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Tag Archives: Al-Miftah

October, 2017

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 …

  • 10 August

    What to do for protection and blessings in a new home/business premises?

    Question Are there any deeds prescribed from the prophetic practice to be fulfilled after purchasing a new home or business? I have seen many engage in a khatam of Surah Baqarah or a majlis of dhikr and du’a for barakah.

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 …