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July, 2014

  • 7 July

    The Hadith that says four things should be done in abundance in Ramadan

    Question In a recent bayan a Moulana stated It is reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: We must do four things in abundance in the month of Ramadan: 1. Recite the first Kalimah as much as possible 2. Say – Istighfar (Seeking Forgiveness) 3. Make Du’a – Asking Allah to grant us Jannat. 4. Make Du’a – Asking Allah …

  • 5 July

    The fasting person and Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Please verify the following:  Once Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah ‘Ta’ala O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta’ala replied, O Musa! during the last period I am going to send an Ummah, who will be the Ummah of Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi …

  • 4 July

    Eid gifts

    Question How did Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)  and his Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum)  celebrate eid? Is there anything in the Hadith about giving “eidy” to our family and friends or is this an innovation (riwaaj).

  • 4 July

    Hadith on warning of discarding salah

    Question Please provide the reference for the following: Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “…Do not forgo salah intentionally, lest you should get out of the fold of Islam. Do not perpetrate disobedience to Allah, lest you deserve His Wrath…” JazakAllah khayran

  • 4 July

    What to recite at iftar

    Question A friend sent me the following. Could you please verify? 1. Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: When the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) broke his fast, he would say: ﺫَﻫَﺐَ ﺍﻟﻈَّﻤَﺄُ ﻭَﺍﺑْﺘَﻠَّﺖْ ﺍﻟْﻌُﺮُﻭﻕُ ﻭَﺛَﺒَﺖَ ﺍﻷ‌َﺟْﺮُ ﺇِﻥْ ﺷَﺎﺀَ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ Dhahabaz-zama-u, wabtallatil-‘uruqu wa thabatal-ajru insha Allah (Thirst has gone, the veins are moist, and the reward is assured, if …

  • 4 July

    The famous Hadith on the virtues of the three sets of ten days of Ramadan

    Question Please confirm the following : “The first part of the month of Ramadan is mercy, the middle of it is forgiveness and the end of it is freedom from the Fire.” Some people have said that this Hadith is unacceptable.

  • 2 July

    Is the Shari'ah silent on some issues?

    Question Ibn Majah and Tirmidhi narrated on the authority of Salman al-Farisi that he said: the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was asked about the ghee, cheese and furs? He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The (Halal) allowed is what Allah allowed in his book, and the (Haram) forbidden is what Allah forbade in His book, and what He (sakata) …

  • 2 July

    Hadith on loving Allah Ta'ala, Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) and the Ahlu Bayt

    Question Kindly verify the authenticity of the following narration: Love Allah for the favours that He grants you, love me for the love of Allah, and love the people of my house (Ahlu Bayt) for my love

  • 2 July

    Is learning two Hadiths better than sixty years of worship?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? من تعلم حديثين اثنين ينفع بهما نفسه أو يعلمهما غيره فينتفع بهما كان خيرا من عبادة ستين سنة Translation: Whomsoever learns two Hadiths to benefit himself or to teach others so that they may take benefit, then this is better than sixty years of worship.

  • 1 July

    The Du’a of a Haji

    Question People have been saying that when one returns home from having completed Haj or ‘Umrah, their dua’s are accepted for forty days. I have never come across this before and am questioning its authenticity. Please can you enlighten me on this matter?

June, 2014