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May, 2014

  • 8 May

    Translation of a du'a on death and the Hereafter

    Question Kindly translate the following du’a and provide a reference: Allahuma inna na’uzu bika minal mawti wa kurbatih wal qabri wa ghummatih was sirati wa zallatih wa yawmil qiyamati wa raw’atih  

  • 8 May

    Virtues of saying Subhanallahi Wal Hamdulillah

    Question Kindly inform if the following -regarding the third kalimah- are from the Hadith, and provide their references: 1) The words Subhanallahi wal Hamdulillah.. is such a great medicine that it cures every disease and the most minor disease it cures is sorrow. 2) Allah Ta’ala loves the words Subhanallahi wal Hamdulillah…

  • 7 May

    Sprinkling water on each spouse after nikah

    Question I have heard two points in a lecture regarding procedures related to after the Nikah. 1) It is Sunnah sprinkle water on each spouse. 2) It is Sunnah for the father of the bride to go to the house of the couple and make Du’a for them. It was mentioned that Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) went to the …

  • 7 May

    Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) in Rajab

    Question I received the following message today regarding a particular Istighfar that should be read in Rajab and Sha’ban. It’s the first time I’ve heard of it. Is there any basis to it, is it authentic? ‘Whoever recites in Rajab or Sha’ban the following istighfar 7 times a day, Allah will send a message to the angels who write down his …

  • 7 May

    Are du'as accepted at the time of marriage?

    Question I heard that du’a is accepted in the gathering where Nikah takes place. Is this mentioned in a sahih Hadith and is is it permissible to quote the Hadith? Jazakum Allahu Khair.

  • 6 May

    Deeds that will assist in crossing the ‘sirat’ (bridge over Jahannam)

    Question I have a question regarding the speed which people will cross the Sirat. Several Hadiths including those of sahih Bukhari mention the different speeds with which the people will cross the bridge over Jahannam. Is there any Hadith that mentions the type of actions they did to cross the Sirat at each speed?

  • 6 May

    Correct pronunciation of the du’a during calamity

    Question What is the correct pronunciation for the masnun du’a to be recited when befallen by a calamity? Allahumma Ajirni fi musibati wakhlif li khayran mina

  • 6 May

    Hadith on sea-travel

    Question Kindly advise on the authenticity of the hadith of not travelling by sea except for Haj or ‘Umrah.

  • 6 May

    Du’a before mashwarah (consultation)

    Question Is this mashwarah du’a authentic?  “Allahumma alhimna marashida umurina wa a’idhna min shururi anfusina”  Oh Allah! inspire us with the correct guidance, and save us from the wiles of our own nafs

  • 6 May

    Hadith on what company to keep

    Question Is this a sahih Hadith? “Which of our companions are best?” Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) replied: “One whose appearance reminds you of Allah Ta’ala, and whose speech increases you in knowledge, and whose actions remind you of the hereafter.”

  • 5 May

    Another question about the du’a of Rajab

    Question I know – from your earlier post– that reciting the du’a of Rajab is permissible, but could it be believed to be sunnah?

  • 5 May

    Is there another du’a to be recited while eating?

    Question Is there any narration which states the reading of Ya Wajidu whilst eating?

  • 5 May

    Hadith on the left over of a Muslim

    Question Is there any authentic Hadith which says there is shifa (cure) in the left over food and drink of a Muslim?