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April, 2015

  • 23 April

    All doors of Jannah open

    Question Are these Hadiths sahih? 1. On the Day of Resurrection, the eight gates of Paradise will be opened for all people who perform the five daily salah, fast in the month of Ramadan, pay zakat, and refrain from major sins. They will enter it through whichever gate they wish. (Hakim) 2. All the gates of Paradise will be opened …

  • 23 April

    Fasting on the first three days of Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting the first day of Rajab compensates for the sins of three years, fasting the second day expiates two years of sins and fasting the third day expiates one year of sins, thereafter one month’s sins are expiated for each day of fasting”

  • 22 April

    An unauthentic Hadith regarding the repellents of Bid'ah

    Question Is the following narration authentic? إن لله تعالى عند كل بدعة كيد بها الإسلام و أهله وليا صالحا يذب عنه و يتكلم بعلاماته فاغتنموا حضور تلك المجالس بالذب عن الضعفاء و توكلوا على الله و كفى بالله وكيلا Translation: Whenever any innovation detrimental to Islam appears, Allah Ta’ala always has a pious friend to speak about the signs of …

  • 22 April

    An untraceable Hadith on how honey gains sweetness

    Question Is the following narration authentic?   One day, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  was on his way to Jihad with his Companions and after choosing a spot, he said to them “Eat whatever you want to eat here”. As they were about to commence eating, one of the Companions said: “Ya Rasullallah! There is nothing else to eat with …

  • 21 April

    Loving fellow believers and not taunting them

    Question Are the following narration sahih? 1. Sayyiduna Mu’adh (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whoever taunts a brother (Muslim) with a sin (which the Muslim has committed), will not die until he (the taunter) commits the same sin.’ 2. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alyhi wasallam) said: ‘A Mu’min (Believer) is the repository …

  • 21 April

    Benefits/harms of the mushroom

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said that mushroom is a good cure for the eyes; it also serves as a form of birth control and arrests paralysis. Is this sound?

  • 21 April

    On which days are our deeds presented to Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)?

    Question Is there any Hadith which shows that our A’amal (deeds) are presented to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) every Monday and Thursday?

  • 21 April

    Safeguarding the tongue, a means of protecting one's Iman

    Question Kindly verify the following Hadith: “A person’s Iman (faith) is not upright until his heart is upright, and his heart is not upright until his tongue is upright”

  • 21 April

    Majority of sins emanate from the tongue

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? “The majority of man’s sins emanate from his tongue”

  • 20 April

    Hadith on respecting elders, showing mercy on children and acknowledging the right's of Scholars

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who does not respect our elders, and does not have mercy on our children, and does not acknowledge the rights our scholars, is not of my Ummah.”

  • 20 April

    Carrying out tasks thoroughly

    Question Is the following a Hadith? “When one of you does something, Allah loves that you do it with excellence/thoroughly”

  • 15 April

    Chapters found in a Jami'

    Question As I understand, in order for a Hadith work to be classified as a Jami’, it must contain 8 topics. viz. 1. Aqaid, 2. Ahkam, 3. Tarikh/Siyar, 4. Tafseer, 5. Manaqib, 6. Adaab, 7. Fitan. My question is regarding the eighth topic. Some say it is Ashratus sa’ah, and others say Riqaq. My understanding is that Ashratus sa’ah is …

  • 15 April

    When to recite the evening du’as

    Question I would like to know what time is the correct time to recite the evening du’as? Is it at ‘Asr time or at Maghrib time? I have been reciting the evening adhkar after ‘Asr. Is it correct and established? JazakAllah khayran