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September, 2014

  • 18 September

    Virtues of reciting Subhanallah and Alhamdulillah

    Question Are the following authentic? 1. Whoever reads Subhanallah 100 times in the morning and 100 times in the evening, will get the reward equal to that person who has performed 100 Hajj. 2. Whoever reads Alhamdulillah 100 times -will be rewarded as though he has participated in 100 Jihads.

  • 18 September

    Virtues of salah in congregation

    Question I hear people saying 1. Salah in congregation in the Masjid earns  25-27  times more reward, 2. There is a narration in ibn Majah saying it’s 500 times. Which, one is more authentic?

  • 18 September

    Hadiths of a sensitive nature

    Question What’s the meaning of this narration found in Sahih Bukhari, Volume 1, Book 3, Number 121: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) said: I have memorized two vessels of knowledge from Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam), I have propagated one of them to you and if I propagated the second, then my throat would be cut.”

  • 18 September

    The strict rules of the Hadith Masters

    Question I once heard in a lecture that the scholars of the past were very strict on grading the authenticity of the narrators of hadith. The lecturer stated that there are some narrators who were graded as weak because they were seen eating while walking. Also, some narrator was deemed weak because he was seen eating in public. Is this …

  • 18 September

    Hastening to do good before trials and tribulations

    Question I humbly request if you could explain the following Hadith: ‘Hasten to perform good deeds before the emergence of trials like pieces of a dark night. A man will awake as a believer and end the day a disbeliever, or end the day a believer and wake as a disbeliever. He will sell his religion for the trivialities of this …

  • 18 September

    Hadith? Women are not permitted to emerge from their homes except if extremely necessary

    Question Is the following hadith authentic and if so what is the commentary? ليس للنساء نصيب في الخروج الا مضطرة Translation: Women are not permitted to emerge from their homes except if extremely necessary…

  • 17 September

    A Hadith warning against the Shi'ah

    Question Kindly verify the authenticity of the following Hadith:  يظهر في آخر الزمان قوم يسمون الرافضه يرفضون الاسلام Translation: Towards the end of time a nation called the ‘Rafidah’ (a type of Shi’ah)  will appear, they will reject and abandon Islam.

  • 17 September

    Reciting the Shahadah when washing each limb in wudu

    Question Is there a Hadith regarding reading the Shahadah when washing every limb in wudu?

  • 17 September

    How to commence du'a

    Question My question is what is closer to the Sunnah: to praise Allah Ta’ala, then send salutations on the Prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam and make du’a or to send salutations before praising Allah Ta’ala? Some people send salutations first, saying this is the practice of our elders. Please clarify.

  • 16 September

    Reciting Surah Qadr after wudu

    Question  Is the recitation of Surah Qadr after wudu proven from Hadith?

  • 16 September

    Meaning and authenticity of the Hadith: 'I am the city of knowledge and 'Ali is it's gate'

    Question What is the authenticity and meaning of the following narration? ‘I am the city of knowledge and ‘Ali is it’s gate’ Kindly provide the correct meaning as the Shi’ah misinterpret the Hadith.

  • 16 September

    The lower garment of Rasulullah (sallallahu'alayhi wasallam) (Lungi)

    Question Is the wearing of the lungi Sunnah? Or is it an indian/eastern tradition? Is there anything in the Hadith that indicates towards the Izar being similar to the Lungi?

  • 16 September

    Did Rasulullah (sallallahu'alayhi wasallam) do tawaf during Mina stay?

    Question  Is this proven from Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) that he performed Nafl Tawafs during those nights whilst staying in Mina in the Days of Haj?