Latest Answers

April, 2021

  • 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

  • 2 April

    Applying henna on wounds, cuts and abrasions

    Question Is there any Hadith that states Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used henna on a wound?

  • 2 April

    Marrying a woman merely for her wealth

    Question Is this narration reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever marries a woman for her wealth, Allah will deprive him of her money and beauty”

  • 1 April

    The full narration regarding Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari

    Question Kindly answer the following questions regarding the incident of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the thief: 1) Is it authentic and suitable to quote? 2) Can this be read with the intention of gaining the protection of Allah Ta’ala and is there any particular procedure to adopt? 3) Please provide the full Arabic text and translation.

  • 1 April

    Applying henna on sore legs

    Question Is there any Hadith that states one should use henna on sore legs?

  • 1 April

    The warning sermon on Mount Safa

    Question Has this Hadith appeared with the following wording in any narration? “From the mountain he [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] asked the people of Makkah: ‘If I say on the other side of the mountain your enemy is there will you believe me?’ Everyone said: “if you say on the other side of the mountain there is the …