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September, 2015

  • 21 September

    Authenticity of the bazar du’a

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Umar bin al-Khattab reported that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: if a servant of Allah goes to the marketplace or shopping area and recites the following prayer then one million good deeds will be recorded for him and one million sins will be forgiven by Allah, who will also build …

  • 21 September

    Explanation of ‘Allah will never unite my ummah upon misguidance’

    Question Can you please shed some light on what the Hadith ‘Allah Ta’ala will never allow my Ummah to unite upon misguidance’ means? Does it mean that majority will always be on the right path?

  • 21 September

    Tafsir of Ibn ‘Abbas on the verse of Surah Dhariyat

    Question The statement ليعبدون اي ليعرفون is attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu’anhuma) with regards to the meaning of وما خلقت الجن والإنس إلا ليعبدون . Is this attribution sound?

  • 21 September

    Treat people according to their status

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “We have been commanded to treat people according to their status/rank”

  • 20 September

    Punishment for not forbidding evil

    Question I have heard few times of an incident in which Allah Ta’ala commanded the angels to destroy a town of disobedient people. However the angels commented that there was one pious worshipper within the town to which Allah Ta’ala said, start with him first. Does this incident have a legitimate source?

  • 20 September

    Just as you treat others so shall you be treated

    Question Is the following a Hadith? ‘Kama tadinu tudan’ (Just as you treat others so shall you be treated)

  • 20 September

    Another Hadith on the blessings of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to perform Salah and prolong the qiyam (standing position). Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once urinated in the well. There was no well in Madinah sweeter than this well. When people used to visit, I use to feed people from it. The …

  • 18 September

    The wings of Ja’far ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question There is a narration wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that Sayyiduna Ja’far will have wings and he will be flying in Jannah with the Angels? What book is this narration from, and is it authentic?

  • 18 September

    Must a woman slaughter?

    Question Is there any Hadith which specifically encourages women to slaughter themselves

  • 18 September

    Abandoning permissible acts to gain true Taqwa

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A man cannot become pious until he abandons permissible acts in order to save himself from impermissible acts”

  • 18 September

    Eating where alcohol is served

    Question Is there a Hadith that states that we should not eat at a place where alcohol is served?

  • 17 September

    Wishing for children in Jannah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration: “When a Mu’min (believer) wishes for a child in Jannah, its pregnancy, birth and its growing older will happen in less than no time.” (Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah, Dharimi, Ibn Hanbal)

  • 17 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s du’as for Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Are the following du’as that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made for Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah authentic? 1) O Allah! Teach Mu’awiyah the Book and arithmetic, and protect him from the Punishment. اللهم علم معاوية الكتاب والحساب وقه العذاب 2) O Allah! Teach him (Mu’awiyah) the Book and arithmetic, and grant him authority over cities and protect him from the Punishment. اللهم علمه الكتاب …