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January, 2017

  • 20 January

    Remembering Allah, The best deed and highest in rank

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Should I not inform you of the best of your deeds which are the purest in the sight of your Rabb, the highest in ranks, which is better for you than spending gold and silver in charity and which is better for you than meeting the …

December, 2016

  • 13 December

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) asking Allah Ta’ala for a special dhikr

    Question Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) once asked Allah Ta’ala to prescribe to him a dhikr whereby he could remember Allah. Allah Ta’ala said to him: “O Musa, recite ‘la ilaha illallah’. Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) replied: “All Your creation recite this dhikr, I desire something special.” Allah Ta’ala then said: “O Musa, if the seven earths and the seven skies are …

November, 2016

  • 25 November

    The virtues of knowledge and the remembrance of Allah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration: Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The entire world is cursed and whatever it contains is also cursed except for the dhikr of Allah Ta’ala and what is joined to it, and except for the ‘Alim and the muta’allim.”

  • 14 November

    Another narration regarding Angels surrounding a gathering

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? “Whenever any people gather to remember Allah, The Angels surround them, they become engulfed in mercy, tranquility descends upon them and Allah mentions them by the Angels”

  • 5 November

    Clarification regarding a tasbih which earns one a tree in Jannah

    Question My question is regarding the following Hadith: “Whoever says ‘SubhanAllah il ‘Azimi wa bi hamdihi’ (Glory be to Allah, the Almighty), a palm tree will be planted for him in Jannah” In Riyadus Salihin the wording is: ‘SubhanAllahi wa bi hamdihi’ Which one is correct?

October, 2016

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    A narration on silent remembrance of Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? Ummul Mu’minin Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) relates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would say that silent remembrance of Allah Ta’ala which the Angels recording the deeds of man were also unable to hear is seventy time superior. He would say, “On the Day of Qiyamah mankind will be called to reckoning …

  • 5 September

    The correct method of reciting ‘repeated parts’ in a dhikr

    Question I have seen in some Hadiths about dhikr, when the word is مثل ذلك, does this mean we need to repeat all the words again or we just recite مثل ذلك? For example the Hadiths below: ‎روى ابن أبي شيبة رحمه الله في “مصنفه” بسند صحيح عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ، قَالَ: مَنْ قَالَ دُبُرَ كُلِّ صَلَاةٍ ، وَإِذَا أَخَذَ مَضْجَعَهُ : …

August, 2016

June, 2016

  • 24 June

    How many times should the dhikr after salah be recited

    Question I would like to know about the Hadith mentioned below in Sahih Bukhari. I have read in other narrations that, the count should be 33, 33 and 34. Can I follow this narration and recite only 10 times after each fard salah. Reciting 10 times is quicker than 33 times. Narrated by Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu): The people …

April, 2016

  • 23 April

    Dhikr in the path of Allah

    Question Is this narration reliable? “Indeed, remembrance of Allah is seven hundred times superior to spending in the path of Allah”