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November, 2017

  • 23 November

    The debate between Jannah and Jahannam

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Jannah and Jahannam argued. Jahannam said, ‘I have been preferred by being given the arrogant and the tyrants.’ Jannah retorted, said, ‘What is with me? Only the weak and disregarded among people will enter me.’ Allah Ta’ala then said to Jannah, ‘You are My …

  • 23 November

    The book, ‘Al Ahad Wal Mathani’

    Question Can you provide a description of the book ‘Al Ahad Wal Mathani’? What is this book about? Is it reliable and who is the author?

  • 23 November

    Learn the rules of trade before trading

    Question Where is the narration to the effect where Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would not allow anybody to trade in the marketplace until they knew the laws of trade. Kindly supply the Arabic as well as the English

  • 23 November

    Make things easy for others, things will be made easy for you

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن ابن عباس قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: اسمح يسمح لك

  • 23 November

    An unreliable narration on the virtue of setting out to seek knowledge

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever goes out to learn a chapter of knowledge, with the intention of benefiting himself and to teach others, Allah will record the worship of one thousand (1000) years for each step he takes”

  • 22 November

    Diet is the foundation of medicine and the stomach is the foundation of illness

    Question Is this a Hadith? ‘Diet is the foundation of medicine and the stomach is the foundation of illness’

  • 22 November

    Narrations on the white rooster

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadiths and are there other narrations like these? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said: “The white rooster is my friend, and he is also the friend of my friend, the angel Jibril . He is also the enemy of my enemy, Shaytan. The white rooster protects the house …

  • 22 November

    The knowledge of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question Is this narration reliable? Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) said: “If ‘ilm of Arabs were put on a side of the scale and ‘Umar’s on the other, his knowledge would have out-weighed it.”  

  • 22 November

    Explanation on the Hadith regarding the number of people to enter Jahannam

    Question Could you please explain this Hadith? As far as I understood, 999 out of 1000 people will end up in Jahannam, If you consider over 1 billion Muslims in the world today, would most of them enter Jahannam?

  • 22 November

    The importance of a good appearance

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once advised the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum): “You are on your way to meet your brothers. Don a good dress and mend your conveyance so that you appear distinct among people as a beauty spot [on a body]. Allah Ta’ala does not like indecency in manner and conduct”

  • 21 November

    Prohibition of posing difficult questions

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “Soon a time will come where people will pose difficult/complex questions to the Fuqaha [Jurists]. These are the worst of my Ummah”

  • 21 November

    The name of the mother of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question I have read your answer about the du’a of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) for Abu Hurayrah and his mother (radiyallahu’anhuma) Can you give me the name of his mother?

  • 21 November

    A narration regarding ghusl on Friday

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? يا أبا هريرة اغتسل في كل جمعة ولو أن تشتري الماء بقوت يومك