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March, 2018

  • 5 March

    The eloquence of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Could you please provide the Arabic text and reference for the following: Once when the sky was cloudy, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked the people if they had observed the towering [clouds] in the sky. The people replied that the clouds looked extremely beautiful and well stacked, one on top of the other. He then asked them how …

  • 1 March

    Reciting ‘Hasbiyallahu la ilaha illa hu’ seven times

    Question I would like to ask the authenticity of the Hadith which states “Whoever says seven times in the morning and evening ‘HasbiyAllahu la ilaha illa huw ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa huwa Rabbul ‘Arshil ‘Adhim‘, Allah Ta’ala will take care of his worries.”

November, 2017

October, 2017

  • 30 October

    Blowing of the trumpet

    Question Will there be two or three breaths in the horn, what will be the moments associated with the blowing in the horn?

  • 26 October

    Being dark skinned does not affect greatness

    Question Is this an authentic narration? جاء أسود إلى سعيد بن المسيب يسأل، فقال له سعيد: لا تحزن من أجل أنك أسود، فإنه كان من خير الناس ثلاثة من السودان: بِلال، ومهجِّع مولى عمر بن الخطاب، ولقمان الحكيم كان أسود

  • 12 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) desired that every person memorise Surah Yasin and Surah Mulk

    Question Are the following narrations authentic? 1) Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I wish that it was in the heart of every person of my Ummah, i.e. Surah Yasin” 2) Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I wish that it was in the heart of every person of my Ummah, i.e. Surah Mulk”

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, …