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November, 2015

  • 21 November

    Praising Allah after every sip/bite/morsel

    Question According to one poster it is stated that, 1) It is sunnah to say Alhamdulillah after every morsel and every sip? 2) If it is sunnah does this mean that for example I have three grapes in my plate and after eating one grape do I say Alhamdulillah, the same process goes up to the last one?

  • 21 November

    Lowering the voice when sneezing

    Question I heard that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would lower his voice when sneezing. Is this correct?

  • 20 November

    Warning against touching a strange woman

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: “That a needle is inserted in your head is better than you touching a woman who is not permissible for you to touch”

  • 20 November

    A deed better than optional fasting, Salah and charity

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith and confirm if authentic or not: “Do you know what is better than charity, fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.” (Muslim and Bukhari)

  • 20 November

    Forgiving one another on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith in Kanzul ‘Ummal? “A caller will call out on the Day of Qiyamah that Allah has forgiven you, so you should forgive one another as well”

  • 19 November

    Warning against speaking lies in order to make people laugh

    Question Please provide the reference for the Hadith which states “Woe unto the one who speaks lies just to make people laugh”

  • 19 November

    A few questions that a group of Jews posed to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is the grading of this Hadith: “A group of Jews came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, `Talk to us about some things we will ask you and which only a Prophet would know.’ He said, `Ask me about whatever you wish. However, give your pledge to Allah, similar to the pledge that Ya’qub took from his …

  • 19 November

    Death with wudu is martyrdom

    Question I wanted to know what the grade of this Hadith is Sahih, Hasan or Da’if and whether it’s allowed to practice upon: One should try to be in the state of wudu all the time. He who passes away in the state of wudu dies as a Shahid (martyr) (Majmauz zawaid, vol.1 pg. 271 and Fathul Malikil ‘Aliy, pg.35)

  • 19 November

    Dates to be eaten at childbirth

    Question Is there a Hadith that says dates should be eaten at the time of childbirth?

  • 19 November

    Explanation of a du’a made by ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the meaning of the word ‘aqalana‘ in the following  du’a: ‘Alhamdulillahil ladhi aqalana yawmana hadha’ (الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي أَقَالَنَا يَوْمَنَا هَذا وَلَمْ يُهْلِكْنَا بِذُنُو)

  • 19 November

    Allah Ta’ala does not punish the heart which contains the Quran

    Question is the following Hadith authentic? Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports this Hadith: “Almighty Allah does not punish the heart which contains the Quran”

  • 18 November

    Authenticity of the Hadith ‘The parable of my Ummah is that of rain’

    Question What is status of following Hadith? “The parable of my Ummah is that of rain, it is uncertain if the first or last of it is better”

  • 18 November

    Pausing between the verses of Surah Fatihah

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? “The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) used to pause after each verse of Surah Fatihah.