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September, 2014

August, 2014

  • 30 August

    The wording of a particular form of Salat 'alan Nabi

    Question  Is this durud authentic, if so what are the benefits?  Allahuma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad wa Aadama wa Nuh wa Ibrahima wa Musa wa ‘Isa wa ma baynahum minan Nabiyyina wal Mursalin Salawatullahi wa salamuhu ‘Alayhim Ajma’in  Translation: O Allah! send salutations upon Muhammad -sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam-, Adam, Nuh, Ibrahim,  Musa,  ‘Isa -‘alayhimus salam-, and on those Messengers who were sent …

  • 30 August

    Hadith on the number of Hurs in Jannah

    Question Please provide the reference and classification of this Hadith: Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The servant in Paradise shall be married with seventy wives.” Someone said, “Messenger of Allah, can he bear it?” He said: “He will be given strength for a hundred.”

  • 29 August

    Reward for keeping a horse for Allah Ta'ala's cause

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Whomsoever keeps a horse in Allah’s Cause, motivated by his faith in Allah and his belief in His Promise, then the horse’s eating, drinking, passing of dung and urine will be on his scale of good deeds on the …

  • 26 August

    Youth is a part of insanity

    Question I would like to ask the authenticity and meaning of the Hadith: Youth is a type of madness

  • 26 August

    Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) removing a jinn from a Sahabi?

    Question  Is there any such Hadith which states that a woman approached Nabi (sallallau ‘alayhi wa sallam) with her sick son. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, bring the boy close to him. So he was brought to him. He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) spat into the boy’s mouth and said, come out, enemy of Allah. Then, a puppy came out …

  • 26 August

    The modesty of Sayyidatuna 'Aaishah (radiyallahu 'anha)

    Question I have heard that Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was not particular about pardah (covering herself) as long as Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) were buried in her house. However when Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was buried, whenever she entered there she used to observe pardah. Could the above please be verified?

  • 26 August

    The famous du'a during wudu

    Question The famous du’a read whilst making wudu: Allahummagh fir li Dhambi wa wassi’ lee fi dari wa barik li fi rizqi. Is this in the Hadith or is it a du’a from the pious? When should this du’a be recited? i.e whilst washing a specific limb or anytime whilst making wudu?

  • 25 August

    The ninety nine names of Allah Ta’ala

    Question 1) Can I have the reference for the ninety nine beautiful names of Allah Ta’ala, 2) And are there other names?

  • 25 August

    Adopt the Character of Allah

    Question  What is the authenticity of the following Hadith which is often found in Sufi texts? Takhalluqu bi-akhlaq Allah Translation: Adopt the character of Allah Ta’ala.  

  • 25 August

    Virtues of Surah Mulk and Surah Sajdah

    Question What is the virtue of reciting Surah Mulk and Surah Sajdah at night?

  • 25 August

    What should one do after seeing a bad dream

    Question  Is there mention in Hadith regarding any Du’a to be read after seeing a bad dream?

  • 22 August

    ‘The Scholars of this Ummah like the Ambiya of the Banu Israel’ a Hadith?

    Question The Hadith:   علماء أمتي كأنبياء بني إسرائيل  Translation: The scholars of my ummah are like the Prophets of Bani Israel   I have read this hadith is a fabrication (mawdu’), but some say its not such because Imam Shadhili (Rh) had a dream in which he saw the Prophet (sall allahu alayhi wa sallam) along with other Prophets [alayhimus salam]. …