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August, 2019

  • 19 August

    When a person walks to the Masjid, good deeds are recorded and sins are wiped out

    Question What is the reference for this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When a man goes out of his house to his Masjid one foot records a good deed and the other erases a bad deed

  • 11 August

    The dhikr to recite on the Day of ‘Arafah

    Question I would like to know the reference for the following dhikr to be recited on ‘Arafah day: Lailaha illallahu wahdahu lasharika lahu lahul mulku walahul hamdu wahuwa ‘ala kulli shayin qadir

  • 9 August

    Reciting Surah Ikhlas to cross the Sirat (bridge) easily

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “If someone recites Surah Ikhlas fifteen (15) times daily, then he will cross the Sirat (pul sirat) bridge with the speed of lightening”?

  • 8 August

    A narration stating that the angels embrace those who arrive for Hajj walking

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily the angels shake hands with the hajis arriving in Makkah mounted [on a conveyance] and embrace those arriving on foot.”

  • 8 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ate the meat of his udhiyah/qurbani animal on journey

    Question Is this narration authentic? ذبح رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ضحيته ثم قال: يا ثوبان، أصلح لحم هذه فلم أزل أطعمه منها حتى قدم المدينة

  • 8 August

    Did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) make dhikr when he was weaned off?

    Question What is the status of the following narration? عن عبد الله بن عباس، قال: كانت حليمة بنت أبي ذؤيب التي أرضعت النبي، صلى الله عليه وسلم، تحدث أنها لما فطمت رسول الله، صلى الله عليه وسلم، تكلم، قالت:  سمعته يقول كلاما عجيبا: سمعته يقول: الله أكبر كبيرا، والحمد لله كثيرا، وسبحان الله بكرة وأصيلا

  • 8 August

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) manner of du’a in Salatul Istisqa (Salah seeking rain)

    Question In the following Hadith, what is the meaning of ‘أشار بظهر كفيه’? عن أنس بن مالك أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم استسقى، فأشار بظهر كفيه إلى السماء

  • 7 August

    An unreliable virtue of fasting on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Nabi Dawud was forgiven on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, thus, whoever fasts on this day sixty (60) years of his sins will be expiated.”

  • 7 August

    The day of ‘Arafah; the best day in the Sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? ما من يوم أفضل عند الله من يوم عرفة ينزل الله إلى السماء الدنيا فيباهي بأهل الأرض أهل السماء، فيقول: انظروا إلى عبادي شعثا غبرا ضاحين جاؤوا من كل فج عميق يرجون رحمتي، ولم يروا عذابي، فلم ير يوم أكثر عتقا من النار من يوم عرفة

  • 5 August

    Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) trying to emulate the udhiyah/qurbani animal of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question With reference to this post, I was interested to know if the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) emulated Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in this aspect. I came across the following narration in Sunan Ibn Majah: حدثنا يونس بن ميسرة بن حلبس، قال: خرجت مع أبي سعيد الزرقي، صاحب رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إلى شراء الضحايا، قال يونس: فأشار …

  • 5 August

    Protecting one’s gaze is more difficult than protecting the tongue

    Question Please mention the reference and Arabic text for this narration: ‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Protecting the eyesight is more difficult than protecting the tongue.”

  • 5 August

    Crying/weeping out of the fear of Allah

    Question What is the reference of this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A man who weeps for fear of Allah will not enter Jahannam until milk goes back into the udder.”

  • 2 August

    Sharpening the knife before slaughter and hastening to slaughter the udhiyah/qurbani

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) commanded that the knives be sharpened [before slaughtering the animal] and that it be concealed from the animals, and he said ‘When you slaughter the animal, then hasten in the slaughter [to cause the least amount of pain to the animal].'”