Imam Abu Hanifa

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Muslims eating shark.

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Q. Can Muslims eat shark? A. According to the Mazhab of Imam Abu Hanifa and Imam Malik, shark is considered to be a fish and is permissible to consume. Imam Shafi and Imam Ahmad have considered it to be foul and not permissible. And Allah knows best. Mufti Waseem Khan Original Source Link

Istiwa Alal Arsh (Allaah rose above the throne)

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After mentioning the creation of the heavens and the earth, verse 4 goes further to state, ‘then He (Allah) rose above the throne (istawa)’. Here, in this verse, it is mentioned that Allah rose above the throne. The Arabic word used to express this is ‘Istawa’ which, when followed by the preposition ‘Ala’ (on) literally… read more »

Imam Increase and decrease

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Question: Salaam A brother informed me that Imam Abu Hanifa said, that iman don’t increase or decrease. Then he showed me that Allah said iman increase an decrease an also the prophet said so. So I started thinking why Imam Abu Hanifa will say that. If this is true or false Please verify this for… read more »