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November, 2016

  • 8 November

    The Sunnah amount when eating

    Question Can you mention the authenticity of the Hadith which states we should have a third for food, a third for water and a third for air in the belly?

  • 7 November

    A virtue of habitually reciting Quran looking into the Mushaf?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Whosoever habitually recites the Quran while looking inside, Allah Ta’ala will allow him to enjoy his eyesight for as long as he remains in this world” [i.e. He will never become blind]

  • 7 November

    Another narration regarding the du’a of a sick person

    Question Can you please confirm the authenticity of this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The du’a of a sick person is not rejected until he recovers from his sickness.”

  • 7 November

    A du’a asking for a pure life and an honourable return to the Hereafter

    Question Is this a Masnun du’a? اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ عِيشَةً نَقِيَّةً، وَمِيتَةً سَوِيَّةً، وَمَرَدًّا غَيْرَ مُخْزٍ وَلَا فَاضِحٍ

  • 6 November

    ‘Follow Abu Bakr and ‘Umar after me’

    Question Is this authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Follow the two after me” and he pointed to Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

  • 5 November

    Clarification regarding a tasbih which earns one a tree in Jannah

    Question My question is regarding the following Hadith: “Whoever says ‘SubhanAllah il ‘Azimi wa bi hamdihi’ (Glory be to Allah, the Almighty), a palm tree will be planted for him in Jannah” In Riyadus Salihin the wording is: ‘SubhanAllahi wa bi hamdihi’ Which one is correct?

  • 5 November

    Poverty of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

    Question Please cite the narration where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and a few companions went to visit a sick companion. Many of them did not have shoes, socks or even hats?

  • 4 November

    The du’a of a sick person

    Question Can you please confirm the authenticity of this narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When you visit a sick person, then ask him to make du’a for you for his du’as are [readily accepted] like the du’a of the Angels”

  • 4 November

    Clarification regarding the Hadith ‘Whoever initiates a sin is also sinful when others follow’

    Question 1) Are these Hadiths authentic? 2) After reading these Hadiths, is it safe to conclude that if a person initiates a sin and others follow him, he will get a share of this sin?   Hadith 1: Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No soul is killed unlawfully, but there is a …

  • 4 November

    The virtue of waiting in the Masjid from one Salah to the next

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? صلينا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم المغرب فرجع من رجع، وعقب من عقب، فجاء رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم مسرعا قد حفزه النفس وقد حسر عن ركبتيه فقال: أبشروا هذا ربكم قد فتح بابا من أبواب السماء، يباهي بكم الملائكة، يقول: انظروا إلى عبادي قد قضوا فريضة، وهم ينتظرون أخرى

  • 3 November

    People will be questioned on the day of Qiyamah regarding good health and cool water

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed [among]the first things a person will be asked about on the Day of Qiyamah is that it will be said to him, ‘Did We not make your body healthy and give you cool water to drink?”

  • 3 November

    The mannerisms and characteristics of the Ambiya

    Question Could you provide the reference for this narration “Indeed good manners, pious ways and adopting moderation are a portion from the twenty five portions of Nubuwwah”

  • 3 November

    ‘Allamah Suyuti on the blessing and virtue of the four madhahib

    Question Can you source this statement of As Suyuti? In which book of his can I find it? “The difference found in the four Schools of Islamic law (Hanafi, Shafi’i, Maliki and Hambali) is a huge blessing and an enormous virtue. It has a subtle hidden wisdom the intelligent are able to grasp, but the ignorant are blind of. I …