Latest Answers

March, 2014

  • 28 March

    The intention of a believer is better than his action

    Question Is the following statement a Hadith? ‘The intention of a believer is better than his action’

  • 27 March

    The marriage age of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question What is the most verified age of the marriage and consumation of marriage thereafter of Sayyidatina ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) to Rasulullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)? Famously known to be 6 and 9 respectively but is this supported in view of narrations and views of our salaf or not?

  • 27 March

    How to get one billion rewards

    Question Somebody told me we can earn over a billion rewards in just a few seconds! By praying a certain du’a we will get the reward of the amount of muslims there are living in this world as well those that have passed away. I am not sure what the du’a is. Is there a du’a I can pray for the …

  • 26 March

    How many days did Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) spend in the fire?

    Question How many days did Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) spend in the fire? Did he say that the days spent in the fire were the best days of his life.

  • 26 March

    How did Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) reply to the sneeze of a kafir?

    Question Did Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say ‘yahdikumullah wa yuslihu balakum’ in reply to the sneeze of a disbeliever?

  • 26 March

    The seen (س) of Sayyiduna Bilal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is a sheen (ش) in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is the following hadith authentic? The seen (س) of Sayyiduna Bilal (radiyallahu ‘anhu)  is a sheen (ش) in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

  • 26 March

    Statement of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) ‘Can Din be deficient while I’m living’?

    Question Can you please mention the source of this statement of Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu): أينقص الدين وأنا حي  ‘Can Din be deficient while I’m living’?

  • 25 March

    Reciting different Surahs after every Fard Salah

    Question Can you please verify the authenticity of this narration? Whoever reads these five Surahs after each Salah ie. After Fajr, Surah Yasin, after Zuhr, Surah Fath, after Asr, Surah Naba, after Magrib, Surah Waqi’ah and after ‘Isha, Surah Mulk will be among the cup bearers of the pond of Kawthar.

  • 24 March

    Proof for placing the hands below the navel in Salah

    Question Is the following narration Sahih with the extra wording ‘under the navel’: Sayyiduna Wa’il ibn Hujr (radiyallahu’anhu) reports: “I saw the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) placing his right hand over his left hand in Salah, below the Navel.” (Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah) How many manuscripts have the additional wording and how many do not? Barakallu feek

  • 24 March

    Is Riba (interest) as serious as adultery?

    Question Are the Hadiths that liken Riba (usury) to incest or adultery fabricated? Has any scholar ever classified these Hadiths as fabricated?

  • 24 March

    Avert corporal punishment when in doubt

    Question Is there a hadith that says drop the corporal punishment (hadd) where there is doubts? I heard its in Tirmidhi can you show me the hadith please and is it sahih?

  • 24 March

    Hadith: The fast only breaks with something entering the stomach

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration: Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once entered and said: ‘O ‘Aishah, do you have a piece of bread’? Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says that she brought a piece of bread for Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), he put it in his mouth and asked: ‘ O ‘Aishah …

  • 22 March

    Will a Shahid (Martyr) be liable for his debts?

    Question Dear ‘Ulama, we often hear that one will not be forgiven for the debts that he fails to repay. Even the shahid (martyr) will not be forgiven for this. Does this warning apply to all types of debtors? or is there some detail to this? What if one has a sincere intention to pay?