154 fatwas

  • Those whom Allaah loves Date: 30-12-2004

    Does Allaah love only those that believe in Him or does He love all human beings? .. More

  • Allaah's location Date: 18-11-2004

    The Salafi scholars say that Allaah is above seven heavens and never comes inside the creation. But, we read in the Qur'aan that Allaah spoke with Moosaa, may Allaah exalt his mention,in Mountain Toorand Allaah spoke with him behind a tree. Does this not mean that Allaah comes inside the creation as well? Does a person become Kaafir.. More

  • Interpreting Allaah's Attributes Date: 9-9-2004

    Salafi scholars say that the Allaah's Attributes as mentioned in the Qur'aan and Sunnah should not be interpreted in figurative or metaphorical sense. They insist all Muslims to believe that Allaah have two eyes, two hands, feet, shin, face, heart, fingers, etc. But I really couldn't understand why the same Salafi scholars interpret the following.. More

  • Fearful of losing his faith Date: 7-9-2004

    My problem is there even after your reply. I sometimes feel that I am not believing in the fundamental beliefs of Islaam like God is one and Lord of the worlds etc. I really hate myself. I sometimes think that I am destined for Hell this makes me cry. I pray 5 times daily in mosque and I am very particular about everything in Islaam. I feel no problem.. More

  • Using Allaah's Names Date: 29-8-2004

    Many People use the Ninety-Nine Names of Allah as (e.g. Ar-Rahman (The Merciful). The word "A" or "Ar" which means "the" I don't know why many people use it. They have a poster, links, sites with "THE" in translation of "Al" or "Ar" not ("Ya Rahman, Ya etc.") Shouldn't people respect Allah and call Allaah's Names in "YA" (O' Merciful, O' etc.)?.. More

  • Allah's Eyes Date: 10-8-2004

    Imam Ibn Qayyim says on commenting the Hadith "You must know that he (the Dajjal) is one-eyed and Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, is not one-eyed". Imam Ibn Qayyim says that this Hadith confirms that Allah has two eyes. A scholar said that this is same as saying if it is not BLACK then it is WHITE? Is the scholar not correct? .. More

  • Meaning of word Allah Date: 15-7-2004

    Can you translate 'Allah' into Arabic for me?.. More

  • Greatest Name of Allah Date: 13-3-2004

    Which is the Greatest Name of Allah? .. More

  • Translating 'Allah' as 'God' Date: 27-7-2003

    I have been in a discussion with two friends about the name of Allah. Both said that the meaning of La Ilaha Illa Allah is there is no god but GOD. So they translated Allah in God. They also went on saying that Allah is an Arabic name and the translation into other languages is sinful and not allowed. They insisted that Allah should be translated into.. More

  • Location of Allah Date: 10-6-2003

    This is an urgent matter as it is dividing our small mosque community. One brother insists that he will not pray behind our elder brother because the elder brother believes Allah is present everywhere while the younger brother insists that we must all believe that Allah (SWT) is only above His "Arsh". My own reading of the Qur'an is that Allah (SWT).. More

  • Complex Thoughts about the Existence of Allah Date: 10-5-2003

    I'm a Muslim. I'm suffering from (devilish) insinuation regarding the Day of Judgment and the existence of Allah that we have never seen Allah so why do we believe in Him? Does He exist above the sky? .. More

  • Allah is Merciful Date: 5-5-2003

    Could you send me a short note on Allah is Merciful with references from the Qur'an... More

  • Using words in daily practice that are attributes of Allah Date: 1-4-2003

    Is this right to use word 'create' or 'creator' in our daily life as the word is among the Names of Allah (Al-Khaliq). In computer science different languages are used and this word is used in these languages, e.g. 'create table' is a command in a language to generate a table. Also guide me which words can be used in our daily life which are also among.. More

  • Reference to Allah as masculine Date: 9-9-2001

    Why is Allah (SWT) always referred to as He and why not She. Though we all know that He is of neither sex. My intended wife is a bit of a feminist. She keeps asking me this question and more often that not, I am answerless. Please help me out... More

  • ‘Thank goodness’ as an expression Date: 24-5-2001

    We often see on motor vehicles stickers in the Arabic language with words that mean “Al-Hamdu lillaah” but translated into English as “Thank goodness”. Can Al-Hamdu lillaah mean “Thank goodness?” .. More