67 fatwas

  • Terms Like: ‘A Woman Worships Her Husband’ or “A Mother Worships Her Son’ Must Be Avoided Date: 2-12-2020

    “You alone we worship and you alone we ask for help”Worship in English can mean different things, is it haram to use it in the second meaning when addressing someone?“transitive verb1: to honor or show reverence for as a divine being or supernatural power2: to regard with great or extravagant respect, honor, or devotion”Eg. People say this mother.. More

  • Tawassul by Virtue of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 13-5-2020

    Assalaamualaykum Dear scholar, In the Hadeeth of Uthman bin Hunaif, when the blind man said "O Muhammad, I turn by virtue of you to my Lord concerning this need of mine, that it might be met for me". Was the blind man in the presence of the prophet addressing him directly or was he away after he went to do wudu and pray two rakat making supplication.. More

  • 'You' in ‘there is no deity except You’ Refers to Allah Date: 11-12-2019

    If i want to say the du’aa' of Yoonus, peace be upon him (la ilaaha illa anta subhaanaka inni kuntu minaththaalimeen), must I first mention the name of Allaah? Because if i don’t, then it sounds like it doesn’t make sense if i only say “there is no deity except You” because who is you? I didn’t clarify beforehand .. More

  • Fatwa section not concerned with refuting books Date: 3-1-2018

    I wanted to ask about the following two scholars: 1) Abi Abdillah Muhammad bin Musa bin An-Nu‘man At-Timasani (d. 683H). 2.) Badr Ad-Deen Az-Zarkashi Ash-Shaafi‘i. Both of them supported Istigaathah (seeking help) through the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,after his death, as is evident from the book Al-Mustagheetheeen bi khayr.. More

  • Believing in oneness of Allaah without embracing Islam Date: 16-5-2016

    Please do not refer me to other fatwas. What is the ruling of Islam on the following situation? If a man believe in the oneness of Allaah and believes that there is one God but could not adopt Islam as his religion until he dies, then where will he go? .. More

  • Asking Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, to ask Allaah on one's behalf Date: 10-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Fatwa 91189 mentioned that asking the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,to ask Allaah is not kufr (disbelief) but that it is not allowed. However, I read in the fatwa of Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah that this is a type of shirk (polytheism), the fatwa states, “It is from Allaah's mercy that these types of du'as (supplications).. More

  • The tawassul poem by 'Aamir ibn Al-Akwa’ Date: 24-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Shaykh, I would like to know whether this hadith is authentic. Many of the Barelvi (term used for the movement following the Sunni Hanafi school of jurisprudence, originating in Bareilly with over 200 million followers in South Asia) used the following hadith to ask the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi.. More

  • The Islamic creed and values are known to be authentic with absolute certainty Date: 14-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question relates to having absolutely certainty about the core values/beliefs of Islam, like believing that Allaah is one, that He does not have a son, and so on. My friend says that very few things are absolutely certain in life, including most hadiths and the core values/beliefs of our creed. He said that we are obligated to.. More

  • Supplicating Allaah by the person of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 26-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah! Respected scholars, I want to know two things: -1 I have two e-mail addresses, sometimes I send you my questions from both the addresses while your terms and conditions say that one can send only a question per day; am I cheating by doing this because the addresses are two but the sender is same? I just do so because.. More

  • This Hadeeth does not prove permissibility of Tawassul with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 10-4-2015

    Assalamualaikum warahmatulahi wabarkatahu sheikh doesn't this hadeeth prove tawassul through prophet saws (asking help from prophet in his absence. One night, the Prophet of Allah - may Allah bless him and grant him peace - was in his house and was heard to proclaim 'I am here!' (labayk!) three times and 'You have been granted help' also three times.. More

  • Disbelievers are 'slaves' of Allaah in the general sense Date: 14-10-2014

    Salaam Alaikum. I have another question about Islam. Who are the servants of God? Is every human being God's servant, or only those who follow God? Can polytheists be servants of God? Who are the slaves of God? Is every human being God's slave, or only those who follow God? Can polytheists be slaves of God? Thank you. .. More

  • The correct wording of the Two Testimonies of Faith Date: 8-10-2014

    Assalaamualaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh, I have read on some websites that the true Testimony of Faith (Ash-Shahadah) is 'Laa ilaaha illallah', and on other websites that 'Ashhadu allaa ilaaha illallahu wa ashhadu anna Mugammadan abduhu wa rasooluh' is the true Testimony. Please provide me with Quran and hadith quotes that states what the true.. More

  • Tawassul by virtue of the Prophets and the righteous Date: 3-9-2014

    your fatawa section is great mashaAllah, but please please please do not ONLY send me the links of other fatawa in response. (yes if there are fatawa related to this question than please send along with the answer to this particular question). My question is regarding Hafith Ibn Hujr al Asqalani. What was his aqeedah with regards to Tawassul Through.. More

  • Refuting the allegation of (why did Allaah create us?) Date: 9-1-2014

    My question is somewhat strange, but it has confused me greatly. I would like to ask the scholars about it. The question simply is: why did Allaah create us? The answer is mentioned in the verse: {And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me}. However, Allaah always does whatever He Wills; when He wants a thing to happen, He only says.. More

  • Fasting for the sake of Allaah with the intention to get a job Date: 13-6-2012

    Question : I am Looking for good Job. I want to keep Fasting to get good job.Allah (SWT) knows it well. My QUestion is ... Can i keep Fasting on Monday/Thursday by keeping Niyath for Getting Job. Hope this question is more clear... More