154 fatwas

  • Elucidation of At-Tabari's comments on the Highness and Istiwaa' Date: 10-4-2015

    Al salaam ‘alaykom wa rahmat Allah wa barakatoh. May Allâh bless you.I am wondering what imam al-Tabari’s view on istawa is? There is a well-known website here in Sweden, that many think is upon correct ‘Aqeedah, who claims that al-Tabari’s view on the word "istawa" is what the ash‘ari’s think.They have translated many parts of the Imam’s.. More

  • Created beings may annoy Allaah but do not harm Him Date: 9-4-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, In one fatwa about the merits of the Sahaaba (radia Allahu 3anhum) you quoted a hadith where the Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu 3laihi wa salam) said: 'He who hurts them, has hurt me, and he who hurts me, has hurt Allaah, he who hurts Allaah, Allaah will punish him' Kindly explain what is meant here by hurting Allah. Jazaakum Allahu.. More

  • Beauty in the world is an indication of Allaah's beauty Date: 1-4-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, What is the ruling on saying that the beauty you see in creation is a reflection of the beauty of Allah? Jazaakum Allahu khairan .. More

  • Why some scholars studied Kalaam theology though prohibited by the Salaf Date: 26-3-2015

    Shaykh, i have read some sayings of the scholars of Salaf that they had forbidden teaching and taking with ilm al-kalam. But in other hand we see that many of great scholars have teached ilm al-kalam. My question is: Why scholars like Shaykhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, Hafiz Al-Iraqi, Shaah Waliyyullaah Ad-Dahlawi and Mohammad Shah Anwar Kashmiri teached.. More

  • Elaboration required if one says Allaah's Attributes are 'other than' Him Date: 16-3-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum, Are the names of Allah part of Allah or separate? Jazaakum Allahu khair .. More

  • Using the Persian word 'Khoda' to refer to Allaah The Almighty Date: 27-1-2015

    As-salamu ʿalaykum dear Shaykh. Is it permissible to say Khoda for Allah? .. More

  • Imaam Ahmad rejected the non-literal interpretation of the Quran Date: 29-12-2014

    Salamu alaykum Shaykh Did Imam Ahmad and the Salafs, had maked taw'il, on this ayah's: “Do they wait except that Allah should come to them in the shade of clouds along with the angels.” [2:210] And: “Do they wait except that the angels should come to them or your Lord should come or some of the signs of your Lord should come.” [6:158] And: “And.. More

  • If the Holy Name is written in non-Arabic letters Date: 15-12-2014

    Some break makers and other manufacturers of construction materials print the initial letter of their names in their products , for example if their name is Abul Hai or Mohamad Wali they print AH or MW . these products while bearing the abbreviation or the initial letter of the name of الله جل جلاله or the name of prophet محمد صلي.. More

  • Impermissible to describe one's love for Allaah as 'infatuation' (‘ishq) Date: 7-10-2014

    What does the word Ishq (عشق) mean? Is it permissible to use this word (عشق) for God and His Messenger? Is it permissible to use this word (عشق) for our father, mother, brother, sister, daughter etc.? Is it lawful to say I have Ishq (عشق) with my sister? Jazaak ALLAHU Khair. .. More

  • Allaah alone gives life and causes death and people are just means for that Date: 20-7-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum. I am confused about the issue of causing death and resurrecting people. In many ayaat of the Qur'an it is mentioned that only Allah causes death and resurrection. Also it is mentioned that Eesa 3laihi salaam brought some people back to this worldly life, by Allah's permission. You also mentioned in another fatwa that there are some.. More

  • Is Islamic Sharee‘ah a created being? Date: 8-7-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, you answered a previous question of mine saying that legislation is an Attribute of Allah. But are the Islamic laws and religion a creation of Allah, or are they part of that Attribute? Jazaak Allahu khair .. More

  • The word 'creator' has both an exclusive and inclusive sense Date: 10-6-2014

    Asalam o Alaikum!!! If someone use the names and attributes of Allah which Allah and human beings don't share such as khaliq (saying man can create other humans.As many people and parents use to say it no not denying the reality the Allah creates us) which type of shirk it constitutes major or minor. Please explain me rightly as I didn't get the clear.. More

  • About the Throne and its pillars Date: 11-5-2014

    How many pillars has Arsy? How big is the pillars? When was it cretaed? Will it also destroy in dooms day? .. More

  • Allaah is not named 'lawgiver' (Musharri'), but He does give the law Date: 4-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I heard the name Lawgiver being used to refer to Allah but is this one of His names and are His laws one of His attributes? Or is that only if the law is revealed in Allah's words in the Qur'an but not if it is revealed in another way like through a hadith? Jazaakumu Allahu khair .. More

  • Describing a human as 'godlike' Date: 9-2-2014

    A few weeks ago my friend told me about a teacher that she thought was handsome and clever. After meeting him I disagreed and said I thought he would be more godlike, as a description of character and appearance. Even after saying it I regretted it. I've read the text under "what is shirk" but I keep worrying that I have committed a major sin. .. More