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Incorrect Beliefs

Is Tasawwuf Shirk like how some salafis claim?

Question   The practise of Tawasuf is encouraged by many scholars, and there is a handful of scholars who’ve said it’s borderline shirk. I’ve been researching this area for a while including speaking to those in authority to satisfy my heart it is definitely permissable. When an opposing view declares …

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Special Salaah,ibaadah for Meraj & date of Meraj

  Nasihah (Advice): Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Be conscious of Allah wherever you are, follow up a bad deed with a good deed it will wipe out the ill effects of the bad deed and interact with people with …

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Can humans or Prophets have Ilmul Ghaib(knowledge of unseen)?

Question: ILMUL GHAIB (THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNSEEN): CAN HUMAN BEINGS HAVE SUCH KNOWLEDGE, OR EVEN PROPHETS ? (Question published as received) Answer: ILMUL GHAIB is classified into four types: 1. علم الغيب الذاتي : The knowledge of the unseen which someone has got without any واسطة (medium). The whole …

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Permissability of taweez/amulet

  Question     Can I please get some clarification as to the permissability of taweez/amulet, many sources say that taweez is impermissable however I am confused as to if its permissable or not.   Can you please provide evidence from the Quran/aHadith for clarification please.   May I request …

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Rajab Q&A

  1. Is there any virtue for announcing the commencement of Rajab?   2. What is the authenticity of the du’a that is recited at the beginning of Rajab?   3. When should the Rajab du’a be recited?   4.  What is the authenticity of Salatur Raghaib (A special type …

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Congregational Dua after Salah

In the recent past the issue regarding dua after salah has been the subject of many discussions. Below is a brief explanation on this issue.  This issue could be divided in four parts: 1.           Dua after salah. 2.           Raising the hands in dua. 3.           Adhkaar and dua’s to be recited after salah. 4.           Collective dua. …

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Weak Hadith

Question: IS THERE IS ANY QUATINGS FROM SHAYKH IBN TAYMIYYA THAT USING OF DAEEF HADEES FOR FADEELATH IS PERMISSIBLE.IF YES PLEEASE PROVIDE THE SOURCE THAT I COULD CLARIFY MY FRIEND WHO JUST SPENT 40 DAYS IN JAMAAT AND SOME OF HIS SALAFI FRIENDS HAS TOLD MANY THINGS ABOUT THE FAZAIL …

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The Ashari & Matureedi Aqeedah

Hanafi Fiqh > Askmufti.co.za Q: is the Ash’ari’a sect bid’aat (an innovation)? Are its aqeedah (beliefs) not in accordance with the teaching of the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam? A: With regards to Aqeeda there emerged two great figures during the third century hijri, viz Imam Abul-Hasan Ash’ari and Imam Abu Mansoor …

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A Hadith falsely attributed to Sahih Bukhari

Question Where in Sahih Bukhari does this Hadith appear? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “In three situations, if you pray du’a, it will definitely be accepted: 1) When your body starts shaking. 2) When you got fear in your heart. 3) When you got tears in your eyes. Nabi …

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