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July, 2017

  • 24 July

    Abundant istighfar will ensure happiness when one receives his book of deeds

    Question Is this narration authentic? من أحب أن تسره صحيفته فليكثر فيها من الاستغفار

  • 24 July

    If you are unable to be a Scholar or student, then love the ‘Ulama

    Question Can you please source this? إن استطعت فكن عالما فإن لم تستطع فكن متعلما، وإن لم تستطع فأحبهم، وإن لم تستطع فلا تبغضهم ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) said: “[People use to say] Become a scholar if you are able to. If you are not able, then be a student. If you cannot then love them. If you are unable …

  • 24 July

    What to recite when a person is amazed at his wealth and other bounties

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith. An article mentioned that to recite this is bid’ah (innovation), so I would like clarification. “Whoever sees something, likes it and says ‘Masha Allah la quwwata illa Billah’ nothing will harm it (that is, what he likes will remain protected)” “Whoever recites these words when he likes something he sees, it …

  • 24 July

    Hanafi Usoolul Hadith books

    Question Could you please recommend a few books that explain the Hanafi principles of deriving rulings from Hadith.

  • 24 July

    ‘Whoever is not pleased with Allah’s decisions should seek another Rabb’

    Question Is this Hadith Qudsi authentic? Allah Ta’ala says, “Whoever is not pleased with my decisions, is not patient on my trials/tests then he should seek another Rabb besides me”

  • 22 July

    The Most Generous of all

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith and the explanation of it, if it is suitable to quote? وقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم: ألا أخبركم عن الأجود الأجود ؟ الله هو الأجود الأجود، وأنا أجود ولد آدم، وأجودهم بعدي رجل تعلم علما فنشر علمه، يبعث يوم القيامة أمة وحده

  • 22 July

    Leaning on one leg in Salah

    Question In Sunan Nasai, there is a chapter ‘As saffu baynal qadamayn‘. There is a narration under this chapter wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that murawahah is better. Is the Hadith authentic and what does murawahah mean?

  • 22 July

    A Hadith mentioning benefits of clipping the nails on different days of the week

    Question Is this narration authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said that, “He who cuts his nails on a Saturday will be spared from diseases, and he who cuts his nails on Sunday will have poverty taken away from him. Whoever clips his nails on Monday will be spared from illness and blessed with good health. …

  • 21 July

    Why is the white turban best?

    Question In the Hadith books, most of the narrations mention that our beloved Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wassalam) had a black turban on his head. Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Zakariyya (rahimahullah) mentions that wearing a white turban is the sunnah. Without objecting on Shaykh (rahimahullah), as a student of Din I want more clarification on this. How did Shaykh (rahimahullah) come to …

  • 20 July

    Those who praise Allah in prosperity and adversity will be among the first to enter Jannah

    Question Is this narration correct? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stated: “[Among the] first people to be called to enter Jannah will be those who praised Allah in times of happiness and sadness [in prosperity and in adversity].

  • 20 July

    If a person’s Salah and tongue are in order, all other deeds will be

    Question Who is this statement attributed to? خصلتان إذا صلحتا من العبد صلح ما سواهما من أمره: صلاته ولسانه

  • 20 July

    Detailed books on Mustalahul Hadith

    Question Could you please recommend a few detailed books in Mustalah which are readily available. Please include books that are in English or Arabic. Books in Urdu can also be included.

  • 20 July

    A narration stating a minimum duration for which the inhabitants of Jahannam will have to remain therein

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “By Allah, None will exit Jahannam until he spends a few hiqb in there.” One hiqb is approximately eighty (80) years, each year is 360 days.