I have heard that after the death of Holy Prophet (sws) especially during the rule of Hazrat Umar (ra), several changes were made in the ordinance of the State and religion.
There is a bit of controversy about dhikr Beads. I use them regularly. Is it bid‘ah (innovation)?
I would like to know what is the basis of the claims that prophet’ hair has blessing or his other body parts such as nails etc. Can blessings come from such things? Is there any hadith that supports or are these just whims and fantasies of maulvis?
I have been told that celebrating birthdays is tantamount to innovation in the religion of God. The following saying of the Holy Prophet (sws) is quoted to prove this claim.
Whoever introduces anything into this matter of ours that does not belong to it shall have that action rejected. (Bukhari, Muslim).
Whoever performs a deed which is not in accord with our…
- Chanting Allah’s Name
Through the recent Book Fair being held in Expo Centre, Karachi, I came to know about you and the books you wrote on Islam. I read two books of yours and found very much correct. I not only appreciate but also admire your works. I have a question which I want to ask from you and I know you will answer it in the light of Quran and the sunnah.First of all, I want…
- Dhikr Beads
A debate is going on about the permissibility of otherwise of tasbeeh (dhikr beads) among a group of friends. I myself use them regularly. I wanted to know if it is bida'ah (innovation)?
- Following Innovations As Part Of The Religion
What outcome will face the people who accept innovations due to their self desires (khush 'qīdgī)?
What is the significance of performing an action not approved by the Holy Prophet (sws)?
- Marrying A Woman Of Different Religion Denomination
I have a very personnel question regarding my marriage. I have promised a girl to marry her but her family members are very irrational (personal opinion) orthodox bralevi. On the other hand my family members are relatively rationale. My brother says that the girl must have the same belief as their parents. Till then I should not go ahead with this relation. Today I am in an ambivalent condition. If I get married to her…
- Offering Prayer Led By An Imam Who Commits Polytheistic Acts
I would like to know if it is permissible to pray 'Jumu’ah (Friday) Prayer led by a person who goes to graves of righteous people to seek blessing from them and also prostrates on graves? Please note that there is no other option for me. My college is situated in a village and the only option is to pray in that particular mosque. Is it permissible to offer Jumu’ah (Friday) Prayer at my college after…
- Prayers Led By An Innovator Imam
Through the recent book fair being held in Expo Centre, Karachi, I came to know about you and the books you wrote on Islam. I read two books of yours and found your findings very much correct and reformative. I not only appreciate but also admire your approach. I have a question which I want to ask from you and I know you will answer it in the light of Quran and the Sunnah.