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December, 2016

  • 13 December

    Speaking lies, a habit difficult to abandon

    Question Who is this statement attributed to? كل خلة يرجى تركها يوما ما، إلا صاحب الكذب

  • 13 December

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) asking Allah Ta’ala for a special dhikr

    Question Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) once asked Allah Ta’ala to prescribe to him a dhikr whereby he could remember Allah. Allah Ta’ala said to him: “O Musa, recite ‘la ilaha illallah’. Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) replied: “All Your creation recite this dhikr, I desire something special.” Allah Ta’ala then said: “O Musa, if the seven earths and the seven skies are …

  • 13 December

    Warning against oppressing orphans and widows

    Question Could you translate the following Hadith: اللهم إني أحرج حق الضعيفين اليتيم، والمرأة

  • 13 December

    Masnun Surahs to recite in the two Sunnah of Fajr

    Question What is the reference for reciting Surah Ikhlas and Surah Kafirun in the two rak’ahs Sunnah of Fajr?

  • 12 December

    The incident of Nabi Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) forgetting to say insha Allah

    Question Is there a Hadith in which is mentioned Nabi Sulayman (‘alayhis salaam) forgetting to say insha Allah before going to his wives and as a result the children conceived were not as desired? Please also provide the explanatory notes.

  • 10 December

    What is meant by ‘the evil of the moon’?

    Question From what evil of the moon is protection sought when reciting the du’a: أَعُوذُ بِاللَّهِ مِنْ شَرِّ هَذَا الغاسقِ إِذا وَقَب I seek Allah’s protection from this moon when it enters

  • 10 December

    A huge virtue for learning a chapter of knowledge?

    Question What is the authenticity of this? If a person learns a chapter of knowledge to teach others and seeking the pleasure of Allah. Allah will grant him the reward of 70 Prophets.

  • 9 December

    Whoever loves something will speak excessively about it

    Question Is this a Hadith? من احب شيئاً اكثر ذكره “Whoever loves something will speak excessively about it”

  • 9 December

    Luqman Al Hakim’s advice regarding the Scholars

    Question Could you provide a reference for this narration: Luqman Al Hakim advised his son: “O my son! Sit with the scholars, crowd them at the knees [sit close to them]! For indeed Allah Ta’ala revives hearts with the nur of words of wisdom just as he gives life to barren land after the downpour of rain”

  • 8 December

    Sahabah would laugh but their Iman was firmer than mountains

    Question Is this authentic? سئل ابن عمر هل كان أصحاب النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم يضحكون؟ قال نعم، والإيمان في قلوبهم أعظم من الجبال Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar was asked, “Would the companions of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) laugh? He replied, ‘Yes and the Iman in their hearts was greater than mountains”

  • 8 December

    The humility of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Once a man came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and stood in front of him. Overcome with awe and fear, he began trembling and shaking! The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) reached out to him, and said, “Calm yourself down! For I am no king. I am but the son of a woman from …

  • 7 December

    What was engraved on the ring of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Did Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) have the following words engraved on his ring? ‘Death is enough as an admonisher, O Umar’

  • 6 December

    Reason for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordering us to occasionally walk barefoot

    Question Have the commentators of Hadith given a reason as to why Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered us to walk barefoot occasionally?