Fatwas

  • Was Buddha a Prophet?

    What is the ruling on those who say that Buddha was a prophet? What is the ruling on those who say that the Sahabi (Companion of the Prophet) ‘Abdullah...

  • Is there a revealed book for Buddhism?

    Is there a revealed book for Buddhism? Answer: We do not know of any book which was revealed for them, rather the ruling on them is the same as...

  • A reply to the claims of BBC

    All Praise is due to Allah. May peace be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, and Companions. Several days ago, I wrote an article containing a response to a...

  • On Habashi Sect

    From ‘Abdul ‘Aziz Bin ‘Abdullah Ibn Baz to our dear respected brother, T.M. May Allah protect you. As-salamu ‘alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah’s Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you!)....

  • Are the Hanbalis are the only Salafis

    Is it correct that Al-Hanabilah (Hanbalis, the followers of Imam Ahmad’s School of Jurisprudence) are the only Salafiyyah (those who following the way of the righteous predecessors)? What...

  • On Abdullah Al-Habashy

    From Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah ibn Baz to our dear respected brother, T.M. May Allah protect you. As-salamu ‘alaykum warahmatullah wabarakatuh (May Allah’s Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you!). I...

  • Ruling on swearing by Al-Bukhari's Book of Hadith

    In our country, people are used to swearing by Al-Bukhari’s Book of Hadith. If a person loses hope in taking their right from their Muslim brothers, they make...

  • Ruling on swearing by Allah and His Messenger

    Is it permissible to swear by Allah and His Messenger? Answer: It is impermissible to do so, for the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said,...

  • Ruling on slaughtering sheep for the deceased

    Here in Ouargla, when someone dies, his family slaughters one of their sheep on the next day. What is the ruling on this? Does the reward of slaughtering...

  • Ruling on three pieces of clay for the dead

    When a person dies, some people in our village bring three pieces of clay. They make a sphere out of every piece of clay and make it similar...

  • Ruling on Al-Uns Salah

    What is the authenticity of Al-Uns Salah (prayer)? It is performed after Maghrib (Sunset Prayer) on the day of burying the deceased. Did the Prophet (peace be upon...