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December, 2017

  • 15 December

    Only speak good during Tawaf

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Tawaf around the Ka’bah is similar to Salah, except that you speak during Tawaf. Whoever speaks during Tawaf, let him speak nothing but good [i.e. dhikr or beneficial knowledge]”

  • 12 December

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would seek forgiveness one hundred times in one gathering

    Question Is this narration authentic? إن كنا لنعد لرسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في المجلس الواحد مائة مرة رب اغفر لي، وتب علي، إنك أنت التواب الرحيم

  • 1 December

    Reference for the du’a ‘O Allah forgive my errors and ignorance’

    Question Please provide the reference and translation of this du’a: اللهم اغفر لي خطيئتي وجهلي وإسرافي في أمري وما أنت أعلم به مني اللهم اغفر لي جدي وهزلي وخطئي وعمدي وكل ذلك عندي Allahummagh firli khatiati wa jahli wa israfi fi amri wa ma anta a’alamu bihi minni. Allahummagh firli jiddi wa hazli wa khatai wa ‘amdi wa kullu dhalika …

November, 2017

  • 6 November

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) du’a for Abu Hurayrah and his mother

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? حدثنا عمرو الناقد، حدثنا عمر بن يونس اليمامي، حدثنا عكرمة بن عمار، عن أبي كثير يزيد بن عبد الرحمن، حدثني أبو هريرة، قال: كنت أدعو أمي إلى الإسلام وهي مشركة، فدعوتها يوما فأسمعتني في رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ما أكره، فأتيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وأنا أبكي، قلت يا رسول الله …

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    A follow up question on the du’a to recite after Fajr and Maghrib for protection from Jahannam

    Question With regard to reading ‘Allahumma ajirni minan nar’ seven times after Fajr and Maghrib, I have two questions: 1. Is there any narration that mentions that this should be said before unfolding one’s legs? 2. If one was reading Salah in congregation and says ‘Allahumma ajirna minan nar’ so as to make the du’a for everyone present, would one …

  • 6 September

    Authenticity of a du’a made for Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and his children

    Question What is status of following Hadith? قال النبيُّ صلَّى اللهُ عليهِ وسلَّمَ للعباسِ إذا كان غداةَ الاثنينِ فأتِنِي أنت وولدُك حتى أدعوَ لهم بدعوةٍ ينفعُك اللهُ بها وولدَك فغدا وغدونا معَه وألبسنا كساءَه ثم قال اللهمَّ اغفرْ للعباسِ ولولدِه مغفرةً ظاهرةً وباطنةً لا تغادرُ ذنبًا اللهمَّ احفظْه في ولدِه

July, 2017

June, 2017

  • 6 June

    Imam Ibn Khuzaymah’s du’a when drinking Zamzam

    Question Can you provide the reference for this?   سئل [ابن خزيمة] من أين أوتيت العلم؟ فقال: قال رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم- ماء زمزم لما شرب له وإني لما شربت، سألت الله علما نافع

April, 2017

  • 24 April

    Make du’a after ‘Asr on Friday

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Friday comprises of twelve hours. There is one in which a Muslim who asks Allah for something will have it granted to him. Seek it in the last hour after ‘Asr.”

March, 2017

February, 2017

  • 7 February

    Virtue of an old aged Muslim

    Question I have heard people stating: “Allah is shy to question a servant whose beard is white/grey regarding their sins.” Please provide the reference for this being an authentic Hadith.

  • 7 February

    The virtue of a Scholar over a worshipper

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that on one occasion mention was made of two people before Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), one was a worshipper [‘abid] and the other was a scholar. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The virtue of the scholar over a worshipper is like my virtue over …