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December, 2013

  • 13 December

    To use the right hand when counting Dhikr

    Question I recently read an email which stated that our Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) prohibited the Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum) from using their left hands to count when doing dhikr. Unfortunately I cannot find this email, and was hoping that you could find something in this regard and forward it to me. Jazakallah

  • 11 December

    Reference for the incident of a Sahabi who didn’t have food

    Question During a lecture, I heard this story: A Sahabi (radiyallahu’anhu) asked his wife for something to eat. She said that there was nothing in the home to eat. He went to the masjid, prayed two rak’ahs, came back but still there was nothing He realised that there was something wrong with his salah. So he went back to the masjid, …

  • 11 December

    Clarification of the Hadith that says some Sahabah drank wine

    Question I read a Hadith in Sahih Bukhari that mentions that Hamzah (radiyallahu’anhu) was drunk with some Ansar in an Ansari house. The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and his companions saw him and told him not to do that. Is this correct and how did the Sahabah consume wine?

  • 11 December

    Story of Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) teaching an old man how to make wudu

    Question I would like to know whether the story of Sayyiduna Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) who as children taught an old man how to make wudu properly is true and it’s source

  • 11 December

    Allah has not sent down any sickness but has also sent a cure for it

    Question Kindly verify this hadith: On the authority Ibn Mas`ud (radiyallahu anhu) Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said, “Allah has not sent down any disease or sickness upon a people but that Allah has sent down a cure for it”

  • 11 December

    Whoever gives me the good news of Safar departing…

    Question I need to know if this Hadith is authentic: Anyone who gives me the good news that he survived Safar, I will give him the good news of that person’s entering Paradise

  • 11 December

    Hadith: There is no sword better than Dhul Faqar and no man better than ‘Ali

    Question How sound is the Hadith : “There is no sword better than Dhul Faqar and no man better than ‘Ali”. Is it authentic or fabricated

  • 11 December

    Hadith: If the ummah was to stop sinning

    Question Kindly verify the following hadith: If the ummah was to stop sinning, Allah would replace with an ummah that sins and then makes taubah

  • 11 December

    Every human being is a sinner

    Question Please verify the following: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said ” Every Human Being is a Sinner”

  • 9 December

    Reading the English Translation of Sahih Bukhari

    Question Is it okay to read the translation of Sahih Bukhari by Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan?

  • 7 December

    Proofs for cutting the hand of a thief from the wrist

    Question: I wanted to ask a quick question about the verse in the Quran 5:38 that talks about cutting the hand of the thief. The sunnah says to cut at the wrist but I haven’t been able to locate any Hadith from Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) that describe that he instructed that the hand should be cut at the wrist and …

  • 7 December

    Hadith: Tasbeeh Fathimi

    Question Can you please tell in which Hadith book it is stated the Hadith of the incident when Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told Sayyidah Fatima (radiyallahu ‘anha) to read the tasbih-e-fatima every night before bed when she wanted a servant to help her.

  • 7 December

    Hadith: Women shaping eyebrows

    Question Is there a hadith forbidding a woman from shaping her eyebrows? please refer me to the narrator as well