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March, 2017

  • 28 March

    Our Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) ability to see behind him

    Question Is it true that Nabi Muhammad‎ (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) could see everything both front and back at the same time without turning?

  • 28 March

    Were Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) created from the same soil?

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith which states that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were created from the same soil?

  • 28 March

    Number of people to enter Jahannam

    Question وَعَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ – رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ – عَنِ النَّبِيِّ – صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ – قَالَ: يَقُولُ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى: يَا آدَمُ! فَيَقُولُ: لَبَّيْكَ وَسَعْدَيْكَ وَالْخَيْرُ كُلُّهُ فِي يَدَيْكَ. قَالَ: أَخْرِجْ بَعْثَ النَّارِ، قَالَ: وَمَا بَعْثُ النَّارِ؟ قَالَ: مِنْ كُلِّ أَلْفٍ تِسْعَمِائَةٍ وَتِسْعَةً وَتِسْعِينَ، فَعِنْدَهُ يَشِيبُ الصَّغِيرُ، {وَتَضَعُ كُلُّ ذَاتِ حَمْلٍ حَمْلَهَا وَتَرَى النَّاسَ سُكَارَى وَمَا هُمْ بِسُكَارَى …

  • 27 March

    Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) on remaining aloof

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? “Glad tidings for those who remain aloof (secluded) from people, enjoy an intimate relation with Allah Ta’ala and cry over their sins”

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

  • 27 March

    The du’a of Bilal ibn Sa’d (rahimahullah)

    Question Is this a masnun du’a? اللهم إني أعوذ بك من زيغ القلوب، ومن تبعات الذنوب، ومن مرديات الأعمال ومضلات الفتن Allahumma inni a’udhu bika min zayghil qulubi wa min tabi’atidh dhunub wa min murdiyatil a’amal wa mudillatil fitan

  • 27 March

    What does ‘zakiyat’ refer to in some versions of tashahhud?

    Question In some Hadiths on tashahhud the word ‘Az Zakiyat’ (الزاكيات) appears. What does it mean?

  • 27 March

    The words تحت السرة in the Hadith of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question ثلاثٌ من أخلاقِ النُّبوَّةِ تعجيلُ الإفطارِ وتأخيرُ السُّحورِ ووضعُ اليمينِ على الشِّمالِ في الصَّلاةِ تحت السرۃ Allamah Ibn Hazam (rahimahullah) quoted this narrated through Hazrat Anas (radiyallahu’anhu). Shaykh Awammah (hafizahullah) has also quoted this in Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah (3 / 319 ) What is original source of this specific transmission which contains words ‘تحت السرۃ‘ and what is its full chain …

  • 27 March

    Did the earth swallow the stool of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

    Question Is there a Hadith that says that the stool of Ambiya is swallowed by the earth?

  • 25 March

    Ten sentences to recite after Fajr Salah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whomsoever says ten sentences after Fajr Salah every day, Allah will suffice him [in the ten things mentioned in these sentences]. Five are for this world and five are for the Hereafter: حسبي الله لديني – hasbiyallahu li dini– (Allah is sufficient for my Din) …

  • 25 March

    ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, ‘ I am only a part of the goodness of Abu Bakr’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘I am but a good deed among the good deeds of Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’

  • 24 March

    A statement on the virtue of feeding a morsel to a hungry person

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? لقمة في بطن الجائع أفضل من عمارة ألف جامع ‘Feeding one morsel to a hungry person is more virtuous than constructing 1000 Masjids’

  • 24 March

    A time will come when Usury (riba) will affect everyone

    Question In which Hadith books does the following narration appear? “There will come a time when there will be no one left who does not consume usury and whoever does not consume it will nevertheless be affected by it”