Latest Answers

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    The meaning of Al Birr

    Question After listening to last Friday’s khutbah at our masjid here in Palmerston North, New Zealand, I am very curious to know about the word “Albirr” and its meaning and where and why Allah Ta’ala has used it in Quran. Your reply will enlighten our knowledge and will allow us to understand Quran more deeply. May Allah Ta’ala bless you …

  • 17 February

    The meaning of a word in a hadith

    Question In the line below, what does suu al-Jiwar or Jawaar mean? The context is the signs of the hour? ومنها من أشراط الساعة سوء الجوار ، وقطعية الأرحام

  • 17 February

    Du'as in the book "Hisnul Muslim" (A Muslim's fortress)

    Question I have a question in regards to a book I have, called “The fortress of the Muslim Invocations from the Quran and sunnah” It was complied by Sa’id bin Wahf Al-Qahtani. There are many DUAS is this book and I’m not sure how Sahih any of them are. There are Hadiths related by Al-Bukhari, Muslim, Abu dawud, Ibn Majah, …

  • 17 February

    Adding ‘wa maghfiratuhu’ to the end of the salam

    Question My query: is the words ‘wa maghfirah’  that is sometimes added to end of the salam from the sunnah. Should this addition be taught to children?

  • 17 February

    Reference for the du’a before meals

    Question I wanted to know the reference for the famous  du’a before meals:  بسم الله و بركة الله  Bismillahi wa Barakatillah  

  • 14 February

    Proof for placing hands on forehead after Salah

    Question Is the Hadith on wiping forehead after Fard Salah and saying a du’a sahih?

  • 13 February

    Why is eating pork forbidden

    Question Many people do not know why we are forbidden from eating pork. Besides the health risks, is there anything else we should know about ?

  • 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