611 fatwas

  • Statement attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. I have a question: there is a popular saying that is attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab but for which I fail to find a source; it goes as follows: "A man should be like a child with his wife, but if she needs him, he should act like a man.” There is also another one which is attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab.. More

  • All Prophets after Noah and Abraham are from their descendants Date: 29-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering, does verse 57:26 of the Quran mean that every Prophet came from Noah and Abraham? So would the Buddha, if he was a Prophet, have been from the descendance of Abraham? .. More

  • Events that occurred on 10th of Muharram ('Aashooraa') Date: 18-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like you to mention the things that happened on the 10th of Muharram. Some people said that Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,married Khadeejah, may Allaah be pleased with her, on this day, andsome say that doomsday will happen on this day. Did the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, migrate from Makkah to.. More

  • Passing away in the month of Muharram Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a Muslim friend who died during Muharram. Can you please tell me whether people who die during Muharram go to Paradise? .. More

  • Story of Mu'aawiyah's letter to Byzantine Emperor Date: 14-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. What is the source of the quote below given that this quote is highly shared on social media blogs and social sites? Is the quote below found in any authentic books of the Sunnah, and what is its authenticity?Your assistance in the matter will be highly appreciated. The quote goes as follows: Ceasar of the Romans.. More

  • Accusation against Imaam Abu Haneefah Date: 9-1-2017

    Is the following accusation true? Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah said that he presented a hadith to Imam Abu Haneefah and that he said, “Do not show it to to me again, just pee on it.” Apparently, this is found in a book called Majroohoon and is graded authentic. Is this not a lie? .. More

  • Physical appearance of Prophet's wives Date: 5-1-2017

    What was the physical appearence of the wives of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam? Should a man try to marry a woman who looks like one of the wives of the prophet? .. More

  • Sharing tips about good deeds in Laylat Al-Qadr Date: 31-12-2016

    People are sharing this message on the Internet about the Night of Decree: Three awesome tips for the last 10 days of Ramadan! 1. Give one dinar, dollar, and so on in charity every day, so if it falls on Laylat Al-Qadr (the Night of Decree), then it is as if you gave charity everyday for 84 years. 2. Pray two units of prayer everyday, so if.. More

  • Perfection of Maryam, Aasiyah, and ‘Aa'ishah Date: 31-12-2016

    What is the meaning of the following hadith: The Prophet said, “The superiority of ‘Aa'ishah to other ladies is like the superiority of Thareed (i.e. a dish made of meat and bread) to other meals. Many men reached the level of perfection, but no woman reached such a level except forMaryam (Mary), the daughter of Imran and Aasiyah, the wife of.. More

  • Reward of praying in Makkan mosques other than Al-Masjid Al-Haraam Date: 20-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding offering the prayer in Masjid Al-Haraam in Makkah. Offering one prayer in Masjid Al-Haraam is equivalent to praying one hundred thousand prayers. Is that also applicable to local mosques that are within the boundaries of the Haram. Please explain. With kind regards, Ahmad. .. More

  • Abu Bakr left trade when he became Caliph Date: 13-12-2016

    Is it true that Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with him, closed his clothes shop when he became the Caliph? .. More

  • Prophet Moosa's skin color Date: 4-12-2016

    I was wondering what the appearance of Moses was according to the hadith. I heard that one hadith says that he was of light brown complexion but that another says that he was dark-skinned? Which one is the correct description of him? .. More

  • Hadeeth about status of Bilaal and Luqmaan in Paradise Date: 23-11-2016

    Is there a hadith that says that Bilaal, Luqmaan, and one other are the chiefs of Paradise? .. More

  • Abu Tharr had dark complexion but was not of African descent Date: 21-11-2016

    Was the companion Abu Tharr a black man of african descent? .. More

  • How Makkah is secure and safe Date: 17-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are many verses in the Quran and many hadiths that say that Makkah is a secure and safe place. However, in history, we see that there has been some violence in Makkah, and even if in the future, there will be attacks, so how should we interpret these verses then? I mean, how is one to interpret these verses about the security.. More