Home | Fatwa | Hadith (page 4)

Hadith

Correct Manner/Method or Definition of Hijab?

Question: I wanted to know about a matter concerning the RIGHT hijaab What is the proper hijaab? I mean so many different hijaabs are to choose from, Could you please tell us where it says that the hijaab SHOULD be LONG (JILBAAB) over the chest (Question published as received) Answer: …

Read More »

Religion / Islamic Shariah Law is not based on logic and opinion

  Question What is the reference for this narration of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? “If the religion were based on opinion, it would be more important to wipe [masah] the under part of the leather sock than the upper” Answer Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Hafiz Ibn …

Read More »

40 day Mourning Period

Nasihah (Advice): Duration for Mourning the Deceased   Sayyidatuna Ummu Atiyya Radhiyallahu Anha narrated, “We were forbidden to mourn for more than three days except for a husband.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Q: Aslm Mufti, hope you well, I wanted to find out what the significance of the 40 …

Read More »

Is there a problem with eating beef?

Answered By: Mufti Abdullah Nana Source: IlmGate Mawlana Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi (Allah have mercy on him) writes, “The incident of Rasulullah (Allah bless him with peace) sacrificing a cow on behalf of his wives during the Farewell Hajj and distributing its meat to his wives is recorded both in Sahih al-Muslim (#294) and Sahih …

Read More »

Passing away on a Friday

  Question: It is popularly believed that the one who passes away on a Friday is not punished in the grave. What is the status of this Hadith? Answer: This Hadith has been narrated by several Sahabah through several chains of transmission: (1) Hadrat Abdullah ibn Amr ibn Al-aas radiyallahu …

Read More »

Tawassul (Supplicating Allah through an intermediary)

Question: This question is about ‘Tawassul’. Clearly, the sect of the Salafs state that it is shirk to do this act of worship and it breaks the Aqeedah of tawheed, even the people of the city of Saudi Arabia have dislike in this, and this Aqeedah has even been adopted …

Read More »

Sahih Hadiths Outside The Six Famous Books

Question Are we to only follow Hadiths from the sihah sittah? Or are the Hadiths in other books, like Musnad Ahmad etc also acceptable?   Answer In matters of jurisprudence (fiqh) we should follow whatever our Fuqaha have deduced from the Hadiths. One should never endeavour to follow Hadith directly without the …

Read More »

Hadith On The Importance Of Loving The Sahabah

Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mughaffal [radiyallahu ‘anhu] narrates that the Messenger of Allah said: “Allah, Allah! Fear Him with regard to my Companions! Do not make them targets after me. Whoever loves them loves them with his love for me; and whoever hates them hates them …

Read More »

What’s Up With Muslims and Dogs?

Response to the article in Huffington Post by Ingrid Mattson, ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs.’ Question: An article appeared in the Huffington Post ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs’ written by Ingrid Mattson. She attempts to prove that prohibition of dogs is a cultural issue and has nothing to …

Read More »