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June, 2016

  • 2 June

    How did Sahabah sit in gatherings?

    Question Does this appear in a Hadith? “When the Sahabah sat in gatherings of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), if a sheet were to be spread over their heads it would not sag” i.e. they sat very close to each other.

May, 2016

  • 4 May

    How should one begin du’a?

    Question Please provide the translation and reference of this narration إِذَا صَلَّى أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَبْدَأْ بِتَحْمِيدِ اللَّهِ وَالثَّنَاءِ عَلَيْهِ ثُمَّ لِيُصَلِّ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ثُمَّ لِيَدْعُ بَعْدُ بِمَا شَاءَ

  • 3 May

    Wear white clothing and enshroud your deceased in white

    Question Please translate the following: البسوا من ثيابكم البياض فإنها خير ثيابكم وكفنوا فيها موتاكم

April, 2016

  • 29 April

    Du’a is the essence of worship

    Question Kindly confirm the authenticity of the Hadith “Du’a is the essence of worship”

  • 8 April

    Severing ties bring Allah’s punishment without delay

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? “There is no sin more likely to bring the punishment of Allah in this world as well as what [punishment] Allah has in store in the Hereafter than transgression [oppression/rebelling] and severing family ties ”

March, 2016

  • 18 March

    Sleeping on the stomach

    Question Is it true that when one sleeps on one’s stomach then shaytan has coitus with him from behind?

  • 5 March

    Du’a between Adhan and Iqamah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The du’a made between Adhan and Iqamah is not rejected.”

  • 4 March

    More signs of Qiyamah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “The flourishing of Jerusalem will mark the desertion of Yathrib (Madinah). The desertion of Yathrib will mark the start of Al-Malhamah [the great war that will start between ar-Rum and the Muslim forces before Muslims conquer Constantinople for the second time]. The start of Al-Malhamah will mark the conquering of Constantinople. The conquering of Constantinople …

  • 2 March

    The reward for a widowed mother who takes care of her child

    Question Is this narration authentic? “I and a widow whose face has darkened, and she is patient with her child will be as close as these two fingers in Jannah”

  • 2 March

    The length of the sleeve of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is it true that the sleeves of the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would come to his wrist?

  • 2 March

    A wonderful du’a to recite before sleeping

    Question Is this a Masnun du’a to recite before sleeping? “All praise is due to Allah who has sufficed me, has protected me, fed me, given me drink, who has been favorable to me and who has given me lavishly. All praise is due to Allah in every circumstance. O Allah, Rabb and Sovereign of all things, I seek refuge in You …

February, 2016

  • 29 February

    The virtue of concealing the fault of a Muslim

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith: “He who sees a fault [of a Muslim] and conceals it is like the one who brought back to life an infant girl who had been buried alive”

  • 26 February

    The harms of miserliness and greed

    Question Please provide the reference for this Hadith: “Beware of greed, for it was greed that destroyed those who came before you. It commanded them to be miserly and they did so. It commanded them to sever their family ties and they did so. It commanded them to behave wickedly and they did so”