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Tag Archives: Al-Miftah

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

  • 18 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would teach the Sahabah how to perform istikharah

    Question Can you please help with a Hadith that says Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would teach the Sahabah the du’a of istikharah like he taught us Surah Fatihah?

  • 6 March

    Advice of the Imams of Fiqh to their qualified students

    Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah  to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …

February, 2017

  • 22 February

    Music leads to hypocrisy

    Question Can you please grade the following Hadith and give an explanation: Music makes hypocrisy grow in the heart just as water makes crops grow.

December, 2016

October, 2016

  • 7 October

    Reciting 10 verses of Surah Baqarah

    Question I have heard that one who recites ten verses of Surah Baqarah, will not forget the Quran. 1. Is this authentic? 2. When should this be recited and how many times?

September, 2016

  • 11 September

    Authenticity of Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim

    Question Are all the Hadiths in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim really authentic? I ask this because there are numerous notable and prominent Scholars who believe that there are many weak narrations present in Bukhari and Muslim. They even provided references of several weak Hadith for that. On the other hand, there are numerous scholars who believe that all narrations in Bukhari and Muslim are authentic, …

  • 10 September

    Difference of opinion on Hadith grading

    Question What should an individual practice upon after being told that one specific Hadith is not okay for practice, although others have said that it is okay to practice upon? The Hadith I’m referring to is the one you posted regarding the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, fasting a day being equivalent to fasting a year and praying at night is equivalent …

  • 8 September

    Another virtue of the 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, ‘There are no days more preferred by Allah, nor days in which actions are more beloved to Allah the Mighty and Majestic than these ten days (i.e. of Dhul Hijjah)—so abundantly say ‘La ilaha illa Allah’ and ‘Allahu Akbar’, and make abundant dhikr. Verily, fasting one of its days is equal to fasting a year, and …

August, 2016

  • 16 August

    Is the hat a Sunnah?

    Question Does any Hadith prove that wearing a hat daily is Sunnah? Some ‘Arab Scholars claim that the hat and turban are just culture. I know many Hadiths are about the turban, but what about the hat? The ‘Arab Scholars said the Hadiths about the turban is not acceptable? The following Hadith regarding Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) covering his head to go toilet is …

  • 15 August

    Benefit of not being jealous

    Question What is the authenticity of this story : The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said : You will see appear a man of Paradise. Thereupon, a man with a wet beard appeared. One Sahabi wanted to know the secret of this man, this man said to him: I never slept with rancor for others.

  • 8 August

    The nafl (optional) fasts of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question I know it is Sunnah to fast three days every month and that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would fast on the 13th, 14th and 15th of every month as well as every Monday and Thursday. My question is which method from the aforementioned combinations will be Sunnah?

  • 3 August

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reprimands a youngster on his deathbed

    Question I have heard on many occasions that Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on his deathbed had admonished a youngster whose pants were below the ankles. Where can I find this narration?