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September, 2017

  • 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 owners 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)

May, 2017

  • 27 May

    Mention of a ‘white house’ in Hadith

    Question There is a narration of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) where he said that ‘Qiyamah will not come until a group of my Ummah conquer the White House.’ 1) Is there such a narration which exists? What is the narration? 2) If the narration does exist, what is meant by the White House? Is it the one in North America? …

  • 8 May

    The Hadith, ‘Allah does not accept the Salah of a man who trails his lower garment’

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and is the reference correct? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to a man who was performing Salah while his lower garment was below his ankles, “Go and perform your wudu again.” That man went and came back having performed it. The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu …

April, 2017

  • 27 April

    Sahabah eagerly collecting the left over wudu water of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is the meaning of the following words in a Hadith of Sahih Muslim: ‘Famin nailin wa nadihin‘

  • 17 April

    Seek a ruling from your heart

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Wabisah ibn Ma’bad (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I came close to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) until my knees touched his. He asked: ‘O Wabisah, should I inform you of what you came to ask or will you ask?’ I replied: ‘O Messenger of Allah, inform me.’ He said: ‘You came to ask me about …