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1281 fatwas

  • 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

  • Refuting the story of Gharaaneeq Date: 13-12-2015

    I know the story of Gharaniq and I also know that Sheikh Al-Albani said that it is not narrated reliably. Shaykh, I am struggling with severe depression ever since I learned that Imam Ibn Taymiyyah presented arguments in favour of that story. One of his arguments was that if he uttered something and later ordered that it be rectified - both instructions.. More

  • Allaah's wisdom in giving a pleasant life to people who harm others Date: 5-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is the following: I cannot understand the wisdom of why Allaah, The Exalted, sometimes make things easier on some people and they live a happy life despite the fact that they have harmed others by backbiting and gloating over their misfortunes? The more harm they do, the better their lives become. So what do you say about.. More

  • 'Scientific miracles' do not conflict with Prophet's essential knowledge of Quran Date: 8-10-2015

    As-salaamu 3laikum. I recently read a book about the scientific miracles of the Qur'an. The authors were talking about how many things mentioned in the Qur'an were not discovered by scientists until hundreds of years later, such as knowing that mountains have roots under the earth. They said that before these discoveries were made we did not have a.. More

  • Not everything that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said or did was reported to us Date: 5-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I sent this question before, but sorry sheikh, the fatwas that you sent did not answer it, they did not really touch on the issue that I asked about. They talked about writing down, my question was in genreal, if some hadith did not reach us, I do not think that the fatwa answered that. Is it true that not all sayings or hadiths that.. More

  • The biography of Suhayb Ar-Roomi Date: 19-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know the story of Suhaib ar Roomi, may Allaah be pleased with him. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Death caused by smoking is not suicide Date: 25-8-2015

    Assalamualaikum,Death caused to a person by smoking or chewing tobacco is it suicide in Islam ? As it is very clear that cigarette smoking is haram.But when I encounter certain smokers they deny that death due to smoking is not suicide as its not intentional to kill oneself and if that is the case they say then fat and obese people who die because of.. More

  • Praying for a non-Muslim who refused to forgive a wrong Date: 22-7-2015

    I have asked a disbeliever to forgive me for wronging him, but he has refused. I wronged him through violating a certain legislative act. I live in Britain and according to the law, if I contact that person again, I will be charged for violating the Harassment Act and will get taken to court. A solicitor told me this. Therefore, should I again seek.. More

  • Ruling on saying, ‘I am a believer, inshaa’ Allaah’ Date: 16-9-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is about saying, 'I am a believer, in shaa' Allaah.' I heard or understood from a statement that it is ok to say that because the person does not know whether his faith is accepted or not. So what I understand from that is that a person may say the two testimonies of fatith and fulfill his obligations, like the prayer.. More

  • Neither Al-Albaani nor Ad-Daaraqutni declared any of the Saheehayn Ahaadeeth inauthentic Date: 20-7-2015

    as-salamu alaikum. Shaykh in ANSWER of question abt shaykh albani removed hadiths from bukhari. u hv quoted at last lyk this. Finally, we would like to mention that Shaykh Al-Albaani criticized some Ahaadeeth in Saheeh Al-Bukhaari and Saheeh Muslim, but he was not an innovator in this issue as some prominent scholars did so before him, like Ad-Daaraqutni.. More

  • Receiving wages for teaching a foreign language Date: 13-6-2015

    asalam we3likoum is teaching a foreign language in university or other institutions and getting an income from it halal in Islam .(this question applied in a Muslim a country and non Muslim ). .. More

  • Naming a boy Haqq ('Truth') Date: 25-7-2015

    Assalammualaikum. My wife just gave birth to a baby boy. I wanted to name him 'Haq'. Is it permissible not to include 'Abd'? .. More

  • Dividing one's property while in sound health is giving a gift, not division of inheritance Date: 20-11-2015

    Praise be to Allaah, may Allaah bless the brothers behind this noble site, as you are an authentic source for us to gain sharia knowledge. My question is the following: my cousin owned property worth millions (75% inherited from his father and 25% self-earned). He only has four daughters (all of them married with children), he also has seven brothers.. More

  • Gifts concluded and possessed before the final illness are not part of the inheritance Date: 21-7-2015

    Assalaamu ‘Alaykum; Please calculate the inheritance according to the following information -Does the deceased have male relatives who are entitled to inherit: (A grandson (from the son)) Number 1 -Does the deceased have female relatives who are entitled to inherit : (A daughter) Number 2 (A granddaughter (from the son)) Number 2 - Additional information.. More

  • Reconciling between universe expansion theory and the Hadeeth about the distance between heaven and earth Date: 6-7-2015

    Asalamu 'aleykumthere is a hadith that states, that the distance between the earth and the heaven is 500 years.How do we reconcile between that hadith and the question whether the universe expands or not and whether the earth is moving or not?Jazak Allahu khairan.Wa aleykum salam .. More