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October, 2016

  • 31 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s fair conduct with his wives

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Ummu Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anha) once brought food in a dish of her own to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Seeing that, ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) came holding a tool and broke the dish. Understanding the situation, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) took the two halves of the dish and he (sallallahu ‘alayhi …

  • 31 October

    How to hold the miswak

    Question What is the sunnah method of holding the miswak? Is it proven from an authentic narration?

  • 26 October

    Warning against certain deviated sects

    Question “Two groups from my community have no share in Islam: the Murjiya and Qadariya.”

  • 26 October

    The reward for seeking knowledge and acquiring it

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever seeks knowledge and acquires it, Allah Ta’ala writes for him a double share of reward. And whoever seeks knowledge and does not acquire it, Allah Ta’ala writes for him a single share of reward.”

  • 26 October

    The importance of carrying out deeds solely for Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? إذا جمع الله الأولين والآخرين يوم القيامة، ليوم لا ريب فيه، نادى مناد: من كان أشرك في عمله لله أحدا، فليطلب ثوابه من عنده، فإن الله أغنى الشركاء عن الشرك

  • 26 October

    Stopping and preventing an oppressor

    Question What is this authenticity of this Hadith? “When the people see an oppressor and they do not stop him from doing wrong then soon Allah Ta’ala will punish them all”

  • 25 October

    How to correct one’s intention

    Question Is there any Hadith that advises us to check the sincerity of our intention before doing an action, while doing it, and to make taubah afterwards if our intention was deficient in any way?

  • 25 October

    ‘Aaishah and Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) on a journey with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once traveled with Sayyidah ‘Aaishah and Sayyidah Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) requested that ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) swap conveyances for one night. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah agreed.

  • 25 October

    Sin is a cause of forgetting knowledge

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) in which he says, “Committing sins causes a person to forget knowledge ”

  • 25 October

    The Angels surround those who seek knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Angels spread their wings and shade those who seek knowledge. They pursue each other reaching the sky [due to their large number] out of love for what he seeks”

  • 25 October

    The book ‘Manaqibul Imam Ahmad’

    Question Is the book ‘Manaqibul Imam Ahmad’ (The virtues of Imam Ahmad) by Imam Ibnul Jawzi authentic?

  • 24 October

    Benefit of repentance (tawbah)

    Question إذا تاب العبد عن ذنوبه أنسى الله حفظته ذنوبه ، وأنسى ذلك جوارحه ومعالمه من الأرض حتى يلقى الله يوم القيامة وليس عليه شاهد من الله بذنب

  • 24 October

    The response of the souls to the call of Hajj

    Question Is this reliable? “When Allah commanded Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) to announce to the people to perform Hajj, he stood up on the maqam and said: ‘O worshippers of Allah, answer the call of your Lord.’ So the [souls of the] people said: ‘We are here O Lord, we are here.’ So whoever from the creations performs Hajj, he is among those …