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March, 2020

  • 4 March

    Explanation of ‘fahish’ and ‘mutafahish’

    Question The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) never used bad language, neither a “Fahish” nor a “Mutafahish”. He used to say ‘The best amongst you are those who have the best manners and character.” (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3559) In the context of the above Hadith, does “Fahish” refer only to sexual bad language? Furthermore, what is meant by “Mutafahish”?

  • 3 March

    Du’as for protection against diseases

    Question Is there any du’a that we can read for protection from Corona virus?

  • 3 March

    Tawus (rahimahullah) showed great importance to du’a after ‘Asr on Jumu’ah

    Question Is the following narration recorded in Musannaf ‘Abdur Razzaq? I have failed to locate it therein. عن ابن طاوس عن أبيه أنه كان يتحرى الساعة التي يستجاب فيها الدعاء من يوم الجمعة بعد العصر. قال ابن طاوس: ومات أبي في ساعة كان يحبها، مات يوم الجمعة بعد العصر

  • 3 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never ate to his fill twice in one day

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Masruq (rahimahullah) said: I entered upon ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and she invited me to eat. She said: ‘Whenever I eat my fill of food I want to cry and begin crying.’ He said: ‘Why?’ She said: ‘I remember the circumstances under which the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) parted from the world. By …

  • 3 March

    Commentary of the narration regarding the intelligent person

    Question Please provide a brief commentary on the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: The intelligent person is the one who subjugates his soul/takes account of himself, and works for what is after death and the incapable is the one who follows his desires and thereafter entertains hopes in [the mercy of] Allah.

  • 2 March

    Did Sayyiduna Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhu) have a stammer/stutter?

    Question Is there any narration that sates the grandson of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had a stammer/stutter? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He inherited it from his uncle, Musa ‘alayhis salam.”

  • 2 March

    Those who pass away while addicted to wine will not drink the wine of the Hereafter

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who drinks wine in this world, and dies when he is addicted to it, will not drink it in the next.” (Abu Dawud)

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    Recitation of five Surahs when undertaking a journey

    Question Please translate the following: عن جبير بن مطعم رضي الله عنه قال: قال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أتحب يا جبير إذا خرجت سفرا أن تكون من أمثل أصحابك هيئة وأكثرهم زادا؟ فقلت: نعم بأبي أنت وأمي قال: فاقرأ هذه السور الخمس: قل يا أيها الكافرون و إذا جاء نصر الله والفتح و قل هو الله أحد …

  • 27 February

    Only seek your needs from those who want to see you acquire them

    Question What is the reference of this Hadith? “Never seek your needs from one who does not love to see your success”

  • 27 February

    Trousers below the ankles

    Question I am looking for the narration that mentions whatever part of the pants is below the ankle is in the fire of Jahannam.

  • 27 February

    Jahannam will request the Believers to cross over the bridge (sirat) swiftly

    Question I would like to get a reference for the following Hadith regarding the speech of Jahannam when the believers are crossing the bridge (sirat) over it: Jahannam will say to Believers on the Day of Qiyamah: “O Believer! Pass over me [quickly], for your light is extinguishing/cooling my flames.”

  • 26 February

    Forgiving someone who caused a bodily injury

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No one suffers any bodily injury, yet forgives this [forgives the person who injured him and does not take retribution], except that Allah raises his rank by a degree and removes a sin from him.”

  • 26 February

    Caution against becoming angry when reminded to fear Allah

    Question Are these words found in a Hadith? كفى بالمرء إثما إذا قيل له اتق الله غضب