247 fatwas

  • Making a model of the Ka'bah for educational purposes Date: 24-11-2013

    assalaam alaikum my children's school make a model Kabah every year and teach them the rites of Hajj with it and they carry out Tawaf etc to practice. I was then told it is not acceptable to perform these rites except in Mecca and at the Kabah itself. Is there any advice about this Jazzakum Alluhu khairan .. More

  • It is Jibreel, may Allaah exalt his mention, who made Zamzam gush out Date: 4-11-2013

    Assalamualikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh... I happened to go over your article 'Zamzam Water: The history & significance -I' which is very enlightening, jazakumullah-u-khairan. However, I have a small doubt - the article first stated the following words "Ismaa'eel may Allaah exalt his mention kicked his tiny feet on the sand and the well of Zamzam.. More

  • Order of words on the seal ring of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 25-9-2013

    Assalamu alaykum. Some people say the stamp of the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) is fake, that we see being used in various flags and alleged letters of the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) in museums. This stamp has the name of Allah on top, rasuul in the middle and Muhammad on bottom. They even say it is shirk to write it in this format... More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, did not send a letter to the St. Catherine Monastery Date: 22-9-2013

    Assalamualikum. Is the Prophet's letter to St. Catherine of the below link authentic? http://www.ijtihad.org/Prophet%20Muhammed%27s%20Promise.htm .. More

  • The descendants of the Quraysh tribe still exist Date: 22-8-2013

    in a hadith in buhari Had.No. 5082، 1=6-2(s) said that best womens are Quraish... My que is, are quraish living still now? And how I can find them? .. More

  • The incident of camel intestines thrown on the back of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 6-6-2013

    Assalamoalekum In Bukhari there is a sahih hadith that in Makkah mushrikeen threw intestine of camel on our prophet while he was in prostration during prayer.Our prophet couldnot come out of it due to its weight or so. Mushrikeen were laughing suddenly Abu Bakr called Fatima(ra) and she took away the intestines to rescue him. My question is that some.. More

  • Clearing the misconception about Abu Bakr's verbal abuse of 'Urwah Date: 2-6-2013

    Assalamu alikum some of the christians and shias among muslims say that abu bakr ra abused urwa badly, they defame Islam and Abu Bakr ra. these are the words Abu Bakr said, “Go suck the clitoris of al-Lat!” if someone says this to Muslims regarding Allah (naudhubillah) thn Muslims will kill the person, but no one punished abu bakr ra on his evil.. More

  • Saying that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is a father of Muslims Date: 22-3-2013

    The Imam in our mosque in few days ago in the khutaba of Jumma Called prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Sm) as father(ruhani or other sense) of us(not father of Muslim). Can we call Nabiji as our father although we know he called us ( ummah) as brother in one of hadith in Musnade Ahmad? In Tableegh Jammat it has said that if any one goes out in the way of Allah,.. More

  • About the fate of Banu Quraythah Date: 6-3-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, For my previous question regarding the fate of banu quraiza, you referred to a fatwa in which you said that Prophet ruled according to old testament and Allah approved the ruling. Since there would having many jewish teenagers who would not have been directly involved in the breach of the agreement and the conflict, please explain.. More

  • Why the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, pardoned people who insulted him Date: 9-2-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, According to a hadith in bukhari, Prophet (pbuh) forgave the jewish woman who poisoned him and he did not kill her. I read elsewhere that the Prophet (pbuh) killed poetesses who slandered him after the conquest of Mecca. Why didn't he forgive them as he forgave people who insulted and threw stones on him in Taif?. Also I read that.. More

  • Changing the Qiblah from Bayt Al-Maqdis to the Honorable Ka‘bah Date: 26-12-2012

    What is the Sharee‘ah objective behind changing the Qiblah from Bayt Al-Maqdis to the honorable Ka‘bah? Can you please explain the opinions of scholars along with scientific verification... More

  • Weakness of narration about the way Umm Qirfah was killed Date: 12-12-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, Anti-Islamists are quoting the below incident and project Islam as cruel. Zaid ordered Qays b al-Musahhar to kill Umm Qirfa and he killed her cruelly (Ibn Ishaq) Zyad bin Harithah ordered Qays to kill Umm, and he killed her cruelly. He tied each of her legs with a rope and tied the ropes to two camels, and they split her in two... More

  • Denying that the Prophet Muhammad was affected by witchcraft Date: 25-8-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, A group in India claims that even prominent scholars of Ahlus-Sunnah like Imam Abu Bakar Al-Jassas, author of Ahkamul Quran and also many scholars listed by Nawawi in majmoo denied that Prophet(pbuh) was affected by witchcraft. Is this true?.. More

  • The trace of feet on Ibraaheem’s Maqaam Date: 8-8-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, In mecca, there is a inscription of ibrahim (as) foot in maqame-ibrahim. Was this existing during prophet's time. What is the proof to say that it is ibrahim(pbuh) foot? .. More

  • Why the Muslims made ‘Umrah before the conquest of Makkah Date: 5-8-2012

    Assalamu Alaikum, Before conquest of Mecca, why did the Prophet(pbuh) and companions did umrah while idols were still inside kabah? .. More