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February, 2018

  • 21 February

    Enjoining good and forbidding evil, are deeds to be done openly and not secretly

    Question What is the status of this narration? حدثنا أبو خيثمة، قال: حدثنا محمد بن يزيد بن خنيس، قال: سمعت وهيب بن الورد بن أبي الورد، مولى بني مخزوم قال: لقي عالم عالما هو فوقه في العلم، فقال: يرحمك الله، ما الذي أخفي من عملي؟ قال: ما يظن بك أنك لم تعمل حسنة قط إلا أداء الفرائض، قال: يرحمك الله، …

  • 20 February

    Was Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) able to recite the Quran from birth?

    Question What is the accuracy of this statement? ‘The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was knowledgeable regarding the Quran and was able to recite the Quran from birth.’

  • 20 February

    Imam Nu’aym ibn Hammad and his book ‘Kitabul Fitan’

    Question Can you shed some light on the Hadith Scholar, Imam Nu’aym ibn Hammad and his book Kitabul Fitan? Is he reliable and are the Hadiths found in this book reliable?

  • 20 February

    The punishment for using black dye

    Question من خضب بالسواد سود الله وجهه يوم القيامة Is this Hadith suitable to quote? What is meant by ‘سنده لين’? (Mirqat)

  • 20 February

    The aunt is like the mother

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The maternal aunt is in the position of the mother” [i.e. when it comes to showing compassion and taking care of a child]

  • 20 February

    Death due to the evil eye

    Question What is status of following narration ? أَكْثرُ مَنْ يموتُ منْ أمتِي بعدَ قضاءِ اللهِ وقدَرِهِ بالعينِ

  • 19 February

    The incident regarding Salman’s Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) acceptance of Islam

    Question I am looking for the narration which mentions how Sayyiduna Salman Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam

  • 19 February

    A narration stating that abundant salutations will ensure many spouses in Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Those who sent the most salutations [durud] upon me, will have the most number of wives in Jannah”

  • 19 February

    Awailus Sumbuliyyah

    Question What is the Awailus Sumbuliyyah?

  • 19 February

    Keeping silent during the Jumu’ah khutbah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you say to your companion, ‘Listen attentively’ on a Friday when the Imam is delivering the khutbah, then you have engaged in idle speech”

  • 19 February

    Warnings against having improper motives

    Question What is the status of this Hadith “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Seek refuge in Allah against the pit of grief.’ The Companions asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, what is the pit of grief?’ He replied, ‘It is a river in Hell against which even Hell seeks refuge four hundred times a day.’ They again asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, who will enter …

  • 19 February

    ‘Allamah Ibn Kathir’s book, An Nihayah

    Question Imam Ibn Kathir’s (rahimahullah) book ‘An Nihayah Fil Fitan Wal Malahim’, are the Hadiths therein suitable to be quoted?

  • 16 February

    An untraceable Hadith on the virtue of hunger

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Keep knocking on the door of Jannah and the door will be opened. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) asked, ‘How do we keep knocking on the door of Jannah’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘By staying hungry and thirsty.’