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February, 2018

  • 13 February

    An unauthentic virtue of reciting Surah Tahrim

    Question In your answer regrading Surah Tahrim, you have mentioned that there is no authentic special virtue for reciting the Surah.. I have come across the following virtue, is it authentic? من قرأ سورة التحريم آتاه الله توبة نصوحاً

  • 12 February

    Is there any special virtue for reciting Surah Tahrim?

    Question Is there any special virtue for reciting Surah Tahrim?

  • 12 February

    A narration stating that seventy thousand angels escorted Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) on her wedding night

    Question Is it true that that when Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) went to the home of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu), she was escorted by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Jibril, Mikail and seventy thousand other angels?

  • 12 February

    Du’a of one in the path of Allah

    Question What is the status of this narration? حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، عَنْ رَوْحِ بْنِ عُبَادَةَ، عَنْ حَمَّادِ بْنِ سَلَمَةَ، عَنْ طَلْحَةَ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ كَرِيزٍ الْخُزَاعِيِّ، أَنَّ رَجُلًا، كَانَ فِي غَزَاةٍ لَهُ مَعَ أَصْحَابِهِ، فَأَبَقَ غُلَامٌ لَهُ بِفَرَسِهِ، فَلَمَّا أَرَادَ أَصْحَابُهُ أَنْ يَرْتَحِلُوا، تَوَضَّأَ الرَّجُلُ وَصَلَّى رَكْعَتَيْنِ، وَقَالَ: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّكَ تَرَى مَكَانِي وَحَالِي، وَارْتُحَالَ أَصْحَابِي، اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أُقْسِمُ عَلَيْكَ لَمَا …

  • 12 February

    The characteristics of the inhabitants of Jahannam

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? ألا أخبركم بأهل النار كل عتل جواظ متكبر

  • 9 February

    Reciting the last three surahs every morning and evening

    Question I have heard one Scholar say the following: “Reciting the three Quls three times [each] in the morning and evening is weak, and what’s preserved is one time [each] without [reciting]: Qul huwallahu Ahad. Only recite Surah Nas and Surah Falaq.”   Please comment.

  • 9 February

    Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) possessed many good qualities

    Question One day Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sat with the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) and explained to them that character has 360 branches and whomsoever has one will go to Jannah. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) then asked, ‘O Rasulullah! Do I have any one of them in me?” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘You have all 360 in …

  • 9 February

    ‘To be given a little ability to do good deeds is better than having a lot of knowledge’

    Question Is this a Hadith? قليل من التوفيق خير من كثير من العلم

  • 9 February

    The expression of Taqwa, La ilaha illallah Muhammadur Rasulullah

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: أنزل الله تعالى في كتابه فذكر قوما استكبروا فقال: {إنهم كانوا إذا قيل لهم لا إله إلا الله يستكبرون} [الصافات: 35] وقال تعالى: {إذ جعل الذين كفروا في قلوبهم الحمية حمية الجاهلية فأنزل الله سكينته على رسوله وعلى المؤمنين وألزمهم كلمة التقوى وكانوا أحق بها وأهلها} …

  • 9 February

    Imam Ibn Abid Dunya (rahimahullah)

    Question I have noticed in many of your answers you reference to Ibn Abi Dunya. Can you provide a short bio and a general ruling on his books?

  • 8 February

    The limbs complain about the sharpness of the tongue

    Question Is this correct? Aslam narrates that Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once saw Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) pulling his tongue. ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked: ‘O Khalifah of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)! What are you doing? He said: ‘Indeed this tongue has brought me to destruction.  Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no part of the …

  • 8 February

    When Allah intends good for a person he allows him to carry out good deeds

    Question Who is this narration attributed to and please mention the reference? إذا أراد الله بعبد شرا أغلق عليه باب العمل وفتح عليه باب الجدل

  • 7 February

    Give the beggar something, even if it be a burnt hoof/trotter

    Question What is the reference for this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Give the beggar something/Do not reject a beggar, even if you give a burnt hoof”