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August, 2014

  • 20 August

    The different punishments for the women of Jahannam

    Question The Women of Jahannam. Rasulullah (sallallah ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘O Ali, on the night of my ascension (Mi’raj) I saw women of my ummah who were being severely punished that I became concerned for them and started crying.

  • 20 August

    Authenticity of the Hadith ‘Hold on to my Sunnah and the Sunnah of the rightly guided Khulafa’

    Question Is the following Hadith with the mentioned wordings authentic? Kindly provide the reference. ‘Alaykum bi sunnati wa sunnatil khulafa ir rashidin al mahdiyyin’ Translation: Hold on to my Sunnah and the Sunnah of the rightly guided khulafa

  • 20 August

    Is the book: Al-Munabbihat really written by Hafiz Ibn Hajar?

    Question Did Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) write the book Munabbihat? What is the status of the Hadiths found in Munabbihat?

  • 20 August

    Famous story of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is the following story authentic? Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was travelling and was approached by an armed thief. The Sahabi requested the thief to allow him to read four rakats of Salah. The thief allowed him and the Sahabi read Salah then made a du’a. A horseman came and killed the thief.

  • 20 August

    Three people under the protection of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Please confirm if the following is a Hadith, and its reference: ‘There are three types of people who are in the security/care of Allah Ta’ala, A man who goes out to fight in the path of Allah, is in the care of Allah, until he is martyred and enters Jannah or until Allah returns him to his family with reward and …

  • 18 August

    The famous virtue of Surah Waqi’ah

    Question I recently heard that the narration regarding Surah Waqi’ah being a safeguard against poverty is weak? Are all narrations regarding this virtue of Surah Waqi’ah weak? I understand we can practice on weak narrations for virtues of deeds, but I just wanted clarity on this particular virtue. JazakAllahu khayran

  • 18 August

    Enjoining good even though one doesn’t practice himself

    Question May Allah always keep you in good health with ‘Afiyah. May Allah increase your knowledge. I would like to know a few Hadiths that encourage dawah to others even though one isn’t practicing on what he is preaching. Also what is the stance of our ‘Ulama on this?

  • 18 August

    Hadith on shortening the Salah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: ‘When you lead the prayer, you should make it short, because among those offering Salah there may be some who are infirm, sick, and old..’

  • 18 August

    Authenticity of a dhikr to be recited after Fajr Salah

    Question The Hadith that states that if a person prays Fajr and recites the following dhikr one hundred times before bending his legs, he would be the best man to offer good deeds on earth that day, except those who did the same as he did or more than he did. The dhikr is “لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك …

  • 16 August

    Hadith on the hearts being able to exclusively contain the love of Allah

    Question Is the following a Hadith? Allah Ta’ala declared, “Neither My Earth nor My Heavens can contain Me, but the heart of a Believing Servant, can.”

  • 15 August

    Love the Arabs

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Love the Arabs for three reasons: Because I am an Arab, The Quran is in Arabic and the language of Jannah is Arabic’

  • 14 August

    Reward for offering Salatul Ishraq

    Question 1. Are two or four rakats for Ishraq substantiated from Hadith? 2. Regarding the rewards mentioned for Ishraq, it’s usually stated that for two rakats, one gets Nafl Haj and Umrah reward, and for a second two rakahs, one’s daily needs are fulfilled. Is this found in Hadith?

  • 13 August

    More Hadiths encouraging visiting the grave of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question Are the following Hadiths reliable? 1. One who preforms haj and does not visit me, wrongs me. 2. One who visits me and my ancestor Ibrahim within a year I guarantee for him Jannah.