358 fatwas

  • Explanation of "al-Ruh" and "Nafs" in Qur'an Date: 3-7-2002

    What is the difference between (al-Ruh) the spirit (mentioned 14 times in the Qur'an) and (al-Nafs) the soul (mentioned 61 times in the Qur'an)? Please explain... More

  • Mary's grandmother's name Date: 25-5-2002

    I like to ask about Mary (Peace upon her), what is her grand mother's name?.. More

  • Meaning of 'al-Ahzab' in the Qur'an Date: 18-5-2002

    What is the meaning of "al-Ahzab" in the Qur'an?.. More

  • Explanation of Surah an-Nisa':[4:34] Date: 7-5-2002

    Please could you explain the verse 34 in Surah An-Nisa': {As to those women on whose part you see ill­conduct, admonish them (first), (next), refuse to share their beds, (and last) beat them (lightly, if it is useful), but if they return to obedience, seek not against them means (of annoyance). Surely, Allâh is Ever Most High, Most Great} .I really.. More

  • Quranic Reference for Prayer Date: 21-4-2002

    Please let me know the verses of the Qur'an that sets out how to perform prayers. Please do not refer me to the Hadith. .. More

  • Sabeans in Verses 5:69, 2:62, 22:17 Date: 22-1-2002

    Can you please explain the difference between the next 3 verses? 5:69, 2:62, 22:17. Why is the word Sabe'oun repeated as Sabe'een in the other Surahs, and what is the difference between them? .. More

  • Explanation of Ayahs of Sura Baqara Date: 8-1-2002

    Please explain the following Qur'anic Ayahs:1.In Sura Baqara 2:30 onward Allah explain about the creation of Adam, where He mention that He will create a vicegerent on earth. For which the angels reply:- "Wilt Thou place therein one who will make mischief therein and shed blood?- ……." Now my question is The Almighty Allah only knows the future,.. More

  • Righteous Deeds Date: 20-8-2001

    Who are those meant by the verse: “... those who believed (A'manoo) and did righteous deeds (Wa Amelo as-Saleehat) will prosper...” what kind of righteous deeds does the verse refer to? And what did they believe in? .. More

  • Seven earths and seven heavens Date: 23-4-2001

    Please give me the details of seven earths and seven heavens in the light of Qur'an, Hadith and science... More

  • God is best among creators Date: 6-2-2001

    God is best among creators as written in Qur'an ayah 23: 14; so beside Allah is there any other god?.. More

  • Meaning of blind [Quran 20:120-126] Date: 24-4-2000

    What is the meaning of blind in Surah Ta Ha verses 120-126 (20:120-126) where Allah is asked "why I am blind now, while I was not blind before (in life)?" Is he really blind? .. More

  • Meaning of Qur'an 56: 60-62 Date: 25-1-2000

    I was reading Surah Waqia (56:60-62), reminding mankind of their early creation. What does Qur'an mean by "early creation"? Does it mean reincarnation of human beings? Please explain... More

  • Prophet Nuh and the flood story Date: 6-9-1999

    Is it possible that The prophet Nuh took all kinds of animals in his vessel? I think that the flood was only in a certain region of the earth and not covering all our planet. I believe that Nuh took only specific species of the region where he lived. Please answer my question. wa alaykum Assalam.. More