67 fatwas

  • This weak narration is not an evidence of seeking help from dead people Date: 11-9-2007

    Imam Ahmad (RA) says: "Me did Hajj five times, out of which three times i went by walking. During one of these i lost my way, while i was walking. Me started saying: Yaa Ibadallah.. Dalloonee Ala Thareeq[ Oh Ibads of Allah, show me the right way]. Then i reached the right way." Ibnu Kaseer, Albidayathu Va Nnihaya: [B.10 P.418] This is a proof given.. More

  • Asking the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, to supplicate on one's behalf Date: 21-2-2006

    In Fatwa 91020, you write the following: "As regards asking the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, to supplicate on your behalf, then we do not consider this as an act of Kufr [an act that takes a person out of the fold of Islam] but it is a matter that is not reported that the scholars and the pious people from our Salaf, may Allaah have mercy.. More

  • Doubts in Islam Date: 22-6-2005

    What is the ruling regarding a Muslim who had doubts in the religion, is he a non-Muslim or a hypocrite? Allaah said "Only those are the believers who have believed in Allaah and His Messenger and afterward doubt not but strive with their wealth and their lives for the Cause of Allaah. Those they are the truthful "(Al-Hujuraat 49:15). Also the.. More

  • Tawassul through a dead person Date: 9-2-2005

    I read your Fatwa Tawassul, you wrote that the Hadeeth narrated by 'Uthmaan bin Hunaif which is recorded in Muj'am At-Tabraani as a weak Hadeeth. You wrote that the Hadeeth was declared weak by Al-Albaani. But I read that the Hadeeth was authenticated as Saheeh by Bayhaqi, Mundhiri, Haythami and many other scholars. My question is, why.. More

  • Explanation of a Fatwa Date: 24-1-2005

    I read the following Fatwa by Mufti Ibraaheem Desai regarding Tawassul. Please let us know whether what they are stating is true. Imaam Nawawi, may Allaah have mercy on him, has mentioned that from among the etiquettes of visiting the grave of Rasulullaah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, one should make Tawassul through Rasulullaah, sallallaahu.. More

  • Permissibility of Tawassul Date: 26-12-2004

    Is it true that Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allaah have mercy upon him) was the first to refute the permissibility of Tawassul? Please see the following quote: Allamah Taqee-ud-Deen Al-Subki (may Allaah have mercy upon him) and other Muhadditheen have stated that Haafiz Ibn-Taymiyyah (may Allaah have mercy upon him) – who passed away in.. More

  • Intercession and celebrating anniversary of one's death Date: 8-12-2004

    Will Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, save us after death when we have done sins on the land? Tell me about Shaykh Abdulqaadir Al-Geellaani. Whether performing Gyarwin in his favour is allowed and will he get our Du'a approved from God?.. More

  • Invoking the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, or his family members Date: 7-9-2004

    What is the punishment of saying "yaa Mohammad", and "yaa 'Ali, Faatimah, Hassan, and Husseyn"?.. More

  • Why did Allah create us? Date: 30-6-2004

    Did god create us to suffer on earth or to work for the hereafter?.. More

  • Supplicating to Allah through dead or absent persons Date: 1-6-2004

    With regards to asking the dead or the absent to supplicate to Allah on our behalf, what is the understanding of Ulamah about this issue? I read that Imam Aaloosi Hanafi Baghdadi does not approve of asking the dead or absent to supplicate for us because they do not have the ability to hear us (Rooh-ul-Ma’ani). I have read though a Hadith.. More

  • Taking mediator in Du'a Date: 15-3-2004

    I came across a Hadith narrated by Tirmizi. A blind man came up to Uthman Ibn Hunayf and asked him to cure his blindness. The caliph told the man to make Wudu and make 2 Rak’ah. He then told him to say the following: “O Allah, I ask You and I direct myself to You in supplication by our Prophet Muhammad, the Prophet of Mercy. O Muhammad,.. More

  • Why did Allah create the universe? Date: 7-3-2004

    Why did Allah create the universe, and all the living creatures including the Jinns and Angels?.. More

  • Asking Allah by Virtue of the Prophet Date: 27-10-2003

    I have been discussing the subject of using "Waseela" while supplicating to Allah (SWT) with some Muslims, and have come to know that there are quite different opinions about fact whether the use of "Waseela" in Du'a is Halal or Haram. Could you please provide me with some information about this subject, some Ayah from the Holy Qur'an or authentic Ahadith?.. More

  • Is it permissible to address the Prophet? Date: 9-10-2002

    Is it permissible to say 'Ya Rasool-u-Allah' (Address Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam))? Please answer with reasons, because it is much-debated question in subcontinent... More

  • Mediators with Allah Date: 18-6-2002

    Can we ask for help from sinless persons except Allah? But one thing should be remembered that we are not consider them as Allah, we are considering them as source through which Allah help us?.. More