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May, 2014

  • 5 May

    The Sahabah’s gatherings of Iman

    Question In volume 3 of Hayatus Sahabah there is a section pertaining to gatherings of Iman and the eagerness of Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Rawahah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) to participate in gatherings of Iman. The implication of one ‘Alim is that these gatherings took place inside the masjid. However the English translation does not mention these gatherings taking place in the Masjid. …

  • 2 May

    ‘My Sahabah are like stars’

    Question How reliable is the Hadith: ‘My Sahabah are like the stars’

  • 2 May

    Question about Zam Zam

    Question Could you please relate the Hadith with reference please, where it is said that ‘if Sayyidatuna Hajra (radiyallahu ‘anha) had not said “Zam Zam”, the water would have continued flowing’

  • 2 May

    When to recite the du’a of Rajab

    Question When should the famous du’a for Rajab be recited? Should it be recited throughout the month or specifically at the beginning only? Many Imams at the Masajid even make du’a in Sha’ban as follows: Allahumma Barik lana fi Sha’ban, wa ballighna Ramadan. Kindly explain

  • 1 May

    The status of ‘salatur raghaib’ in Rajab

    Question Could you please shed some light on the following: Laylat ar-raghaib, ‘the Sacred Night of Desires’. It is one of the most important nights in Islamic history for all human beings. It is the night that the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was transferred from his father to his mother’s womb. It falls on the first Friday of Rajab. All that you wish …

  • 1 May

    Jannah for that wife with whom the husband is pleased

    Question Is this a Hadith? When a woman’s husband dies while he is happy with her Jannah becomes wajib on her.

  • 1 May

    Who was crucified in place of Nabi ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam)?

    Question I have heard in many Islamic talks regarding the person who was crucified in place of Hadhrat Isa (‘alaihis salam) that he was Hadhrat Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) companion who willingly opted to get crucified in return for Jannah. Some say it was the soldier from the Jewish army who came to kill Hadhrat Isa (‘alayhis salam) the face changed …

  • 1 May

    Is there any difference between: Tahajjud & Qiyamul layl?

    Question Is there any difference between Tahajjud and Qiyamul Layl? Is there any hadith which mentions the time for Tahajjud Salah? ie is it after sleeping in the latter portion of the night or is it mentioned anywhere that Tahajjud could be performed after Isha?

  • 1 May

    Virtue of reciting Surah Al An’am

    Question Is there an authentic virtue of reciting the first few and last few verses of Surah Al An ‘am?

  • 1 May

    Virtue of reciting Surah Fatihah and Surah Ikhlas before sleeping

    Question Is there any Hadith stating the virtue of reciting Surah Fatihah before going to bed?

April, 2014

  • 30 April

    Authenticity of the Rajab du’a

    Question The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it authentic? Some people say it’s baseless and should not be read. Allahumma barik lana fi Rajab wa Shaban wa balighna Ramadan.

  • 29 April

    Is there any reward for announcing the commencement of Rajab?

    Question Is this authentic? The month of Rajab is here again, Prophet Muhammad(sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Whoever is the first person to give another person news about this month the fire is Haram to them

  • 29 April

    Writing the salutations upon Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question Is it okay to quote the following Hadith? Writing the salutations: عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله : من صلى علي في كتاب لم تزل الملائكة تستغفر له ما دام اسمي في ذلك الكتاب Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radhiallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: Whoever sends salutations upon me in written form, the angels …