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April, 2014

  • 16 April

    Should we address the deceased after burial?

    Question After burial of the deceased some people give adhan on the grave, they say “It comforts the dead in the horrid loneliness of the grave”, is the calling of the adhan permissible and is this proven from sunnah or the sahabah? After burial of the deceased some ‘Ulama do talqin to the deceased. Is this proven from the sunnah or …

  • 16 April

    Virtue of reciting two rakats after Maghrib salah

    Question What is the status of the following hadith? “The person who loves that Allah Ta’ala protect his Iman until he meets Allah Ta’ala on the day of Qiyamah, should perform every evening two optional rakats after the two Sunnats of Maghrib before talking to anyone. He should read in each rakat  Surah Fatiha, Sura Falaq and Surah Naas. Verily …

  • 16 April

    Query about the hadith on being two faced

    Question Regarding the following hadith من كان ذا وجهين في الدنيا كان له يوم القيامه لسانان من نار Is there a narration that has the word لسان (not dual) because I read that in a copy of Zadut Talibin. Jazakallahu Khaira

  • 16 April

    There is none who loves to be praised more than Allah Ta’ala

    Question How authentic is the following Hadith and what is the translation? ما أحد أحب إليه المدح من الله

  • 16 April

    When was Egypt referred to as "Misr"?

    Question Can you please help me in finding out when the first mention of “Misr” in regards to Egypt was recorded in hadith literature. Are there any hadiths which refer to Egypt as “Misr” at the time of our Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) or was it named “Misr” after our Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) passed away?

  • 15 April

    Authenticity of Hadith: Allah will never unite my ummah upon misguidance

    Question Please provide the reference for the following hadith and kindly confirm the translation as well: “Allah Ta’ala will never allow my Ummah to unite upon misguidance. Allah Ta’ala’s mercy, blessings and protection are with the largest group of Muslims. And he who deviates from this largest group of Muslims will be thrown into Hell”.

  • 15 April

    One of the benefits of sleeping with wudu

    Question Please tell me if this is authentic: The person who sleeps with wudu, while he is asleep his soul prostrates in front of the arsh of Allah.

  • 14 April

    References for the names of the Khulafa in the Friday khutbah

    Question Respected Shaykh, I wanted to ask regarding a hadith that I always hear during the Friday khutbah, I wanted to know if it is an authentic hadith and if it should be read every week during the khutbah? The Hadith is a long one that discusses the khulafa and other sahabah, but it starts of with ‘Arhamu Ummati Bi …

  • 14 April

    Warning against dealing in interest

    Question Is there an authentic narration which states that the one who deals in interest (riba) will be given a sword and told to fight Allah Ta’ala on the day of judgement?

  • 12 April

    Which tribe was Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from?

    Question Was Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from the Banu Taym or the Banu Tamim?

  • 11 April

    Seven Generations being saved from misguidance

    Question I’ve heard that one who spends time in the path of Allah, his seven generations will be saved from misguidance.

  • 11 April

    How authentic is the Hadith that promises the du’a of 70 000 Angels?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? If one reads last three ayah of Surah Hashr 70 000 Angels ask forgiveness for him.

  • 11 April

    Do not hate the ‘Ulama

    Question Could you please let me know if the following is a Hadith and its reference. “Be an ‘Alim, or one who strives to become one, or at least one who listens (to the ‘Ulama) or one who loves (them). Do not become the fifth (one who hates them) for you will be destroyed.”