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September, 2015

  • 10 September

    A great virtue for performing Hajj and ‘Umrah

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “There is no reward except Jannah for an accepted Hajj”

  • 8 September

    Reward for caring properly for one’s daughters

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith: ‘If a man gets a daughter grows her up properly and gives her an education and gets her married Jannah becomes binding on him’

  • 8 September

    Was Zakariyya (‘alayhis salam) a carpenter?

    Question Is it true that Nabi Zakariyya (‘alayhis salam) was a carpenter?

  • 8 September

    Superiority of the women of this world over the Maidens of Jannah [Hur]

    Question What is the grade of the following narration? Sayyidatuna Ummu Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrates that she said to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), “O Rasulullah, are the women of this world superior or the hurs?”

  • 8 September

    Is there a du’a to recite after burping?

    Question I want to know what du’a do you have to say after you burped? Some say that as it is an unpleasant thing, so you should say Astaghfirullah. However some say that you should say Alhamdulillah.

  • 8 September

    Reciting the last two verses of Surah Tawbah

    Question  What is the status of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who continuously reads ‘Laqad ja-akum Rasulum min anfusikum’ till the end of the Surah [Surah Tawbah, verse 128 and 129] will not face a death through something collapsing on him, drowning, (being) burnt or being struck by iron”

  • 7 September

    Abandoning things that do not concern one

    Question Please provide the reference for the following narration: “It is from the beauty of a person’s Islam that he abandons things that do not concern him.”

  • 7 September

    The modesty of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reclining in his house while his legs were uncovered. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he permitted him to enter and he spoke to him. Then Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he was permitted likewise, and he spoke to him as well …

  • 7 September

    Hearts are in Allah’s control

    Question Please give me the reference and full words of the Hadith which states that the heart is between the Fingers of Allah Ta’ala

  • 6 September

    The best gift a father can bestow on his child

    Question Kindly provide the source and authenticity of the following narration: “The best thing a father can give his son is good manners”

  • 6 September

    The gardens of Jannah in this world

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you pass by the meadows of Jannah indulge freely in them!” The Sahabah asked: “O Messenger of Allah! What are the meadows of Paradise?” He replied: “The circles/gatherings of ‘ilm [Knowledge].” [Tabarani]

  • 4 September

    Reciting the Shahadah after wudu

    Question I’ve been told that reading second kalimah (the shahadah) after wudu is Sunnah along with a verse of the Quran. Can you please confirm the narration, and it’s authenticity?

  • 4 September

    Allah has placed the truth (haq) on the tongue and heart of Sayyiduna 'Umar (radiyallahu 'anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? Allah Ta’ala has placed the truth (haq) on the tongue and heart of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)