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February, 2017

December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Remaining steadfast on the Quran and enduring punishment during the time of fitnah

    Question Is the following narration authentic and what does it mean? خذوا العطاء ما دام عطاء، فإذا صار رشوة في الدين فلا تأخذوه، ولستم بتاركيه، يمنعكم الفقر والحاجة، ألا إن رحى الإسلام دائرة، فدوروا مع الكتاب حيث دار، ألا إن الكتاب والسلطان سيفترقان، فلا تفارقوا الكتاب، ألا إنه سيكون عليكم أمراء يقضون لأنفسهم ما لا يقضون لكم، إن عصيتموهم قتلوكم، …

  • 14 December

    A Hadith on the virtue of the first generations of this ummah and how to treat others

    Question Is this narration reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily the first generations of this ummah are the best of them and the last of them are the worst of them in differing and sectarianism. Thus, whoever has faith in Allah and the Last Day, then let him meet his end while he treats people the way he …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Explanation of the Hadith on practicing on a tenth only

    Question What is the meaning of one tenth in this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Verily, you are in a time in which whoever among you leaves a tenth of what he has been commanded will be ruined. Then there will come a time in which whoever among you practices a tenth …

  • 10 November

    Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on the trials and tribulations to come

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Trials in Din will come after you. In these trials and tribulations, wealth will be in great abundance and the Quran will be opened until even a believer, a hypocrite, a man, a woman, a child and an adult, a slave and a free person will all open the Quran [assuming they …

October, 2016

June, 2015

May, 2015

  • 9 May

    Stones aiding the Muslims in battle

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “You will fight against the Jews and you will kill them until even a stone would say ‘come here, O Muslim, there is a Jew, so kill him'” There are other versions as well, including one that mentions the Gharqad tree being a Jewish tree that will not …

November, 2014

  • 24 November

    Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?

    Question Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?  

  • 20 November

    Hadith: ‘A little showing off is polytheism…’

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anu) went out one day to the masjid of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he found Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal sitting by the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), weeping. He said: ‘Why are you weeping?’ Sayyiduna Mu’adh replied: ‘I am weeping because of something that I heard …

September, 2014

  • 18 September

    Hastening to do good before trials and tribulations

    Question I humbly request if you could explain the following Hadith: ‘Hasten to perform good deeds before the emergence of trials like pieces of a dark night. A man will awake as a believer and end the day a disbeliever, or end the day a believer and wake as a disbeliever. He will sell his religion for the trivialities of this …

August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Hadith on black flags

    Question Can you please comment on the gradation of this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: ‘When you see the black flags, remain where you are and do not move your hands or your feet. Thereafter there shall appear a feeble folk to whom no concern is given. Their hearts will be like fragments of iron. They are the representatives …

April, 2014

  • 11 April

    Authenticity of Hadiths on conquest of India

    Question What is the status of the following hadiths? 1) Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Messenger of Allah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Two groups of my Ummah Allah has protected from the Hellfire, a group that will conquer India and a group that will be with ‘Isa son of Maryam (‘alayhimas salam)” 2) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, …