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August, 2018

  • 31 August

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on truthfulness and trustworthiness

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration. Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Do not let the prayer of a man deceive you nor his fasting. Rather look at the truthfulness of his speech, his trustworthiness whenever he is entrusted, and how he acts whenever he is given wealth/power.”

  • 31 August

    Meaning of ‘istimbat’

    Question What is meant by making ‘istimbat’ from a Hadith?

  • 30 August

    Charity will serve as a shade on the day of Qiyamah

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the Day of Qiyamah, people will be in the shade of the charity [they gave], until it is time for accountability.

  • 30 August

    The Ambiya would enter the Haram and make Tawaf barefoot

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Prophets used to enter the Haram walking barefoot. They would make Tawaf of the Ka’bah and complete all the rituals barefoot and walking.

  • 30 August

    The smell of henna

    Question Did Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) abstain from the using henna (mehndi) because Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) disliked its odour?

  • 29 August

    A Hadith Qudsi regarding salvation

    Question Can this Hadith Qudsi be quoted? قال الله عز وجل لا ينجو مني عبدي إلا بإداء ما افترضت عليه

  • 29 August

    A narration regarding conditions in trade

    Question Scholars of Islamic Finance quote the Hadith: المسلمون على شروطهم إلا شرطا حرم حلالا أو أحل حراما Where is this Hadith located and what is the strength?

  • 29 August

    The virtue of offering Fajr and ‘Asr Salah

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who offers Salah before the rising of the sun and before its setting, [i.e. Fajr and ‘Asr], would not enter Jahannam.”

  • 29 August

    Sell this life for the next and you will win both

    Question Please mention the reference for this narration as well as the Arabic text. Hasan Al Basri (rahimahullah) said: “O son of Adam! Sell this life for the next and you win both of them. Sell the next life for this and you lose both of them.”

  • 28 August

    Regretting and being ashamed over a sin

    Question Is this Hadith suitable to quote? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Anyone who did a wrong or committed a sin and is ashamed of it, then this will be his atonement.”

  • 28 August

    Reciting the takbir during the Eid

    Question Does the following appear in a Hadith: Zayyinu a’yadakum bittakbir

  • 28 August

    A believer should not degrade himself

    Question What is the status of the Hadith which states that a believer should not embarrass himself?

  • 28 August

    Those who do not make salam are the most miserly

    Question Is this correct? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The stingiest are those who are miserly with making salam [i.e. greeting first or replying to salam]”