Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question :  Scholars, Students of Sacred Knowledge and Poverty Answer : This is indeed a very important issue that affects no doubt many students of Islamic knowledge and those wishing to devote their lives to studying and teaching Islamic sciences and dedicating themselves to the service of Islam. I […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Sayyiduna Khadir (upon him be peace) Answer :  The great Hadith expert (Hafidh), Imam Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani (Allah have mercy on Him) deals with aspects related to Sayyiduna Khadir (or as some call him, Khidar, Peace be upon him) in his monumental commentary of Sahih al-Bukhari, ‘Fath […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Is it suitable to use abbreviations like “SAW” and “SWT”? Also, is the sunna to write out these laudatory expressions in written form, or does the sunna refer to using them when speaking about the prophets, scholars, etc.?   Answer : Imam al-Nawawi, the great muhaddith and […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Importance of Intention in Seeking Knowledge Answer : The great Hadith master (hafidh), Imam Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi (Allah have mercy on him) states in his short but brilliant treatise al-Muqizah: “Correcting of the intention by a student of sacred knowledge is essential. Thus, whosoever seeks the knowledge […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : I want to Study Islam Abroad but Parents Insist on me Staying at Home Answer : Your desire to learn sacred and Islamic knowledge is commendable. May Allah Most High give you great success in this world and the hereafter, Ameen. As far as how to go […]

Where is Allah

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Where is Allah Answer : The issue of “Where is Allah?” is something that was never debated or made a matter of dispute among the Muslims throughout the ages and eras. Unfortunately, due to immense ignorance about our deen, certain Muslims spend and waist their precious time […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Question : The concept and classification of Bid’a in Islam Answer : The word Bid’a (innovation) has two aspects to it, one being the linguistic definition, and the other, it’s meaning from a Shariah perspective. Linguistically Bid’a means introducing something new, regardless of whether it is connected to religious […]

Answered by Mufti Muahmmad ibn Adam Question : Some major signs of Qiyamah. Answer : There are many major and minor signs of that will occur before the Day of Judgment (qiyamah). Many of the minor signs have occurred and continue to do so. All the Prophets informed their people of the signs of Qiyamah. […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : How Much Should the Prophet be Loved and How. Answer : This is a very short question, the answer of which requires a long treatise, coupled with a high level of piety and spirituality of which I am certainly void, thus not in a position to really […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Having doubts about Allah. In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful Answer : Having doubts in Allah Almighty is natural and one should avoid being too concerned about them. In fact, doubts and evil thoughts are a sign of one’s faith. Sayyiduna Abu Huraira (Allah […]