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May, 2017

  • 2 May

    How to avoid confusion in Hadith grading?

    Question Kathir ibn Qays said: I was sitting with Abud Darda in the masjid of Damascus. A man came to him and said: Abud Darda, I have come to you from the town of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) for a tradition that I have heard you relate from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). I have come for no other purpose. He said: Rasulullah (sallallahu …

April, 2017

  • 30 April

    Surah Baqarah is a blessing and protects one from those involved in witchcraft

    Question Is this authentic? “Recite Surah Al Baqarah, for [reciting it and practicing on it] is a blessing and abandoning it will be a cause of grief and regret, and [those involved in witchcraft] cannot confront it”

  • 29 April

    Wahb ibn Munabbih (rahimahullah) on the clothing of Adam (‘alayhis salam)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? “The clothing of Adam and Hawa was light [nur] which covered their private parts, none could see the ‘awrah [private area] of the other. When they erred [by eating from the tree], their private parts had become exposed”

  • 29 April

    Siting in the company of people affects a person

    Question Could you confirm the source of this? :يقال :من جلس مع ثمانية أصناف من الناس، زاده الله ثمانية أشياء من جلس مع الأغنياء، زاده الله حب الدنيا والرغبة فيها ومن جلس مع الفقراء، زاده الله الشكر والرضا بقسمة الله تعالى ومن جلس مع السلطان، زاده الله الكبر، وقساوة القلب ومن جلس مع النساء، زاده الله الجهل، والشهوة، والميل إلى …

  • 29 April

    Discharging zakah wards off evil from one’s wealth

    Question What is the reference for this narration? إذا أديت زكاة مالك فقد أذهبت عنك شره Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you have discharged your zakah, then you have warded away it’s evil” [i.e. the wealth will be protected, he will receive barakah, spend it in avenues of good and it will not be transformed into a serpent …

  • 29 April

    Ibn Sayyad and the throne of Iblis

    Question Could you provide the reference of the narration which mentions Ibn Sayyad had seen the throne of Iblis on the ocean?

  • 28 April

    An unreliable virtue of replying to the adhan

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? يا معشر النساء إذا سمعتن أذان هذا الحبشي وإقامته فقلن كما يقول، فإن لكن بكل حرف ألف ألف درجة فقال عمر: هذا للنساء فما للرجال؟ قال: ضعفان يا عمر

  • 27 April

    Sahabah eagerly collecting the left over wudu water of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is the meaning of the following words in a Hadith of Sahih Muslim: ‘Famin nailin wa nadihin‘

  • 27 April

    Focus on the Hereafter and the world will come to you

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Zayd ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported, I heard the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, “Whoever makes the world his more important matter, Allah will confound his affairs and make poverty appear before his eyes and he will not get anything from the world except what has been decreed for him. Whoever …

  • 27 April

    A fabrication regarding consuming a pious person’s food

    Question Please verify this narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever eats a pious person’s food, Allah Ta’ala will purify his heart and stomach from haram for forty years and forty years of worship will be recorded for him”

  • 26 April

    A miracle during the days of Al Harrah

    Question Is this narration authentic Sa’id ibn Abdul Aziz (rahimahullah) narrates: “During the Incident of Al Harrah, there was no Adhan or Iqamah proclaimed from Masjid An Nabawi for three days. Sa’id ibn Musayyab (rahimahullah) stayed in Masjid An Nabawi, he used to find out about the time of Salah by the whispering voice which he heard from inside the …

  • 26 April

    Three major sins

    Question Could you kindly reference this narration? عن عبد الله قال: سألت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم أي الذنب أعظم عند الله؟ قال أن تجعل لله ندا وهو خلقك قلت إن ذلك لعظيم، قلت ثم أي؟ قال وأن تقتل ولدك تخاف أن يطعم معك قلت ثم أي؟ قال أن تزاني حليلة جارك

  • 25 April

    The benefits of fearing Allah and joining ties

    Question What is the reference for this narration? من اتقى ربه ووصل رحمه نسئ له في عمره وثرا ماله وأحبه أهله ‘Whoever fears his Rabb and joins ties, his lifespan will increase, his wealth will grow and his family will love him’