Moulana Suhail Motala

Reference for a tasbih to recite in Sajdah Sahw


Kindly authenticate the following Dhikr which is said to be attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) to recite in Sajda Sahw (Prostration of Forgetfulness) and also please provide its source:

سبحان من لا يسهوا ولا ينسى

Subhana man la yas-hu wala yansa

Also, I found a similar Dhikr for Sajda Sahw:

سبحان من لا ينام ولا يسهو

Subhana man la yanamu wala yas-hu

“Glory be to the one who neither sleeps nor forgets”

Kindly inform me which of the above two Dhikrs are attributed to Imam Shafi’i? Also inform us if it is permissible to say the above Dhikrs in our Sajdah Sahw if they are not proven from authentic Sunnah.

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Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informs a Sahabiyyah how to clean herself after ghusl


In the following Hadith does تتبعي بها أثر الدم refer to the applying scent on the body or garment?

عن عائشة، أن امرأة سألت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم عن غسلها من المحيض، فأمرها كيف تغتسل، قال: خذي فرصة من مسك، فتطهري بها قالت: كيف أتطهر؟ قال: تطهري بها، قالت: كيف؟، قال: سبحان الله، تطهري فاجتبذتها إلي، فقلت: تتبعي بها أثر الدم

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Huzayl ibn Shurahbil


In the following chain of Sahih Bukhari, who is Huzayl? Kindly provide some information regarding him as well as the meaning of this name. Can I keep this name for a male?

حدثنا قبيصة بن عقبة، حدثنا سفيان، عن أبي قيس، عن هزيل، عن عبد الله

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The du’a of Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) at the time of Tahajjud


Please provide a reference and authenticity for this du’a:

When Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would offer the Tahajjud prayer at night, he would recite the following du’a:

“O Allah! My eyes are asleep whilst the stars are shining brightly. You are the Living, the Self-Subsisting and All-Sustaining. O Allah! My desire to attain paradise is lacking and I am weak and lack the strength to escape from the hellfire. O Allah! Enable me to become among the guided, and save this for it to be granted to me on the Day of Qiyamah. Surely You do not go against Your promise.”

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