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April, 2018

  • 16 April

    One cause for the child being masculine or feminine

    Question I’ve heard that there is a Hadith that indicates something to the effect that a child will resemble the parent who first achieved climax during coitus. Is this true and from an authentic source? I’ve since heard others suggest that it relates to gender of baby and not physical resemblance.

  • 16 April

    Tyrant rulers will rule before Al Mahdi (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? سيكون من بعدي خلفاء، ومن بعد الخلفاء أمراء، ومن بعد الأمراء ملوك، ومن بعد الملوك جبابرة، ثم يخرج رجل من أهل بيتي يملأ الأرض عدلا كما ملئت جورا، ثم يؤمر القحطاني فوالذي بعثني بالحق ما هو دونه

  • 13 April

    An unreliable virtue of Durud/Salat on Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question Is this suitable to quote? من صلى علي يوم الجمعة صلاة واحدة صلى الله عليه وملائكتة ألف ألف صلاة

  • 13 April

    Those who are always satiated in this world will be hungry in the Hereafter

    Question Is this narration authentic? إن أهل الشبع في الدنيا هم أهل الجوع في الآخرة غدا

  • 13 April

    The application of weak Hadiths

    Question I know the majority of scholars accept weak Hadiths for virtues bearing in mind certain conditions. However my question is regarding why weak Hadiths are also used for those things which are not related to virtues. I am confused regarding the wiping of the face after prayer, from what I have been informed is there are many weak Hadiths …

  • 13 April

    A narration mentioning who is a real insane person

    Question What is the source and authenticity of this narration? One day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walked through a group of companions. He asked them: ‘Why are you gathering here?’ They replied: ‘O Messenger of Allah, there is a madman who is raging. That is why we are gathering here.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘This man is …

  • 13 April

    Placing the hand under the cheek when sleeping

    Question Is this correct? “Place your [right] hand under your [right] cheek when sleeping as done by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)”

  • 12 April

    If you ask, ask of Allah and if you seek help, seek help from Allah

    Question Can this narration be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you ask, ask of Allah and if you seek help, seek help from Allah”

  • 12 April

    Did Allah recite Surah Taha and Surah Yasin 1000 years before creation?

    Question How authentic is the following Hadith? إن الله تبارك وتعالى قرأ طه و يس قبل أن يخلق السماوات والأرض بألف عام، فلما سمعت الملائكة القرآن، قالت: طوبى لأمة ينزل هذا عليها، وطوبى لأجواف تحمل هذا، وطوبى لألسنة تتكلم بهذا

  • 12 April

    Eating an odd number of fruit

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Eating fruit in odd numbers will not be a cause of harm”

  • 12 April

    Du’as are accepted when the Quran is completed

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to ibn Masud (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? Ibrahim Al-Taymi said: ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said, ‘Whoever completes a full recital of the Quran then his du’aʾ will be accepted’. He (Ibrahim Al-Taymi) said, when ‘Abdullāh (Ibn Mas’ud) used to complete a full recital of the Quran he would gather his family and supplicate, and they would say …

  • 11 April

    ‘If our hearts were pure, we would never have enough of Quran’

    Question Could you reference this narration? Amirul Mu’minin Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “If our hearts were pure, we would never have enough of the word of Allah (the Quran). Verily I detest that a day goes by in which I have not looked at the Mushaf (the Quran).”

  • 11 April

    The du’a ‘Allahumma lakal hamdu hamday yuwafi ni’amak’

    Question Is this du’a mentioned in any Hadith and is there any virtue for reciting it? اللهم لك الحمد حمدا يوافي نعمك، ويكافئ مزيدك، أحمدك بجميع محامدك ما علمت منها وما لم أعلم على جميع نعمك ما علمت منها وما لم أعلم، وعلى كل حال Allahumma lakal hamdu hamday yuwafi ni’amaka wa yukafi-u mazidak. Ahmaduka bijami’i mahamidika ma ‘alimtu minha …