1024 fatwas

  • Hadiths about reciting Surat Al-Kaafiroon Date: 3-1-2018

    Kindly confirm if the following is true regarding Surat Al-Kafiroon: 1. Prophet Muhammad, sallallahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,recited this surah together with Surat Al-Ikhlaas, An-Naas, and Al-Falaq when he was bit by a scorpion. 2. Allah, the Exalted, will make someone happy and rich if they read these five surahs: the above mentioned together.. More

  • Dialect of Quraysh best of Arab dialects Date: 3-1-2018

    Was the dialect of Quraysh or of the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,the best and most beautiful Arabic dialect at that time? And did the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam,have the noblest lineage of all people? I read in one of your answers that the Quran is not in the dialect of Quraysh. However, to me, it really matches the wording of how.. More

  • Chronological order of creating the heavens and the earth Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is something which I have been trying really hard to understand for years now; it is regarding the order of creation. I have seen the fatwas here say that the Earth was created, then the seven Heavens, and then the Earth was spread and everything within the Earth was created, including the mountains... More

  • Reciting Surah al-Baqarah and Aal-‘Imraan every day alternately Date: 3-1-2018

    It is said that "Surats Al-Baqarah and Aal-‘Imraan come as flocks of birds and intercede for their people." So based on this, is it ok for me to recite Surat Al-Baqarah on one day and Surat Aal-‘Imraan on another day and repeat this process throughout my life. Can I read Surat Al-Baqarah to obtain blessings based on the saying, "Read Surat Al-Baqarah,.. More

  • Reward of parents whose child learned Quran Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. It says in a hadith that the parents of one who memorises the Quran will be given a crown to wear on the day of Judgement. Will this also happen if the parents did not teach their child the Quran but did support him in his religion and raised him well, despite their sins and shortcomings? Would this also mean that they would not be.. More

  • Reason Surat Al-Kahf protects from Dajjaal Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you for replying to me in a constant manner. May Allah reward you. I would like to know what the correlation is between reciting the last ten verses of Surat Al-Kahf and seeking refuge in Allah from the Dajjaal (the Antichrist). I read those verses, but there is no reference nor any mention of the Dajjal or his trial. So why.. More

  • Repeating Basmalah when repeating Soorah Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I was told that reciting Surah Al-Iklaas [Quran 112] thrice is equal to reading the whole Quran. Should one recite the Basmalah (saying Bismillaahi Ar-Rahmaani Ar-Raheem [in the name of Allah, the Most-Merciful, the Ever-Merciful]) each time for that, or is reciting it once enough? Kindly clarify. .. More

  • Studying 'Ilm Al-Munaasabaat fil-Quran Date: 2-1-2018

    As-salaamu alaykum, what is the ruling on 'Ilm Al-Munaasabaat Fil-Quran (the science of how verses and surahs are related)? Is it permissible to study it? If so, which are the best books for it? May Allah bless you. .. More

  • Translating Quran according to one's understanding Date: 2-1-2018

    Am I allowed to listen to the Quran and then translate if I feel that I know what Allah is saying and then afterwards check a translation just to make sure that I did not translate it wrongly? .. More

  • Verses that temporarily blind enemy from seeing and harming a Muslim Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. A friend of mine told me that her Shaykh knows Ruqyah (healing through Quranic recitation and supplication). Her Shaykh said that there is a surah or a verse (I cannot remember what she told me) that can make a person blind for a while (I cannot remember how long the duration is that she told me) if they say it a certain amount of.. More

  • Why Pharaoh claimed to be god Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. Is it true that Fir‘awn(Pharaoh) did not get sick for a very long period or throughout his life? And if it is true, was it a reason for him to say that he was God? May Allah curse him; Aameen. May Allah reward you, Shaykhs. .. More

  • Allowing children to touch the Quran Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can children touch and open the Quran (having only Arabic script)? What is the ruling on that? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • How often should one recite whole Quran? Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. in our masjid, our imam said that it is the right of the Quran to recite it once a year. I know the hadith that was narrated by Al-Bukhaari (4614) from Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with Him, who said, "Jibreel used to review the Quran with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,once.. More

  • Quran does not use stories from any past Books Date: 29-12-2017

    Hi! I would like to ask you about the story of Jesus creating clay birds, which is referred to in Quran. This story comes from an apocryphal Gospel called Infancy Gospel of Thomas, which all scholars and historians consider to be a forgery and unreliable, historically speaking. So why does the Quran use a story from such a document? .. More

  • No discrepancy between verse 4:12 and verse 4:176 Date: 28-12-2017

    Hi. Quran 4:12 says that if a man leaves neither ascendants nor descendants but has a sister, then for her is one sixth of inheritance, but Quran 4: 176 says that if a man leaves neither descendants nor ascendants, His sister will have half of what he left. A man has one sister only, what is her inheritance, 1/6, 1/3, or 1/2? Quran 4:12 also says that.. More