1025 fatwas

  • Calling Mus-haf ‘Quran Shareef’ Date: 27-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it allowed to call the Mushaf (physical copy of the Quran) 'Quran Shareef'? I read somewhere that it is not allowed to say this and that we should say 'Quran Kareem' or 'Quran Majeed' and so on only. .. More

  • Combining all Prostrations of Tilaawah after concluding recitation of Quran Date: 22-6-2017

    Respected Shaykhs; assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I just want to ask about making all prostrations of Tilaawah (prostration made after reading certain verses of the Quran)together after completing one's recitation of the Quran. .. More

  • Authenticity of hadeeth on Soorah Al-Baqarah Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. "The one who recites Surah Al-Baqarah and asks Allaah for anything with firmness of faith will be given what he asked for." I heard that this is a hadith; I want to know about its authenticity. May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Waleemah for memorizing Quran Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barkaatuhu. I would like to ask something. I come from a small village which has a large number of Muslims, but their knowledge of the religion is not that strong. They engage in many innovations and can never accept corrections, especially from an 18-year-old like me. There is this ceremony which they perform;.. More

  • Word ‘creature’ in verse 11:56 includes humans and animals Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaam alaykum. I was just wondering; what does verse 11:56 mean? Does it mean just animals or also humans? If if only means animals, then does that mean that Allaah forces animals to eat and drink like robots? .. More

  • Refuting misconception about different translations of Quran Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. One of my friends asked me this question, and I need your help, Scholar, to convince him regarding Islam, so please tell me how to respond to his query. His wording goes like this: “You nor anyone can provide the answer to my challenge for the Bible; answer that question clearly, but I will give you sufficient time to answer.. More

  • Reciting Soorah Al-Baqarah to expel the devil Date: 7-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I read your fatwa, No. 246460, praise be to Allaah, about Surah Al-Baqarah. I wish to know the following: in order to not have the devil near the house for three days or three nights, must Surah Al-Baqarah be recited in full? Or is reading part of it sufficient in order to obtain this benefit?.. More

  • Reciting Quran outside prayer highly recommended Date: 7-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it obligatory or recommended to recite and reflect upon the Quran separately, as an act of worship outside of the prayer? .. More

  • Pronoun 'they' in verse 37:144 refers to 'people' Date: 25-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does verse 37:144 mean by 'they are raised'? Does it mean Jonah and the humans, or Jonah and the whale? Do you think that it means the whale? .. More

  • Meaning of {restrained} in verse 55:72 Date: 20-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering; what does verse 55:72 mean by 'restrained'? Does it mean that they cannot come out? Or are they like slaves and so on? .. More

  • Number of Soorahs revealed in Makkah and in Madeenah Date: 10-5-2017

    Please do not cite any other fatwa. May Allaah reward you for your time to resolve our matters. How many Surah(s) were revealed in Mecca and how many in Madina? Kindly do not forget to mention their names in the array. .. More

  • Disposing of what has 'Makkah' written on it Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu Shaykh. I read that the name 'Makkah' should be respected. In Makkah (being a resident; not on ‘Umrah for some days), it is on everything or almost everything, like the shopping bags, shopping receipts, etc. What should I do with the disposable shopping bags that have the name 'Makkah' on them? Can.. More

  • Pronouncing word ‘i'tooni’ in verse 46:4 Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Please translate this fatwa of your site in English: what is the name of the ruling when we recite verse 46:4 from Surah Al-Ahqaaf, i.e. saying "ﺍﻳﺘﻮﻧﻲ ﺑﻜﺘﺎﺏ" instead of "ﺍﺋﺘﻮﻧﻲ بكتاب"? Jazakallahu Kahrian .. More

  • Books about biographies of Quran reciters Date: 3-5-2017

    I have read in books about the sciences of the Quran that the first condition for acceptance of a Qira'ah(method of narration) of the Quran as authentic is for it to be narrated in Mutawaatir (conveyed by narrators so numerous that it is not conceivable that they have agreed upon an untruth thus being accepted as unquestionable in its veracity) form... More

  • Time interval between Aadam and Nooh Date: 2-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have some doubts which I want to get rid of, Allaah willing. There are early fossils of humans that date back to maybe one hundred thousand years, and a questioner asked you whether that contradicts the hadith that says that there were 10 Quroon between Adam and Nooh, may Allaah exalt their mention. You said that Quroon means generations.. More