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April, 2015

  • 22 April

    An untraceable Hadith on how honey gains sweetness

    Question Is the following narration authentic?   One day, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  was on his way to Jihad with his Companions and after choosing a spot, he said to them “Eat whatever you want to eat here”. As they were about to commence eating, one of the Companions said: “Ya Rasullallah! There is nothing else to eat with …

  • 21 April

    Loving fellow believers and not taunting them

    Question Are the following narration sahih? 1. Sayyiduna Mu’adh (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whoever taunts a brother (Muslim) with a sin (which the Muslim has committed), will not die until he (the taunter) commits the same sin.’ 2. Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alyhi wasallam) said: ‘A Mu’min (Believer) is the repository …

  • 21 April

    Benefits/harms of the mushroom

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said that mushroom is a good cure for the eyes; it also serves as a form of birth control and arrests paralysis. Is this sound?

  • 21 April

    On which days are our deeds presented to Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)?

    Question Is there any Hadith which shows that our A’amal (deeds) are presented to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) every Monday and Thursday?

  • 21 April

    Safeguarding the tongue, a means of protecting one's Iman

    Question Kindly verify the following Hadith: “A person’s Iman (faith) is not upright until his heart is upright, and his heart is not upright until his tongue is upright”

  • 21 April

    Majority of sins emanate from the tongue

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? “The majority of man’s sins emanate from his tongue”

  • 20 April

    Hadith on respecting elders, showing mercy on children and acknowledging the right's of Scholars

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who does not respect our elders, and does not have mercy on our children, and does not acknowledge the rights our scholars, is not of my Ummah.”

  • 20 April

    Carrying out tasks thoroughly

    Question Is the following a Hadith? “When one of you does something, Allah loves that you do it with excellence/thoroughly”

  • 15 April

    Chapters found in a Jami'

    Question As I understand, in order for a Hadith work to be classified as a Jami’, it must contain 8 topics. viz. 1. Aqaid, 2. Ahkam, 3. Tarikh/Siyar, 4. Tafseer, 5. Manaqib, 6. Adaab, 7. Fitan. My question is regarding the eighth topic. Some say it is Ashratus sa’ah, and others say Riqaq. My understanding is that Ashratus sa’ah is …

  • 15 April

    When to recite the evening du’as

    Question I would like to know what time is the correct time to recite the evening du’as? Is it at ‘Asr time or at Maghrib time? I have been reciting the evening adhkar after ‘Asr. Is it correct and established? JazakAllah khayran

  • 14 April

    Worshiping Allah for forty days sincerely

    Question How authentic is the following narration? Is there any essence to it? من اخلص العبادة لله تعالى أربعين يوماً ظهرت ينابيع الحكمة على قلبه ولسانه Whoever sincerely worships Allah Ta’ala for 40 days, will find springs of wisdom gushing from his heart and tongue.

  • 14 April

    Drink water in sips, not gulps

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the best drink in this world is water, when you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps, gulping produces sickness of the liver. Is this reliable?

  • 13 April

    Unreliable Hadith on Milk

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Milk wipes away heat from the heart just as the finger wipes away sweat from the brow. It strengthens the back, improved the brain, renews vision and drives away forgetfulness.’ Is this authentic?