I want to ask about the one who denies the attributes of Allah: is he a Muslim or not? Such as the one who says that what is meant by the “hand of Allah” is the power of Allah, and they misinterpret other attributes of Allah. Is it the case that these people who deny • Read More »
Archives: Tawheed (Divine Unity)
A non muslim wants to know the reason why the quran was also revealed in reported speeches. An example is where Allah says in Al Inshiqaq vs 24.And Allah knows best what they gather( of good and bad deeds). That is Allah mentioning his name in terms of 2nd person. Praise be to Allah.The Qur’an • Read More »
I am a teacher of Arabic language, and based on my literary perceptivity and my study of metaphor, I think that some of the verses which speak of the divine attributes are more metaphorical than literal. For example, when Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning), “The Hand of Allah is over • Read More »
There is no contradiction between the fact that Allah is more merciful to His slaves than a mother to her child and the fact that the disbeliever will abide in Hell for eternityAugust 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Names and Attributes of Allaah.
How are we to understand the words of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), “Allah is more merciful than this woman to her child”? For the Muslim woman is merciful towards her son, even if he is a disbeliever, so will Allah show mercy to His disbelieving slave? Does the fact • Read More »
How can we reconcile between the name of Allah al-Aakhir (the Last) and the fact that the people of Paradise will be in Paradise forever and the people of Hell will be in Hell foreverAugust 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Names and Attributes of Allaah.
If we will live forever in Paradise, and there will be no death there, does that not contradict the fact that nothing is eternal except Allah? Praise be to Allah. Firstly: There is no doubt that when the people of Paradise enter Paradise, they will abide therein and enjoy its pleasures for ever and ever. • Read More »
What is the ruling on what some people say, “Ya Rahmat Allaah (O Mercy of Allaah)”? Praise be to Allaah. This is not permitted, this is like calling upon one of the attributes of Allaah). From Fataawa Samaahat al-Shakh Muhammad ibn Ibraaheem (may Allaah have mercy on him) 1/117
Some of them have published articles calling for the revival of tribal law, saying that this is a heritage which should not be lost and that they should be compiled and studied, that academic studies should be conducted on them comparing them to one another and to other laws. What is the ruling on that? • Read More »
My question has to do with the division of Tawheed into three categories. Is there any evidence for that? Praise be to Allaah. This division is taken from study and analysis. When the scholars analyzed the texts of the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon • Read More »
Discussion With a Christian: The Oneness of God is the Message of Jesus and all the Prophets, Peace be Upon ThemAugust 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Tawheed (Divine Unity).
Why do you shun the truth and say that Jesus is only a Messenger instead of regarding him as the son of God? Jesus is the only son of the Lord and that is the truth!! Praise be to Allaah. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to communicate and discuss the truth which we • Read More »
There are some weather sites on the internet which forecast the weather that is expected in the next 5-10 days. Is it permissible for me to visit them? I am asking this question because I am afraid that they may be claiming to have knowledge of the unseen or it may be a kind of • Read More »
How can a person achieve Tawheed or true belief in the Oneness of Allaah?. Praise be to Allaah.Praise be to Allaah and blessings and peace be upon the Messenger of Allaah. You have asked – may Allaah bless you – about an important matter, which is easy for the one for whom Allaah makes it • Read More »
Is it true that if a person firmly believes that “there is no God but ALLAH, and Muhammad(peace and blessings of ALLAH be upon him) is his Messenger that this will be enough to admit that person to Paradise?. Praise be to Allaah.Islam is not just uttering the Shahaadatayn only, rather it is essential to • Read More »
What is the status of ruling by that which Allaah has revealed in Islam? Is the one who rules by something other than that which Allaah has revealed a kaafir?. Praise be to Allaah.Ruling by that which Allaah has revealed is part of Tawheed al-Ruboobiyyah (Oneness of the divine Lordship), because it is implementing the • Read More »
What is the difference between du’aa’ for asking and du’aa’ for worship?. Praise be to Allaah.We use the word du’aa’ (invocation) to refer to two things: 1- Du’aa’ for asking, which means seeking that which will benefit, or asking to ward off that which will cause harm, by asking Allaah for that which will benefit • Read More »
I hear from some knowledgable brothers concerning Tawheed and its categories that Shaykh ul Islaam Taqi`ud deen Ibn Taymiyyaah (Rahimahullaah) held 2 catergories of Tawheed (ie; Tawheed Ar-Ruboobiyyaah and Tawheed Al Asmaa Was Sifaat) How true are these statements? Did Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ibraheem (rahimahullaah) hold 4 catergories? and finally does Shaykh Saleeh Al Fawzaan • Read More »
My peace and blessing of Allah be upon you I am writting in hope that you will be able to help me dissolve my dilema. I am a practicing muslim woman ( 20 years old). I ‘v moved to XXX 5 years ago. My parents were never praticing muslims, but i’ve been thought about • Read More »
What does it mean to bear witness that there is no god except Allaah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah? What it means to bear witness that there is no god except Allaah is to deny that anyone other than Allaah has the right to be worshipped, and to affirm that this is • Read More »
Reconciling between the hadeeth which says that whoever says Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah will enter Paradise and the idea that the mushrikeen will abide in Hell foreverAugust 3, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Tawheed (Divine Unity).
How can we reconcile between the words of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), “There is no slave who says Laa ilaaha ill-Allaah then dies believing in that but he will enter Paradise,” and the idea that the mushrikeen and hypocrites will abide in Hell forever even though they said Laa • Read More »
So far I have learned 33 of the 99 Arabic names for Allah (SWT), I don’t have a list of the rest. Where can I find it on the internet, or perhaps you know them? Praise be to Allaah. Allaah has many names, all of which are indicative of His Greatness, Perfection and Majesty, • Read More »
Why does the Quran use the term “we” in its ayats? Many non-believers believe that this may be in reference to Jesus? Praise be to Allaah. It is a feature of literary style in Arabic that a person may refer to himself by the pronoun nahnu (we) for respect or glorification. He may also use the • Read More »
Number of people tell me if you say so-and-so X amount of times then you will get such and such reward e.g. reciting the 99 names of Allah in certain combnations and quantities will do certain things . Praise be to Allaah. This question was answered for us by Shaykh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Munayyi’, who • Read More »
What is the importance of knowing the Beautiful Names of Allaah? Praise be to Allaah. Knowing the Beautiful Names of Allaah is very important indeed, for the following reasons: Knowledge of Allaah and His Names and Attributes is the noblest and best of all knowledge, because the level of honour of any kind of • Read More »
can you give all the meanings of attributes of allah, including its literal and technical meaning and where it is mentioned in the quran or sunnah Praise be to Allaah. This is a question which needs a very long answer, but we will summarize it as follows: Firstly, the names of Allaah are not • Read More »
I have come across information conncerning the authenticity of Ar-Rasheed as one of the names of Allaah. However, I am unsure if this is more correct than information I have been given from Ash-Shawkaani’s book “tuhfatu-dh dhaakireen”. Could you please clarify this for me. Praise be to Allaah. Al-Rasheed is not one of the • Read More »
I do hope I am not asking a stupid question. I would like to know how a believe in Islam should imagine Allah to be. I know He is invisible but should I visualize him in a human form or a light. Please help me. Thank you very much beforehand. May Allah’s Blessings be always • Read More »