Latest Answers

April, 2015

  • 15 April

    When to recite the evening du’as

    Question I would like to know what time is the correct time to recite the evening du’as? Is it at ‘Asr time or at Maghrib time? I have been reciting the evening adhkar after ‘Asr. Is it correct and established? JazakAllah khayran

  • 14 April

    Worshiping Allah for forty days sincerely

    Question How authentic is the following narration? Is there any essence to it? من اخلص العبادة لله تعالى أربعين يوماً ظهرت ينابيع الحكمة على قلبه ولسانه Whoever sincerely worships Allah Ta’ala for 40 days, will find springs of wisdom gushing from his heart and tongue.

  • 14 April

    Drink water in sips, not gulps

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the best drink in this world is water, when you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps, gulping produces sickness of the liver. Is this reliable?

  • 13 April

    Unreliable Hadith on Milk

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Milk wipes away heat from the heart just as the finger wipes away sweat from the brow. It strengthens the back, improved the brain, renews vision and drives away forgetfulness.’ Is this authentic?

  • 13 April

    Correct wording on the virtue of the sunnah

    Question Which version of this narration is correct, or are all correct?   من احب سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة ‘He who loves my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me will be with me in Jannah.’ من احيا سنتى فقد احبنى ومن أحبني كان معي في الجنة ‘He who revives my sunnah, loves me. Whoever loves me …

  • 13 April

    Importance of earning a lawful income

    Question Is this narration on earning reliable? ‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The seeking of a halal earning is the (next) Fard (duty) after the Fard (Salah).” (Bayhaqi).

  • 13 April

    Objection on the famous story of Harith bin Malik (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question In the daily Ta`lim, the narration was read from Muntakhab Ahadith regarding Harith ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) replying to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) that he is a true mu’min. A brother asked in front of everyone about the authenticity of the narration after it was read. He said that the part of ‘turning oneself away from the world’ seemed doubtful …

  • 13 April

    Sending salutations (durud), a means of one’s needs being fulfilled

    Question Is this Hadith Authentic? “Whoever reads one hundred salutations [durud] after Maghrib Salah on Thursday, Allah Ta’ala will fulfil one hundred of his needs, thirty in this world and seventy in the akhirah [Hereafter].”

  • 9 April

    A question regarding folding the trouser before Salah

    Question A person asked me about the folding of trousers. He said he has read in Bukhari that you cannot fold the trouser. I told him that covering ankles is sinful and there is something about folding not being good, but go for the less harmful. In the first place ankles have to be open but if it is covered then …

  • 9 April

    The complexion of the inmates of Jahannam

    Question Based on the following verse of the Holy Quran,  يوم تبيض وجوه و تسود وجوه فاما اللذين ابيضت وجوههم ففي رحمة الله, is it correct to say that the inmates of Jahannam will be dark skinned and the inmates of Jannah will be light skinned.

  • 9 April

    How to guide those gone astray

    Question We are today living in a period where many youngsters choose the wrong path. They are brainwashed and believe that is the right path. how can we explain with proof that they are following the deviated path?

  • 9 April

    Du’as for removing difficulties and worries

    Question What du’a should one read when faced with problems and difficulties?

  • 9 April

    Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’s accountability in the grave

    Question Can you kindly source the following: Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was seen in a dream one year after he passed away. He was asked how did you fare? He replied “I just finished giving hisab now”.