Reference

Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) in Rajab

Question

I received the following message today regarding a particular Istighfar that should be read in Rajab and Sha’ban. It’s the first time I’ve heard of it. Is there any basis to it, is it authentic?

‘Whoever recites in Rajab or Sha’ban the following istighfar 7 times a day, Allah will send a message to the angels who write down his deeds, to tear apart his book of sins’

Astaghfirullahal azimil ladhi la ilaha illa huwal hayyul qayyumu wa atubu ilayhi tawbata ‘abdin zalimin linafsihi la yamliku li nafsihi mawtan wala hayatan wa la nushura

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Question about Zam Zam

Question

Could you please relate the Hadith with reference please, where it is said that

‘if Sayyidatuna Hajra (radiyallahu ‘anha) had not said “Zam Zam”, the water would have continued flowing’

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Who was crucified in place of Nabi ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam)?

Question

I have heard in many Islamic talks regarding the person who was crucified in place of Hadhrat Isa (‘alaihis salam) that he was Hadhrat Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) companion who willingly opted to get crucified in return for Jannah.

Some say it was the soldier from the Jewish army who came to kill Hadhrat Isa (‘alayhis salam) the face changed similar to Hadhrat Isa (‘alayhis salam)

Is the above two versions supported by any authentic Hadith and is it appropriate to mention the above story in Islamic lectures? Read More »

Will we die as we lived?

Question

I’d like to know if the following is a statement of Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wasallam), and its reference please. Jazakumullahu khayran.

“You will be resurrected as you have died and you will die as you have lived.” 

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The great reward for farming

Question

Is the following from the Hadith?:

The farmer is rewarded for whatever he produces whether directly by his actions or not, so much so that even when birds, ants and other insects eat from the produce, he is rewarded

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