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June, 2018

  • 29 June

    Consolatory letter to Mu’adh (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Kindly provide guidance as per the authenticity of the consolatory letter to Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) which is quite famously quoted: حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَلِيٍّ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ الْحَسَنِ، ثَنَا أَحْمَدُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْجَعْدِ، ثَنَا حَفْصُ بْنُ عُمَرَ الْمُقْرِئُ، ثَنَا عَبْدُ اللهِ بْنُ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ الْقُرَشِيُّ، عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ، عَنْ عُبَادَةَ بْنِ نَسِيٍّ، عَنْ عَبْدِ …

  • 29 June

    Saying ‘La ilaha illallah’, the most virtuous of good deeds

    Question Please can you provide a reference for this Hadith and comment on its authenticity. عن أبي ذر قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أوصني، قال: إذا عملت سيئة فأتبعها حسنة تمحها قال: قلت: يا رسول الله، أمن الحسنات لا إله إلا الله؟ قال: هي أفضل الحسنات

  • 28 June

    The emphasis of using fragrance on Friday

    Question In the following narration regarding using fragrance on Friday, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ولو من طيب المرأة Is this imitating women?

  • 28 June

    Consulting the Jurists and pious

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) emphasised the importance of both; understanding and piety in his advice to Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he asked, “O Messenger of Allah, if we were afflicted with a matter wherein there is no permissibility or prohibition, what do you instruct us to do? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied: …

  • 28 June

    A follow up query on the Hadith regarding holding on to the Quran during the time of fitnah

    Question Regarding this answer,  In the last line of the Hadith, Can هُدِي be read مجهول? And hence, translation: ‘And whoever invites to it, will be guided to the straight path.”

  • 28 June

    The etiquette of seeking permission before entering

    Question What is the authenticity of this? Sayyiduna Kaladah ibn Hambal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I entered upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) without greeting or seeking permission. He said, ‘Go back and say: ‘As Salamu ‘alaykum, may I come in?'”

  • 27 June

    ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) softened a miswak for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) before his demise

    Question I have read that after Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) softened the miswak with her mouth and gave it to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to use during his final illness, she said “From all the blessed wives of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), I am the only one who had the honour of having had her saliva touch the …

  • 27 June

    A fabricated narration on performing ablution after making musafahah with a disbeliever

    Question Is this narration authentic? من صافح يهوديا أو نصرانيا فليتوضأ وليغسل يده

  • 27 June

    Caution against having the incorrect intention when seeking knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration please: Sayyiduna Ka’b ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever seeks knowledge in order to compete with the ‘Ulama, or to debate with the foolish, or to draw people’s attention, Allah will put him into Jahannam.”

  • 27 June

    A narration regarding Safwan ibn Mu’attal (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna ‘Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “A woman came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) while we were with him. She said: O Messenger of Allah, my husband, Safwan ibn al-Mu’attal, beats me when I pray, makes me break my fast when I keep a fast and he does not offer Fajr Salah …

  • 26 June

    The reward for saying ‘La ilaha illallah Allahu Akbar Wa la Hawla wa la Quwwata illa billah’

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is not anyone upon the earth who says: ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah, and Allah is the Greatest, and there is no might nor power except by Allah, except that his sins shall be pardoned, even if they were like the …

  • 26 June

    Warning against women following the bier to the graveyard

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr narrates: ‘While we were traveling with the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), he saw a woman, and did not think that he knew her. When she was halfway to him, he stopped until she reached him, and it was Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha), the daughter of the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu …

  • 26 June

    Whoever despises the sultan Allah disgraces him

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Can it be quoted? من أهان سلطان الله في الأرض أهانه الله Whoever insults Allah’s sultan on earth, Allah disgraces him