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October, 2017

August, 2017

  • 28 August

    A narration regarding animals on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is the following story found in the Hadith and can it be quoted? ‘When the animal dung on the ark of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) was becoming excessive, Allah Ta’ala ordered Nuh (‘alayhis salam) to poke the elephant’s trunk. When he did so, two pigs fell and started to eat the dung. When the rats started to gnaw and nibble …

  • 21 August

    Were the Jinn the first to reside on earth before Humans?

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this narration? Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) states, “The first to reside on earth were the Jinn. They spread corruption and bloodshed in it and killed one another. So, Allah sent Iblis with an army of Angels and he fought them until they were forced to settle on islands and mountain tops. Allah …

  • 11 August

    A narration explaining the Verse ‘Adopt forgiveness, command what is right, and turn away from the ignorant’

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? لَمَّا نَزَلَتْ {خُذِ الْعَفْوَ وَأْمُرْ بِالْعُرْفِ , وَأَعْرِضْ عَنِ الْجَاهِلِينَ} [الأعراف: 199] , قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لِجِبْرِيلَ: مَا هَذَا؟ , قَالَ: لَا أَدْرِي حَتَّى أَسْأَلَ الْعَالِمَ , قَالَ: فَأَتَاهُ جِبْرِيلُ , فَقَالَ: يَا مُحَمَّدُ إِنَّ اللَّهَ تَبَارَكَ وَتَعَالَى يَأْمُرُكَ أَنْ تَعْفُوَ عَمَّنْ ظَلَمَكَ , وَتُعْطِيَ مَنْ حَرَمَكَ , وَتَصِلَ مَنْ قَطَعَكَ

July, 2017

  • 28 July

    An incident regarding the nation of ‘Aad

    Question Is this incident authentic? وعن عبد الله بن قلابة أنه خرج في طلب إبل له، فوقع عليها، فحمل ما قدر عليه مما ثم، وبلغ خبره معاوية فاستحضره، فقص عليه، فبعث إلى كعب فسأله، فقال هي إرم ذات العماد، وسيدخلها رجل من المسلمين في زمانك، أحمر أشقر قصير، على حاجبه خال، وعلى عقبه خال، يخرج في طلب إبل له، ثم …

  • 15 July

    Did Nabi Nuh’s (‘alayhis salam) son construct a glass conveyance?

    Question Is it true that Prophet Nuh’s son, Yam assembled some sort of glass conveyance/boat to protect himself against the flood?

May, 2017

  • 11 May

    Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) on adorning himself for his wife

    Question Could you kindly reference this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “I love to adorn myself and smarten up for my wife just as I desire her to adorn herself for me, for Allah Ta’ala says, ‘And [women] have rights similar to those that [men have over them which should be fulfilled] with kindness’ (Surah Al Baqarah, …

April, 2017

January, 2017

November, 2016

  • 1 November

    Salah should prevent one from evil and immorailty

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “Whoever is not prohibited from immorality and evil by his Salah, then it will only increase him further from Allah Ta’ala”

October, 2016

  • 24 October

    The response of the souls to the call of Hajj

    Question Is this reliable? “When Allah commanded Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) to announce to the people to perform Hajj, he stood up on the maqam and said: ‘O worshippers of Allah, answer the call of your Lord.’ So the [souls of the] people said: ‘We are here O Lord, we are here.’ So whoever from the creations performs Hajj, he is among those …

August, 2016

  • 15 August

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) asking Allah Ta’ala if He sleeps?

    Question Musa (‘alayhis salam) once wondered, does Allah Ta’ala sleep? So Allah sent to him an Angel, who kept Musa (‘alayhis salam) awake for three days, and then gave Musa (‘alayhis salam) two bottles [to hold] in each hand. After that Musa (‘alayhis salam) slept and the two bottles fell from his hands and broke. He said: “Allah has given …