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February, 2016

  • 25 February

    The link between humility and wisdom

    Question What is the grade of this Hadith: “There is no human being except that the wisdom of his mind is in the hands of an Angel. When he shows humility, the Angel is ordered to increase his wisdom. When he displays arrogance/pride, the Angel is ordered to decrease his wisdom.”

  • 25 February

    Animals fear the occurence of Qiyamah every Friday

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith which states that every Friday, animals are alert out of fear that it could be Qiyamah on that day except Man and Jinn?

  • 24 February

    The name ‘Manaf’

    Question Is the name ‘Manaf’ from among the Asmaul Husna of Allah Ta’ala?

  • 24 February

    A du’a to recite after Salah and before sleeping

    Question What is the authenticity of the following du’a? Whoever says ‘Allah is the Greatest, the amount of even and odd (prayer), (the amount) of Allah’s complete, pure and blessed words. There is no god except Allah’, thrice after every salah and when he goes to sleep, it will be a means of light for him in his grave ,light …

  • 24 February

    A Hadith regarding a cursed nikah

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith: ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) cursed the ‘muhill’ (the person marrying a woman to make her halal for her first husband) and the person who ‘halalah’ was done on behalf.

  • 23 February

    The virtue of an honest trader

    Question Is the following narration reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The truthful and honest trader will be in the company of the Ambiya, the truthful ones and martyrs [in the Hereafter]”

  • 23 February

    Mercy descends when the pious are mentioned, Hadith?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “When the pious are mentioned, [Allah’s] mercy descends”

  • 23 February

    Reciting five Surahs with six Bismillahs before journey

    Question Is the following ‘amal proven from authentic Ahadith?: Recite: 1. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, Surah Kafirun 2. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, Surah Nasr 3. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, Surah Ikhlas 4. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, Surah Falaq 5. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim, Surah Nas 6. Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim.

  • 23 February

    Wording of another du’a to be recited before sleeping

    Question 1. Can you confirm the reference and reliability of this du’a? 2. I found two variations of the du’a. Which one is valid? بِاسْمِكَ رَبِّي وَضَعْتُ جَنْبِي، وَبِكَ أَرْفَعُهُ، فَإِنْ أَمْسَكْتَ نَفْسِي فَارْحَمْهَا / [ فَاغْفِرْ لَهَا]، وَإِنْ أَرْسَلْتَهَا فَاحْفَظْهَا، بِمَا تَحْفَظُ بِهِ عِبَادَكَ الصَّالِحِينَ

  • 22 February

    The effect of saying the word: Ya Rabbi

    Question How many times should we recite: Ya Rabb? 1. ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “When the servant said,”O Lord! [Ya Rabb]” four times. Allah said, “I am listening to you, my servant. Ask and you will be granted.” 2. I have seen another narration of Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) where he said: “Whenever a servant said,”O Lord! O Lord!” Allah said,”I am …

  • 22 February

    A Hadith regarding the self possessiveness of women

    Question My question is about the following Hadith: “Allah Ta’ala has decreed the quality of possessiveness for women and jihad for men, so whoever bears that with patience out of faith and in the hope of reward will have a reward like that of a martyr.” Is this Hadith authentic and if so, can you also provide some commentary as well?

  • 22 February

    Shaytan’s plea at the time of the conquest of Makkah

    Question What is the authenticity of this? When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) conquered Makkah Mukarramah, Shaytan let out a shriek and told the other Shayatin that after today, there is no way we can make the ummah of Muhammad ascribe partners to Allah.

  • 22 February

    Allah’s help follows after patience

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? ‘And know that victory [help/assistance] comes through patience and that the grant [relief] comes after the affliction [distress].’