117 fatwas

  • The Quran was revealed in seven Ahruf (dialects) Date: 26-6-2012

    assalamu alaikum, According to hadiths, Quran was revelead in seven different recitations. I learnt that more than 7 different recitations like hafs, warsh etc. are being agreed upon by ulemas to be acceptable recitations of the Quran. Why is this contradiction? Please explain.. More

  • Virtue of Reading Surat Al-Kahf on Friday Date: 14-2-2012

    Kindly elaborate on the meaning of the pillar of light which is given to the Muslim who reads Surat Al-Kahf on Friday... More

  • Treatment by the Quran and establishing clinics for treatment by the Quran Date: 8-2-2012

    What is the ruling on treatment using the Quran? What are the Sharee‘ah-approved ways of treatment with the Quraan? What is the ruling on establishing clinics for such treatment?.. More

  • The woman Companion because of whom the verse (33:35) was revealed Date: 9-1-2012

    Question regaridng the situation of the revelation of the verse 33:35 A woman companion once told the Prophet (sallahu alaihi wassalam) that in the Qur'an only men were mentioned and women were often deprived of any importance..Then the above ayah was revealed.. Who was this lady ? ------------------------ according to ibn katheer's tafsir it was.. More

  • Ayat Al-Kursi protects man from the devil while sleeping Date: 6-2-2011

    Is the following Hadeeth Saheeh (Authentic): “If you recite Soorat Al-Faatihah and the verse of Al-Kursi at home in the morning, you would be protected against the evil eye of man and Jinn, meaning envy.”?.. More

  • The last two verses of Surah Al-Baqarah Date: 25-7-2010

    When books say to read the last Ayaats of Sura Baqarah, is it 2 Ayahs? Or is it 3 Ayaahs? Or does it depend on the Hadith and situation? Do scholars differ in their opinion? .. More

  • Reciting the verse (2:255) along with the two verses after it Date: 21-6-2010

    While reciting Ayatul Kursi (2:255), is it optional to read verses 256 and 257 (whether a person is reciting in general, or reciting in a special Salaah)? Or does it depend on the Hadith and situation? Do scholars differ in their opinion?.. More

  • A Hadeeth about the reason of revelation of Surah Al-Ikhlaas Date: 24-5-2010

    As Salaam Alaykum, Ibn Abbas has reported that a deputation of the Christians of Najran along with seven priests visited the Holy Prophet (Sallalaahu Alayhi wa Sallam), and they said: "O Muhammad, tell us what is your Lord like and of what substance He is made."The Holy Prophet (Sallalaahu Alayhi wa Sallam) replied: "My Lord is not made from any substance:.. More

  • Reason of revelation of Surah Al-Ikhlaas Date: 22-2-2010

    Salaamu Alaykum, Shiekh, I was watching an Question & Answer session on T.v. conducted by Dr.Zakir Naik where he said that : "A Christian man came to Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) and said what is ALLAH (Almighty)? The Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) was quiet for some moment and then Jibreel (As) ascended with revelation concerning.. More

  • Reciting Quran [23:115-118] for healing Date: 10-2-2010

    Asslamo alaikum! my question is that is their any hadith in which it is mention that, the last three ayats of surah Muminoon can be recite for shifa (health healing). Jazakullah khair.. More

  • Reciting Surah Al-Jumu'ah every Friday instead of Surah Al-Kahf Date: 27-1-2010

    As Salaamu Alaykum, Sheikh In my class one of my friend has told me that he recites Surah-Al-Jumaah every Friday as customary and not Surah-Al-Kahf due to it's length. Is he doing right by reciting Surah-Al-Jumaah every week as a Habit? Also, my another (Christian) friend is earnestly telling me to shave my beard as the hairs growing on my face are.. More

  • Listening to Surah Al-Kahf before reciting it on Friday Date: 9-11-2009

    Assalaamu alaikum, Is it ok to listen to Surat Al-Kahf (on Fridays) then always reading it? Jazak Allah khair.. More

  • Virtues of Surah Al-Jinn Date: 2-6-2009


  • Reading Yaaseen over the person who is breathing his last Date: 10-3-2009

    Assalamoualikum Is it true that we have to recite Surah Yaasin near a person who is in sakrat. This is so, because this surah will alleviate his difficulties.. More

  • Popularity of the recitation of Hafs from ‘Aasim Date: 9-3-2009

    Asalamu aleykum wwb why qiraa`a Hafs from 'Aasim is the most common. jazakalahul kheyr.. More