113 fatwas

  • Whether Allaah named all the Prophets Date: 5-4-2016

    Is it true that Allaah named all the prophets; like, no man was named Muhammad before Prophet Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) orAbraham before Abraham  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention and Noah Before Noah  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention? Is that true? Please tell me what the meaning is of all the Prophets' names? .. More

  • Using Ibn Al-Qayyim's book Ar-Rooh to prove extraordinary matters of Sufi leaders Date: 26-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. In our country, Bangladesh, many Sufis quote various miracles from the book of Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him, named "Ar-Rooh" to prove their claim about the miracles of their Sufi leaders. I want to know in details about this book. Was it really written by Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim? .. More

  • ʻUthmaan's Ibn Affaan's knowledge of his approaching death Date: 26-3-2016

    It is said that no one knows when, where, and how they will die, but ʻUthmaan, may Allaah be pleased with him,knew that he would be killed and also dreamt that the prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam, toldhim that if he continued his fast, he would break it with him. It seems contradictory, and Allaah knows best. Can u answer my question.. More

  • Definition of Al-'Ilm Al-Ladunni Date: 1-2-2016

    What is Al-'Ilm Al-Ladunni ? Is it based upon the Quran and Sunnah ? .. More

  • A person may have premonitions about his imminent death Date: 24-1-2016

    My mom told me that one of her grandmothers died while saying that she was going to die that day and that she died that very same day while supplicating. Can this story be believed. Please answer my question directly because I am a bit confused about the links to various fatwas that u have sent previously. .. More

  • Number of Prophets not equal to the number of nations Date: 24-1-2016

    As I know, a Messenger is the one on whom Allaah has descended the commandments and who is required to lay down the commandments on the people. In one of the hadiths, Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, stated, "There are 313 or 319 messengers that Allaah has sent to different nations." In the Quranic verse mentioned bellow, it says that.. More

  • The ruling on whether Prophets were sent to polytheistic nations Date: 29-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum Brother. I was just wondering whether Prophets were sent to polytheistic nations, and not only Messengers. I repeat, could Prophets have been sent to polytheistic nations as well, and not just Messengers? .. More

  • Difference between prophet and messenger in terms of conveying revelation to people Date: 24-9-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does this mean that prophets have not been commanded to convey the message. I do not understand what that means. It sounds as if prophets could keep it to themselves, but what would be the point of that? It would not make any scense to not share it with their people, so if you could explain this, then that would be great. Here.. More

  • The number of disbelieving nations does not necessarily correspond to the number of Messengers Date: 14-6-2015

    assalam alukm bro theres a hdith what says there were 124 thousand prophets and 315 meassegers so does that mean that there were only 315 nations what commit shrirk or were prophets sent to nations what commit shrirk or were all prophets sent to believing nations so like I said if there were only 315 meassegers does that mean that there were only 315.. More

  • Sufis cite ‘Uthman's Karaamah as evidence that the dead can help the living Date: 20-4-2015

    Assalamualaikum warahmatulahi wabarkatahu sheikh. ..is this narration authentic? Sufis use this narration to prove that dead can help even after their death‘Uthman Ghani, may Allah be pleased with Him, said that when the enemy surrounded his house and stopped the household from receiving water, they were thirsty for many days. ‘Uthman said: One.. More

  • Refutation of the claim that Muhammad is not the last Messenger Date: 22-11-2014

    Assalaamu 3alaikum, I have a very important question.. My friend wants proof from the Quran that Islam is the last religion. So I quoted him this verse "Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing." Now he wants proof from the Quran that.. More

  • Extraordinary abilities do not indicate the person's righteousness Date: 24-8-2014

    Aslamualakum My questions has a few parts. But let me explain first. Also please answer as soon as possible as it is important and please don't refer me to another fatwa. I'm confused at how these Christian healers work who Apparantly "heal" people form sickness. I'm confused because im wondering what is this, I know many area fake and u have seen many.. More

  • Knowledge of the Unseen belongs exclusively to Allaah Date: 7-8-2014

    Assalamualaikum sheikh ....how authentic is this hadeeth nd does it apply that we can from the people who are absent Maymuna bint Harith, the blessed wife of Prophet (Peace be upon her) narrates: The Prophet (Peace be upon him) was doing Wudhu for Tahajjud Salaah at the home of Hazrat Maimuna (radi Allahu anha). He suddenly called out three times, "Labbaik,.. More

  • Ijtihaad (personal reasoning) of the Prophet, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam Date: 29-7-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I heard that some customs of the Arabs were approved by Allah and became part of the Islamic religion such as hospitality. Could this also be true of some things in the sunnah - that Rasulullah salla Allahu 3laihi wa salam would so something and it would be approved by Allah? If so, how does that relate to the ayah in the Qur'an.. More

  • The story of Abu Muslim Al-Khawlaani being thrown into the fire Date: 10-4-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I have heard that when anything involving specific people is mentioned in the Qur'an especially a miracle, that type of occurrence is unique and will never happen again. However, I also heard that a pious Muslim was living in an area where someone claimed to be a false prophet. The people tried to burn him to death but it didn't.. More