Latest Answers

August, 2021

  • 24 August

    The prohibition of looking towards the sky in Salah

    Question Kindly explain the Hadith in Sahih Muslim which states that one should not lift their eyes to the sky when making du’a as one’s eyes would be snatched away. Does this Hadith refer to Salah only?

  • 24 August

    Status of the narrator; Abu ‘Ali Zakariyya ibn Yahya al-Darir

    Question What is the status of the narrator Abu ‘Ali Zakariyya ibn Yahya al-Darir?

  • 24 August

    Who is the likeliest to receive intercession from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

    Question Narrated Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu): I said: “O Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)! Who will be the luckiest person, who will gain your intercession on the Day of Qiyamah?” Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: O Abu Hurayrah! ‘I have thought that none will ask me about it before you as I know your longing for the …

  • 23 August

    A punishment for highway robbery which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) witnessed on Mi’raj

    Question What is the authenticity of the following: “There was a stick that was in the middle of the path. It would tear up whoever passed by it. When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked Jibril about this, he replied that this is the example of those who hide on the side of the roads and loot people passing by …

  • 20 August

    The great reward of a person through whom someone accepts Islam

    Question Is the following often quoted narration reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that if through you one person is guided it will be enough for your salvation

  • 19 August

    A statement attributed to ‘Allamah ibn Taymiyyah regarding the people of truth

    Question Is this statement authentic and what is the reference for it? سُئل شيخ الإسلام ابن تيمية: من هم أهل الحق قال: إما في السجون وإما في ساحات الوغى وإما في القبور Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) was once asked, “Who are the people of truth?” He replied: ‘Either under the earth, in prison or in the battlefield.'”

  • 19 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sought the virtue of fasting on ‘Aashura

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن عبيد الله بن أبي يزيد، سمع ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما، وسئل عن صيام يوم عاشوراء فقال: ما علمت أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم صام يوما يطلب فضله على الأيام إلا هذا اليوم ولا شهرا إلا هذا الشهر. يعني رمضان

  • 18 August

    Allah Ta’ala saved Musa and drowned Fir’awn on ‘Aashura

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما، أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، لما قدم المدينة، وجدهم يصومون يوما، يعني عاشوراء، فقالوا: هذا يوم عظيم، وهو يوم نجى الله فيه موسى، وأغرق آل فرعون، فصام موسى شكرا لله، فقال أنا أولى بموسى منهم. فصامه وأمر بصيامه

  • 18 August

    An army with black flags from the East

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? “When the black flags come from Khorasan go to them, even if you have to crawl on snow, for among them is the Khalifa from Allah, the Mahdi”

  • 17 August

    An unreliable narration stating that the angels make du’a for that household that has honey

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “By Him in whose hand is my soul, eat honey, for there is no house in which honey is kept for which the angels will not ask for mercy.”

  • 17 August

    Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) learns patience

    Question What is the authenticity of this incident? Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad (rahimahullah) said: “I learned patience from a small boy. On my way to the Masjid one day, I came across a woman beating her son at home. As he was yelling and screaming, he managed to open the door and flee. So his mother locked the door on him. …

  • 17 August

    Du’as to recite for protection against Jinn and black magic

    Question Please provide du’as I can recite for protection against Jinn and black magic.

  • 16 August

    An incident regarding Abu Bakr Al Miski

    Question I would like to know if this incident is true? It is reported that Abu Bakr al-Miski was once asked: “We always find a good scent emanating from you, why or how?” He replied: “By Allah, for years I have not used any perfume, but the reason for the good smell has to do with what I passed through. …