559 fatwas

  • Ibn Hajar's classification of Hadeeth as Hasan Date: 11-10-2017

    I was wondering, if Ibn Hajar declares a hadith to be Hasan (good), does that mean that it might be weak to him? I heard a scholar say that that is what it implies? Is this true? .. More

  • Story about ‘Umar killing man who rejected Prophet's judgment inauthentic Date: 9-10-2017

    There is a story of a man who went to Abu Bakr for judgement after going and receiving judgement from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,and Abu Bakr turns him away, so he proceeds to ‘Umar, who, upon hearing that he has already received a judgement of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,kills him. Is this story authentic? .. More

  • Hadeeth about supplication on Friday wiping sins of 80 years fabricated Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know the grade of authenticity of the hadith which states that uttering a special supplication after the ‘Asr prayer on Friday will wipe out 80 years of sin. May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Authenticity of two stories about Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Date: 8-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There are two widespread stories about the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, in our locatity which are even mentioned in the school text book. Is there any basis of these stories? 1) Once, a beggar came to the prophet and asked for food. The Prophet did not give him food but bought an axe and gave it to him. Then he went to.. More

  • No hadeeth determined lifespan of Muslim nation Date: 4-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have read a hadith which says that the lifespan of this Ummah (community) covers 1500 years. I am not talking about the Day of Judgement but about the lifespan of this Ummah, after which there will be no Muslims on earth. Could you please provide more information regarding this hadith? May Allah reward you. May Allah bless this.. More

  • Whether Mawqoof hadeeth strengthens weak Marfoo‘ hadeeth Date: 2-10-2017

    I was wondering, can a weak hadith be corroborated by Mawqoof (attributed to a Companion) narrations from the Companions? For example, what if they are about matters of the Unseen? .. More

  • Authenticity of additional part in hadeeth Date: 18-9-2017

    I have a question on hadith grades. If a hadith from a primary source of Hadith appears in another book with a different wording, and the author gives the hadith a particular grade, does this grade apply to the words found in the primary source as well? For example, this hadith from Musnad Ahmad (primary source): Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with.. More

  • Degree of hadeeth: ‘The best gift to children from parents is good manners’ Date: 13-9-2017

    "The best gift to children from parents is their correct training." This hadith is from At-tirmthi. I want to know whether it is Saheeh (authentic), and I need the hadith number urgently. .. More

  • O people! Say there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and you will be successful Date: 13-9-2017

    What is the authenticity of the following hadith: "O people! Say there is no god worthy of worship except Allah and you will be successful," which is quoted in Tafsir Ibn Kathir (Abridged) [vol.10, Darussalam, pp. 623-624]? .. More

  • Definition of Hasan and Hasan-Ghareeb hadeeth Date: 12-9-2017

    I was wondering what is meant by At-Tirmidhi when he calls a hadith Hasan or Hasan-Ghareeb? Does it mean that the hadith is sound? I heard someone say that it means the hadith is weak. .. More

  • Hadeeth about each Prophet having seven select companions weak Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. My question is: how do we reconcile the hadith in which the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says that every Prophet had 7 Companions and that he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,had 14 Companions with the hadith that states that on the day of judgment, some Prophets will be leading their Ummah (community), and.. More

  • No good in any action that distracts from obligatory prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    What does this hadith mean? On the authority of Abu Khirash, may Allah be well-pleased with him, who said, "I heard Al-Qasim relate about the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, that he passed by some people shooting arrows with bows, and one of the Companions said, 'I see that they have not yet prayed their obligatory prayers, which.. More

  • No weak reporter in hadeeth of placing hands on chest in prayer Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Does the Mursal hadith (hadith in which the Companion who related it from the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,is missing from the chain) narrated by Tawoos about placing the hands on the chest in the prayer found in Sunan Abi Dawood have any unreliable narrator in its chain? [Please note that I already know that it is a weak.. More

  • Narration about Prophet feeding poor blind Jew unfounded Date: 6-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. Please tell us about the authenticity of a naration about the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, feeding a blind Jew in a corner of a masjid in Al-Madinah. It spread massively here. May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Al-Adab al-Mufrad good for teaching children Islamic manners Date: 6-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. After having taught some children the basics of their creed, I would like to go through a book with them to teach them about perfecting their manners and living their lives as practising Muslims. I am stuck between Al-Adab Al-Mufrad and Ash-Shamaa'il Al-Muhammadiyyah. I can only choose one as my time with them is limited. Which of.. More

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