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Incorrect Beliefs

A Muslim going to a Fortune Teller

Question: : Assalaamualaikum I pray you are well.   1) If a Muslim goes to the fortune teller to get their hand read or find out something about the future,(horoscopes) or ask some sort of person who does tells what will happen in the future (astaghfirullah) or asks the fortune …

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Various Forms of Tawassul and Istighatha and their Rulings

http://www.daruliftaa.com <QUESTION> I wanted to know the Islamic position on seeking intermediaries to Allah, and on seeking help from the dead and calling onto them. Some say it is allowed, and others say it is major shirk. Can you please explain in detail?   <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, …

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Sexual Diversity in Islam

Question RESPONSE TO ‘SEXUAL DIVERSITY IN ISLAM’ Answer In the Name of Allah, Most-Beneficient, Most Merciful As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Introduction: The purpose of the following research paper is to understand the Quranic narrative of the story of Lut (alayhis salam) in its proper context and to present authentic …

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Celebrating birthdays on an alternate day

   Nasihah (Advice): Aqeeqah for a boy and girl   A group of people approached Hafsah Bint Abdur Rahman Radhiyallahu Anha and enquired from her regarding Aqeeqah. She informed them that Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha informed her that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam commanded them to slaughter two sheep equal (in age) …

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Asking from the Awliya and Tawassul

  Question:   1. Can we ask dua from the awliya ( that passed away ) 2.My question is regarding Saints (aWLIYA ) Is it possible they have knowledge not of the unseen or the future but events that have taken place already, but not near them?My family regularly visit …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question: There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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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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