403 fatwas

  • Reciting morning and evening Athkaar after sunrise and sunset Date: 27-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can the morning and evening Athkaar (pl. or Thikr: expressions of remembrance of Allaah) be read after sunrise and sunset respectively? Will we get the same benefits thereby? .. More

  • Whether Allah remembers those who do not remember Him Date: 27-2-2017

    A YouTube shaykh said that even if you do not remember Allaah, He remembers you. Is that correct? Please provide proof. This queston is important. .. More

  • Making Talbiyah as Thikr without Ihraam Date: 9-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it an innovation to say the Talbiyah as Thikr (expressions of remembrance of Allaah) and rememberance of Allaah on any average day? Can we say it like we say Alhumdulillaah (praise be to Allaah) and Subhaan Allaah (glory to Allaah)? Thank you. .. More

  • Sunnah in supplicating against others Date: 14-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I want to know what the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, is regarding supplicating against others. I see in the Seerah (biography), that he supplicated against others at times, like when he said to that man, “Eat with your right hand.” The man said, “I cannot.. More

  • Asking to marry Maryam bint 'Imraan or Aasiyah in Paradise Date: 10-1-2017

    Is it permissible to ask Allaah: "O Allaah, marry me to Maryam, the daughter of Imraan (the mother of Prophet Jesus, peace be upon him) and Aasiyah, the wife of Pharaoh, in Paradise." And is it permitted to do good deeds to get this status because they are the leaders of the women of Paradise. .. More

  • Supplicating when drinking Zamzam water Date: 5-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I know that the hadith of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam,says that Zamzam water is for the purpose that it is drunk for. So whatever supplication/intention I make before drinking Zamzam will be accepted. Suppose that I have a lot of supplications to make. Should I pronounce each and every supplication before drinking Zamzam,.. More

  • Reward is earned every time good deed is done Date: 3-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I love you for the sake of Allaah. I have the following question: There is a hadith that says that by reciting Tasbeeh (Sobhaan Allaah [glory to Allaah]), Tahmeed (Alhamdulillaah [praise be to Allaah]), Tahleel (Laa ilaaha illAllaah [there is nothing worthy of worship but Allaah]), Takbeer (Allaahu.. More

  • Supplication of leaving home Date: 2-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding the supplication that says, "Bismillaah, tawakkaltu ‘ala Allaah, wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billaah." This supplication should be said when leaving the home. 1) If I live in a block of flats, then what is the right time to say this supplication? Is it right when going out of my door while I am still.. More

  • Angels descend upon reciter of Quran Date: 8-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is true that angels look for gatherings where Allaah, The Exalted, is mentioned (and all that is mentioned in the hadiths that speak about this subject takes place). Does the same happen when a person is alone in a room and recites the Quran or listens to the Quran or an Islamic lecture?.. More

  • Counting Tasbeeh with fingertips Date: 4-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. How to read the Tasbeehaat (I mean Takbeer [saying Allaahu Akbar - Allaah is Great], Tasbeeh [saying Sobhaan Allaah - Glory to Allaah], and Tahmeed [saying Alhamdulillaah - praise be to Allaah] 33 times each after the prayer) on one's hands. I used to read it on my fingers, but then I read a fatwa saying that it is from the Sunnah.. More

  • Saying Thikr in language other than Arabic Date: 10-10-2016

    In one of the fatwas, you stated that doing Thikr (expressions of remembrance of Allaah) of some recitation is advised for a man before having intercourse with his wife. However, I would like you to tell me whether I should say that verse in Arabic only or if I can read its translation in English too? Would that be the same or not? Al-Bukhari and.. More

  • Intention in supplicating Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please answer me directly; I would be grateful to you! Does the intention depend on supplication? Do we get the reward by saying 'In Shaa Allaah' (if Allaah wills)while not having any intention to do it, or supplicating without having the intention to do so? Can these things be accepted by Allaah without holding an intention, like.. More

  • Asking Allaah to bless non-Muslim Date: 1-9-2016

    Previously, I asked a question, but you responded by forwarding to question no: 90921, where you kindly mentioned that we can pray for a disbeliever who is not against the Muslims, for worldly benefits, but not for mercy, forgiveness, and so on. However, my question is: there are scholarly differences of opinionwith regards to saying 'Salam' (peace).. More

  • Reciting 'Haa-Meem, la yunsaroon' as war cry Date: 28-7-2016

    Is there any authentic proof to recite, 'Haa-Meem, la yunsaroon' when one is faced with danger? .. More

  • What to say at beginning and end of religious lesson Date: 28-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am planning to have a little gathering with my children every day in which we reflect upon Islam and read Quran and hadiths and talk about our religion for at least 10 minutes every day. This is because I want us to spend more time on our religion, connect with it, and increase our knowledge and faith. I do not know what this type.. More