Latest Answers

March, 2021

  • 19 March

    Meaning of the word ‘Al batalah’

    Question What is the meaning of the word ‘Al batalah’ in the Hadith regarding Surah Baqarah?

  • 19 March

    ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) immediately complies with the instruction of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Please mention the incident of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud referred to at the end of this answer.

  • 19 March

    A Sahabi continues to pray despite witnessing his horse being stolen

    Question I was looking for the following Hadith which ‘Allamah Qastallani (rahimahullah) has mentioned in his Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah: ومنها حديث الصحابي الذي سرق فرسه بليل وهو في الصلاة فرأى السارق حين اخذه فلم يقطع لذلك صلاته فقيل له في ذلك فقال ما كنت فيه ألذ من ذلك (Al-Mawahibul Ladunniyyah, vol. 3 pg. 282)

  • 18 March

    A misinterpretation of the Hadith regarding staying at home for protection

    Question Staying home [during Covid times] is a Prophetic teaching: “Those who stay at home to protect themselves and others are under the protection of Allah.” – Musnad Ahmad

  • 18 March

    A follow up query regarding ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith regarding Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and is it suitable to quote? Is there a narration in which a different Sahabi is mentioned in this incident? عن عائشة، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم جلس على المنبر يوم الجمعة، فلما جلس قال: اجلسوا ، فسمع عبد الله …

  • 18 March

    A great virtue of making wudu

    Question Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration: عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أتى المقبرة، فقال: السلام عليكم دار قوم مؤمنين، وإنا إن شاء الله بكم لاحقون، وددت أنا قد رأينا إخواننا قالوا: أولسنا إخوانك؟ يا رسول الله قال: أنتم أصحابي وإخواننا الذين لم يأتوا بعد فقالوا: كيف تعرف …

  • 18 March

    The reward for suffering a headache in the path of Allah

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “Whoever suffered from headache in the path of Allah and believes in reward for it, then, his all previous sins will be forgiven.”

  • 17 March

    An incident regarding a necklace of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question There’s a video going around about an incident about a Bedouin coming to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asking for some provisions. He was directed to the house of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) who first opted to give him some animal skin but then gave him her necklace after he said he wont be able to eat the animal …

  • 17 March

    A follow up query regarding the du’a seeking protection from leprosy and other diseases

    Question Which of the following wording of the du’a is correct? اللهم إني أعوذ بك من البرص، والجنون، والجذام، ومن سيئ الأسقام or اللهم إني أعوذ بك من البرص والجنون والجذام وسيئ الأسقام

  • 17 March

    The last person to cross the sirat [bridge] and enter Jannah

    Question Kindly provide the authenticity of the narration recorded by Imam Ishaq ibn Rahuyah wherein Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related a Hadith to Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibnul Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the last person to enter Jannah. In this narration, it is said that the last person to cross the sirat [i.e. bridge, and enter Jannah] will open a …

  • 17 March

    A follow up query regarding keeping children indoors when night sets in

    Question In the question you have answered here regarding keeping children indoors when night sets in, does this also apply to adults?

  • 16 March

    Imam Ahmad’s dream regarding the virtue of reciting of Quran

    Question Can this narration be quoted to prove the virtue of Quran? سمعت عبد الله بن أحمد بن حنبل يقول: سمعت أبي – رحمة الله عليه – يقول: رأيت رب العزة في النوم فقلت: يا رب، ما أفضل ما يتقرب المتقربون به إليك؟ فقال: بكلامي يا أحمد، فقلت: يا رب بفهم أم بغير فهم؟ فقال: بفهم وبغير فهم

  • 16 March

    A justification for leaving out congregational prayer?

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily there were [many] prophets belonging to Allah [Ta’ala]; all of them used to hunt or search for prey. Regarding congregational prayer, your love for [wanting to attend] the congregation as well as its people, and your love for the remembrance of Allah …