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February, 2014

  • 12 February

    The Hadith that promises seventy three favours for humanitarian aid

    Question I asked lots of scholars about the Hadith: “If one fulfills one need of a Muslim Allah Ta’la will give him seventy three favours. One is sufficient for all the needs in this world and seventy two will be used to raise his stages in the hereafter” These people said they never read such a Hadith. Please let me know if you find it …

  • 12 February

    Reciting the beginning and end of Surah Baqarah after burial

    Question What is the status of the narration wherein Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) is reported to have recited the opening and concluding verses of Suratul Baqarah after the burial of a deceased?

  • 11 February

    A beautiful tasbih for after Jumu’ah Salah

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith narrated by Ibnus Sunni in book; Amalul yawm wallaylah: “whoever recites the following 100 times after Jumu’ah Salah on Friday; subhanallahil azeemi wa bi hamdihi Rasulullah (sallalhu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said the reciter’s 100,000 sins will be forgiven and in addition 24,000 of his/her parents’ sins will also be forgiven. سبحان …

  • 11 February

    If it weren’t for Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), the world wouldn’t be created?

    Question Is there a Hadith stating that the reason Allah created this universe and everything it contains was for Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to come and fulfil Allah’s commandments? I’m basically asking, if it weren’t for Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) Allah wouldn’t have created us?

  • 11 February

    The rewards and warnings for Fajr Salah

    Question Is there any reward mentioned in the Hadith for Fajr in congregation? Is there any warnings in the Hadith for not reading Fajr in congregation. I heard that in the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)’s time that even the hypocrites used to come to the masjid for Fajr. So will we be worse than the hypocrites if we do not go …

  • 10 February

    Attending a funeral after intercourse

    Question Is there a Hadith where our beloved Prophet (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said that if one had sexual intercourse in the night and the next day if there is a funeral he should not get into the grave with the dead body to help the burial

  • 8 February

    Why did Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) miss some salah?

    Question What are the explanations for a few salah of Rasulullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) being made “qadha” during the battle of the trench?

  • 8 February

    The grave of a believer squeezing him

    Question In Mishkat it is mentioned that the grave of Sa’d (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was closed upon him. Is there any reason for this, or does this mean that everyone’s grave closes upon him

  • 8 February

    Du’a for re-uniting a couple

    Question A woman left her marital home to go and live with her married daughter The husband pleaded with her to return but to no avail. Her brothers also made attempts at reconciliation asking her for the reasons of leaving her marital home. She refuses to disclose any reason and says she will go with it to the Qabr. The …

  • 8 February

    Time Travel

    Question My Beloved Shaykh, I read in one of your answers, that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) made du’a and the sun was returned to a previous position so Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) could pray ‘Asr. Could you please cite the complete Hadith? Does this Hadith mean time travel is some kind of way possible? I am referring to this …

  • 7 February

    Iman is between fear and hope

    Question One often hears the statement, sometimes cited as a Hadith or saying of the Salaf: ‘Iman is between fear and hope’ or different wordings. What is the source for this statement? And regardless of the source, is the principle correct?

  • 7 February

    Hadith on marrying one’s relatives

    Question I would like to know about the Hadith which says that a person must choose a wife from his close relatives.

  • 7 February

    Is the virtue of 15th of Sha’ban proven, or is it a bid’ah (innovation)?

    Question I am a firm believer that 15th of Sha’ban is a blessed night. I have come across many people who claim it is nowhere to be found in Hadith and it is a bid’ah to claim the night being a blessed night. In the light of Sunnah and Hadith, please discuss this topic.