Prophet Muhammad

This answer was collected from the official website of Darul Uloom Deoband Waqf. The institution is based in India and the answers are provided in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh.

Purpose of fighting battles.

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Q. Is it true to say that Islam was spread by the sword? What was the purpose of fighting so many battles especially during the caliphate of Umar (radiallahu anhu)? A. No, it is not true to say that Islam was spread by the sword. A look into the history of Islam reveals that shirk/kufr… read more »

Men wearing gold.

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Q. How come we’re not able to wear gold? I know the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him only wore silver and we all follow him but is there any other reason? A. The prohibition for men to wear gold is on account of the clear directives of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A). In one narration,… read more »

Breeding of dogs.

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Q. I have a question regarding dog breeding and whether it is halal. I came across several hadiths which indicate that prophet Muhammad (SAW) forbid the selling price of a dog and even said that evil is the gain from a prostitue, fortune teller and selling of a dog. I agree with the hadith but… read more »