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February, 2019

  • 7 February

    The Hadith term: Fard Nisbi

    Question Is fard nisbi technically a fard or will it be an aziz/mashur narration? I have read that it is fard in relation to someone like a trustworthy narrator or people of one village and I have also read that it is when the loneliness occurs later on in the chain. This is why I’m confused and not sure whether …

  • 7 February

    “Whoever plays chess has committed shirk”

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? من لعب بالشطرنج فقد قارف شركا

  • 6 February

    Giving sadaqah with one’s own hands

    Question Is this a reliable incident? At some point in his life, Sayyiduna Harithah ibn Nu’man (radiyallahu ‘anhu) lost his sight. After losing his sight, he placed a basket filled with dates and other similar items near his musallah and also had a string tied between his musallah and the door of his home. When any beggar would knock on …

  • 6 February

    Seeing one’s abode in Jannah before death

    Question Is there a dhikr mentioned in any reliable Hadith through which the virtue of seeing one’s abode in Jannah before one’s death is promised

  • 6 February

    Think good of the Believers

    Question Is the following or similar found in Hadith? ظنوا بالمؤمنين خيرا Think good of the Believers

  • 6 February

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) concern when he could not find locusts

    Question I would like to know In Mishkatul Masabih, under the book of trials, the chapter of the signs of Qiyamah, what is the pronunciation and translation of the word أري? يسأل عن الجراد هل أري منه شيئا

  • 6 February

    Charity removes sin

    Question Could I know the authenticity and references for the following. Rasullullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Charity extinguishes sin as water extinguishes fire.

  • 6 February

    Three du’as [supplications] that are not rejected

    Question Can you provide the reference for this: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three prayers (supplications) are not rejected, there is no doubt in this; The du’a of a father, the du’a of a traveller and the du’a of an oppressed person”

  • 6 February

    Clarity on a chain in Sahih Muslim

    Question In the following sanad who heard from who: عن الشعبي عن جرير انه سمعه. Sahih Muslim, Kitabul Iman, number 228 (68)

  • 5 February

    A narration mentioning a reward for abandoning prohibited acts

    Question Is this narration authentic? لترك ذرة مما نهى الله عنه أفضل من عبادة الثقلين

  • 5 February

    Ibn ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu’anhuma) way of reprimanding a misdeed

    Question I wanted to know the reference and mainly the authenticity of the following narration. ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar used to throw small stones to those who were not practicing raising of the hands in Salah before ruku’ and after ruku’.

  • 5 February

    No characteristic was more hateful to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) than lying

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says: “No characteristic was more hateful to the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) than lying. If a man told a lie in the presence of the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), he would continue to feel some unrest in his heart until he knew that the man had …

  • 5 February

    Another version of the Hadith regarding the stingiest and most helpless of people

    Question What is the reference for this narration? Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “The stingiest of people is the one who does not greet and the weakest is he who does not pray for others”