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December, 2017

  • 1 December

    A Hadith regarding the inheritance of a hermaphrodite

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن ابن عباس أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم سئل عن مولود ولد له قبل وذكر: من أين يورث؟ فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: يورث من حيث يبول Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was asked regarding the inheritance of a hermaphrodite, [will he receive the share of a male or female?]. Nabi (sallallahu …

  • 1 December

    Were ‘Uzayr and Shith (‘alayhimus salam) prophets?

    Question Was ‘Uzayr a prophet? His name appears in in the Quran. But when listing names of the twenty-five prophets mentioned in the Quran, his name is not listed. So, was he a prophet? Also, were Shith and Saam prophets?

November, 2017

  • 30 November

    Narrations in old age

    Question I was wondering about what the scholars of Rijal have said is to be done when a reliable narrator very late in his life narrates a tradition, but it can be proven either by the words of the narrator without doubt, that when they had narrated that their memory had notable defects and that they were very old. Rather …

  • 30 November

    Offer Salah as if it is your farewell Salah

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you read Salah read it like it is a farewell Salah”

  • 30 November

    Imparting knowledge is among the best forms of Sadaqah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no charity which people spend that is equal [in reward] than the imparting of knowledge”

  • 30 November

    Commentary of the Verse ‘Those who believe then disbelieve, then believe then disbelieve’

    Question As for those who have Iman and then return to disbelief, and then again have Iman and then return to kufr, and then increase in kufr, Allah will not forgive them or guide them on any path. [Surah An Nisa, Verse: 137] What does the above Verse mean?

  • 29 November

    Making du’a for mercy for the entire ummah

    Question Is this authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best du’a/most beloved du’a to Allah Ta’ala is to say ‘O Allah! Have mercy on the entire ummah of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)”

  • 29 November

    Charity of a poor person

    Question Is this narration authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: سبق درهم مائة ألف قالوا: يا رسول الله، كيف يسبق درهم مائة ألف؟ قال:رجل له درهمان فأخذ أحدهما فتصدق به، وآخر له مال كثير فأخذ من عرضها مائة ألف

  • 29 November

    Offering Esha Salah in congregation for forty days in any masjid

    Question عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ الْخَطَّابِ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم ـ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ ‏ “مَنْ صَلَّى فِي مَسْجِدٍ جَمَاعَةً أَرْبَعِينَ لَيْلَةً لاَ تَفُوتُهُ الرَّكْعَةُ الأُولَى مِنْ صَلاَةِ الْعِشَاءِ كَتَبَ اللَّهُ لَهُ بِهَا عِتْقًا مِنَ النَّارِ‏”‏ ‏

  • 29 November

    Concealing hunger and not disclosing one’s needs

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? من جاع أو احتاج فكتمه الناس كان حقا على الله عز وجل أن يرزقه رزق سنة من حلال

  • 28 November

    What truly belongs to man?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: The son of Adam [boastfully] says: “My wealth, My wealth. [What truly] belongs to you except what you consumed, or wore something and wore it out or what you gave as sadaqah and sent [the reward] ahead?”

  • 28 November

    Every Jannati will have two wives of the world

    Question Please tell me is there any Hadith which speaks about how many human wives each person will get in Jannah, especially those who never got married in dunya. I read in a Hadith each person will have two wives, they are human wives or hurs?

  • 28 November

    Additions to the du’a ‘Allahumma Antas Salam’

    Question Is this du’a mentioned in any Hadith and is there any virtue for reciting it? اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ السَّلَامُ وَمِنْكَ السَّلَامُ وَإِلَيْكَ يَرْجِعُ السَّلَامُ فَحَيِّنَا رَبَّنَا بِالسَّلَامِ وَأَدْخِلْنَا دَارَكَ دَارَ السَّلَامِ تَبَارَكت رَبنَا وَتَعَالَيْت يَا ذَا الْجلَال وَالْإِكْرَام Allahumma Antas Salam wa minkas Salam wa ilayka yarji’us salam fahayyina Rabbana bis salam wa adkhilna daraka daras salam tabarakta Rabbana wa …