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 […]

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Exaggerated Praise of the Prophet of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him)           Answer : The Hadith towards which you have referred is recorded by Imam al-Bukhari in his Sahih, on the authority of Sayyiduna Umar ibn al-Khattab (Allah be pleased with […]

Mufti Muhmmad ibn Adam Question : Establishing matters of Aqidah with Hadith Ahad. Could you please explain the difference between Ahad and Mutawatir Hadith? In particular, could you specify how many narrations make a Hadith Mutawatir? Also, are Ahad hadith taken into Aqidah or only Mutawatir? In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, […]

Changing Madhhabs

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question : Changing my Fiqh Madhhab Answer : Islamic Fiqh Madhhabs are a means to an end, which is to worship Allah Almighty and obey Him in a sound, proper and pleasing manner. As such, what Madhhab one follows should be determined by which Madhhab one can: 1. Learn […]