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February, 2017

  • 9 February

    Statement of Imam Suyuti about the level of Hadith books

    Question Is the following statement correctly attributed to Imam Suyuti (rahimahullah)? “Everything contained in these five books (Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sahih of Ibn Hibban, Mustadrak of Hakim and Al-Mukhtarah of Al-Maqdisi) is sahih. Similarly, is with whatever is in Muwatta of Malik, Sahih of Ibn Khuzaymah, Sahih of Abu Awanah, Ibn Sakan and Al-Muntaqa of Ibn Jarud, and Al-Mustakh …

  • 1 February

    Hardness of the heart is due to love of this world, authentic?

    Question Can this narration be quoted? “Dryness of the eyes [being unable to cry] is due to excessive sinning, excessive sinning is due to lack of piety, lack of piety is due to hard hardheartedness and hardheartedness is due to love of the world”

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    The chain of Tasawwuf

    Question I have a question regarding the chains (salasil) of tasawwuf. I have heard that they are cut off between Hasan Basri and Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) and not completely intact all the way back to Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). Is this true?

December, 2016

  • 28 December

    Abdals and Qutbs

    Question Which Hadiths mention the Abdals and Qutbs and what is their authenticity?

  • 23 December

    A virtue of reciting Surah ikhlas one hundred times with wudu

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The person who reads Surah Ikhlas 100 times with wudu, beginning with Surah Fatihah, will receive the following virtues: 1. Allah Ta’ala will record ten good deeds for every letter 2. Erase ten sins 3. Elevate ten stages 4. Build one hundred palaces in Jannah 5. On that particular day Allah Ta’ala will grant him …

  • 7 December

    What was engraved on the ring of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Did Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) have the following words engraved on his ring? ‘Death is enough as an admonisher, O Umar’

November, 2016

  • 29 November

    Hadiths on the Sirat / Pul Sirat

    Question Please advise if there is any mention of the Pul Sirat in the Hadith. There are people nowadays who question its existence saying there is no direct mention of it in Quran and Hadith and that the term pul is a Persian derivative therefore the concept is an innovation.

  • 3 November

    ‘Allamah Suyuti on the blessing and virtue of the four madhahib

    Question Can you source this statement of As Suyuti? In which book of his can I find it? “The difference found in the four Schools of Islamic law (Hanafi, Shafi’i, Maliki and Hambali) is a huge blessing and an enormous virtue. It has a subtle hidden wisdom the intelligent are able to grasp, but the ignorant are blind of. I …

October, 2016

September, 2016

  • 21 September

    Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) being able to see the sins being washed in wudu

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity of the narration which states that Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) could see which sins were wash away while making wudu. Was Imam Sharani (rahimahullah) the first person who mentioned this kashf? Did Imam Abu Hanifah make a du’a to take away this kashf?

August, 2016

July, 2016

  • 19 July

    An unauthentic narration regarding standing close to the Imam in Salah

    Question What is the status of the following narration and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whomsoever performs Salah directly behind the Imam will receive one hundred rewards, whomsoever performs Salah on the right hand side of the Imam receives seventy five rewards and whomsoever performs Salah on the left of the Imam receives fifty rewards”

  • 15 July

    Explanation of a statement regarding the abrogated verses of the Quran

    Question Please confirm the original source of this Hadith and what did Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) mean when he says “Many verses have gone”? Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reportedly said, “Let none of you say, ‘I have got the whole Quran,  how does he know what all of it is? Many verses have gone. Let him say …