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December, 2016

  • 20 December

    Translation of part of a narration regarding Safiyyah (radiyallahu ‘anha) on a journey with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Can you please translate this narration and is it authentic? كانت صفية مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في سفر وكان ذلك يومها فأبطأت في المسير فاستقبلها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وهي تبكي وتقول حملتني على بعير بطيء، فجعل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم يمسح بيديه عينيها ويسكتها

  • 20 December

    Fasting and the Quran will intercede on behalf of a person on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? الصِّيام والقرآن يشفعان للعبد يوم القيامة يقول الصيام أي ربِّ منعته الطعام والشَّهوة فشفعني فيه ويقول القرآن منعته النَّوم بالليل فشفعني فيه قال فيشفعان

  • 20 December

    Loving solely for the sake of Allah Ta’ala is part of Iman

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration: إن من الإيمان أن يحب الرجل الرجل ليس بينهما نسب قريب ولا مال أعطاه إياه ولا محبة إلا لله عز وجل

  • 19 December

    Another virtue of Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? On the day of the camel (Jamal), ‘Ammar [Ibn Yasir] saw a congregation, so he asked: ‘What is this?’ So it was said to him: ‘A man who curses ‘Aaishah and reviles her.’ So he [‘Ammar] went to him and said: ‘Shut up! You are rebuked and you are refuted! Do you revile the Habibah …

  • 19 December

    The Hadith ‘The one who performs istikharah will not be unsuccessful’

    Question Where can I find this Hadith and is it authentic? “The one who performs istikharah will not be unsuccessful and the one who makes mashwarah [takes counsel] will never regret”

  • 19 December

    A du’a seeking protection from the evil of various limbs

    Question What is the reference for this du’a? اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ سَمْعِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ بَصَرِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ لِسَانِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ قَلْبِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ مَنِيِّي

  • 19 December

    Evil rulers spoil this Din

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “For every matter there is a thing that spoils it, and what spoils this Din is the evil rulers”

  • 19 December

    What to recite when awakening in the middle of the night

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who wakes up during the night and recites the following du’a لاَ إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ المُلْكُ وَلَهُ الحَمْدُ، وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ، الحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ، وَسُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ، وَلاَ إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ، وَاللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ، وَلاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللَّهِ …

  • 19 December

    Translation of a Hadith on remaining steadfast and encouragement to be in the state of wudu at all times

    Question Could you please translate this narration: استقيموا، ولن تحصوا، واعلموا أن خير أعمالكم الصلاة، ولا يحافظ على الوضوء إلا مؤمن

  • 19 December

    Benefits of applying kuhl (antimony/collyrium)

    Question Treat your eyes with kuhl (antimony/collyrium), for it nourishes the eyes and eyelashes. Is the above narration reliable?

  • 18 December

    The virtue of pardoning when one has the ability to punish

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Musa (‘alayhis salam) said, O my Rabb! Who among Your servants is the most respected to you? Allah Ta’ala said: ‘One who has the power (to punish), yet forgives’

  • 18 December

    We have been informed of all deeds which will take us closer to Jannah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? ليس شيء يقربكم من الجنة ويباعدكم من النار إلا أمرتكم به

  • 18 December

    Explanation of the Hadith ‘Whoever firmly believes that Salah is compulsory will enter Jannah’

    Question What meaning of this Hadith? من علم أن الصلاة حق واجب دخل الجنة ‘Whoever knows that Salah is compulsory will enter Jannah’