Latest Answers

December, 2020

  • 8 December

    Another question about a Mustakhraj

    Question What does Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) mean when he puts the condition for مستخرج, in the following statement (related by his student): و شرطه أن لا يصل إلى شيخ أبعد حتى يفقد سندا يوصله إلى الأقرب إلا لعذر من علو أو زيادة مهمة

  • 8 December

    Two Hadiths on encouraging others to recite the Quran

    Question I have come across these two narrations which have a slight variation in wording. Kindly mention which version is correct. Or are both acceptable? أَنْبَأَنِي أَبُو عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ ، أَنَّ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْعُكْبَرِيَّ أَخْبَرَهُمْ ، أنا أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ الْبَغَوِيُّ ، ثنا سُلَيْمَانُ بْنُ عُمَرَ بْنِ الأَقْطَعِ ، ثنا بَقِيَّةُ ، عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرِ بْنِ أَبِي مَرْيَمَ حَدَّثَنِي الْمُهَاجِرُ …

  • 7 December

    The narrator Al Harith ibn Muslim

    Question What is the opinion of the Muhaddithun regarding the Hadith narrator, Harith ibn Muslim?

  • 7 December

    When was the famous poem “Tala’al badru ‘alayna” recited?

    Question When was the famous poem “Tala’al badru ‘alayna” recited? Was it when Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) arrived in Madinah Munawwarah at the time of Hijrah, some other occasion, or on multiple occasions?

  • 4 December

    ‘The sleep of a scholar is regarded to be ‘ibadah’

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “A Scholar’s sleep is regarded to be worship”

  • 4 December

    Spending haram wealth on noble causes will still result in sin

    Question Is this narration correct? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever earned money from forbidden sources, then freed from it, and joined ties, that will still be insistence on sins.”

  • 3 December

    The importance and virtues of studying the Arabic language

    Question Kindly provide a few narrations regarding virtues and specialties of the Arabic language along with the importance of its study.

  • 3 December

    Status of the narrator, Qurrah ibn Musa Al Hujaymi

    Question I am looking for the status of the narrator Qurrah ibn Musa Al Hujami.

  • 2 December

    A follow up query regarding Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) choosing poverty

    Question Could you provide the source and authenticity of this Hadith? I saw one site who claim that the Hadith is in Bukhari and another site says says Ahmad. But I haven’t found it in either place. Could you please verify? On the authority of Abu Umamah who quotes the Prophet as saying: “My Rabb has offered me that He …

  • 2 December

    An unreliable narration regarding Abu Bakr’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) entry into Jannah

    Question Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I said to Jibril when he took me on the Night Journey (al-Isra) up to heaven: “O Jibril, will my ummah be brought to account?” He said: ‘All of your ummah will be brought to account except Abu Bakr as-Siddiq. On the Day of Resurrection, it will …

  • 2 December

    Imam Abu Dawud’s (rahimahullah) book; Al Marasil

    Question What is the status of the Hadiths found in Al Marasil of Imam Abu Dawud? What commentaries are there on this book?

  • 2 December

    The angel of death approaching Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Kindly provide me with the authenticity of the following narration: When Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was in grief, the angel of death appeared before him and Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) asked: “Did you remove the soul of Yusuf (‘alayhis salam)? The angel replied in the negative. Consequently Ya’qub (‘alayhis salam) was relieved and comforted.

  • 1 December

    Another query regarding reciting the Mu’awwidhatayn in Fajr

    Question Is it correct that whenever Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was on journey, he would read Surah Falaq and Surah Nas in the Fard of Fajr?