Filed under Allaah [Names and Attributes]

Allaah’s Forgiveness

Another Name belonging to Allaah is Al-`Afoo (the Pardoner). In the last ten nights of Ramadaan, the Messenger ﷺ taught `Aai`shah (radiyallaahu `anha) to say: اللهم إنك عفو كريم تحب العفو فاعف عني O Allaah! You are `Afoo (Pardoner), You love to Pardon, so Pardon me.(1) So Allaah is the Pardoner, the One who excuses people. How is His Pardoning of the people different from the way … Continue reading

If you truly Love Allaah

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم They claimed to love Allaah, even though they abandoned His Divine Laws. So Allaah tested them by saying: “Say (O Muhammad): ‘If you truly love Allaah, then follow me, Allaah will love you and forgive you your sins” [Surah Al-‘Imraan:31] Sheikh Saleh al-Fawzaan’s explanation: From the misguidance of the Jews and … Continue reading

A Question about Allah’s Descent

Question: I know that from the Sunnah Allah descends to the lowest heaven in last third  of every night; but night times are different all over the world; if it is  night time here it is day time in another country; so how we can understand  that Allah descends here but not some other place … Continue reading

Allaah Created Adam upon His Image

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Question: A hadeeth has been reported from the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in which he prohibits cursing the face (literally saying ‘may Allaah make your face ugly’), and it mentions that Allaah (Subhaanahu) created Adam upon His Image. So what is the safe belief in reference to this hadeeth? Answer: … Continue reading

Allaah is not Imageless

The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’ has reviewed the translation of the Fatwa request as well as the reply published in the monthly Madinah Magazine issued from Dacca in Bengalese, fifth issue, 35th year, August 1999, corresponding to Rabi` II, 1420. The question submitted by a member of the Bengalese community in the … Continue reading