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September, 2014

  • 4 September

    Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah)’s Al ‘Ujab Fi Bayanil Asbab

    Question I was reading  Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al ‘Asqalani’s Al ‘Ujab Fi Bayanil Asbab (regarding the reasons of revelation of the different verses of the Holy Quran), and I wanted to ask what his methodology is in this book with regards to the hadiths he cites in it? Are all of the hadiths he cites in there acceptable according to …

  • 3 September

    The language of Jannah

    Question  Is the language of Jannah Arabic?

  • 2 September

    Virtue of reciting Surah Dukhan

    Question Is there any virtue in reciting Surah Dukhan every night?

  • 2 September

    Hadith.? ‘Recognizing Allah is my capital, intellect is the root of my faith…’

    Question  I want to enquire about the strength of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)’s narration found in Qadhi Iyadh’s renowned “Ash-Shifa’ Bi Ta’rif Huquqil Mustafa”. Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asks Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about his path and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) responds with 17 short statements like “Love is my foundation”, “Trust is my treasure” and “Conviction is my sustenance“ etc. …

  • 2 September

    A du’a before wudu

    Question Is the following du’a to be read before wudu? اللهم اني اسألك تمام الوضوء وتمام الصلوة وتمام رضوانك وتمام مغفرتك Translation: O Allah I ask you to bless me with a complete wudu, complete Salah, your complete happiness and forgiveness.

  • 1 September

    Not to imitate others in dressing

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Whoever imitates a Nation will be counted among them This hadeeth is in Abu Dawud, Chapter of Clothing. Can we state that since this Hadith was quoted by Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) in the Chapter of Clothing, we are required by the Sunnah to dress Islamically, so as to differentiate ourselves from the non Muslims?

  • 1 September

    Is there a specific day to clip one’s nails?

    Question Is there a Hadith where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited cutting nails on Wednesday or any other day?

August, 2014

  • 30 August

    The wording of a particular form of Salat ‘alan Nabi

    Question  Is this durud authentic, if so what are the benefits?  Allahuma salli ‘ala sayyidina Muhammad wa Aadama wa Nuh wa Ibrahima wa Musa wa ‘Isa wa ma baynahum minan Nabiyyina wal Mursalin Salawatullahi wa salamuhu ‘Alayhim Ajma’in  Translation: O Allah! send salutations upon Muhammad -sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam-, Adam, Nuh, Ibrahim,  Musa,  ‘Isa -‘alayhimus salam-, and on those Messengers who were sent …

  • 30 August

    Hadith on the number of Hurs in Jannah

    Question Please provide the reference and classification of this Hadith: Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The servant in Paradise shall be married with seventy wives.” Someone said, “Messenger of Allah, can he bear it?” He said: “He will be given strength for a hundred.”

  • 29 August

    Reward for keeping a horse for Allah Ta’ala’s cause

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Whomsoever keeps a horse in Allah’s Cause, motivated by his faith in Allah and his belief in His Promise, then the horse’s eating, drinking, passing of dung and urine will be on his scale of good deeds on the …

  • 26 August

    Youth is a part of insanity

    Question I would like to ask the authenticity and meaning of the Hadith: Youth is a type of madness

  • 26 August

    Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) removing a jinn from a Sahabi?

    Question  Is there any such Hadith which states that a woman approached Nabi (sallallau ‘alayhi wa sallam) with her sick son. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, bring the boy close to him. So he was brought to him. He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) spat into the boy’s mouth and said, come out, enemy of Allah. Then, a puppy came out …

  • 26 August

    The modesty of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question I have heard that Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was not particular about pardah (covering herself) as long as Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) were buried in her house. However when Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was buried, whenever she entered there she used to observe pardah. Could the above please be verified?