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March, 2015

  • 17 March

    A virtue of Surah Ikhlas

    Question Is there a narration which states something to the effect that reciting Surah Ikhlas twelve times brings the reward of four khatams of Quran?

  • 16 March

    Can a jinn appear in the form of a black cat?

    Question Some people say that jinn can come in the form of a black cat. Is there any reference in Hadith for this?

  • 16 March

    Clarification on Dajjal

    Question A message has been circulating on social media that a one eyed baby was born in Israel. Allah Ta’ala has mentioned in the Quran that a baby just like Dajjal will be born in Israel and that this is a sign of the day of judgement. After mentioning some signs of Qiyamah, the message goes on to say our Prophet …

  • 14 March

    A severe warning for disclosing one's sins

    Question Kindly translate the following Hadith and provide the reference: كُلُّ أُمَّتِي مُعَافَاةٌ إِلاَّ الْمُجَاهِرِينَ وَإِنَّ مِنَ الإِجْهَارِ أَنْ يَعْمَلَ الْعَبْدُ بِاللَّيْلِ عَمَلاً ثُمَّ يُصْبِحُ قَدْ سَتَرَهُ رَبُّهُ فَيَقُولُ يَا فُلاَنُ قَدْ عَمِلْتُ الْبَارِحَةَ كَذَا وَكَذَا وَقَدْ بَاتَ يَسْتُرُهُ رَبُّهُ فَيَبِيتُ يَسْتُرُهُ رَبُّهُ وَيُصْبِحُ يَكْشِفُ سِتْرَ اللَّهِ عَنْهُ

  • 13 March

    Fulfilling the needs of a Muslim

    Question Kindly provide a sound Hadith on the virtue of fulfilling the needs of a Muslim

  • 12 March

    A recital for protection

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Prophet said, ‘Whoever recites 4 verses from the first part of Surah al Baqarah, the verse of the Throne, two verses after the verse of the Throne and three verses from the last part of Surah al Baqarah, Shaytan would never come near him or the members of his family on that day, and …

  • 12 March

    A narration of Tafsir from Sayyiduna Ibn 'Abbas (radiyallahu'anhuma)

    Question What is the status of the Hadith in which Ibn Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) comments on Surah Maidah, Aayah 44, claiming the kufr mentioned is kufr less than kufr (1 narration being from al-Hakim’s Mustadrak and the other from Tafsir at-Tabari)?

  • 12 March

    Reference for a Hadith on learning the rites of Hajj

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith regarding Hajj where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Take from me your rites”

  • 12 March

    Sahabah drinking the blood of Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Kindly verify the authenticity of the narration where Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Zubayr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) drank the blood of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Can This narration be used to show the extreme love that Sahabah had for Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

  • 12 March

    Meaning of being protected from ‘destruction by sin’

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Whoever says the following ten times, at the end of every Fajr prayer, while his feet are still folded, before speaking: La ilaha illallahu, wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu, yuhyi wa yumitu, wa huwa ‘ala kulli shayin qadir Translation: None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, Alone without partner, …

  • 11 March

    What to recite after Jumu'ah Salah

    Question Is there any authentic dhikr for after the Jumu’ah salah? Or are they the same as the dhikrs after the general fard prayers?

  • 11 March

    Explanation of Hadith on beating one's wife

    Question What is the explanation of the following Hadith?:  ‘A man will not be questioned in that which he hit his wife.’ 

  • 11 March

    Spending one's time in the path of Allah

    Question What is the reward of spending time in the path of Allah?