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Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullah

May Allah bless the believing men and women. First of all, I thank all of those who have taken the time and effort to answer questions on this site.

The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said “Convey on my behalf even if it were only one verse (from the Quran)." [Al-Bukhaari]

However,

1# Answering questions on Islam, halal, haram, fiqh are a big responsibility and requires great knowledge in some cases.

On a related note, The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said: Verily, Allah does not take away knowledge by snatching it from the people but He takes away knowledge by taking away the scholars, so that when He leaves no learned person, people turn to ignorant as their, leaders; then they are asked to deliver religious verdicts and they deliver them without knowledge, they go astray, and lead others astray. (Sahih Muslim Book 034, Hadith Number 6462.)

2# Misguiding one person based on guesswork is bad enough, but that being multiplied again and again may lead you to tremendous destruction.

This site comes many times #1 in Google! Imagine you writing a wrong answer based on guesswork, and that ends up misguiding thousands of people. Imagine your answer being read on and on even after your death.

Misguiding one person is bad enough, but that being multiplied again and again may lead you to tremendous destruction.

3# Ibn al-Qayyim said: The salaf, the Sahaabah and Taabi’een, used to regard it as makrooh to rush to issue fatwas. Each of them would wish that someone else would take care of it, but if he realized that he had no alternative but to answer, he would do his utmost to find the ruling from the Qur’aan and Sunnah or the words of the Rightly-Guided khaleefahs, then he would give his fatwa.

‘Abd-A llaah ibn al-Mubaarak said: Sufyaan told us from ‘Ataa’ ibn al-Saa’ib from ‘Abd al-Rahmaan ibn Abi Layla who said: I met one hundred and twenty of the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) – and I think he said, in the mosque – and there was none of them who had to speak but he wished that his brother would take care of it; there was no one who had to give a fatwa but he wished that his brother would take care of it.

4# Maalik narrated that Yahyaa ibn Sa’eed said: Ibn ‘Abbaas said: Everyone who issues fatwas to the people concerning everything that they ask him about is crazy.

5# Sahnoon ibn Sa’eed said: the most audacious of the people in giving fatwas is the one who has the least knowledge; a man may have a grasp of one branch of knowledge and he thinks that all the truth is to be found in this branch.

[However note that being audacious in giving fatwas may be because one has an abundance of knowledge. If he is lacking in knowledge he gives a fatwa on everything concerning which he is asked without knowledge. If his knowledge is however abundant he will be able to answer a lot of questions. Hence Ibn ‘Abbaas was one of the Sahaabah who issued the most fatwas. We have mentioned above that his fatwas were compiled in twenty volumes.]

6# Sahnoon said: I memorized some issues concerning which there would be eight opinions from eight of the leading scholars, so how could I hasten to answer before I am certain which one is correct? Why should anyone blame me for not giving an answer? Ibn Wahb said: Ashhal ibn Haatim told us from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Awn from Ibn Seereen who said: Hudhayfah said: The one who gives fatwas to the people is one of three: either he knows what has been abrogated of the Qur’aan, or he is a leader who has no choice (but to issue a fatwa) or he is a fool who is doing something that is not his job. He said, perhaps Ibn Seereen said: I am neither of the first two, and I do not want to be the third. I’laam al-Muwaqqi’een, 1/28, 29

Therefore, if your answer does not have supporting evidences from the Quran, Hadith or disagrees with the consensus of Muslim scholars in the past your answer may be deleted for your own sake and for the sake of others.

To get a copy of your answer inshaAllah, you may contact me for details.

asked 40118 UmarAbdullah's gravatar image
edited May 07 at 21:43

Salaam i understand where your coming from. Its my impression that unless its false, lies , slander or abusive it shouldn't be deleted. Instead those who have the haqq should provide it. This Is the better way to learn and to understand the differences between the two. All members are and should be respected and have the right to answer according to there Ilm.

(May 08 at 01:02) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image

I disagree. They should give references even if it is according to their ilm.

Then even it is according to their ilm they should say like "according to me" or "in my opinion" openly.

(May 08 at 08:54) abdul_wasay ♦ abdul_wasay's gravatar image

You are misunderstanding what sadie is saying, never would she suggest that one gives an answer from opinions, the ilm she is talking about is what they know from the Quran and authenticated sunnah. For some people understand islam from the madhab they follow or an mullah imam etc. Perfect example is the back and forth you and I had on the word god. You stood on what you was taught and through our discussion of the facts we came to the haqq. A believer has no opinion in what Allah and his Rasul saws has decreed. Salaam

(May 08 at 10:20) yaqin ♦ yaqin's gravatar image

I completely agree with Sadie. abdul_wasay has decided to DELETE one of my comments BECAUSE HE ,himself, DECIDED it was UN_ISLAMIC answer (according to his OPINION). This forum should give EVERYONE an equal right to post what the THINK/BELIEVE it is right (even if it is an opinion. after all, isn't the interpretation of the Hadith & Quran is the product of FALLIBLE HUMANS; therefore, the interpretation is an opinion too.

