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April, 2019

  • 9 April

    Translation of Ubayy’s ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhu) advice regarding associating with people

    Question What is the translation of the word آخ in the following? قيل لأبي بن كعب يا أبا المنذر عظني قال وآخ الإخوان على قدر تقواهم

  • 9 April

    A man will be rewarded for giving his wife something to drink

    Question Kindly inform me if there is a Hadith which states “If a man gives his wife something to drink he will be rewarded.”

  • 8 April

    Hadiths in Fiqh books

    Question Are the Hadith narrations in the Hidayah Fiqh manual authentic?

  • 8 April

    The parable of a believer when he is afflicted by illness or fever

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Abdur Rahman ibn Azhar reported: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Verily the parable of the believer, when he is afflicted by illness or fever, is only that of a piece of iron placed in the fire; its defects vanish and its goodness remains.”

  • 8 April

    A narration regarding Jahannam

    Question What is the source of this Hadith mentioned in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din? يا جبريل ائتى بالنار فيجىء لها جبريل ويقول يا جهنم أجيبي خالقك ومليكك فيصادفها جبريل على غيظها وغضبها فلم يلبث بعد ندائها أن ثارت وفارت وزفرت إلى الخلائق وشهقت

  • 8 April

    Explanation of words in a narration in Sahih Muslim

    Question In the following Hadith the words نفعه , وجدته and فاخرته indicates past tense. What is the explanation? عن العباس بن عبدالمطلب: قُلتُ: يا رَسولَ اللهِ، إنَّ أبا طالِبٍ كانَ يَحُوطُكَ ويَنْصُرُكَ فَهلْ نَفَعَهُ ذلكَ؟ قالَ: نَعَمْ، وجَدْتُهُ في غَمَراتٍ مِنَ النّارِ، فأخْرَجْتُهُ إلى ضَحْضاحٍ (صحيح مسلم ٢٠٩)

  • 8 April

    Witr, A Salah better than red camels

    Question Could you mention the reference for this please? Sayyiduna Kharijah Ibn Hudhafah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that one day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came to us and said: “Allah has granted you an additional Salah, which is better for you than red camels; this Salah is Witr. Allah has appointed its time between ‘Isha Salah and the break of …

  • 5 April

    ‘Ali’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding what to do when a Hadith is reported to you

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “When a Hadith of  Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is related to you, you should think of the best [interpretation of it], think it to be the most guided, and the most righteous.”

  • 4 April

    The punishment for the orators who enjoin good but forget about themselves

    Question What is the source of this narration? رأيت ليلة أسري بي رجالا تقرض شفاههم بمقاريض من نار فقلت يا جبريل من هؤلاء قال هؤلاء خطباء من أمتك يأمرون الناس بالبر وينسون أنفسهم وهم يتلون الكتاب أفلا يعقلون

  • 4 April

    The Believer who mixes with people is better than those who remain aloof

    Question I wanted to know the status and commentary of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Believer who mingles with the people and endures patience over their harm is better than one who does not mingle with the people nor endures patience over their harm.”

  • 4 April

    An unreliable narration about Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is status of following narration? ابو بكر مني وانا منه وابو بكر أخى في الدنيا والآخرة

  • 3 April

    Three categories of people will be on mounds of musk on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three persons will be upon mounds of musk on the Day of Qiyamah, they will be envied by all the former and latter people; The man who calls the Adhan for the five daily Salah during the day and night, the man who leads the Salah in a manner …

  • 3 April

    The best deeds of Islam according to Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن زر بن حبيش أن ابن مسعود وكان عنده غلام فقرأ المصحف وعنده أصحابه فجاء رجل يقال له خضرمة فقال يا أبا عبد الرحمن، أي درجات الإسلام أفضل؟ قال: الصلاة قال ثم أي؟ قال الزكاة