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April, 2020

  • 6 April

    Strength of the sanad, Darraj from Abil Haytham

    Question Is the Hadith of Darraj from Abil Haytham acceptable. Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has classified the Hadith as sound (hasan) but others classify it as weak (da’if). What is correct opinion.

  • 6 April

    Which verses of Surah Baqarah were given during Mi’raj

    Question In the following Hadith, which specific verses of Surah Baqarah are referred to (i.e where does it start from)? عن عبدالله بن مسعود: لَمّا أُسْرِيَ برَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، انْتُهي به إلى سِدْرَةِ المُنْتَهى، وهي في السَّماءِ السّادِسَةِ، إلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُعْرَجُ به مِنَ الأرْضِ فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، وإلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُهْبَطُ به مِن فَوْقِها فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، قالَ: إِذْ يَغْشى (النَّجْمُ) …

March, 2020

  • 27 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had a towel to wipe after wudu

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had a cloth that he would use to dry off with after wudu. (Tirmidhi)

  • 27 March

    Meaning of part of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim regarding the moon on Laylatul Qadr

    Question What is the meaning of شق جفنة in the following Hadith? عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه، قال تذاكرنا ليلة القدر عند رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال أيكم يذكر حين طلع القمر، وهو مثل شق جفنة

  • 26 March

    The hand that gives is better and start with spending upon close relatives

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? يد المعطي العليا وابدأ بمن تعول أمك وأباك وأختك وأخاك ثم أدناك أدناك

  • 25 March

    Zina becoming widespread is one cause of plagues

    Question Can you confirm the source of this narration? إذا كثر الزنا كثر القتل ووقع الطاعون

  • 25 March

    An unreliable narration on spending a night of Rajab in worship and fasting the next day

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever revives one night of Rajab [spends it in ‘ibadah] and fasts the next day, Allah will feed him from the fruits of Jannah, clothe him from the garments of Jannah and grant him drink from the sealed nectar.”

  • 25 March

    Sa’id ibn Jubayr (rahimahullah) explains the bounty of the lowest ranked inhabitant of Jannah

    Question How sound is the Hadith in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah, wherein Sa’id ibn Jubayr (rahimahullah) said that the last person in Jannah will have one thousand (1000) palaces. Is this narration authentic?

  • 24 March

    Salutations (durud) to stop a plague

    Question Is the following correct and what is the reference? ‘Allamah Sakhawi (rahimahullah) has written: “Abundance of durud (salutations) upon Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stops a plague”

  • 24 March

    Explanation of the word ‘istidraj’

    Question Please provide the authenticity and commentary of the narration below: In a Hadith narrated from Sayyiduna ‘Uqbah bin ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إذا رأيت الله تعالى يعطي العبد من الدنيا ما يحب وهو مقيم على معاصيه فإنما ذلك منه استدراجا “When you see that Allah Ta’ala gives a person (material) things of the worldly …

  • 23 March

    An unreliable virtue of fasting on the 27th of Rajab

    Question Is this narration authentic? من صام ذلك اليوم -السابع والعشرين- من رجب ودعا عند افطاره كانت كفارة عشر سنين

  • 23 March

    The belly is the pond of the body

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? المعدة حوض البدن، والعروق إليها واردة، فإذا صحت المعدة، صدرت العروق بالصحة، وإذا فسدت المعدة، صدرت العروق بالسقم

  • 20 March

    Praise for those who establish Salah while away from civilisation

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ما أتقاه ما أتقاه ما أتقاه راعي غنم على رأس جبل يقيم فيها الصلاة