Latest Answers

June, 2021

  • 30 June

    A virtue of reciting ‘La ilaha illallah’ one hundred times

    Question Is this following Hadith suitable to quote? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whosoever reads this kalimah [La ilaha illallah] 100 times daily, his face will shine like the 14th moon on the Day of Qiyamah.” Tabarani

  • 29 June

    A person is rewarded for any discomfort or illness that afflicts him

    Question Please verify the following Hadith: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If a person becomes ill, Allah rewards him for his illnesses.” (Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim)

  • 29 June

    The martyr does not feel excruciating pain

    Question Is there any Hadith that states a martyr does not feel pain. It is just like an insect bite?

  • 29 June

    Books on du’a/adhkar and supplications

    Question Kindly inform me regarding the books which I can refer for supplications.

  • 29 June

    Explanation regarding the Hadith pertaining to the heat and cold of Jahannam

    Question How would one explain the following Hadith keeping in mind that different parts of the world have summer and winter at different times? عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال:] قالتِ النّارُ: رَبِّ أَكَلَ بَعْضِي بَعْضًا، فَأْذَنْ لي أَتَنَفَّسْ، فَأْذِنْ لَها بنَفَسَيْنِ، نَفَسٍ في الشِّتاءِ، وَنَفَسٍ في الصَّيْفِ، فَما وَجَدْتُمْ مِن بَرْدٍ، …

  • 28 June

    Authenticity and explanation of Ibn Sirin’s (rahimahullah) reaction to someone disrespecting Hadith

    Question Please provide the explanation and authenticity of this narration: Qatadah (rahimahullah) related: Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) once related a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to a man. The man [retorted], ‘But so and so said such and such.’ Ibn Sirin (rahimahullah) replied, ‘I am relating to you from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and you saying so and …

  • 28 June

    What the Muslims consider as good is good in the court of Allah

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authentication, and Arabic wording of the following narration: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Allah looked into the hearts of His slaves and found that the heart of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was the best of all His slaves’ hearts. So He chose him for Himself and sent him with His Message. Then He …

  • 28 June

    An unreliable narration regarding Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Ali is the lord of the world and master of the Hereafter. (Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 3 pg. 128 (4640), Tarikh Dimashq, vol. 42 pg. 292)

  • 25 June

    An unauthentic du’a to be recited at the time of being shown a new born baby

    Question Is the following du’a appropriate to be read for a baby at the time of birth, and is it authentic? اللهم اجعله بارا تقيا رشيدا و أنبته في الإسلام نباتا حسنا Allahummaj’alhu Barran Taqiyyan Rashida, Wa Ambithu Fil Islami Nabatan Hasana

  • 24 June

    The full version of the Hadith ‘Eat, drink and wear nice garments but abstain from wastage’

    Question Is this one Hadith or two separate Hadiths? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Eat, drink and give sadaqah but abstain from wastefulness and pride. God Almighty loves to see the effect of His blessings on His servant.”

  • 24 June

    Prepare for death before you pass away

    Question What is the source and reliability of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O Tariq, prepare for death before death.”

  • 24 June

    A du’a attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

    Question Kindly inform me regarding the authenticity of the du’a of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) اللهم كما رزقتني الاسلام ولم اسألك فارزقني الجنة وأنا اسألك Allahumma kama razaqtanil Islama wa lam as-aluka farzuqnil Jannata wa ana as-aluk

  • 23 June

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) disapproval of a Sahabi reciting aloud behind the Imam in Salah

    Question What is the translation of the word ‘خالجنيها’ in the following Hadith: عن عمران بن حصين، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم صلى الظهر، فجعل رجل يقرأ خلفه بسبح اسم ربك الأعلى، فلما انصرف قال: أيكم قرأ – أو أيكم القارئ – فقال رجل أنا، فقال: قد ظننت أن بعضكم خالجنيها