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December, 2017

  • 15 December

    Only speak good during Tawaf

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Tawaf around the Ka’bah is similar to Salah, except that you speak during Tawaf. Whoever speaks during Tawaf, let him speak nothing but good [i.e. dhikr or beneficial knowledge]”

  • 14 December

    The example of one who remembers Allah Ta’ala in the marketplace

    Question Could you provide a reference for this statement? Humayd ibn Hilal Al ‘Adawi (rahimahullah) said: “The one who remembers Allah Ta’ala in the marketplace is like a green tree in the middle of several dead trees.”

  • 14 December

    Eating fish and milk

    Question I would like to ask if there is any Hadith which prohibits combining milk and fish in the same meal?

  • 13 December

    Ibn ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) eagerness to follow the Sunnah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Kathir ibn Jumhan says: “I saw Ibn Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) walking between As-Safa and Al-Marwah. I said: ‘Are you walking?’ He said: ‘If I am walking, I am walking because I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walking and if I hasten, I hasten because I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam …

  • 13 December

    Everyone should have a sense of possessiveness over their wives

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إني غيور وإن إبراهيم كان غيورا وما من امرئ لا يغار إلا منكوس القلب

  • 13 December

    O Allah! Plot in favour of me and not against me

    Question Is this a du’a from Hadith? اللهم امكر لنا ولا تمكر علينا Allahummam kur lana wa la tamkur ‘alayna  O Allah! Plot in favour of me and not against me

  • 13 December

    ‘Fear Allah just as a predatory animal is feared’

    Question Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith: “Allah the Almighty revealed to Dawud (‘alayhis salam), ‘O Dawud fear me just as a predatory animal is feared”

  • 12 December

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would seek forgiveness one hundred times in one gathering

    Question Is this narration authentic? إن كنا لنعد لرسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في المجلس الواحد مائة مرة رب اغفر لي، وتب علي، إنك أنت التواب الرحيم

  • 12 December

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was ordered to recite Quran to Ubayy ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the source, and authenticity of this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told Sayyiduna Ubayy ibn Ka’b: “I have been commanded to recite the Quran to you.”

  • 12 December

    The average lifespan of this Ummah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The lifespan for my Ummah is from sixty years to seventy years and very few surpass this”

  • 12 December

    Yahya (‘alayhis salam) and the advice given to the Bani Israil

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن الحارث الأشعري، أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إن الله أمر يحيى بن زكريا بخمس كلمات: أن يعمل بهن، وأن يأمر بني إسرائيل أن يعملوا بهن، فكاد أن يبطئ، فقال له عيسى: إنك قد أمرت بخمس كلمات، أن تعمل بهن، وأن تأمر بني إسرائيل، أن يعملوا بهن، فإما أن تبلغهن، وإما أبلغهن، …

  • 8 December

    An incident regarding ‘Ali and ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) before demise of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrates: ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came out of the house of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) during his fatal ailment. The people asked him, ‘O Abu Hasan! How is the health of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) this morning?’ ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘This morning he is better, …

  • 8 December

    A fabricated narration on offering twenty rak’ahs of Salah for protection

    Question Is there a Hadith which states, “Whoever performs twenty rak’ahs of Salah, reciting Surah Fatihah and Surah Ikhlas in every rak’ah, Allah Ta’ala will protect him, his wealth, his children and parents”