Latest Answers

August, 2015

  • 12 August

    Salutations (durud), a source of light on the bridge (sirat)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Salawat [Sending salutations] on me is light on the Sirat. Whoever recites Salawat on me eighty times on the day of Jumu’ah [at any time], Allah will forgive him eighty years of sins.”

  • 12 August

    Hadith about commencing matters with Bismillah

    Question Is the following a Hadith? ‘Every matter which is started without bismillah is useless’

  • 12 August

    Serving the elderly

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith: “Whenever any youngster honours an elderly person because of his old age, Allah appoints somebody who will honour him during his old age.”

  • 12 August

    Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) turning his face away from a beardless man

    Question I’ve heard some people say that the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) never looked at people who did not have beards. Please reference the source, text and grading of this Hadith (if it is a Hadith).

  • 11 August

    A virtue of reciting Quran in Salah after using the miswak

    Question Is there a Hadith that states that the angels place their mouth by the mouth of the person who recites Quran after making miswak?

  • 11 August

    Value five before five things occur

    Question Kindly provide the correct sequence and the reference to the following narration: “Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, your good health before your sickness, your wealth before your poverty, your free-time before your preoccupation, and your life before your death”

  • 11 August

    Glorifying Allah [Tasbih], an alternative for the miser and coward

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever dreads to endure the night, or is miserly about spending money, or is too cowardly to fight the enemy should say often: ‘Glory be to Allah and with His praise.’ [Subhanallahi Wa Bi hamdihi]  It is more …

  • 11 August

    Sending salutations [durud], a means of attaining intercession

    Question What is the status of following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever sends salutations upon me ten times in the morning and ten times in the evening, my intercession will reach to him on day of judgement”

  • 11 August

    Status of the Hadith, "Allah curses the Women who sit on saddles"

    Question  What is the status of the following Hadith: “Allah has cursed the private parts (furuj) of those women who sit on saddles”

  • 11 August

    Explanation of the Hadith, "Whomsoever is fearful, then he should set out early"

    Question What is the explanation of Hadith: “Man khafa adlaja wa man adlaja balaghal manzil. Ala inna sil ‘atallahi ghaliyah, ala inna sil ‘atallihil Jannah”

  • 10 August

    Benefit of Tasbih Fatimi

    Question Is there any Hadith which states that if one reads Tasbih Fatimi before sleeping one will feel energetic in the morning? JazakAllah Khayran

  • 10 August

    The Quran’s secrets are never ending

    Question Please provide a reference for the following narration: Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The [secrets and treasures of the] Quran are never ending”

  • 10 August

    The moment of acceptance on Friday

    Question I’ve read and been told that during Friday or when Jumu’ah khutbah is taking place there is an hour where any du’a made is guaranteed to be accepted. I’ve been told by some it could be when the Imam is mounting pulpit or descending from it. Please clarify which moment this applies to, and quote the narrations in question …