(May 08 at 13:59) usrname14 usrname14's gravatar image

Beloved the first one to use his qiyyas opinion was the shayton. So no that's to be avoided. Salaam

(May 08 at 15:03) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image

I commend this. Supporting evidence is high priority. That is why i tend to use quran or hadith because one narration said that whoever speaks a lie about Prophet Muhammah(saw) he will occupy his seat in hellfire. And according to another narration the person who speaks consistently lies will be recorded as a liar in book of Allah .

Thanks to my Islamic Studies

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answered 8638 abdul_wasay's gravatar image

mr. Islamic Studies, Have you learned anything about "different point of views" and "different interpretations" in your studies. This forum IS NOT JUST FOR YOU & YOUR POINT OF VIEW. SO, Please learn to NOT DELETE other people's answers BECAUSE YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH IT OR YOU DON"T LIKE IT; got it? By the way, this is a DISCUSSION FORUM and if you do NOT UNDERSTAND what that means, go educate yourself first.

(May 08 at 13:44) usrname14 usrname14's gravatar image

This is not a discussion forum. Its a question and answer site. Only right answer is allowed here. If you want to discuss then visit Islam.com Community site...

(May 08 at 13:50) Irfan Alam ♦ Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image

Brother Irfan we all understand that. The point being made here is that in Islam there are different schools of thought and different sects. So that being said we all need to hear and provide the proofs we have and in the end result the haqq will stand. So respect all muslims and their ilm. Don't be so cold . Salaam

(May 08 at 13:59) sadie ♦ sadie's gravatar image

"Only right answer is allowed". Who is to decide what the right answer IS. You? me? the site operator?

A question here is not a simple math equation where there is ONE & ONLY ONE RIGHT answer to it.

(May 08 at 14:05) usrname14 usrname14's gravatar image

U said masturbation is good for your health. Thats unislamic.

(May 08 at 17:14) abdul_wasay ♦ abdul_wasay's gravatar image

This is,not good place for debating, neither I want to debate you on this. If you promote a haram thing as halal I have objection not because its what I hate, its what Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) hated as well.

(May 09 at 05:48) abdul_wasay ♦ abdul_wasay's gravatar image

Brother abdul, again this topic of masturbation has two opinions according to the scholars of islam. And I'm not talking about the health part I'm talking about when it is haram or not. And you want to debate it we can. My point is being made again, if I see a post which is unislamic I never delete it I talk to that person so we can come to a islamic understanding. Remember, Iman has seventy odd branches the highest is la illaha illalah, and the lowest is removing something from the road which may harm other people. This is islam, so in this forum you must remove it with beseerah clear ilm.

(May 09 at 08:29) yaqin ♦ yaqin's gravatar image

Agreed .....

(May 09 at 09:44) abdul_wasay ♦ abdul_wasay's gravatar image
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masturbation#Health_and_psychological_effects

this is NOT what I POSTED. WHOEVER is managing this site HAS NO RIGHT to MODIFY the original post & then HANDPICK some of what I wrote & delete the rest. The above link is part of what I POSTED but not the whole thing.

What's wrong with you, for real? Let me get this right: when some dude call my answer UNISLAMIC without ANY evidence other than his OWN OPINION, you go a head & delete my answer in one thread & modify my response to him in this thread ?? How about you learn how to respect different point of view and at least mention that you have deleted or modified original content (post). Also, why do you keep an answer that judge other people's post as being UNISLAMIC; WHO IS HE TO TELL US WHAT ISLAMIC ANSWER IS AND IS NOT?

It seems like the site is run by bunch of people WHO tolerate extreme or non sense people and do not want to hear any answer/opinion that disagree with their views.

Finally, I think @abdul_wasay is part of site team but hiding as a site member.

@abdul_wasay: yes masturbation is NOT HARAM and it is HEALTHY whether you like or not. Just becuase you think/believe it is HARAM does not make it unhealthy and NOT everyone has to think/believe it is HARAM. If the studies in the above link does not convince you than you are just one of those arrogant Jaheel (ignorant).

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answered 655 usrname14's gravatar image
edited May 09 at 23:56

Sorry brother, I felt it needy to modify your previous comment. I apologize, as im still new to the concept of moderating and learning from trial and error.

(May 10 at 00:03) UmarAbdullah ♦ UmarAbdullah's gravatar image

Brother, I think the best way to moderate this site is as follow: let members determine what a good answer is & what a bad one is (that's why the site has a Down vote) Good answers will get the Up vote most of the time and yet the site leaves a room for opposing point of views. Ask yourself, why do we have many Shikhs? It's because different Shikhs have different understanding on the same issue not because ALL of them have the same answer.
- Abusive & extreme content should be Flagged by members, then DELETED. The deleted post should leave a note on why it was deleted rather than DISAPPEAR.

(May 10 at 00:14) usrname14 usrname14's gravatar image
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