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April, 2018

  • 10 April

    Ibn ‘Abbas’s (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) concern for Salah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? When Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) began turning blind, he was advised to have it treated. However the treatment required him to leave out Salah for a few days. He refused saying that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever omits his Salah will meet Allah Ta’ala in such a condition that Allah Ta’ala …

March, 2018

  • 30 March

    Meaning of part of a narration regarding ‘Isa (alayhis salam) being asked to lead the Salah

    Question What is the meaning of the following part of the Hadith in Sahih Muslim: إن بعضكم على بعض أمراء inna ba’dakum ala ba’din umara

  • 28 March

    An unauthentic virtue of seeking knowledge

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seeking knowledge for a short while is better than offering Tahajjud Salah for one night and seeking knowledge for one day is better than fasting for three days”

  • 28 March

    Surahs to recite in the two rak’ahs Sunnah after witr

    Question There is a Hadith in Musnad Ahmad that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to recite Surah Zilzal and Surah Kafirun in two rak’ahs after Witr. Is this Hadith authentic?

  • 26 March

    The Angels follow in Salah when Adhan/Iqamah is called

    Question How authentic are these narrations 1) Sayyiduna Salman Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “If a man is in a deserted land and the time of prayer arrives, thus he performs ablution [wudu] and if he does not find water he performs the dry ablution [Tayammum]. If he gives the Iqamah …

  • 22 March

    Two rak’ahs after witr

    Question There is a Hadith in Sahih ibn Hibban that Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: This journey is strenuous and exhausting. If you pray Witr, offer two rak’ahs afterwards if you wake up, otherwise they will be written for you. How authentic is this Hadith? Please provide the reference.

  • 7 March

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) explains the importance of protecting Salah

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to ‘Umar. “Hold on to salah, for if you lose it, you will lose everything”?

February, 2018

  • 5 February

    Forming rows [saffs] for Salah just as the angels do

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told the Sahabah, “Why don’t you form your rows [saffs for Salah] just as the angels do in the presence of their Rabb?” The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) said, ‘O Rasulullah, How do the angels form their rows in the presence of their Rabb? He said, ‘They complete the first rows …

  • 2 February

    A lengthy narration on the virtues of Salatud Duha

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whosoever offers two rak’ahs of Salatud Duha (chasht) cannot be counted among the indolent. One who offers four rak’ahs is among the devotees. Those who offer six rak’ahs at chasht are made immune from all the worries for the …

January, 2018

  • 16 January

    The reward for those who habitually frequent the Masjid

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن أنس قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إن الله لينادي يوم القيامة أين جيراني أين جيراني قال: فتقول الملائكة ربنا ومن ينبغي أن يجاورك فيقول أين عمار المساجد

  • 16 January

    Going for Salah before the iqamah is called out

    Question Who is this statement attributed to and kindly mention the reference? من توقير الصلاة أن تأتي قبل الإقامة

December, 2017

  • 15 December

    Only speak good during Tawaf

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Tawaf around the Ka’bah is similar to Salah, except that you speak during Tawaf. Whoever speaks during Tawaf, let him speak nothing but good [i.e. dhikr or beneficial knowledge]”

  • 12 December

    Yahya (‘alayhis salam) and the advice given to the Bani Israil

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن الحارث الأشعري، أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إن الله أمر يحيى بن زكريا بخمس كلمات: أن يعمل بهن، وأن يأمر بني إسرائيل أن يعملوا بهن، فكاد أن يبطئ، فقال له عيسى: إنك قد أمرت بخمس كلمات، أن تعمل بهن، وأن تأمر بني إسرائيل، أن يعملوا بهن، فإما أن تبلغهن، وإما أبلغهن، …