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February, 2019

  • 21 February

    A little wealth which suffices you is better than abundant wealth which distracts you

    Question Can you provide the reference for this: Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Know that a little wealth which suffices you is better than an abundance of wealth that distracts you [from Allah]”

  • 20 February

    The Importance of Salah in Congregation

    Question There is a Hadith in which the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) got angry on those who didn’t come to pray in the masjid. From this Hadith some scholars say it is obligatory to pray in congregation. Even Imam Bukhari said obligatory. Imam Muslim said it is fard kifayah. What is the answer to this?

  • 20 February

    Seventy two Hurs for the lowest ranked inhabitant of Jannah

    Question You mention on your website that for the ordinary inhabitant of Jannah, there will be seventy two (72) Hurs (maidens of Jannah). Does that mean that everyone will have at least seventy two Hurs? Even the people in the lowest level of Jannah?

  • 20 February

    Obeying the Muslim ruler as long as he does not command sin

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “It is necessary upon a Muslim to listen to and obey [the ruler] in things he likes and dislikes, as long as he is not ordered to carry out a sin. If he is commanded to commit …

  • 20 February

    Munkar/Nakir and Mubashhir/Bashir?

    Question Are the Angels Munkar and Nakir المنکر والنکیر also called Mubashhir and Nadhir مبشر و نذیر ?

  • 20 February

    A man was granted Jannah for removing a thorny branch which was causing inconvenience

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A thorny branch was causing trouble to Muslims. A man came and cut it and due to this was forgiven/ gained entry into Jannah”

  • 19 February

    Those who do not have mercy for fellow humans are certainly at a loss

    Question What is reference of the following narration? خاب عبد وخسر لم يجعل الله في قلبه رحمة للبشر

  • 19 February

    When Bismillah was revealed

    Question Is this Hadith suitable to quote? Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was reported to have said: “When ‘Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim’ [In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful] was revealed, the clouds gave way by moving to the East, the winds ceased blowing, the oceans became calm, the creatures prepared themselves to listen, the shayatin were pelted [with …

  • 19 February

    Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would walk ahead of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is there any mention in Hadith that the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would walk in front of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) [to ward of any danger] and they would [entrust] the angels to [protect from behind]?

  • 18 February

    Folding clothes

    Question I’ve heard that it is Sunnah to fold the clothes and not to hang them. Is there any Hadith about this?

  • 18 February

    Staying away from evil leaders

    Question Is this narration authentic? ليأتين عليكم أمراء يقربون شرار الناس ويؤخرون الصلاة عن مواقيتها فمن أدرك ذلك منكم فلا يكونن عريفا ولا شرطيا ولا جابيا ولا خازنا

  • 18 February

    Is backbiting the food of the dogs of Jahannam?

    Question I heard a Hadith that ghibah [backbiting] is the diet of the dogs of Jahannam, is this true?

  • 18 February

    Some terms used to discredit narrators

    Question 1. What is meant by Muttaham bil-Khidhb in Hadith? Is he accused of lying in general conversations or fabricating a Hadith? 2. Will lying in Hadith always refer to fabricating? 3. Will that be the same as Fuhshul Ghalat?