Latest Answers

November, 2014

  • 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?

  • 17 November

    Further verification on spending on ‘Aashura

    Question With regards to the Hadith of spending generously on the day of ‘Aashura, some senior Muhaddithun of the past have dismissed the authenticity of the narration. How would we answer these objections?

  • 17 November

    Events on ‘Aashura

    Question Did the following take place on ‘Aashura: Nabi Adam (‘alayhis salam) sent down from Jannah, his tawbah accepted, Nabi Nuh (‘alayhis salam)’s ark landing on Mount Judi, Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) being saved from fire?

  • 11 November

    Communication with Allah Ta’ala in Salah

    Question What is the Hadith regarding the communication of the slave and Allah Ta’ala during Salah?

  • 11 November

    Signs of Qiyamah

    Question What is the status of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: When public money is passed around like own money Trust is taken as booty (i.e. intention is to use it and refuse to return it) Zakah is seen as a tax Knowledge of Din is acquired for reasons other than …

  • 11 November

    Hadith: Three things which whether undertaken seriously or in jest, are treated as serious

    Question What is the grade of this narration? Three matters done in seriousness are serious and their being done jokingly are serious; marriage, divorce and taking back a wife.

  • 10 November

    Status of children buried alive in Jahiliyyah

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith and what does it mean?   Sayyiduna Salamah ibn Yazid Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘My brother and I came to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that our mother had passed away during jahiliyyah, she use to honour her guests, upheld the ties of kinship, and did such and such good, but …

  • 8 November

    Allah Ta’ala curses four types of people

    Question What is the grade of this narration? Sayyiduna Abut Tufayl (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: Sayyiduna Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was asked, ‘Did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) give you something special which he did not give to anyone else?’ He replied, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), did not give me anything special which he did not give to everyone else except for what I …