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February, 2019

  • 20 February

    A man was granted Jannah for removing a thorny branch which was causing inconvenience

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A thorny branch was causing trouble to Muslims. A man came and cut it and due to this was forgiven/ gained entry into Jannah”

  • 19 February

    Those who do not have mercy for fellow humans are certainly at a loss

    Question What is reference of the following narration? خاب عبد وخسر لم يجعل الله في قلبه رحمة للبشر

  • 19 February

    When Bismillah was revealed

    Question Is this Hadith suitable to quote? Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was reported to have said: “When ‘Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim’ [In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful] was revealed, the clouds gave way by moving to the East, the winds ceased blowing, the oceans became calm, the creatures prepared themselves to listen, the shayatin were pelted [with …

  • 19 February

    Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would walk ahead of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is there any mention in Hadith that the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would walk in front of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) [to ward of any danger] and they would [entrust] the angels to [protect from behind]?

  • 18 February

    Folding clothes

    Question I’ve heard that it is Sunnah to fold the clothes and not to hang them. Is there any Hadith about this?

  • 18 February

    Staying away from evil leaders

    Question Is this narration authentic? ليأتين عليكم أمراء يقربون شرار الناس ويؤخرون الصلاة عن مواقيتها فمن أدرك ذلك منكم فلا يكونن عريفا ولا شرطيا ولا جابيا ولا خازنا

  • 18 February

    Is backbiting the food of the dogs of Jahannam?

    Question I heard a Hadith that ghibah [backbiting] is the diet of the dogs of Jahannam, is this true?

  • 18 February

    Some terms used to discredit narrators

    Question 1. What is meant by Muttaham bil-Khidhb in Hadith? Is he accused of lying in general conversations or fabricating a Hadith? 2. Will lying in Hadith always refer to fabricating? 3. Will that be the same as Fuhshul Ghalat?

  • 18 February

    The punishment for concealing knowledge

    Question I wanted to know the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is asked about some knowledge [that he knows] and he conceals it, he will be bridled on the Day of Qiyamah with a bridle of fire.”

  • 18 February

    Lying and Iman never come together

    Question Kindly inform me if this is a Hadith? الكذب مجانب للإيمان “Lying and faith never come together”

  • 15 February

    No gift was too small for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to accept

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Narrated by Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If I were invited to eat no matter whether it is a shoulder or merely a trotter, I would accept and if I were given a gift of a shoulder or merely a trotter, I would accept either.”

  • 15 February

    Can ‘Al Mawquf’ and ‘Al Maqtu’ be graded?

    Question Will a maqtu’ and mawquf narration also be classed as authentic, sound or weak or is that just for marfu’ narrations? Will a Hadith Qudsi also need to be authenticated?

  • 15 February

    The traders will be raised on the day of Qiyamah sinful, except those who feared Allah

    Question Is this narration reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The businessmen will be raised up on the Day of Resurrection sinful, except those who feared Allah, were honest [refrained from fraud and embezzlement] and were truthful”