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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 …

  • 6 February

    Raising the finger when making istighfar

    Question Is there a specific way this should be done? والاستغفار أن تشير بأصبع واحدة ‘When asking for forgiveness you should point with one finger’

October, 2016

  • 4 October

    What to recite after reading the Quran

    Question I have received a message which I would like to have verified. It pertains to the recitation of a particular du’a after reading the Quran. It is preferred, on finishing the recitation of the Quran to say: سُبْحَانَكَ اللَّهُمَّ وَبِحَمْدِكَ، أشهد أن لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ أَنْتَ، أَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَأَتُوبُ إِلَيْكَ The evidence for this is as follows: ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) …

August, 2016

  • 25 August

    Du’a of a Sahabi during his salah

    Question Is the du’a authentic? Hanzalah ibn ‘Ali narrated that: Mihjan ibn Al-Adra narrated to him that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) entered the masjid and there was a man who had finished his prayer and he was reciting the tashahhud [after which] he said: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ يَا اللَّهُ بِأَنَّكَ الْوَاحِدُ الأَحَدُ الصَّمَدُ الَّذِي لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ …

  • 17 August

    Caution against becoming impatient in du’a

    Question Is this a Hadith? ‘A person’s du’a will not be accepted when he says I have made du’a yet I do not see my du’a being answered’

July, 2016

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

  • 4 May

    Imam Shafi’i’s visits to the grave of Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahumallah)

    Question I want to know the authenticity of this incident and the reliability of the narrators of this story. Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) used to visit the grave of Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah), pray two rakats and ask du’a to Allah, he found these du’as to be effective.

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”

  • 12 April

    Du’a when removing the garments

    Question Is it true that we should recite the following when removing our clothes: bismillahi ladhi la ilaha ilahu  بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا هُوَ

  • 6 April

    The du’a of Adam (‘alayhis salam)

    Question What is the source for this narration? “When Allah Ta’ala sent Adam (‘alayhis salam) to the Earth he went to Ka’bah, prayed two units of Salah then Allah inspired him to say the following supplication: ‘O Allah, you know what I keep secret and what is open so accept my excuse, you are aware of my needs so grant …

  • 4 April

    Hadith about how one can be saved from Jahannam

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Jibril said to me, O Muhammad, Allah will address me on the Day of Qiyamah and say,  O Jibril, Why do I see so and so, the son of so and so amidst those destined for Jahannam? I (Jibril) will say, O My Rabb, We …