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April, 2021

  • 9 April

    Explanation of the Hadith ‘Divorce is disliked by Allah Ta’ala’

    Question Please provide a brief explanation of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘The most detestable of all permissible deeds to Allah is divorce’

  • 8 April

    Reciprocating a gift or praising the bestower

    Question Is this a Hadith? If someone is given something, he should give a return for it provided he can afford if he cannot afford, he should praise him. He who praises him for it, thanks him, and he who conceals it is ungrateful to him

  • 8 April

    A brief biography of Imam Muhammad ibn Sabbah (rahimahullah)

    Question Kindly provide a brief biography of Imam Ibn Sabbagh (ابن الصباغ), a student of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahumallah).

  • 8 April

    A narration explaining the lengthy lifespans of the nations of the past

    Question Is this authentic? إن كان الرجل ممن كان قبلكم ليأتي عليه ثمانون سنة قبل أن يحتلم

  • 7 April

    Translation of the word يباشرها/مباشرة

    Question What is the translation of يباشِرُها in the following Hadith? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين رضي الله عنها قالت: كان إحدانا إذا كانتْ حائضًا، أمَرَها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتأتزر بإزارٍ، ثم يباشِرُها

  • 7 April

    The Ismul A’azam in two Verses

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Asma’ bint Yazid reported: The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The greatest name of Allah is in these two Verses: ‘Your God is one God, there is no God but Him, the Gracious, the Merciful’ (2:163). As well as the opening of Surah Alu ‘Imran: Allah, there is no God but …

  • 7 April

    ‘Aaishah’s (radiyallahu ‘anha) statement regarding women attending the Masjid

    Question I came across a narration in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din that ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: “If the Prophet only knew of the misdeeds that women would bring about after his time, he would have forbidden them from going out.” Is it authentic?

  • 7 April

    Following the ways of the Banu Israil, handspan by handspan

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and explanation of the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘You will most definitely follow the ways of those before you, handspan by handspan, arm’s length by arm’s length, so much so that if they were to enter a lizard’s hole, you would certainly …

  • 6 April

    Khalid’s ibn Ma’dan statement regarding spending five nights of the year in ‘ibadah

    Question I want to know the authenticity of this particular saying of Tabi’i Khalid ibn Ma’dan (rahimahullah) who said: “There are five particular nights in a whole year, whosoever spends these nights in worship with intention of gaining virtues and believing [in its promised virtues], Allah will grant him entrance into Jannah 1. The first night of Rajab (worships in …

  • 6 April

    The virtue of wearing simple clothing

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? من ترك اللباس وهوقادر عليه تواضعا لله دعاه الله على رؤوس الخلائق، حتى يخير في حلل الإيمان يلبس أيها شاء

  • 6 April

    Fudayl’s ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) statement regarding fear of Allah

    Question Can you mention the source and Arabic text for this? “Whoever fears Allah, no one will harm him, and whoever fears other than Allah, no one will benefit him.”

  • 5 April

    Another Hadith regarding the detrimental characteristics of women

    Question Kindly provide the correct Arabic wording and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The majority of those I saw therein [i.e. in the fire] were women who spread secrets when entrusted; when they are asked, they are stingy, and when they ask others, they do so in a demanding way.’ Husayn [ibn Muhammad, when …

  • 2 April

    Another version of ‘Uthman’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding the Quran

    Question What is the correct reference for this statement and can it be quoted? لو طهرت قلوبكم ما شبعت من كلام الله