Hadiths prohibiting wine/alcohol


Kindly verify the following Hadiths relating to wine:

1) Wine is the gatherer of sin

2) Wine is the route to indecency and is one of the major sins

3) …And do not take to drinking, for that is the mother of all evils

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Status of the famous du’a for Ramadan


How authentic is the following du’a to be recited at the approach of Ramadan?

اَللّٰهُمَّ سَلّمْنِيْ لِرَمَضانَ وَسَلّمْ رَمَضانَ لِيْ وَسَلّمْه لِي مُتَقَبَّلا

Allahumma sallimni li Ramadana, wa sallim Ramadana li, wa sallimhu li mutaqabbala.

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Warning against intentionally missing a single fast of Ramadan


 Kindly verify the following narrations please:

“If anyone omits his fast even for one day in Ramadan without a concession or without being ill, then if he were to fast for the rest of his life he could not make up for it.”

“If a person does not fast for a single day in Ramadan, he cannot earn the reward of this single day, even if he fasts all the year round instead of it.”

JazakAllah khayran

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Hadith on upbringing of children


What is the status of this Hadith?

أَدِّبُوا أولادَكم على ثلاثِ خِصالٍ : على حُبِّ نبيِّكم، وحُبِّ أهلِ بيتِهِ، وعلى قراءةِ القرآنِ، فإن حَمَلَةَ القرآنِ في ظِلِّ اللهِ يومَ لا ظِلَّ إلا ظِلُّهُ، مع أنبيائِه وأصْفِيَائِهِ

Teach your children three things;

1. Love for your Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

2. Love for his Family

3. Quran recital,

For indeed the bearers of the Quran will be under the shade of Allah’s [throne] with the Prophets and chosen ones, on a day in which there will be no other shade.

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The fast of 15th Sha’ban


What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Read More »

Hadith on zina (adultery)


Please provide the reference to the following:

Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

Iman is a garb with which Allah clothes whomsoever He wishes. If a person commits adultery, this garb is snatched away and if he repents, it is again returned

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Hadith on chess


What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

A person who plays chess is cursed and those who watches is like the consumer of pig meat

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