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July, 2018

  • 17 July

    Hadiths regarding the removal of white/grey hair

    Question Is it proven from Hadith that we should not remove white/grey hair from our head, moustache or beard [when it is over a fist]?

  • 17 July

    Another version of the Hadith encouraging swimming, horse riding and archery

    Question Please authenticate this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Engage in playing and enjoying yourselves, for I dislike harshness to be seen in your religion.”

  • 16 July

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not shake hands with strange women

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration please? Umaymah the daughter of Ruqayqah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: “The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “I do not shake hands with women.”

  • 16 July

    Aswad ibn Yazid (rahimahullah) would complete the Quran every second night in Ramadan

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration? “Aswad bin Yazid (rahimahullah) would complete the Quran every second night in Ramadan

  • 16 July

    A narration regarding ‘Uzayr (‘alayhis salam)

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? عن علي رضي الله عنه، قال: خرج عزير نبي الله من مدينته، وهو رجل شاب، فمر على قرية وهي خاوية على عروشها، قال: أنى يحيي هذه الله بعد موتها، فأماته الله مائة عام، ثم بعثه فأول ما خلق عيناه، فجعل ينظر إلى عظامه، ينظم بعضها إلى بعض، ثم كسيت لحما، ونفخ …

  • 16 July

    Some sunnats of eating

    Question Could you reference the narration? Narrated Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Abi Salamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu): “I was a boy under the care of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and my hand used to go around the plate while I was eating. So Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to me, ‘O youngster! Mention the Name of Allah and eat …

  • 13 July

    Marry, for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had many wives

    Question Is the following authentic? Marry, for the best person of this ummah [Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam] had many wives. The reference given is Sahih Bukhari.

  • 13 July

    An unreliable virtue of offering Fajr Salah for forty days with the first takbir

    Question Is this authentic? It appears in a Hadith that whomsoever offers Fajr Salah for forty (40) days without missing the first rak’ah, will not die until he sees his abode in Jannah.

  • 13 July

    A du’a asking for strength and honour

    Question Can we read and practice on this on this du’a? What is the correct reference? اللهم ‍ إني ضعيف فقو في رضاك ضعفي، وخذ إلى الخير بناصيتي، واجعل الإسلام منتهى رضائي، اللهم إني ضعيف فقوني، وذليل فأعزني، وفقير فارزقني

  • 12 July

    The best thing and worst thing a man can be given

    Question What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best thing a believing man can be given is good character, and the worst thing a man can be given is an evil heart with a beautiful appearance.”

  • 12 July

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the Sahabah’s hospitality towards the delegation of ‘Abd Qays

    Question حدثنا يونس بن محمد قال حدثني يحيى بن عبد الرحمن العصري حدثنا شهاب بن عباد أنه سمع بعض وفد عبد القيس وهم يقولون ‘قدمنا على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فاشتد فرحهم بنا فلما انتهينا إلى القوم أوسعوا لنا فقعدنا فرحب بنا النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم ودعا لنا ثم نظر إلينا فقال من سيدكم وزعيمكم فأشرنا بأجمعنا …

  • 12 July

    Marrying relatives/cousins

    Question Is the following a Hadith and is it authentic? “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited the Muslims from marrying amongst their cousins/relatives”

  • 12 July

    One recital for ‘Arafah

    Question Is the following narration authentic  عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، قَالَ : قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ : مَا مِنْ مُسْلِمٍ يَقِفُ عَشِيَّةَ عَرَفَةَ فِي الْمَوْقِفِ فَيَسْتَقْبِلُ الْقِبْلَةَ بِوَجْهِهِ ثُمَّ يَقُولُ: لا إِلَهَ إِلا اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لا شَرِيكَ لَهُ لَهُ الْمُلْكُ وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ مِائَةَ مَرَّةٍ، ثُمَّ يَقْرَأُ قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ مِائَةَ …