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If a person says he believes only in Quran which is an authentic book to be followed, and says Hadith is so much fabricated that it is not possible to find the true ones and even if so. It is the saying of a human being which has no weightage against the holy Quran which is saying of Allah (SWT). What is the status of such a person?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 613/B-115/TB=1434) A person who believes only on the holy Quran and does not accept the hadith and considers the hadith fabricated he is out of the folk of Islam. مَّنْ يُطِعِ الرَّسُولَ فَقَدْ أَطَاعَ اللّهَ ً [النساء : 80] Whoever obeys the Messenger obeys Allah. It is a fact that… read more »

We have a lot of Islamic songs out there containing music; some scholars say it is allowed. They say that spreading the message of Islam in this generation has increased highly with the content of music. And there are many artists (Nasheed Artists) and record labels who prepare Islamic song using music. Many people have inspired. Concerts take place. What would be your views?

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 614/499/B=1434) If the Nasheed (song) does not contain anything against the holy Quran and hadith rather it is as per the Shariah then there is no harm in reciting it. However, it is haram and unlawful to read it with music. The holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) came… read more »

I have a question regarding my name Syed Shahenshah Ali. Some month earlier I came to know by some friend of mine that Allah (SWT) dislikes the name Shahenshah. After that I prefer my name as Syed because of a great fear of Allah (SWT), the Most High and Exalted. Please tell me if any one call me by Shahenshah is permissible or not. If not, suggest any name. This name is also present in all my certificates and passport. If it is not valid then shall I have to change or can keep as it is.

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa: 604/574/N=1434) It is forbidden to name Shahensha in hadith. عن أبي هريرة قال قثال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أخنى الأسماء يوم القيامة عند الله رجل يسمى ملك الأملاك رواه البخاري ، وفي رواية مسلم قال: أغيظ رجل على الله يوم القيامة وأخبثه رجل كان يسمى ملك الأملاك ،… read more »