607 fatwas

  • Dream of ‘Abdur-Rahmaan ibn ‘Awf about angels taking his soul Date: 12-10-2016

    I heard a narration that says that ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awf apparently died and two angels came to take his soul, but they were interrupted by a third angel who told them that he was supposed to live longer so that his family members could benefit from him. So the angels did not take his soul and ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn ‘Awfsurvived for one more month?.. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah's view on trimming beard and covering woman's face and hands Date: 11-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can you please provide us with the opinion of Ibn Taymiyyah (excusively) on the following issues: 1)Trimming of the beard that is more than a fistful. 2)Covering of face and hands by women (whether it is obligatoryor recommended)? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Number of Messengers who performed Hajj Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know how many Messengers made Hajj in their lifespan? .. More

  • No contradiction in ahaadeeth about 'Aa'ishah's lost necklace Date: 23-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused about a certain hadith as it contradicts another. I hope that you can explain this to me Allaah willing. The first hadith is:[Sahih Al-Bukhaari, Vol. 5, hadith 3672] http://sunnah.com/bukhari/62 The second hadith is: [Sahih Muslim hadith 367 b] http://sunnah.com/muslim/3/138 Why do the stories in the hadiths not always.. More

  • Number of wives of Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. It would be kind of you if you do not refer me to other fatwas. I want to know how many times Prophet Moses, may Allaah exalt his mention, marriedand how many children he had. .. More

  • Refuting accusation against Ibn ‘Umar Date: 17-9-2016

    Our Shaykh, there are some deviants who say that Abdullaah Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, took a bribe from Mu’aawiyyah, may Allaah be pleased with him, in orderto support his son Yazeed to become the ruler? Is this true, and how can we reject their statements? (They say that it is written like this in ''At-Tabaqaat Al-Kubra'' of Ibn.. More

  • Story about three martyrs who preferred each other with their last drink of water Date: 8-9-2016

    Abu-Jahm-bin-Huzaifah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrates: "During the battle of Yarmuk, I went out in search of my cousin, who was in the forefront of the fight. I also took some water with me for him. I found him in the very thick of battle in the last throes of death. I advanced to help him with the little water that I had. Soon, however,.. More

  • Hadeeth scholar Shaykhah ‘Aa'ishah bint Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul Haadi Date: 3-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is about the Hadith scholar Shaykhah ‘Aa'ishah bint Muhammad ibn ‘Abdul Haadi. Was she the daughter of one of the great students of Ibn Taymiyah, Ibn ‘Abdul Haadi? And was she the teacher of Hafidh Ibn Hajar Al-Asqalani, as is mentioned in Shazaraat Az-Zuhab by Ibn Al-Imad, in 9/178 Shamela, where it says that Ibn.. More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, did not marry Maariyah Al-Qibtiyyah Date: 28-8-2016

    Assalaamu alaikum. Maria Al-Qibtiyyah: The story written inside the books about the holy prophet’s wives – Maria’s story: Most of the books in my country mention that the Holy Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,really loved Maria because she was so beautiful that her beauty amazed the Holy Prophet. It says that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi.. More

  • Physical description of Rightly-Guided Caliphs Date: 24-7-2016

    What did each of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs look like? I am asking because I heard that ‘Ali, may Allaah be pleased with him,had a big belly and that Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, was short? .. More

  • Ibn Taymiyyah did not deliver Friday sermon Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear Scholars. May Allaah continue to bless your efforts for benefiting others. I have one question for which I have been looking for an answer for some time now. Along time ago,I read somewhere (I cannot remember where) that Ibn Taymiyyah never climbed the pulpit to deliver the sermon. Is that true? Please shed some light on this.. More

  • Ath-Thahabi did not criticize Imaam Ibn Taymiyyah Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that Ath-Thahabi criticized Ibn Taymiyyahafter having praised him. Why? .. More

  • Statements of Ismaa'eel Dahlawi about Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 9-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I would like to know about Shah Ismail Dehlavi, may Allaah have mercy upon him. I know that he did a lot to wipe out Shirk (polytheism) from the subcontinent, but I am confused about some of his statements that could be viewed as disrespectful for prophet Muhammed, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Here are some of them: Ismail.. More

  • Participation of 'Ali in fighting apostates Date: 18-6-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. My question is: Did 'Ali fight against the apostates in the time of Abu Bakr? Is there any narration about this, and if so, can you provide one? Thank you and may Allaah reward you for your assistance in the matter. .. More

  • Only wives of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, are mothers of believers Date: 8-6-2016

    In Pakistan and India, there are people known as Shahs; they say that these people belong to the family of Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Theyforbid marriage of their females outside of their families because they say that their females have the position of mother for the people outside their family. Please tell me whether this is correct.. More