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April, 2017

  • 18 April

    Ruling of weak narrations that support each other

    Question If a weak Hadith is supported by another weak Hadith then generally that Hadith becomes hasan lighayrihi. 1. What will be the ruling of two weak Hadiths which have the weakness at the same level? In a case were both the weak narrations, are at the level of Atba’ Al-Tabi’in, there is a weak narrator or there’s jahalah in the rawi. …

  • 17 April

    Authenticity of a statement of ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) once made a gesture to show that Sayyidah Safiyyah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was short or she said that Sayyidah Safiyyah was short. In response to this, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘You have uttered such a statement, if it had to be mixed into the ocean it would have spoiled the ocean.’

  • 17 April

    Adultery [zina] of the limbs

    Question Please provide the reference for the following narration: “Adultery of the eyes is when it looks [at that which is haram], adultery of the ears is when it listens [to haram], adultery of the tongue is uttering [haram], adultery of the hand is touching [what is impermissible to touch], adultery of the feet is when it walks [towards haram]. …

  • 17 April

    Seek a ruling from your heart

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Wabisah ibn Ma’bad (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I came close to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) until my knees touched his. He asked: ‘O Wabisah, should I inform you of what you came to ask or will you ask?’ I replied: ‘O Messenger of Allah, inform me.’ He said: ‘You came to ask me about …

  • 17 April

    A woman should remain concealed

    Question Kindly verify this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “A woman should remain concealed. When she leaves her home Shaytan stares at her [to misguide her and misguide others through her]/Shaytan beautifies her so that men will stare at her”

  • 17 April

    Abu Sufyan’s meeting with Hiraql

    Question There is a famous Hadith where Abu Sufyan was essentially giving da’wah from a king after asking him a series of questions regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). Can you cite this Hadith, and comment whether it is sahih?

  • 6 April

    A du’a for when entering the Masjid

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a? اعوذ بالله…وًسلطانه القديم  

  • 6 April

    “I have not been sent to sever ties”

    Question I have heard a Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told a Sahabi to kill his father. The Sahabi turned to go and kill his father, but Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) called him back. Please provide the reference and authenticity.

  • 6 April

    A narration regarding ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “‘Isa ibn Maryam (‘alayhis salam) will descend to the earth, get married and have children. He will live for 45 years and will then pass away. He will be buried with me in my grave. ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) and I will stand up from one grave on the Day of Qiyamah …

  • 5 April

    Evil glances

    Question Is this authentic? وعن الحسن مرسلا قال: بلغني أن رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم – قال: لعن الله الناظر والمنظور إليه Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Allah cursed the one who looks and the one who is looked at.

  • 5 April

    It is disliked to have more than one requires

    Question What is the reference for this narration: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “One bed [is sufficient] for a man, one for his wife and a third for a guest. The fourth one is for Shaytan”

  • 4 April

    A narration on moving stones/sand from the ground before going into sajdah

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “I asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding moving away the stones in Salah. He said, ‘Once’ [i.e. you may move the sand/stones once]. And not doing so is better for you than [giving] 100 healthy camels with excellent eyesight [in sadaqah].

  • 4 April

    A fabricated Hadith on the punishment for backbiting

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I know of some inhabitants of Jahannam, fire will enter through their ears and exit through their mouth, and enter through their mouth and exit through the ears. A thunderous roar will resonate from their bellies, like the sound of a flood. They are those …