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April, 2019

  • 23 April

    Caring for three daughters

    Question Is this authentic Sayyiduna Uqbah ibn ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “Whoever has three daughters and he is patient with them, he gives them food and drink, and he clothes them, then they will be his shield from Jahannam on the Day of Resurrection.” (Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 3669)

  • 23 April

    The virtue of passing away and leaving behind a will

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever passes away leaving a will [stating whatever is necessary to state], he passes away on the straight path and on the Sunnah and he passes away with piety and witness and he passes away forgiven”

  • 23 April

    A fabricated narration on the virtue of ghusl

    Question Is there any Hadith which mentions that when a person takes a ghusl after having intercourse in a halal way, Allah will grant him one hundred (100) palaces made from white pearls and for each drop of water he will receive the reward of one hundred (100) martyrs?

  • 19 April

    Eating twenty one raisins daily

    Question I read the following Hadith in a book on Tibb, however, the English translation of the last two words does not seem to be correct. Kindly provide the correct translation of the Hadith: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Those who take 21 raisins daily will be free from all diseases which give …

  • 19 April

    Man has never encountered anything more severe than death

    Question Is this narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Son of Adam never encountered anything since Allah created him more severe than death, then death is less than what is after”

  • 18 April

    A Hadith regarding fasting on the 15th of Sha’ban

    Question What is the status of this narration? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا كانت ليلة النصف من شعبان فقوموا ليلها وصوموا نهارها Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When it is the night of the middle of Sha’ban then spend the night in [Salah/’ibadah] and fast the [next] day.”

  • 18 April

    A poem attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) regarding Allah Ta’ala’s forgiveness

    Question I wanted the reference for the following statement: Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) said: My sin burdened me heavily. But when I measured it against Your Grace, O Rabb, Your forgiveness came out greater.

  • 18 April

    The wife should respond to her husband even if she is at the oven

    Question I am looking for the Hadith which states that if a woman is at the oven and her husband calls her, she should go.

  • 17 April

    If people knew the virtue of Ramadan, they would have wished that the entire year was Ramadan

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If only the slaves of Allah knew the virtue of Ramadan they would have wished that the entire year would be Ramadan”

  • 17 April

    Those who sever family ties will not be rewarded for their good deeds

    Question Is there any Hadith that mentions that Hajj will not be accepted if a person cuts off family ties or does not repay debts?

  • 17 April

    Warning of sitting in gatherings which are void of the remembrance of Allah or salutations (durud)

    Question Is this narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If people sit in a gathering in which they do not remember Allah nor send salutations on Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), such a gathering becomes a cause of dismay and loss for them. If Allah wills, He will punish them and if He wills, He will forgive them”

  • 16 April

    Why would Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) fast extra in Sha’ban?

    Question I heard that Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) would fast more in Sha’ban than in other months. What is the reason for this?

  • 16 April

    Those who will not enter Jannah early

    Question In the following Hadith, what does خب mean? لا يدخل الجنة خب