Question 8: What is the ruling on using sewage water to perform Wudoo’ (ablution) or Ghusl (ritual bath) after it has been treated?
A: All Praise is due to Allaah Alone and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger, his family, and companions. To commence: The Council of Senior Scholars has studied this matter before in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and issued a decision regarding it to the following content: The council has read the study that was made on this matter by the Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’. The council has also read the letter of his Excellency, the Minister of Agriculture and Water No. 1 / 1299 on 30/05/1398 A. H. After studying and discussing the matter, the following was decreed… read more here.
Question 8: Is it true what was reported about ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq that he said, “I wish I were a tree cut down by the axe of a woodcutter”?
Answer: As far as we know it was not authentically reported that ‘Aboo Bakr (may Allaah be pleased with him) said so; but Ahmad related in “Al-Zuhd”, on the authority of ‘Aboo ‘Imraan Al-Jawnee that ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq said, “I wish I were a hair on the body of a believer.” This Athar (narration from a Companion) is not true either, because ‘Aboo ‘Imraan Al-Jawnee never met ‘Aboo Bakr Al-Siddeeq… read more here.
Question 5: After citing some Hadeeth, the phrase “Rawaahu Al-Shaykhaan (Related by the two Shaykhs)” comes at the end; who are the two Shaykhs?
Answer: The phrase “Rawaahu Al-Shaykhaan” refers to Muhammad ibn Ismaa‘eel Al-Bukhaaree, who compiled the most authentic collection of Hadeeth entitled [Saheeh Al-Bukhaaree]and Muslim ibn Al-Hajjaaj Al-Naysabooryee, who compiled… read more here.
Question 1: I heard some scholars asking which is better: the Qur’aan or `Eesaa ibn Maryam (Jesus, the son of Mary, peace be upon them)?
Answer: The Qur’aan is the Speech of Allaah; it was not created. `Eesaa (peace be upon him) is a human being who was given birth to by Maryam bint `Imraan. Thus, the Qur’aan is better… read more here.