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January, 2014

  • 28 January

    Books that discuss the fitnah of Hadith Rejection

    Question I received a question regarding inkar (rejection) of Hadith. Can you provide some nice works written on the topic?

  • 27 January

    Etiquettes of entering and leaving the home

    Question What should we say for protection when leaving the house? What are the adabs of leaving and entering one’s home? What is the du’a to stop Shaytan or Jinn from entering our house? Is there a sahih Hadith that says that Allah will appoint 70,000 angels to protect a person, if they say; “Bismillahi tawakkaltu ‘alallah”, when leaving the …

  • 27 January

    Hot Food Has No Barakah

    Question Can you please give me the exact reference to the following Hadith. I have been searching for it for some time and was pleased that it was sent to me. Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) says: “To allow the food to get cold before partaking of it, for hot food has no barakah.” Elsewhere we learn hot food weakens the stomach.

  • 8 January

    Reference for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) making du’a for the ummah in every Salah

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity/reference of the following narration. The summary is: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) made Dua for Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) due to which she became very happy. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said i make this dua for my Ummah every day. Please assist.

  • 8 January

    Sleeping according to sunnah yields the reward of ‘Ibadah

    Question I have heard that  if a person sleeps according to  the sunnah i.e, makes wudu, recites Tasbih Fatimah dua etc, then he will get reward for doing ‘ibadah for the entire time he remains sleeping, is this correct?

December, 2013

  • 22 December

    Hadith on handshake with both hands

    Question Please tell me where the Hadith regarding shaking hands using both hands can be found?

  • 17 December

    Proof for Seventy Hurs in Jannah

    Question The number of hurs (seventy or more) in Jannat for a shahid or a jannati is fixed by which hadith and in which book?  

  • 17 December

    Is Waraqah bin Nawfal a Sahabi?

    Question Did Warqah bin Nawfal accept Islam?

  • 17 December

    Du’a for protection from the hardships of sakarat (pangs of death)

    Question Please cite some important du’as taught by Rasulullah (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) for protection against a painful death.

  • 17 December

    Is it possible to conquer my Shaytan?

    Question I want to conquer the shay tan (demon) in me and convert it into a Muslim. Is this possible?

  • 17 December

    Hadith: The jews were divided into seventy one groups

    Question A Shaykh said that the hadith relating to that jews were divided into seventy one groups and the Christians into seventy two and the muslims into seventy three all in Jahannam except one He states that this hadith is questionable; 1. its sanad (chain of narrators) is questionable and 2. its matn (text) is questionable for the Quran says …

  • 17 December

    More merits of Ayatul-Kursi

    Question Could you clarify the authenticity of the following narrations on the virtues of Ayatul Kursi? 1)    Recite Ayatul Kursi at the time of leaving home, because 70 000 angels will protect a person from the right, left, front and back; and if he passes away before returning, he will receive the reward of seventy martyrs. 2)    Recite Ayatul Kursi forty times at …

  • 17 December

    Virtues of Ayatul-Kursi

    Question Please quote some hadiths regarding the benefits of Ayatul-Kursi?