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March, 2019

  • 14 March

    Sitting in partial shade and partial sunlight

    Question I would like to know if you have ever come across a Hadith which states that Shaytan sits between the shade and sunlight, so either sit fully in the shade or fully in the sunlight”.

  • 13 March

    Those who invent tales and those who spread them are equal

    Question What is the reference for this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “The one who invents tales and those who circulate it are both equal in sinning”

  • 13 March

    The scales of Justice by Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the explanation of the following part of the Hadith و يرفع القسط و يخفضه عن أبي موسى الأشعري عبدالله بن قيس: قامَ فِينا رَسولُ اللهِ صَلّى اللَّهُ عليه وسلَّمَ بأَرْبَعٍ: إنَّ اللَّهَ لا يَنامُ ولا يَنْبَغِي له أنْ يَنامَ، يَرْفَعُ القِسْطَ ويَخْفِضُهُ، ويُرْفَعُ إلَيْهِ عَمَلُ النَّهارِ باللَّيْلِ، وعَمَلُ اللَّيْلِ بالنَّهارِ.

  • 13 March

    Wearing pants while sitting

    Question Is there any narration which states it is Sunnah to put on one’s pants while sitting? In other words, is it against the Sunnah to stand and wear pants?

  • 13 March

    The courage of Sayyidah Ummu ‘Umarah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question Please authenticate this narration. The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said to her: ‘From where can anyone get courage like you, O Ummu ‘Umarah (Nasibah).’

  • 13 March

    Authenticity of Imam Shafi’i’s statement regarding du’as being accepted on five nights of the year

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)? Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) has stated: “I have heard that du’as are accepted by Almighty Allah on five nights: 1) The night of Jumu’ah, 2 and 3) The nights of the two ‘Eids, 4) The first night of Rajab, 5) The middle (15th) night of Sha’ban”

  • 12 March

    The punishment for those who backbite and defame people

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? لما عرج بي مررت بقوم لهم أظفار من نحاس يخمشون بها وجوههم وصدورهم، فقلت: من هؤلاء يا جبريل قال هؤلاء الذين يأكلون لحوم الناس ويقعون في أعراضهم

  • 12 March

    Rajab is Allah’s month

    Question I would like to know if the following is authentic as a Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? “Rajab is Allah’s month, Sha’ban is my month, and Ramadan is my nation’s month.”

  • 12 March

    Hanging out children’s clothing after sunset

    Question Is there a Hadith which prohibits hanging out children’s clothes on a washing line after sunset?

  • 11 March

    Books on the topic of Hadith compilation and preservation

    Question I would like to know what was the procedure of compiling Hadith? Like how was Hadith compiled? Can you please suggest kitabs which I could read that will give me a thorough understanding of this topic.

  • 11 March

    The narrator, Ahmad ibn Salamah Al Madaini

    Question What is the status of the narrator, Ahmad ibn Salamah Al Madaini?

  • 11 March

    Is the lifespan of this Ummah dependant on their actions?

    Question What is status of following narration? إن أحسنت أمتي فلها يوم وإن أساءت فلها نصف يوم

  • 11 March

    The guest comes with his own rizq

    Question Is this narration authentic? حدثنا أبو محمد بن حيان، ثنا محمد بن أحمد بن معدان، ثنا أيوب بن علي بن الهيضم، ثنا زياد بن سيار، عن أبي قرصافة قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا أراد الله بعبد خيرا أهدى له هدية. قيل: يا رسول الله، وما تلك الهدية؟ قال: بضيف ينزل به برزقه ويرحل وقد غفر …