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December, 2016

  • 19 December

    A du’a seeking protection from the evil of various limbs

    Question What is the reference for this du’a? اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ سَمْعِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ بَصَرِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ لِسَانِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ قَلْبِي، وَمِنْ شَرِّ مَنِيِّي

  • 19 December

    Benefits of applying kuhl (antimony/collyrium)

    Question Treat your eyes with kuhl (antimony/collyrium), for it nourishes the eyes and eyelashes. Is the above narration reliable?

  • 15 December

    Reference for the du’a recited between the two sajdahs

    Question Please give the reference for the du’a recited between the sajdahs: “O Allah! Pardon me, have mercy on me, help me, guide me and grant me sustenance”

  • 15 December

    Doing deeds only for Allah’s sake

    Question I heard part of a Hadith (to this effect): “One who loves for Allah’s sake and hates for Allah’s sake… will enter jannah.” I cannot recall the other two actions.

  • 5 December

    Occasionally walking barefoot

    Question Is this authentic? “A man from the companions of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) traveled to Fadalah ibn ‘Ubayd (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was in Egypt. After a brief conversation he asked him ‘Why do I not see any shoes on you?’ Fadalah replied: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) use to command us to go barefoot sometimes.”

November, 2016

  • 28 November

    A du’a seeking protection from poverty, humiliation and oppression

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a? اللهمَّ إني أعوذُ بكَ مِن الفَقرِ، والقِلَّة، والذِّلَّة، وأعوذُ بكَ مِن أن أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ Allahumma inni a’udhu bika minal faqri wal qillati wadh dhillati wa a’udhu bika min an azlima aw uzlama

  • 25 November

    Sahabi poking his wife?

    Question I heard an incident of a Sahabi (radiyallahu’anhu) poking his wife while making salah. The speaker mentions the meaning of the Hadith: ‘Make salah in the innermost place in your room’ is to stop the Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from poking his wife while she is making salah. The Hadith means that as her husband is very jealous so she must …

  • 21 November

    A du’a seeking protection from leprosy and other diseases

    Question Please provide the reference and Arabic text for this du’a: “O Allah! I seek refuge in You from leprosy, madness and evil diseases”

  • 15 November

    Simplicity is part of Iman

    Question Is this narration sound? “Simplicity is [a distinguishing trait] of Faith”

  • 11 November

    What does ‘nard’ refer to?

    Question What is meant by ‘nard’ in the following Hadith: “He who plays ‘nard’ has disobeyed Allah and His Messenger”

  • 10 November

    Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on the trials and tribulations to come

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Trials in Din will come after you. In these trials and tribulations, wealth will be in great abundance and the Quran will be opened until even a believer, a hypocrite, a man, a woman, a child and an adult, a slave and a free person will all open the Quran [assuming they …

  • 3 November

    The mannerisms and characteristics of the Ambiya

    Question Could you provide the reference for this narration “Indeed good manners, pious ways and adopting moderation are a portion from the twenty five portions of Nubuwwah”

October, 2016

  • 17 October

    A du’a for beneficial rain

    Question Please provide the reference for this du’a to be recited when experiencing drought: O Allah! Grant us rain which will replenish us, torrential, fertilizing and profitable, not injurious, granting it now without delay.