55 fatwas

  • Requiring Muslims in USA to call themselves Salafi Date: 12-5-2004

    I am trying to follow the Qur’an and Sunnah to the best of my ability. However there are some good Muslims who say that, that is not enough. They tell me that I must also call myself Salafi. I know what it means and that I must follow the way of the Messenger and the first three generations. I also would like to know if the Ulamah in Saudi say.. More

  • Ijtihad of the Four Imams Date: 10-4-2004

    How does one relate Qur'an and Sunnah with the four great Sheiks namely, Shafii, Hanafi, Maliki, and Hanbaly? Is the role of these great Sheiks to divide Islam into sects? What the does Qur'an Surah 6:159 relate to? .. More

  • Is Salafi a right appellation? Date: 10-4-2004

    How correct is it for a Muslim or a collective of Muslims to, call themselves "Salafi", and only take their information, and advice from those of this group. Rejecting all other Sheiks... More

  • Sunni Muslims and Salafi Muslims regarding belief Date: 26-2-2004

    I converted to Islam about 10 years ago. I have always called myself an Orthodox Sunni Muslim. Recently friends who are as serious as I am about my faith have questioned me about calling myself a Sunni Muslim. They refer to themselves as Salafi. I have enjoyed the classes and the seriousness of this group but some of our friends have left this group.. More

  • Meaning of Ahadith about last days Date: 19-2-2004

    There is a long Hadith which states that during the last days there will be many parties and Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) answers to Hudhaifa (Radiya Allahu Anhu) that at that time desert all of the parties. It will be better for you, O Hudhaifa, to die whilst you bite onto the branch of a tree than to follow any of them. This Hadith.. More

  • Ahlul-Hadeeth group in India Date: 29-7-2003

    Are you familiar with a Jamaat called Ahle-e-Hadith in India? Is it right to follow them?.. More

  • Ibn Abideen's Rad al-Muhtar Date: 9-6-2003

    Is the book Rad al-Muhtar by $Ibn Abideen$$ reliable for learning Fiqh? If no please recommend another one... More

  • Calling Jamaat Tableegh to true Islam Date: 5-4-2003

    Give me some guidelines/tips for Dawah. I want to call people following Jamaat-e-tableegh (more than 95% of Muslims of India are following this Jamaat, but calling themselves as Hanafees) to true Islam i.e., to follow Sunnah of the Prophet SAWS based on saheeh ahadeeth. These people doesn't know what saheeh hadeeth is. They say all ahadeeth are saheeh... More

  • Teachings of Tabligh Jamaat Date: 12-1-2003

    Is it true according to Jamah-Tabligh in pakistan that it s obligatory for all Muslims to go out and preach the word of God from three to four days or three month in life time of human being. When they see someone who practices bidah or shirk (idol) they won't complain they would tell that person to join them and after a while he will know by himself,.. More

  • "Wahabies" Date: 17-11-2002

    What is the ruling about the group called "Ahl al-Sunnah Wa al-Jamaah" who are known by the name of "Wahabi"?.. More

  • Tableegh al-Jamaah Date: 28-10-2002

    I have read in www.islamworl.com that this Jamaah is spreading Shirk and Bid'ah is it true? If it yes then explain to me... More

  • The Mahdi and the Mahdiyya Date: 21-4-2002

    Please inform us about the following things:1) What is Mehdi 's (Jamat-e-Mehdiviya) Aqida?2) What should be a Muslim's Aqida about Mehdi ?3) When will Mehdi come? Or has he come and gone?.. More

  • Following madhhabs Date: 20-9-2001

    Can we follow all madhhabs (Fiqh schools of thought) at the same time?.. More

  • Following a Madhab Date: 20-9-2001

    Is it must for a Muslim to follow any one of four "Madhab Imam"? How many "Madhab" Imams are there in total?.. More

  • Da'wah with Tableegh Jamaat Date: 17-9-2001

    Is it permissible to go in Tableegh Jamaat for Da'wah work? Are these people on right path? Please guide me... More