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September, 2020

  • 10 September

    How do you ascertain if a woman is fertile before marriage?

    Question I have the following question: There is a Hadith which mentions that we are required to choose a spouse who is loving and fertile. How would we able to know if the potential spouse is loving and fertile?

  • 10 September

    Clarification on Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding wine

    Question How do the scholars interpret this Hadith? ‘Abdullah ibn Buraydah (rahimahullah) said: ‘I entered upon Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) with my father. Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) made us sit on a mattress then he brought food to us and we ate. Then he brought drink to us. Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) drank and then he offered that to my father, thus my …

  • 9 September

    The reason for the reward of passing away far from one’s birthplace

    Question Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) says, “A man who was born in Madinah passed away in Madinah. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said ‘If only he passed away somewhere other than his birthplace [i.e. If only he was born out of Madinah and passed away in Madinah].’ Someone asked ‘And why is that O Rasulullah?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi …

  • 9 September

    People will only greet those who they know before Qiyamah

    Question Kindly provide the following Hadith in Arabic: “Before the Hour comes, there will be special greeting for the people of distinction.”

  • 7 September

    Who was Muhammad ibn Hanafiyyah?

    Question Who was Muhammad ibn Hanafiyyah (rahimahullah)? How was he the son of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?

  • 7 September

    Stopping at ten places in Quran known as ‘Waqful ghufran’

    Question Is the following narration authentic? من ضمن أن يقف في عشرة مواضع في القرآن ضمنت له الجنة

  • 4 September

    A query regarding the wording of the Hadith on the virtue of assisting a Muslim

    Question I know the narration with the following wording is recorded in Sahih Muslim: والله في عون العبد ما كان العبد في عون أخيه Allah will aid a servant so long as the servant aids his brother I want to know if there is any narration with the words: ان الله في عون العبد مادام العبد في عون اخيه

  • 4 September

    The virtue of reciting Surah Aalu ‘Imran on a Friday

    Question How sound is this Hadith? “Anyone who recites Surah Aalu ‘Imran on Friday, the angels will send blessing on him till the night.”

  • 3 September

    An unreliable virtue of drinking the leftover water after wudu

    Question I have read that drinking the leftover water from wudu is a Sunnah and is the cure from seventy diseases . Please advise on the authenticity of this.

  • 3 September

    Jibril (‘alayhis salam) describes Jahannam

    Question Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) at an unusual time. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stood up and said, ‘O Jibril, why has your complexion changed?’ Jibril (‘alayhis salam) replied, ‘I have only come as Allah has ordered regarding the keys of Jahannam.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) then said, …

  • 3 September

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) method of delivering a sermon

    Question Kindly provide the reasoning/explanation in the following Hadith for the words: كان رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إذا خَطَبَ احْمَرَّتْ عَيْناهُ، وَعَلا صَوْتُهُ، واشْتَدَّ غَضَبُهُ، عن جابر بن عبدالله رضي الله عنه قال: كانَ رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إذا خَطَبَ احْمَرَّتْ عَيْناهُ، وَعَلا صَوْتُهُ، واشْتَدَّ غَضَبُهُ، حتّى كَأنَّهُ مُنْذِرُ جَيْشٍ يقولُ: صَبَّحَكُمْ وَمَسّاكُمْ، ويقولُ: بُعِثْتُ أَنا والسّاعَةُ كَهاتَيْنِ، وَيَقْرُنُ بيْنَ إصْبَعَيْهِ السَّبّابَةِ، …

  • 3 September

    The verse that was revealed during the Farewell Hajj

    Question Was the following verse revealed during the Farewell Hajj of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam): “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” (Surah Maidah, Verse: 3) Please provide commentary for this verse as well.

  • 2 September

    Difference in wording of a du’a in Riyadus Salihin

    Question I came across the following du’a in two places: Tirmidhi (3502) and Riyadus Salihin (834). Tirmidhi: اللَّهُمَّ اقْسِمْ لَنَا مِنْ خَشْيَتِكَ مَا يَحُولُ بَيْنَنَا وَبَيْنَ مَعَاصِيكَ وَمِنْ طَاعَتِكَ مَا تُبَلِّغُنَا بِهِ جَنَّتَكَ وَمِنَ الْيَقِينِ مَا تُهَوِّنُ بِهِ عَلَيْنَا مُصِيبَاتِ الدُّنْيَا وَمَتِّعْنَا بِأَسْمَاعِنَا وَأَبْصَارِنَا وَقُوَّتِنَا مَا أَحْيَيْتَنَا وَاجْعَلْهُ الْوَارِثَ مِنَّا وَاجْعَلْ ثَأْرَنَا عَلَى مَنْ ظَلَمَنَا وَانْصُرْنَا عَلَى مَنْ عَادَانَا وَلاَ …