158 fatwas

  • The veils between Allaah and His slaves Date: 11-1-2016

    Al-Bukhaari (4500) and Muslim (6890) narrated from Abu Moosa that the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said: “Two gardens of silver, their vessels and everything in them; and two gardens of gold, their vessels and everything in them. And there will be nothing between the people and their seeing their Lord, may He be blessed and exalted,.. More

  • The ruling on attributing tiredness and boredom to Allaah Date: 4-1-2016

    Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. Does Shaykh Ibn ʻUthaymeen attribute boredom and tiredness to Allaah? Is it not blasphemous to hold such beliefs? Following is the fatwa of Shaykh Ibn ʻUthaymeen; when he was asked whether Allaah gets tired or bored, as is recorded in the following hadith of the Prophet, peace be upon him: “Allaah.. More

  • Describing Allaah as 'sitting' on the Throne in a narration by Ibn Al-Qayyim Date: 14-12-2015

    Our Shaykh, may Allaah be good to you. An Ash‘ari shaykh (may Allaah guide him) has caused many doubts in the hearts of the Salafi youth. Among many of them is the following: Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned a fabricated hadith to prove his creed in Ijtimaa’ Al-Juyoosh, where he mentioned the hadith: “...For indeed, the first one to pray (janaazah-burial).. More

  • Using the masculine pronoun Date: 4-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have one question. When I was young, I read why Allaah says 'He' in the Quran, I learned that the reason is that there is no neutral gender in the Arabic language, and I read that we negate gender for Allaah (being male or female). A few days ago, however, I heard a sheikh say that asking about the gender of Allaah is forbidden.. More

  • Imaam Abu Haneefah believed that the Quran is not created Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that stating that the Qur'an is created is kufr (disbelief). But what is the ruling on saying that one does not know whether it is created or not and declining to investigate or make a decision on the matter? Is it true that Imam Abu Hanifa refused to give a fatwa on this issue, and if so, why? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Refuting an allegation about the resemblance of Allaah to creatures Date: 26-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope it is possible to answer this question as soon as possible, because I am confused and sad. This question is so hard for me, but I need someone's help. I had a bad situation with one person who hates the creed of Ahlus-Sunnah (the people of the Sunnah) and our affirming of Allaah's attributes, such as His Hands, Face ... He.. More

  • Refuting the malicious allegation that Allaah 'deceives' people Date: 16-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question that is seriously bothering me. Some Islam-hating Christians quote some verses from the Holy Qur'an and say that these verses say that Allaah deceives people (Allaah forbid). I know that their argument is extremely weak. The verses that they quote are these: "And the unbelievers schemed [against Jesus]; but God brought.. More

  • We can neither confirm nor deny that Allaah 'walks' or 'runs' Date: 14-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Some Salafi student of knowledge said that you cannot affirm or deny anything about Allaah that He or the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,have not affirmed or denied. So he said that you cannot say that Allaah does not walk around, he then said that he is not saying this, but as Allaah has not said it himself, we have to just.. More

  • Satanic whisperings about the truthfulness of Allaah Date: 12-11-2015

    Please consider all the possibilities when you answer this answer. For a while now, the devil has infected me with this question, and it is making me uneasy. My question is: What is the proof that Allaah does not lie at all? In other words, what is the proof that Allaah is Honest and Truthful? What is the proof that He does not deceive us at all in.. More

  • No authentic Hadeeth saying that Allaah sits on the Throne Date: 11-11-2015

    What is the authenticity of the Marfu hadith reported by Imam Ahmad on the authority of Ibn Abbas that says that Allaah sits on the Throne, and of the statement of Kharijah bin Mus'ab concerning this that Ibn Al-Qayyim mentions in As-Sawa'iq as well as Ibn Al-Uthaymin in Fatawa Arkan Al-Islam? Is there any 'istawa' without sitting? .. More

  • Meaning of 'antal Baatinu fa laysa doonaka shaya' in supplication Date: 30-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatah Shaykh. Please explain what, 'There is nothing below you,' means in the following supplication. The Sufis try to to prove with this gadith that Allaah, The Exalted, is not above us: "O Allah, Lord of the Heavens and Lord of the Earth and Lord of the Magnificent Throne, our Lord and the Lord of everything,.. More

  • A misconception about the interpretation of Allaah being Al-Dhaahir and Al-Baatin Date: 19-10-2015

    Dear shaykh, in a hadith, it says that Mohammad, salallahu alayhi wa salam, said, "You are Al-Dhahir and there is nothing above You, and You are Al-Batin and there is nothing underneath You." (Muslim) Is this hadith an argument that Allaah is not above his throne? What is the explanation of this hadith according to the earlier scholars of Ahlu Sunnah,.. More

  • A creature having mercy does not contradict the fact that Allaah is Unique in regard to Mercy Date: 30-9-2015

    In Surah Al-Ikhlaas, Allaah says that He is absolutely One (Ahad). Ahad also refers to the fact that Allaah is absolutely ONE in each and every aspect, there is none that is similar to him in the slightest aspect. Some time ago, I read the hadith (in both Sahih Muslim and Bukhari) that says that Allaah created mercy and sent one part on earth and kept.. More

  • The names of Allaah are not created Date: 13-5-2015

    As-Salamu alaikum, I know that we say that Names and Atrributes of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala are not created, while we say that names of attributes of creatures are created, but what we say for names such as Abdullah, Abdurrahman and names like these two, because these names contain also beautiful names of Allah. Maybe this obscurity is waswasah of.. More

  • Reciting Quran verses with intention of supplication does not make them 'created' Date: 29-4-2015

    AsSalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahBefore two days I sent you question and got answer (fatwa number 243994), but I want to check did I understand good.When we supplicate for example- Rabbana atina fid-dunya ..., Rabbana la tuzigh quloobana...., and others. When we recite this duas and supplicate with intention of dua, not with intention of reciting Qur'an,.. More