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March, 2015

  • 27 March

    Reciting Durud, an alternative to giving sadaqah (charity)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: That person who is not able to give sadaqah should say the following durud in his du’a: اللَّهُمَّ صَلِّ عَلَى مُحَمَّدٍ عَبْدِكَ وَرَسُولِكَ وَصَلِّ عَلَى الْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَالْمُسْلِمِينَ وَالْمُسْلِمَاتِ ‘Allahumma salli ‘ala Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu’minina  wal mu’minat wal muslimina wal …

  • 27 March

    The ink of the scholars

    Question The ink of a scholar is more weightier than the blood of a martyr Is this narration authentic?

  • 25 March

    Correct wording of the famous Hadith ‘Khayrul quruni qarni’

    Question Are the correct words of the famous Hadith: ‘Khayrul quruni qarni’ or ‘Khayru ummati qarni’?

  • 25 March

    A virtue of saying ‘La ilaha illallah wahdahu..’ one hundred times daily

    Question Is the following authentic? Whoever recites لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له له الملك وله الحمد وهو على كل قدير (La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la sharika lahu lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu wa huwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir) one hundred times in the day will receive the reward of freeing 10 slaves, one hundred rewards will be written …

  • 25 March

    A virtue of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding his marriage

    Question What is the source and grading of the narration where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said if he had anymore daughters he would’ve given them all to Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

  • 25 March

    A great reward for saying a certain Hamd (Praise of Allah)

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whomsoever says the following: ‘Alhamdu lillahil ladhi tawada’a kullu shay in  li’azamatih wal hamdu lillahil ladhi dhalla kullu shay in li ‘izzatih wal hamdulillahil ladhi khada’a kullu shay in li mulkih wal hamdulillahil ladhis taslama kullu shay in li qudratih’, Allah will record for him one thousand good …

  • 24 March

    Hadith on Earning a livelihood

    Question Is the following correct to quote as the words of our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)  من بات كلا من طلب الحلال بات مغفورا له؟

  • 24 March

    A follow up query on a Hadith in Majalisul Abrar

    Question I  wanted to ask regarding your answer in this link:https://www.hadithanswers.com/reference-for-the-hadith-of-spending-1-huqb-in-jahannam/ Shaykh Zakariya (rahimahullah) said that this narration has been mentioned in the book Majālis al-Abrār. I have been unable to find this narration amongst the collections of ahādīth that are available to me. However, the Shaykh of our Mashāikh, Shāh `Abd al-`Azīz Dahlawī (rahimahullāh), has praised this book. my question is  is such an approach acceptable …

  • 24 March

    A du’a for sharpening the eyesight

    Question Somebody shared the following with me: To increase light or vision (noor) in the eyes, recite Surah Fatihah once, then Ayatul Kursi and then once the following dua:- ‘A’udhu nura basari binuril lahil ladhi la yutfa’ Translation: “I seek refuge for the light of my eyes by the light of Allah, which does not become extinguished”. Does the above come …

  • 24 March

    A du’a to be read after Fajr and Maghrib for protection from Jahannam

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you pray Fajr, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me from the Fire.’ If you die on that day, Allah will write for you protection from the Fire. When you pray Maghrib, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me …

  • 23 March

    Difference between Muslim and Mu’min

    Question In several Hadiths, Rasulullah (sallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seems to differentiate between a Mu’min and a Muslim. For example, in Sunan Tirmidhi, Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hand Muslims are safe, and the believer is the one with whom the people trust their blood and their wealth.” Would you kindly enlighten me on …

  • 23 March

    Reference for the Hadith: 'Convey from me even if it be one verse'

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: ‘Convey from me, be it even one verse.’

  • 23 March

    Saying ‘La ilaha illAllah’ with madd (lengthening it)

    Question What is the status of following Hadith. Is it reliable to quote ? من قال لا إله الله و مدھا ھدمت له اربعة آلاف ذنب من الکبائر Translation Whomsoever says ‘La ilaha illAllah’ and lengthens it (ie. recite it with a madd), four thousand major sins of his will be forgiven.