Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

[Q-ID0383] What is the minimum Mahr (dowry) & how much Mahr did the noble Prophet ﷺ give to his wives?

QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; what is the minimum quantity of Mahr (dowry) and how much Mahr did the noble Prophet ﷺ give to his wives? Questioner: Sister from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب The…

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[Q-ID0359] What are the sunnah times of sleeping? Is it okay to sleep lying on the stomach?

QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and the muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following: how many times did the Messenger of Allah ﷺ rest during the day and during the night? What was the time he chose for resting? Is it permissible if someone sleeps lying on his right but…

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[Q-ID0305] What is the ruling on those who refer to the sayings of the Prophet ﷺ as ‘oppressive’?

QUESTION: What is the ruling for a Muslim who calls hadīth oppressive? In the context that he is talking to a friend about their childhood experience with their mother which was not good and then saying he has read many hadīth which tell you to be kind to your mother even if she’s bad to…

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[Q-ID0298] Did the Prophet ﷺ wear his blessed slippers upon the Arsh (on the night of Mi’raj)?

QUESTION: On the night of Mi’raj, was the Holy Prophet ﷺ wearing his blessed slippers or was he bare footed? Zaid says that he ﷺ was not wearing his blessed slippers because this would have been disrespectful. ANSWER: Whether or not the Holy Prophet ﷺ was wearing his blessed slippers on the night of Mi’raj is an issue…

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[Q-ID0268] How much water did the Prophet ﷺ use to perform wudu and ghusl?

QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter: how much water did The Noble Prophet [may the peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him] use in the performance of wudū and ghusl? ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب During the…

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[Q-ID0256] How many times was the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ blessed chest opened and why?

QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter: how many times was the Beloved of Allah, the Chosen One, the Prophet Muhammad’s (may the peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) blessed chest split open and how did it take place? I wish to know more detail…

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[Q-ID0250] Is it permissible for men to wear rings? What is the Sunnah?

QUESTION: What is the Sunnah way of wearing a ring, like which hand and finger should it be on? Also how heavy should the ring be? Also can we wear more than one ring at a time?  ANSWER: There are narrations from the Sunnah supporting the permissibility of wearing the ring on any hand: “The Prophet…

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[Q-ID0248] Is it allowed to write the Prophet’s ﷺ name or draw the green dome on the blessed sandal?

QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter: is writing the name of the Prophet Muhammad (may the peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him)’ on the image of the blessed sandal [na’l] permissible and is drawing the green dome on it disrespectful? ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن…

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[Q-ID0223] Who & how was the Ghusl/Janazah performed on the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ?

QUESTION: I would like to ask a question about the following points in relation to the apparent passing away from this world of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. 1) Was Ghusl given to the body of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ after his apparent passing away from this world and what was the reason/wisdom for giving Ghusl to the…

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[Q-ID0203] Is it Shirk to visit the Prophet ﷺ grave and say ‘he is dead’?

QUESTION: What is the Islamic ruling about a person who insults the Holy Prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم) by saying “he is dead” and to visit him in Masjid Nabawi is shirk? ANSWER: To disrespect the Holy Prophet of Allah (صلى الله عليه و سلم) even slightly is blasphemy (kufr) and will lead to…

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[Q-ID0159] How can I see the Prophet ﷺ in my dream & love him more?

QUESTION: How can I see Prophet (peace be upon him) in my dream and have more love for him? ANSWER: What a beautiful question! May you be blessed with this great gift, Āmīn! Seeing the Prophet of Allāh (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) is a great blessing upon the believers. How fortunate are those…

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[Q-ID0154] Did the Prophet see Allah in his dream or in a wakeful state?

QUESTION: Did the Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him see Allah in his dream or physically? ANSWER: The Mi’rāj was a physical journey in a wakeful state and the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) saw Allah ta’ala “with his physical eyes.” The verses, Aĥadīth and quotes of the scholars are many. We mention…

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[Q-ID0101] What are the names of the Prophet Muhammad’s (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) children?

QUESTION: What were the names of the children of the Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم)?  ANSWER: The Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وآله وصحبه وسلم) had three sons and four daughters. All the sons passed away in their infancy. The names of the three sons are: 1) Sayiduna Qasim bin Rasool (رضي…

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[Q-ID0024] How should we address the forefathers of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ?

QUESTION: How should we speak when talking about the forefathers of Sayyiduna Rasoolullah ﷺ? Should we say for example ‘Hazrat Abdu Manaaf’ only or is it allowed to say ‘Sayyiduna Abdu Manaaf radi ‘Allahu anh? ANSWER: In his treatise ‘Shumul al-Islam’ written in affirmation of the purity of the noble Prophetic lineage, Shaykhul Islam wal…

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[Q-ID0019] What was the faith of Sayyidah Halimah whilst nursing the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ?

QUESTION: We know that Sayida Halimah Sa’diya (may Allah be pleased with her) died as a Muslimah and was buried in Jannat ul Baqi but whilst nursing our Prophet (peace be upon him), what was her faith then? ANSWER: Imam Ahl al-Sunnah Ahmad Rida Khan (رحمة الله عليه) says regarding Sayidah Halimah bint Abdullah bin Harith…

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