Latest Answers

November, 2014

  • 25 November

    The complexion of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What was the complexion of  Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? Someone very recently told me that he was ‘black’. Is this correct?

  • 25 November

    Hadith encouraging the recital of Tasbih, Tahlil and Taqdis

    Question What is the meaning of ‘taqdis‘ in the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Hold fast to At-Tasbih, At-Tahlil, and At-Taqdis, and count them upon the fingertips, for indeed they shall be questioned, and they will be made to speak. And do not become heedless, so that you forget about the Mercy (of Allah)’.

  • 24 November

    Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?

    Question Which Sahabi had seen Dajjal?  

  • 24 November

    ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) finding her needle when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) smiled

    Question Is the following story a fabrication? Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) had misplaced her needle one night and could not locate it. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) smiled and a light emerged from the blessed mouth of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) which brightened up the room, resulting in Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) finding her needle.

  • 20 November

    Will Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) marry Maryam (‘alayhas salam) in the hereafter

    Question Is there an authentic source that confirms that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) will marry Maryam (‘alayhas salam) and Asiyah (rahimahallah) in the Hereafter?

  • 20 November

    The different types of Shuhada (martyrs)

    Question Who is classed as a shahid? What are the different categories?

  • 20 November

    Sleeping after ‘Asr Salah

    Question Once I was tired and wanted to sleep after ‘Asr. Someone prevented me and said a Sahabi or one of the Salaf said to someone not to talk to a certain person as he sleeps after ‘Asr.   Is there a basis for this as I have never heard of it, I know there is a Hadith saying sleeping after …

  • 20 November

    Eternity in Jannah

    Question In the Hereafter a person either goes to Jannah or Jahannam or spends some time in Jahannam and then goes to Jannah, that life has no ending as if it’s eternal. My question is that eternity is an attribute which belongs to Allah Himself alone. How can we humans have that or any part of eternity?

  • 20 November

    The virtues of kissing the black stone (Al Hajarul Aswad)

    Question Please explain the origin and action of the Black stone on the day of judgement? I was told that it was a white stone in Jannah and was sent down with Adam (‘alayhis salam) to the earth. It turned black due to the sins of mankind and on the day of Qiyamah Allah will give it two eyes and a mouth.

  • 20 November

    Hadith: ‘A little showing off is polytheism…’

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anu) went out one day to the masjid of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he found Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal sitting by the grave of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), weeping. He said: ‘Why are you weeping?’ Sayyiduna Mu’adh replied: ‘I am weeping because of something that I heard …

  • 20 November

    Correct way of pronouncing Sa’id ibn Al Musayyab (rahimahullah)’s name

    Question What is the correct method of pronouncing Sa’id ibn Al Musayyab (rahimahullah)’s name? Musayyab (with a fathah) or Musayyib (with a kasrah)?

  • 17 November

    Can we change the tense etc of the Masnun du’as?

    Question Are we allowed to change the words of the masnun du’as to suit the appropriate tense or gender? Like if the du’a is with the male tense, can a female change it when she recites it? And can the imam change the singular into plural to include the congregation?

  • 17 November

    Sahabah who were miraculously given water

    Question What is the authenticity and the full narration regarding Sahabi in Jail who was not provided water by his jailer. The Sahabi then made du’a and rain fell for him in the basement of the Jail?