question regarding abrogations in Islam during the time of prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. My question is: how can we be sure that the authentic hadiths that we have today were not abrogated (i.e., sometime after that but before the demise of prophet Muhammad) and there was a new ruling on the matter? There are many matters.. More

  • Refuting doubts about saheeh Al-Bukhari Date: 22-2-2016

    I am asking this website because I think that it gives rational answers to the questions, not like some other website wich answers like priests: "Just believe." (1) I read Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and saw many scientific errors in it, like that the sun sets, and we know today that the sun does not rise nor set, and this create doubts in my heart and causes.. More

  • It is not sinful to perform actions in a lawful, but not Sunnah, way Date: 31-1-2016

    With regard to many actions, there is a halal way to do it and also a Sunnah way to do it; the way the Prophet,sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,his family and Companions used to do. I want to know whether it is sinful on a Muslim to just do what he feels like, provided that it is sharia-approved but not in keeping with the Sunnah? I know that it is.. More

  • 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,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