Imam Malik

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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 »

Consuming iguana.

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Q. Is iguana Halaal? A. Iguana is a type of lizard, and according to Imam Abu Hanifa, it falls under the category of being a reptile and hence, not permissible. Other Scholars like Imam Malik, Imam Ahmad and Imam Shafi have considered a type of lizard referred to as ‘Dhabb’ (in the hadith) to be… read more »

Can Jumu’ah be performed before Zawaal?

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As Salaamu alaykum, Respected Mufti Waseem K. (DB), What is the  narration for evidence to make Jumuah Salah before zawal in the Hanbali madhhab. Wa Alaikum Assalaam, الجواب و بالله التوفيق The evidence which is used in the Hanbali Madhab to state that Jumuah Salah can be performed before Zawal is the following: 1.Jabir bin… read more »

Are these narrations about Istiwaa authentic?

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Message: As Salaamu Alaykum dear Mufti, What is the authenticity of these hadith: Umm Salama (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The istiwa’ is not unknown (ghayr majhul) and its modality is inconceivable in the mind (ghayr ma`qul); one does not ask “kayf” about Him; “kayf” is inapplicable to Him.”… read more »

Missing Husband.

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Question: What is the Shariat’s ruling pertaining to a woman whose husband is missing? What can she do? Does she have to wait or can she marry another person. Answer: In this case the Hanafi jurists have given the fatwa upon the view of Imam Malik. Imam Malik’s view states that, ‘A woman should wait… read more »

Wearing of rings for males

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Question  I have seen a lot of Muslims promoting the wearing of tungsten silver rings. Is this halal for us to wear and are we supposed to wear pure silver? I would like to know because I don’t want anyone to buy me something that is haraam. Answer  In the famous book of Islamic Jurisprudence,… read more »