Latest Answers

April, 2014

  • 22 April

    Hadith on music

    Question Is this hadith authentic and suitable to quote? ‘On the day of judgement, molten lead will be poured into the ears of the person who used to listen to music’

  • 22 April

    Question about the Maqam- Ibrahim

    Question Please verify this Hadith: “The stone is the station of Ibrahim. Allah made it soft and made it a mercy. Ibrahim would stand on it and Ismail would hand the stones up to him.” JazakAllah khayran

  • 21 April

    Hadith on virtue of reading a thousand salutations on Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: “The one who recites 1000 durud (salutations) on the day of Jumu’ah shall not die until he sees his dwelling place in Jannah”

  • 21 April

    Women using perfume and leaving the house

    Question Respected Moulana, is there a hadith that likens a woman applying perfume and leaving the home to a prostitute. And if so what is the explanation.

  • 21 April

    Virtue of going early for Jumu’ah and sitting near the mimbar

    Question What is the virtue of coming to Jumu’ah Salah early? And is there any virtue of sitting near the mimbar at the time of the Jumu’ah khutbah?

  • 21 April

    Is Cupping (hijamah) outdated?

      Question What is the status of cupping /hijamah in Islam? Is it a ‘forgotten’ Sunnah? In which case, is it’s revival a commendable act worthy of great potential reward or would it now be seen as an outdated therapy that no longer applies given the advances of modern medicine?

  • 21 April

    Virtue of spouses looking at each other with affection

    Question Is this a Hadith? When a husband enters his home and he and his wife both cast each other loving glances then Almighty Allah casts on both of them his glance of mercy

  • 18 April

    One woman leading others in Salah

    Question There is a Hadith in Tabarani and Musnad Ahmad that says ”There is no good in women’s congregation.” What is the status of this Hadith? There is also a report from Ali saying a woman can never be an imam, but Hadiths in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah said ‘Aaishah and Umm Salamah (radiyallahu’anhuma) called adhan and led prayers. Are …

  • 18 April

    Sunnah postures of eating

    Question Is there a Hadith regarding sitting in a specific posture while eating? What is the grade of the Hadith?

  • 18 April

    Salutations (durud) being conveyed to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Please verify if this is authentic: When a person sends salutations upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), then an angel takes the salutations to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and says that so and so, the son of so and so sent salutations to you.

  • 17 April

    Isal-thawab (dedicating reward) for the living

    Question Is there a Hadith regarding conveying Isal-thawab to those who are living?

  • 17 April

    Authenticity of the famous du’a after meals

    Question Can you please advise on the status of of the recommended Dua after eating; Alhamdulillahil ladhy at’amana wa saqana wa ja’alana Muslimin Someone said its Munkar (very weak), is this true?

  • 16 April

    Should we address the deceased after burial?

    Question After burial of the deceased some people give adhan on the grave, they say “It comforts the dead in the horrid loneliness of the grave”, is the calling of the adhan permissible and is this proven from sunnah or the sahabah? After burial of the deceased some ‘Ulama do talqin to the deceased. Is this proven from the sunnah or …