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October, 2017

  • 12 October

    A recommended du’a to recite when using the miswak

    Question Is this authentic? Du’a to be read at the time of using miswak: اللهم طهر فمي، ونور قلبي، وطهر بدني، وحرم جسدي على النار، وأدخلني برحمتك في عبادك الصالحين Allahumma tahhir fami, wa nawwir qalbi, a tahhir badani, a harrim jasadi ‘alan nar, wa adkhilni birahmatika fi ‘ibadikas salihin

  • 11 October

    Proof for not raising the hands during the salah

    Question I would like to ask about the authenticity of the Hadith reported by Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding performing raf’ul yadain only once in salah?

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    Clarification on what to recite after ruku’

    Question Is there a contradiction between these narrations? 1) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “When we would read Salah behind Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and he would say ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah‘ then those behind would say, ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah.'” (Daraqutni) 2) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When the Imam says ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah‘, say ‘Allahumma Rabbana lakal …

  • 6 September

    The different wordings for the Takbirs of Tashriq

    Question The takbirs of tashriq have some versions citing Allahu Akbar twice in the beginning and the strength given is reliable. There is another version doing its rounds on social media citing Allahu Akbar thrice in the beginning and the strength given as authentic. Is it permissible to read both? Is one more authentic then the other? Should one not …

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 …

  • 23 August

    Cupping on a Tuesday?

    Question There is a Hadith recorded in Sunan Abi Dawud, wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that ‘Tuesday is a day of blood.’ What is the status of this narration?

  • 5 August

    The importance of breast feeding and ensuring that one’s child does not starve

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “While I was sleeping two men (Angels) came to me, held my upper arms, and took me to a rocky mountain. They said, ‘Climb.’I said, I am unable to climb, they said, we will make it easy for you. So I ascended until I reached a high place in …

July, 2017

  • 22 July

    Leaning on one leg in Salah

    Question In Sunan Nasai, there is a chapter ‘As saffu baynal qadamayn‘. There is a narration under this chapter wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that murawahah is better. Is the Hadith authentic and what does murawahah mean?

  • 18 July

    Another Hadith about women sitting on saddles

    Question Could you verify this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “It is not allowed for a woman who believes in Allah to place her private part on a saddle”

  • 12 July

    Washing the pebbles before pelting the jamarat

    Question It is mentioned that it is mustahab to wash the pebbles before pelting. Is it correct that there are some narrations in Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah which confirm that this was the practice of some Tabi’un?

  • 7 July

    Some narrations on the latecomer joining the Salah

    Question Can this narration be quoted? It is narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you come to join the prayer and find us in prostration, then you should join in the prostration but should not count this prostration as a part of your prayer. Whoever joins late but completes one unit of the prayer, before the Imam …

  • 4 July

    A Hadith on hair extensions

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? When Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) came to Madinah for the last time and delivered a khutbah he took out a lock of hair and said, ‘I thought that no one did this [i.e. use false hair] except Jews. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) labelled such practice, [i.e. the use of false hair extensions], as cheating.

June, 2017

  • 1 June

    Prohibition against draping walls

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? نهى أن تستر الجدر Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited that walls be draped/covered