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September, 2017

  • 15 September

    Reciting Surah Falaq and Nas during inclement weather

    Question Is there any reference for reading Surah Falaq and Surah Nas when windy or during inclement weather?

  • 14 September

    Punishment in this world rather than the next

    Question Is this Hadith Sharif reliable? ‏قال صلى الله عليه و سلم: أُمَّتي أُمَّةٌ مرحومَةٌ ليس عليها عذابٌ في الْآخرَةِ إنَّما عذابُها في الدُّنيا : الزَّلازِلُ والفتَنُ والبَلايا

  • 14 September

    Caring for daughters without showing preferential treatment

    Question I have read the Hadith on your website regarding caring properly for daughters. Is there any Hadith which also mentions an added condition of not preferring other children over one’s daughters in Hadith?

  • 14 September

    Clarification of the word رضا

    Question In the following Hadith is the word رضاء (with hamza) an error? … سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ وَبِحَمْدِهِ عَدَدَ خَلْقِهِ، وَرِضَاءَ نَفْسِهِ، وَزِنَة عَرْشِهِ، وَمِدَادَ كَلِمَاتِهِ It is mentioned like this in some commentaries e.g Malimus sunan with hamza

  • 13 September

    Teach your children Salah when they are seven years old

    Question What is the grade of this hadith from tirmidhi: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Teach/Command a child to recite Salah when he/she is seven years old and beat him for it [i.e. if he intentionally does not pray] when he is ten.”

  • 12 September

    Visiting the sick with wudu

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم: ‘مَنْ تَوَضَّأَ فَأَحْسَنَ الْوُضُوءَ وَعَادَ أَخَاهُ الْمُسْلِمَ مُحْتَسِبًا بُوعِدَ مِنْ جَهَنَّمَ مَسِيرَةَ سَبْعِينَ خَرِيفًا‏.‏’ قُلْتُ يَا أَبَا حَمْزَةَ وَمَا الْخَرِيفُ قَالَ الْعَامُ.‏

  • 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

    What animal does ‘namir’ refer to?

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

August, 2017

  • 30 August

    Can one sheep/goat suffice for many people in Udhiyah/Qurbani?

    Question Recently on social media people were saying that there is no need to slaughter more than one sheep or goat per household. They quoted the following Hadiths to substantiate this: 1. Narrated by ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) wanted to do Qurbani then He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) took two healthy …

  • 24 August

    Women in ihram draping cloth over their faces

    Question Are these narrations sahih? (1) Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: ‘We were with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) while in the state of ihram, and whenever riders would pass by us, we would drape down a cloth from above our heads, and once they passed by we would raise it up.’   (2) Fatimah bintil Mundhir (rahimahallah) said: ‘We would …

  • 23 August

    Cupping on a Tuesday?

    Question There is a Hadith recorded in Sunan Abi Dawud, wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that ‘Tuesday is a day of blood.’ What is the status of this narration?

  • 9 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would become happy with a good name

    Question Could you mention the reference of this Hadith? كان رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إذا سأل عن اسم الرجل وكان حسنا، عرف ذلك في وجهه، وإن كان غير ذلك كرهه، فإذا نزل بالقرية سأل عن اسمها، فإن كان اسمها حسنا سر بذلك، وإن كان غير ذلك رئي ذلك في وجهه

  • 5 August

    Sa’id ibn Zayd (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is part of the ‘Asharah Mubassharah

    Question Please cite the narration which mentions Sayyiduna Sa’id ibn Zayd to be part of the ‘Asharah Mubassharah [The ten Sahabah given glad tidings of Jannah] and is it authentic?