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June, 2014

  • 22 June

    Masnun Qira-ah in witr salah

    Question Is the following found in Hadith? Reading of Surah Ikhlas in first rakaat of Witr, Surah Falaq in second rakaah of Witr and Surah Naas in third Rakaat of Witr.

  • 21 June

    Wudu after eating camel meat?

    Question Should we perform wudu after eating camel meat refer to the below mention hadith? If not why? Jabir bin Samurah (Allah’s blessings upon him) narrated: a man asked the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) whether he should perform wudu after eating mutton. He (PBUH) said: “perform wudu if you wish, and if do not wish, do not perform it. ” …

  • 21 June

    Other wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu'alayhi wasallam)

    Question Did our master Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) ever marry these women? (1) Mulaykah bint Ka’b, (2) ‘Aliyah bint Zabyan, (3) Asma bint Nu’man and (4) ‘Amrah bint Yazid

  • 20 June

    Hadiths prohibiting wine/alcohol

    Question Kindly verify the following Hadiths relating to wine: 1) Wine is the gatherer of sin 2) Wine is the route to indecency and is one of the major sins 3) …And do not take to drinking, for that is the mother of all evils

  • 19 June

    The beginning of the Hijri calendar

    Question Is there any authentic Hadith which says the Islamic calendar started from when the first Wahi was revealed to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or did it start after Hijra when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) reached Madinah. Did the Islamic calendar start during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) or during the time of the Sahabah? Which calendar was used during the time of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi …

  • 18 June

    Is there punishment in Ramadan?

    Question I have heard “During the month of Ramadan Allah stops the punishment of the grave for everyone buried.” Is it true?

  • 17 June

    The significance of odd numbers

    Question I humbly request if you could advise me on the significance of odd numbering in Islam. My reason for this request is that there are many Sunnats which are specifically performed an odd number of times. Shukran.

  • 17 June

    Reciting Surah Kafirun before sleeping

    Question By praying Surah Kafirun at night time one is protected from shrik? This is the first time I heard about it. Is it true?

  • 17 June

    Clarification on the Hadith of 'loving the Ahlul Bayt'

    Question I am confused about the hadith found in Sahih Muslim where Rasullulah (peace be upon him) says I am leaving two things the Quran and sunnah and the ahlul bayt. I heard from someone that the descendants of the Prophet(Peace be upon him) are always right at all time periods. I am confused on this matter.

  • 14 June

    Status of the famous du’a for Ramadan

    Question How authentic is the following du’a to be recited at the approach of Ramadan? اَللّٰهُمَّ سَلّمْنِيْ لِرَمَضانَ وَسَلّمْ رَمَضانَ لِيْ وَسَلّمْه لِي مُتَقَبَّلا Allahumma sallimni li Ramadana, wa sallim Ramadana li, wa sallimhu li mutaqabbala.

  • 13 June

    Are our deeds presented to Allah Ta'ala on 15th Sha'ban?

    Question In some Hadiths it is mentioned that our deeds are presented to Allah Ta’ala in Sha’ban, but some places mention it to take place on Laylatul Qadr. Which is the correct view?

  • 13 June

    Warning against intentionally missing a single fast of Ramadan

    Question  Kindly verify the following narrations please: “If anyone omits his fast even for one day in Ramadan without a concession or without being ill, then if he were to fast for the rest of his life he could not make up for it.” “If a person does not fast for a single day in Ramadan, he cannot earn the …

  • 13 June

    Hadith on Upbringing of children

    Question what is the status of this hadith? أَدِّبُوا أولادَكم على ثلاثِ خِصالٍ : على حُبِّ نبيِّكم، وحُبِّ أهلِ بيتِهِ، وعلى قراءةِ القرآنِ، فإن حَمَلَةَ القرآنِ في ظِلِّ اللهِ يومَ لا ظِلَّ إلا ظِلُّهُ، مع أنبيائِه وأصْفِيَائِهِ Teach your children three things; 1. Love for your Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) 2. Love for his Family 3. Quran recital, For indeed the …