The existence of Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj and attributing them to human beings

Question: Are Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj (Gog and Magog), that were mentioned in the Qur’aan, on this Earth or are they in another world? Are they human beings or not?

Answer: They are human beings from the children of Aadam, the father of mankind (peace be upon him). They are living on this earth in the Furthest East. Allaah (Exalted be He) says about Thul-Qarnayn… read more here.

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Who are Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj (Gog and Magog) and where are they?

Question: Who are Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj (Gog and Magog), which continent do they possibly live in, and are they on the earth?

Answer: Ya’jooj and Ma’jooj are from Banee Aadam (human beings, descendents from Prophet Aadam, peace be upon him) from the line of Yafith ibn Nooh (peace be upon him). They live in Asia, in northern China… read more here.

Will the dead feel the coming of Al-Dajjaal?

Question: Will Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist) be sent to everyone, alive or dead, or just to those who will be living at the time of his emergence? Will dead people be resurrected during his time?

Answer: Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal will appear to those living only. Dead people will not be resurrected except on the Day of Judgment. Allaah (Exalted be He) says… read more here.

The meaning of the existence of Al-Dajjaal and describing him as “one-eyed”

Question: Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist) is mentioned in many Ahaadeeth, what is the meaning of Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist)? Does he exist now or not? Where does he live? What is meant by being one-eyed as the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) mentioned? Is he actually one-eyed or is it a metaphor? Please explain this matter to us, may Allaah reward you with Paradise!

Answer: The word Al-Dajjaal is derived from the Arabic verb “dajal” meaning “to lie” to demonstrate his lying as he will claim lordship which is one of the gravest lies… read more here.

The appearance of Al-Dajjaal

Question: Will Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist) appear, because – from what I have read – some scholars have confirmed this while others deny it?

Answer: Yes, Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal will appear. There are clear Saheeh (authentic) and Mutawaatir (Hadeeth reported by a significant number of narrators throughout the chain of narration, whose agreement upon a lie is impossible) Ahaadeeth that have affirmed this… read more here.

Authenticity of the Ahaadeeth mentioning Al-Dajjaal

Question: Are there any Ahaadeeth mentioning the appearance of Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist)? Are these Ahaadeeth ranked as Saheeh (a Hadeeth that has been transmitted by people known for their uprightness and exactitude; free from eccentricity and blemish), Hasan (a Hadeeth whose chain of narration contains a narrator with weak exactitude, but is free from eccentricity or blemish), or Da`eef (a Hadeeth that fails to reach the status of Hasan, due to a weakness in the chain of narration or one of the narrators)?

Answer: There are Ahaadeeth that are Saheeh and Mutawaatir (Hadeeth reported by a significant number of narrators throughout the chain of narration, whose agreement upon a lie is impossible) about the appearance of Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal… read more here.

The trial of Al-Dajjaal

Question: We heard about the story of Fitnah (trial) of Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist), that he will command the sky to rain and the earth to produce and bring out its treasures, and kill a man and revive him again. Our teachers say that what Al-Dajjaal will do will not be real, they will be illusions by which he will delude people. Appreciate your guidance may Allaah guide you!

Answer: It is authentically reported from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) that Al-Maseeh Al-Dajjaal will appear at the end of time and will command the sky to rain, so it will, and command the earth to bring forth vegetation, so it will. He will kill a Mu’min (believer) and order him to come back to life, so he will… read more here.

Who is Al-Mahdee?

Question: Who is Al-Mahdee and what are the Signs of the Hour?

Answer: Al-Mahdee is a man from Ahl-ul-Bayt (members of the Prophet’s extended Muslim family), who will appear before the descent of `Eesaa (Jesus, peace be upon him) to call to Islaam… read more here.

The coming out of Al-Mahdee

Question: I would like to know the validity of the existence of Al-Mahdee who will appear on earth. Are there any authentic Ahaadeeth about him? May Allaah reward you!

Answer: There are many Ahaadeeth that indicates the emergence of Al-Mahdee. They were reported in many chains of transmission… read more here.

Reports about the Awaited Al-Mahdee and the descending of `Eesaa

Question: What is reported from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) regarding the appearance of the Awaited Mahdee and the descent of `Eesaa (Jesus, peace be upon him)?

Answer: As for Al-Mahdee, many Ahaadeeth were reported which indicate that he will preside over this Ummah (community). You should refer to the Sunan (Hadeeth compilations classified by jurisprudential themes) of ‘Aboo Daawood and Ibn Maajah, and other books of Sunnah, as these Ahaadeeth are mentioned there… read more here.

What is the most authentic book that deals with the signs of the Day of Judgment and the battles?

Question: What is the most authentic book that deals with the signs of the Day of Judgment and the battles?

Answer: The most authentic books in this regard that come after the Qur’aan are: Saheeh Al-Bukhaaree, Saheeh Muslim, Sunan Aboo Daawood, Sunan Al-Nasaa’ee, Jaami` Al-Tirmithee, and Sunan Ibn Maajah… read more here.

If the sun rises in the west, the Eemaan of he who did not believe before will not be accepted

Question: Will the sun rise from the west and at the time repentance of a disobedient person will not be accepted or the belief of a disbeliever as the gate of repentance will be closed?

Answer: Yes… read more here.

Is it from the virtues of this Ummah that they will testify against all nations on the Day of Judgment?

Question: Is it from the virtues of this Ummah (nation) that they will testify against all nations on the Day of Judgment?

Answer: Yes… read more here.

Mentioning some of the signs of the Hour

Question: Would you please explain the Signs of the Hour and tell us how we can protect ourselves from them and what we should do if we witness these Fitnahs (Trials)? May Allaah reward you with the best!

Answer: There are many Signs of the Hour, and some of them are included in the answer that the Prophet (peace be upon him) gave to Jibreel (Gabriel, peace be upon him) when he asked him about the Signs of the Hour: “When a slave gives birth to her master. When the black camel herders compete in (the construction of) tall buildings.” The signs also include… read more here.