Latest Answers

September, 2021

  • 16 September

    Explanation of a word in the du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite when leaving home

    Question In the below mentioned du’a to recite when leaving home, can the word أضلّ in the abovementioned narration be taken to mean guidance as far as navigation i.e. for one not to lose his way or get lost? اللَّهُم اني أعوذُ بِكَ أن أَضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ، أو أَزلَّ أو أُزَلَّ، أو أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ، أو أجهَل أو يُجْهَل عَلىَّ

  • 16 September

    A du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite when leaving home

    Question What is the reference for the following du’a? اللَّهُم اني أعوذُ بِكَ أن أَضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ، أو أَزلَّ أو أُزَلَّ، أو أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ، أو أجهَل أو يُجْهَل عَلىَّ

  • 15 September

    Eat, drink, give and take with the right hand for Shaytan uses his left hand

    Question Can this narration be quoted? Let one of you eat with his right hand and drink with his right hand, and take with his right hand and give with his right hand, for Satan eats with his left hand, drinks with his left hand, gives with his left hand and takes with his left hand

  • 15 September

    Commentary on the Hadith regarding offering Salah for forty days with the initial takbir

    Question Please explain regarding the Hadith on performing Salah for forty days in congregation, wherein a person will achieve two certificates. Is it a condition for the forty days to be consecutive of can it be spread out?

  • 15 September

    The real strong person is the one who can control his anger

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The strong person is not the one who can lift heavy weights. Rather, the strong person is the one who is in control of his soul while in a state of anger.”

  • 14 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) loved his wives and fragrance

    Question The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “In this world, women and perfume have been made dear to me, and my comfort has been provided in prayer.” Please provide the reference and grade.

  • 14 September

    A du’a to recite after reading a book to increase one’s memory

    Question What is the reference for this du’a to read after reading any book? سُبْحانَ اللّٰهِ وَ الْحَمْدُ لِلّٰهِ وَ لا إِلٰهَ إِلّا اللّٰهُ وَ اللّٰهُ أَكْبَرُ وَ لا حَوْلَ وَ لا قُوَّةَ إِلّا بِاللّٰهِ الْعَلِيِّ الْعَظِيمِ عَدَدَ كُلِّ حَرْفٍ كُتِبَ وَ عَدَدَ كُلِّ حَرْفٍ يُّكْتَبُ إِلىٰ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ

  • 14 September

    Number of narrations in Mustakhraj Abi ‘Awanah

    Question How many Hadiths are there in Musnad Abi Awanah?

  • 13 September

    Increase in the recitation of ‘La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah’ for it is the plantation of Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Be plentiful in sowing the seeds of paradise for indeed its water is sweet and fresh and its soil is good. Thus, be plentiful in planting it’s seedlings which is ‘La hawla wa la quwwata illa Billah.'” (Al Mu’jamul Kabir)

  • 13 September

    Reciting the shahadah thrice after wudu

    Question Can you please confirm whether this Hadith narrated by Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is authentic or not and if the text is correct? من توضأ فأحسن الوضوء ثم قال ثلاث مرات: اشهد ان لا اله الا الله وحده لا شريك له و اشهد ان محمدا عبده و رسوله، فتح له ثمانية أبواب الجنة من أيها شاء دخل

  • 13 September

    Reciting Surah Nasr when looking at the moon of Safar

    Question Is there any Hadith to recite Surah Nasr while or after looking at the moon of the month of Safar and then looking into a mirror after?

  • 10 September

    An unreliable narration regarding an eclipse during the month of Safar

    Question Please verify the authenticity of this narration: “And when the moon eclipses in Safar there would be a lack of rain in that year until the decrease will appear in the sea.”

  • 10 September

    Do not be Allah’s friend in public and his enemy in private

    Question Can you please mention the reference and Arabic text for this narration? “Do not be Allah’s friend in public and His enemy in private.”- Al Zuhd