Moulana Muhammad A

The exact wording for the du’a before meals

Question

I saw a question on your site and became curious to other similar types of du’as which are still being taught to our kids. One of which is the du’a before meals; do the following words appear in the Hadith?

 bismillahi wa a’la barakatillah.

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The reward for donating one date

Question

Is there a Hadith – that if a person gives a date in the path of Allah, Allah will reward him with mountains in gold but if he gives mountains of gold for name and fame (i.e. without sincerity) Allah will take him to task on day of Qiyamah.

If so is it authentic?

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Reference for a Hadith on riba

Question

Is there a Hadith that says ”The rules Riba (interest) do not apply between a Muslim and a Harbi [A Non Muslim waging war against Muslims]” and what is the status of the Hadith?

I heard that Imam Az Zayla’i said its extremely weak.

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Prohibition of slapping the face

Question

1) Is hitting/ disciplining on the face, for example slapping etc allowed in Islam?

2) Is there any reference to this statement?

‘The place where the ustad (teacher) hits the student, will not be touched by the fire of Jahannam’

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Hadith about ‘kaffarah’ for breaking the fast in Ramadan

Question

I read about the Fiqh of Ramadan on one website and it says if one violates the fast while eating he must fast for two consecutive months as kafarrah. It said one Sahabi ate in the day in Ramadan and the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) ordered him to expiate it by fasting as mentioned above. It said it was in Sunan Daraqutni. Is there a Hadith saying this? As I’m unsure of its authenticity.

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Hadith on giving the elders first

Question

Is there any Hadith which mentions that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salaam) once gave some drink (after drinking some) to the Sahabi on his right and advised him to give it to the elder Sahabi after him.

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Du’a when wearing clothes

Question

The du’a that is famous for wearing clothes is:

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي مَا أُوَارِي بِهِ عَوْرَتِي، وَأَتَجَمَّلُ بِهِ فِي حَيَاتِي

Alhamdulillahil ladhi kasani ma uwari bihi ‘aurati wa atajammalu bihi fi hayati

Should this be read for wearing clothes on a daily basis or new clothes only?

What du’as are mentioned for wearing clothes on a day to day basis in the hadith?

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Reference for the du’a: "Allahumma arinal haqqa haqqa"

Question

I was looking for a reference for the du’a:

اللهم ارنا الحق حقاً وارزقنا اتباعه وارنا الباطل باطلا وارزقنا اجتنابه

Allahumma arinal haqqa haqqaw warzuqnat tiba’ah, wa arinal batila batilaw warzuqnaj tinabah

Translation: O Allah! show us the truth as true, and inspire us to follow it. Show us falsehood as falsehood, and inspire us to abstain from it.

jazakumullahu kaira.

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Hadith on Sleeping after Fajr

Question

There is a Hadith that the sleeping of the morning decreases the rizq (sustenance). Does this refer to sleeping and missing the Fajr prayer or does it refer to sleeping after performing the Fajr prayer?

If someone sleeps after performing the Fajr prayer is he committing a sin and will he be punished for that?

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Authenticity of the du’a: O Turner of the Hearts (Ya Muqallibal Qulub)

Question:

I am interested in attaining the Arabic text and English translation of a Hadith which mentions a du’a of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). It begins with “O Turner of hearts” and mentions keeping the heart firm in obedience. I would also like to know which Hadith collections this du’a can be found in.

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