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September, 2017

  • 11 September

    Did any other Nabi ride the Buraq?

    Question Was the Buraq ridden by any other Nabi besides Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

  • 11 September

    ‘The poor are your good deeds’

    Question Is this narration authentic? فقراؤكم حسناتكم The poor are [a means] of your good deeds

  • 11 September

    Explanation of a comment made by Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding fasting on ‘Aashura

    Question What was Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) referring to when he said ‘Ayna ‘Ulamaukum‘? Sahih Muslim, Kitabus Sawm.

  • 11 September

    Women being prevented from going to the masjid

    Question Are there Hadiths about Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhum) specifically preventing women from going to the masjid? I have always come across the following Hadith in relation to this issue: “Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: ‘If the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was alive to see what women are doing now, he would surely have prevented them from attending the prayers …

  • 11 September

    Hasan Al Basri (rahimahullah) explains how to ward off the punishment of Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this narration? Hasan Al  Basri (rahimahullah) said: “The Oppression of Kings is from the Punishments of Allah Ta’ala. The Punishment of Allah Ta’ala cannot be warded off with swords. Verily, safety and warding it off are only by means of du’a, tawbah, turning to Allah Ta’ala in repentance, and by eliminating sins. …

  • 9 September

    An incident regarding Shaytan appearing before Imam Ahmad on his deathbed

    Question Is this narration suitable to quote: قال لي عبد الله بن أحمد بن حنبل: حضرت أبي الوفاة فجلست عنده، وبيدي الخرقة، وهو في النزع؛ لأشد لحييه، فكان يغرق حتى نظن أن قد قضي، ثم يفيق، ويقول: لا بعد لا بعد بيده، ففعل هذا مرة، وثانية، فلما كان في الثالثة قلت له: يا أبت، إيش هذا الذي قد لهجت به …

  • 9 September

    Abiding by the rules of Arabic grammar when reciting Hadith.

    Question Should one abide to this rule when reading Ahadith? خطأ شائع بين الطلاب: قراءة همزة القطع في موضع الوصل قال العلامة ابن الحاجب صاحب الكافية في كتابه ‘الشافية’ و إثباتها أي همزة الوصل وصلا لحن اهـ ‘وقال الملا علي القاري رحمه الله في ‘مرقاة المفاتيح   وعنه أي عن أبي قتادة قال: سئل رسول الله – صلى الله عليه …

  • 9 September

    Narrations regarding where the sun sets

    Question Is there a Hadith similar to the following found in any other book(s) other than Sunan Abi Dawud? Narrated Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu): “I was sitting behind the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) who was riding a donkey while the sun was setting. He asked: Do you know where this sets ? I replied: Allah and …

  • 8 September

    A person will be re compensated for whatever he spends on Hajj/’Umrah

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith stating that whatever you spend for the purpose of ‘Umrah or Hajj, you will be re compensated for it?

  • 8 September

    A fabrication regarding ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the bridge (sirat)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No one will be permitted to cross [an incline] by the bridge (sirat) on the Day of Qiyamah except through the permission/wilayah of Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)”

  • 8 September

    Meaning of a statement made by ‘Abdullah ibnul ‘Amr ibnul ‘As (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question What is the meaning of the following words in Sahih Muslim, Chapter of fasting, ‘Qala: Man li bi hadhihi?’

  • 8 September

    What animal does ‘namir’ refer to?

    Question وَلَا تَصْحَبُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ رُفْقَةً فِيهَا جِلْدُ نَمِرٍ Does نمر mean leopard or tiger?

  • 8 September

    Who is the author of Sharhus Sunnah?

    Question In Mirqatul Mafatih, Mulla ‘Ali Al Qari (rahimahullah) sometimes quotes from ‘Sharhus Sunnah.’ Who is the author of the book Sharhus Sunnah?