I have been discussing the subject of using “waseela” while supplicating to Allah (swt) with some Muslims, and have come to know that there are quite different opinions about fact whether the use of “waseela” in duaa is halaal or haraam. Could you please provide me with some information about this subject, some ayaat from • Read More »
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Will Allaah honour the living slave by virtue of the righteous dead if we ask of Allaah “by virtue of the righteousness of Shaykh So and so and his position before You and his worship of You, to relieve me of my distress, O Allaah” – when we know that all benefits come from Allaah?. • Read More »
The hadeeth about Adam’s tawassul by the Prophet, and the meaning of the verse “And seek the means of approach to Him”June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divine Lordship, Quraanic Exegesis, Shirk and its different forms.
I hope that you can explain to me the meaning of the verse (interpretation of the meaning): “O you who believe! Do your duty to Allaah and fear Him. And seek the means of approach to Him” [al-Maa’idah 5:35] That is so that we may refute what the Sufis say about tawassul, because some of • Read More »
Du’aa’ during wudoo’ by the status of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) arurtr I have a habit which I do not know if it is good or bad: I ask Allah while washing my feet during wudu’ by the Prophet’s virtue to keep my feet firm on the Siraat. Also • Read More »
‘Umar did not seek the help of Allaah by virtue of the status of al-‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him)June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divinity, Shirk and its different forms.
Hadeeth: Anas ibn Maalik (may Allaah be pleased with him) narrated that when they suffered drought, ‘Umar (may Allaah be pleased with him) would seek rain by virtue of al-‘Abbaas ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib, and he would say: “O Allaah, we used to ask You for rain by virtue of our Prophet and You gave us • Read More »
The hadeeth about the blind man and his seeking for his need to be met by virtue of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)June 22, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: (Unity of) Divinity, Shirk and its different forms.
There is a hadeeth which says that a blind man came to the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) and said: O Messenger of Allah, pray to Allah to give me sight. He said: “Go and do wudoo’, then pray two rak‘ahs, then say: ‘O Allah, I ask of You • Read More »
There is a woman who claims to worship Allah sincerely, and that whilst she is asleep she is visited by a man wearing a white gown who walks around her, then the next morning she predicts things that are almost true. The people know of her and they have started to visit her and they • Read More »
Will the repentance of a witch (practitioner of witchcraft) be accepted by Allah? Because I heard that a witch asked the sahabah (companions) about repenting after the death of the Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) and no one answered her. What did they say to her? Would her faith benefit her • Read More »
I have a colleague at work, and whilst I was talking to him he told us that he has an amulet that he got from some people who say that they are Shaykhs who treat people in the neighbourhood. He says that written inside it is Aayat al-Kursiy and he put it in a piece • Read More »
A young man is studying with a sheikh who deals with jinn in order to treat the possessed people and those suffering from spells. This young man knew about this recently. Should he stop learning from this sheikh and leave the place? Bearing in mind that he has only few months left to complete his • Read More »
I want to know that Quran says that only Allah knows the Unseen. But i found out in a hadith that Prophet PBUH told us that Jinn the fortuneteller a part of truth and then fortune teller mix it with a hundred lies and tells to us , In another hadiths Prophet PBUH tells us • Read More »
How can we reconcile between the two following hadeeths? 1 – “Whoever goes to a fortune teller and asks him about something and believes him, his prayers will not be accepted for forty days.” Narrated by Muslim in his Saheeh. 2 – “Whoever goes to a soothsayer and believes what he says has disbelieved in • Read More »
A man who works with my father convinced him that he was being affected by the evil eye. He brought him an amulet and said: Put it in your pocket and it will protect you against the evil eye. Then after that he got a paper on which was written alif, ba’, ‘ayn, daal [Arabic • Read More »
What is the meaning of the hadith of the Prophet (saaw) which states that there is an evil omen in the woman and the horse? Does it mean, that in general women and horses are evil?. Praise be to Allaah.What is proven in the Sunnah is that it is forbidden to believe in bad • Read More »
I know there are certain types of speech which we must refrain from, like the speech the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) stayed away from; please could you expound on that for me? Praise be to AllahThe Muslim has to control his tongue and not speak unless he says something good. Al-Bukhari and • Read More »
My daughter asked me: Who is the angel who knows everything in the heavens and the earth, the number of drops of water, the number of grains of sand? Is there any such thing? Praise be to Allah The one who knows everything in the heavens and on earth, and knows the number of • Read More »