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June, 2015

  • 15 June

    Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam)'s words to Sayyidatuna 'Aaishah (radiyallahu 'anha) when she was slandered

    Question There is a very beautiful Hadith I have heard in a khutbah showing Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s love and patience. Can you please provide the exact words and reference. When the rumour about Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) spread, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to her and said; “O ‘Aaishah, if what they say is true than seek …

  • 15 June

    The Sunnah method of bidding farewell

    Question What is the Sunnah du’a of bidding farewell to someone?

  • 13 June

    A few different forms of salutations (durud)

    Question Could please tell me what is the most authentic formula of salah ‘alan Nabi [durud] mentioned in Hadith

  • 12 June

    Is this a contradiction in Sahih Muslim’s Hadith?

    Question Please elaborate on the Hadith in Sahih Muslim, book number 39, Hadith number 4707. Why does it contradict the Quran which says that Allah Ta’ala created the world in 6 days, and this Hadith mentions the creation in 7 days! Please help. Jazak Allah khair

  • 12 June

    Meaning of Hadith relating to the heat & cold of Jahannam

    Question Please provide a brief explanation to the following Hadith Narrated Abu Hurayrah: The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, “In very hot weather delay the Zuhr prayer till it becomes (a bit) cooler because the severity of heat is from the raging of the Hell-fire. The fire of Hell complained to its Lord saying: O Lord! My parts are eating (destroying) one another. So Allah allowed …

  • 12 June

    An unauthentic virtue for the opening verses of Surah An'am

    Question I just wonder whether you could verify the authenticity Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whoever prays the first three verses of Surah An’aam until Wa ya’lamu ma taksibun, Allah Ta’ala appoints for him one thousand angels who record his worship similar of their own. And an angel descends from the seventh heaven, …

  • 12 June

    An unauthentic reward for fasting in Ramadan

    Question Is the following Hadith reported in Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah authentic? “If the servants knew how great Ramadan was, then they would wish that Ramadan lasted all year. Indeed Paradise is decorated for Ramadan from the start of the year till the next year. The Hadith goes on to describe the reward a person will receive for fasting, for each …

  • 12 June

    The number of rak’ahs in Tarawih

    Question What is the correct opinion with regards to the number of rak’ats of Tarawih? Is it eight or twenty?

  • 12 June

    A virtue of carrying the Janazah

    Question Is there any specific virtue mentioned in the Hadith for carrying the janazah?

  • 12 June

    Entering a home decorated with pictures of animate objects

    Question How should we interpret the following Hadith? Does this apply to all Muslims in general, or only ‘Ulama? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “It is not appropriate for a person to enter a house that had been decorated.”  

  • 10 June

    A Hadith against restricting the expenditure on one's family

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who restricts the sustenance of his family, although he has the means to provide is not from us”

  • 10 June

    Who did Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) slaughter?

    Question What is the correct opinion regarding who was slaughtered by Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam), was it Isma’il or Ishaq (‘alayhimas salam)

  • 9 June

    Reciting Surah ikhlas ten times

    Question Is there any narration mentioning virtue of reciting Surah ikhlas 10 times, or 20 times or more. I know about the narration mentioning reward of reciting it thrice. Any other narration?