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August, 2020

  • 7 August

    A Believer seeks excuses for his brother and a hypocrite seeks faults

    Question What is the reference and Arabic text of this narration? Ibn Manazil (rahimahullah) said: “A believer seeks excuses for his brother while the hypocrite seeks mistakes”

  • 7 August

    A home in Jannah made from a ruby

    Question There is Hadith in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah (Hadith: 35168) regarding a special jewel home reserved for Prophets, and martyrs. Is this Hadith authentic?

  • 7 August

    False information regarding Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question I have come across the undermentioned post on a group chat. Would you be so kind as to please explain if this is authentic? “See example of Abu Hurayrah from Sahih Muslim in his Sahih in Volume 1, writes that during the time of the Prophet, ‘Umar ibn Khattab beat Abu Hurayrah for fabricating lies. In Volume 2 of …

  • 7 August

    The virtue of a Friday during the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah

    Question Please can you verify this statement? Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) said: “A Friday that occurs in the 10 days of Dhul Hijjah is more distinguished to any other Friday of the year.”

  • 7 August

    A brief biography of Yahya ibn Ma’in

    Question Who was Imam Yahya ibn Ma’in (rahimahullah)? His name often appears when grading narrators. What is the opinion of Imam Ahmad and other ‘Ulama (rahimahumullah) with regards to him.

  • 6 August

    Be concerned with yourself when four things occur

    Question Is there any Hadith together with its authenticity which says: Start thinking about yourself and not people when four things happen to pass; 1) Widespread greed 2) People following their desire 3) People stubborn/proud about their view 4) People giving priority of Dunya over Din

  • 6 August

    A narration attributed to ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding pondering over the Verses of the Quran

    Question Is the following narration authentic: تدبروا آيات القرآن، واعتبروا به فإنه أبلغ العبر

  • 6 August

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) neighbours causing him harm

    Question عن عائشة قالت: قال رسول الله (صلى الله عليه وسلم): كنت بين شر جارين. بين أبي لهب وعقبة بن أبي معيط إن كانا ليأتيان بالفروث فيطرحانها على بابي حتى إنهم ليأتون ببعض ما يطرحون من الأذى فيطرحونه على بابي. فيخرج به رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم فيقول: يا بني عبد مناف أي جوار هذا! ثم يلقيه بالطريق

  • 6 August

    Durud for the assurance of the intercession of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Please inform me on the authenticity of the following: Imam Ibn Abi ‘Asim (rahimahullah) has cited a narration in which Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has mentioned that whoever recites the Salutation (durud) below, seven times on seven Fridays, then the intercession of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is assured for the reciter on the Day of Judgement. اللهم صل …

  • 5 August

    Wording of a comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question With regards to the comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), I have come across the following narration: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ مِمَّا سَأَلَكَ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، وَنَسْتَعِيذُكَ مِمَّا اسْتَعَاذَكَ مِنْهُ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ الْمُسْتَعَانُ وَعَلَيْكَ الْبَلاَغُ، وَلاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ‏ (Aladabul Mufrad, Hadith: 679)   I would like …

July, 2020

  • 28 July

    Reciting the Quran in a melodious tone

    Question What do the words يتغنى بالقرآن that appear in Hadiths mean and what is its interpretation? Would you also please explain the matter of Maqamat in Egypt?

  • 27 July

    Preservation of the knowledge of Din during each generation

    Question Kindly provide some commentary on the following Hadith: ‘This sacred knowledge will be borne by the reliable authorities of each successive generation, who will [preserve it and] remove from it the alterations of the excessive, the interpolations of the corrupt, and the false interpretations of the ignorant.’

  • 27 July

    A query regarding the du’a when visiting the sick

    Question Is this a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? Regarding sickness, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Nothing to worry. It is a purifier.”