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May, 2018

  • 16 May

    Reciting Surah Qadr 21 times on the first night of Ramadan

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? One who recites Surah Qadr twenty one times after Maghrib on the first night of Ramadan, will attain barakah in his sustenance like water flowing down the hill, means his sustenance will increase as fast as the water flows down the hill.

  • 15 May

    The beauty of the Quran lies within it

    Question Could you provide a reference for this? Whenever Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) saw a Mushaf [copy of the Quran] decorated with silver or gold he would say: ‘Do you tempt the thief when it’s beauty is in it’s inside’?

  • 15 May

    A virtue of saying ‘La ilaha illallah’

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whosoever recites La ilaha illallah any time during the day or night, his sins are remitted from his account and virtues are written instead.”

  • 15 May

    The nine books of Hadith

    Question Most of us know about the six famous books of Hadith, but I wanted to know about the nine famous books of Hadith. Which three additional collections are included and the reason for their inclusion?

  • 14 May

    Reciting the Shahadatayn before death

    Question An Imam told me that when someone is about to pass away from the world, he should say the entire Shahadah, (La ilaha illallah Muhammadur rasulullah), not just La ilaha illallah. I am confused because most Hadiths I read says a person’s last words should be: La ilaha illallah. So please tell me: When a person is about to …

  • 14 May

    Explanation of the Hadith on souls

    Question Can you explain tashrih of this Hadith: الارواح جنود مجندة

  • 14 May

    Explanation of the Hadith regarding pictures

    Question Kindly explain the Hadith below: Busr ibn Sa’id (rahimahullah) narrates that Zaid ibn Khalid Al-Juhani (rahimahullah) narrated to him something in the presence of Sa’id ibn ‘Ubaidullah Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) who was brought up in the house of Maymuna (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Prophet. Zaid narrated to them that Abu Talha said that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) …

  • 11 May

    Allah Ta’ala detests grandiloquence

    Question Please give me the source for this narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed Allah detests the excessively eloquent among men, who slaps his tongue around like the cow slaps his tongue”

  • 11 May

    Three things that remove barakah

    Question Could you verify this narration? “When there is wastage/extravagance, adultery [zina] and deception/treachery found in one’s home, then the blessings [barakah] will be removed”

  • 11 May

    A Hadith regarding a woman fasting without her husband’s consent

    Question Is this narration authentic? أيما امرأة صامت بغير إذن زوجها فأرادها على شيء فامتنعت عليه كتب الله عليها ثلاثا من الكبائر Any woman who fasts [optional fasts] without her husband’s consent, and he wishes to fulfil his desires with her but she refuses [as she is keeping optional an fast], Allah Ta’ala will record three major sins for her.

  • 10 May

    The virtue of ‘La ilaha illallah’

    Question Is this Hadith strong enough to quote? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “By Him in Whose hand is my soul, if the heavens and the earth and all that are in them and everything that is in between were brought and placed in one pan of the Balance, and the witnessing that there is no god but Allah …

  • 10 May

    On the Day of Qiyamah everyone will be exposed and nothing shall be hidden

    Question Could you mention the source of this Hadith? “On that day [Qiyamah] you will be exposed and not a secret of you will be hidden”

  • 10 May

    Hasten to do good deeds before seven things occur

    Question Is this narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Hasten to do good deeds before you are caught up by one of seven calamities awaiting you; Poverty which may impair your wisdom/ability to carry out good deeds, wealth which may mislead you, an ailment which may damage your health, old age which may harm your senses, a sudden …