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November, 2017

  • 14 November

    Warning against intermingling of the genders

    Question “Uqbah ibn ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “Beware of intermingling with women (in isolation)” then a man from the Ansar said, “O Rasulullah, what about the brother in law (and other male in laws)?” He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) replied, “The in laws are death.”

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

September, 2017

  • 28 September

    Intentionally getting wet in the rain?

    Question Is there any mention in a Hadith about the first rain of the season being a cure? Or any mention about the first rain of the season, that a person should wet himself with it, is this found in any Hadith or as a practice of Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum).

  • 26 September

    Reciting Surahs Falaq and Nas in Fajr while on journey

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? عن عقبة بن عامر الجهني قال: كنت مع النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم في سفر، فلما طلع الفجر أذن وأقام، ثم أقامني عن يمينه، فقرأ بالمعوذتين، فلما انصرف قال: كيف رأيت؟ قلت: قد رأيت يا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم. قال: فاقرأ بهما كلما نمت وكلما قمت

  • 11 September

    Explanation of a comment made by Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding fasting on ‘Aashura

    Question What was Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) referring to when he said ‘Ayna ‘Ulamaukum‘? Sahih Muslim, Kitabus Sawm.

  • 6 September

    Eating fruit before or after meals?

    Question There is a Hadith which states Sayyiduna Abul Haytham ibn Tayhan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) presented to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and some Sahabah different types of dates. Thereafter he slaughtered an animal and served the meat to them. Is it correct to serve and consume fruit first before the main meal or should one have fruit after the meal?

  • 6 September

    Clarification on a Hadith in Sahih Muslim regarding fasting

    Question In the following narration recorded in Sahih Muslim, did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) break his fast after commencing it or was he not fasting from the beginning?   ‘دعا بقدح من ماء فرفعه حتى نظر الناس إليه ثم شرب’ ‘Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) called for a glass of water, lifted it so the people would see him …

August, 2017

  • 23 August

    Explanation of a Hadith on Charity

    Question How do we reconcile between the following two narrations? 1. If the wife or treasurer spends from the owner’s wealth then both will get equal/full reward [… min ghayri ay yunqasa min ujurihim shayan.] (Sahih Muslim) and 2. The Hadith in Sahih Muslim as well, where it appears both will share the reward half half in the case where the …

  • 11 August

    Walking in front of one performing Salah

    Question Is there a Hadith mentioning a warning for walking in front of one performing Salah?

  • 10 August

    What to do for protection and blessings in a new home/business premises?

    Question Are there any deeds prescribed from the prophetic practice to be fulfilled after purchasing a new home or business? I have seen many engage in a khatam of Surah Baqarah or a majlis of dhikr and du’a for barakah.

  • 4 August

    A disliked sitting posture

    Question Please advise regarding the authenticity and commentary of this Hadith: ‘Amr ibn ‘Al Sharid quoted his father Sharid as saying: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came upon me when I was sitting thus: having my left hand behind my back and leaning on the fleshy part of it, and said: ‘Are you sitting in the manner of those with …

July, 2017

  • 25 July

    Saying Allahu Akbar after terminating the fard salah

    Question Is it authentically proven that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said ‘Allahu Akbar’ after every Taslim of the five daily salahs? Is it a standing sunnah to do so as many Imams do not do so?

  • 1 July

    Preferred wording to use when a person forgets the Quran

    Question What is the difference between the following words with regards to forgetting what one memorised of the Quran? Nasitu (نَسِيتُ), Nussitu (نُسّيتُ) and Unsitu (أُنْسِيتُ)