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April, 2015

  • 30 April

    Seeking forgiveness in Rajab

    Question Kindly verify the following narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seek much forgiveness from Allah in Rajab because in every hour (of the month) Allah frees people from the fire”

  • 30 April

    Earning a halal livelihood

    Question Please provide a reference for this Hadith: ‘A man who leaves his house in the morning and works to provide for his family is in the path of Allah’  

  • 29 April

    A unique du’a from Hadith

    Question Is this du’a from Hadith? O Allah! Open the locks of our hearts by Your Dhikr and complete upon us Your bounties, and make us perfect with Your Fadhl (bounties) and make us of Your righteous and pious servants.

  • 29 April

    Statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu): "Allah honoured us with Islam"

    Question Is the following an authentic statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu: “We were the most humiliated people on earth and Allah gave us honor through Islam. If we ever seek honor through anything else, Allah will humiliate us again”

  • 29 April

    Those who refuse to pay Zakah will be among the first to enter Jahannam

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three (kinds of people) will enter Jahannam first, a ruler who sets himself up as a lord over people, a wealthy person who does not pay what is due to Allah (ie. Zakah) and a vainglorious poor person”

  • 28 April

    Virtues of memorising the Holy Quran

    Question What is the virtue of memorising the Quran and will a Hafiz take ten people to Jannah?

  • 28 April

    Does our sins affect the deceased?

    Question I understand that photography is a major sin, however I have heard some say that after a person dies if we send his pictures around, this causes inconvenience to the deceased (marhum). Is this substantiated from any Hadith?

  • 28 April

    Five sterling advices from Hadith

    Question Where can I find this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said, “Who is it that will take these laws from me and acts upon them or teach them to such a person that will act upon them?” I replied, “I will do so.” Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) held my hand …

  • 28 April

    Du’as to treat infertility

    Question Is there any sunnah Du’a or deed for treating infertility? Jazakallahu Khairan.

  • 28 April

    The ruling of fabricated narrations

    Question What is the ruling regarding mawdu’ (fabricated) narrations? Can we act upon a mawdu’ Hadith?

  • 24 April

    Reason for asking for forgiveness after using the toilet

    Question I would like to know the reason we are asking Allah for forgiveness by saying ‘غفرانك’ (O Allah! forgive me) after using the toilet since we did not commit any sin by relieving ourselves.

  • 23 April

    The son of Sayyidah Ruqayyah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question I heard that Uthman ibn Affan (radiyallahu’anhu) had a son with Ruqayyah (radiyallahu’anha), but he passed away during or after the Battle of Badr. Is there a Hadith to back this up?

  • 23 April

    A lengthy unreliable Hadith on fasting and other occurrences in Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Rajab is a tremendous month in which Allah multiplies the good deeds. So whoever fasts a day from Rajab it is as if he fasted a year; and whoever fasts seven days of it the seven gates of Jahannam are closed to him; and whoever fasts eight days from …