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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Seeking forgiveness when making musafahah (shaking hands)

    Question At the time of meeting someone, I have heard some people say, ‘May Allah forgive us and you'[يغفر الله لنا و لكم]. Is this proved in a Hadith?

  • 25 April

    The man who murdered ninety nine people

    Question What is the source of the Hadith, and is it authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informed us: “A man from the previous Ummah killed ninety nine (99) people before making tawbah and the Angels stretched out the earth for him just so he could enter Jannah”

  • 25 April

    Who is regarded to be the strongest?

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم مر بقوم يصطرعون فقال: ما هذا؟ قالوا: يا رسول الله هذا فلان الصريع ما يصارع أحدا إلا صرعه فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ألا أدلكم على من هو أشد منه: رجل ظلمه رجل فكظم غيظه فغلبه وغلب شيطانه وغلب شيطان صاحبه

  • 24 April

    Allah disfigured a nation of the Bani Israil

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that a Bedouin came to Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said: I live in a low land abounding in lizards, and these are the common diet of my family. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) did not respond. So we told him, ‘Repeat your question [to Nabi sallallahu …

  • 24 April

    Make du’a after ‘Asr on Friday

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Friday comprises of twelve hours. There is one in which a Muslim who asks Allah for something will have it granted to him. Seek it in the last hour after ‘Asr.”

  • 24 April

    Reward for conveying a Hadith

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? من أدى إلى أمتي حديثا واحدا يقيم به سنة أو يرد به بدعة فله الجنة Whoever leads my Ummah to one Hadith which is used to establish a sunnah or refute a bid’ah, then for him is Jannah.

  • 22 April

    A Hadith Qudsi regarding worshipping Allah who has created us and sustains us

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith Qudsi? Allah Ta’ala says: “O son of Adam, I created you, sustain you and you worship someone else? Son of Adam, I call you and you flee from me? Son of Adam, I remember you and you forget me?”

  • 21 April

    Three types of people who attend the Jumu’ah Salah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There are three types of people who attend the Jumu’ah Salah; The first is present, but engages in frivolous actions [like talking and fidgeting] so that is all he will get. The second type is that person who [is silent during the khutbah and does not fidget] …

  • 21 April

    Reciting Surahs Yasin and Saffat on Friday eve

    Question Could you verify the following Hadith? من قرأ يس والصافات ليلة الجمعة ثم سأل الله أعطاه سؤله Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever recites Surah Yasin and Saffat on the night of Jumu’ah, and then asks Allah, Allah will grant him his request”

  • 21 April

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) desire to be buried in Madinah Munawwarah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…There is no piece of land in this entire world more beloved to me that I be buried in [than Madinah Munawwarah]”

  • 20 April

    A Hadith stating that the actions of an innovator are not accepted

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Allah Ta’ala does not accept the fast, the Salah, the charity, the Hajj and ‘Umrah, the Jihad and the tawbah of the one who indulges in bid’ah [innovation]. He comes out of Islam just as a strand of hair comes out from dough.”

  • 20 April

    The example of a good companion and an evil companion

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The example of a good companion and a bad companion is that of someone who is selling musk and the bellows of the blacksmith. The person selling musk will either give you musk, or you will purchase it from him or at least get a pleasant …

  • 20 April

    The four sacred months

    Question Is there an authentic Hadith which names the four sacred months?