Salah

Saying the words: ‘da-iman abadan…’ after the iqamah

Question

I have a question pertaining to a common practice of people after the iqamah is made for salah. They say:

Da’iman abadan la ilaha illaha Muhamadan Rasulullah

Does this practice have any basis in our tradition and if not, is there anything masnun prescribed for after the iqamah is made?

Read More »

The ruku’ and sajdah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

Kindly translate the following narration and provide the grading:

كَانَ النَّبِىُّ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- إِذَا رَكَعَ بَسَطَ ظَهْرَهُ ، وَإِذَا سَجَدَ وَجَّهَ أَصَابِعَهُ قِبَلَ الْقِبْلَةِ فَتَفَاج

Read More »

Reciting Surah Ikhlas ten times after Fardh Salah

Question

What is the status of the following narration and can we practice on it?

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whomsoever does the following three actions with Iman, will enter Jannah from whichever door he wishes and will be married to the Maidens of Jannah when he wishes,

1) Whoever forgives his murderer,

2) Fulfills a debt secretly

3) and recites Surah Ikhlas ten times after Fard Salah.

Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) then asked, ‘What about doing one only’?. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘Even if you do one only [you will attain this reward]’

Read More »

Speaking in the Masjid

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

When a person speaks in the Masjid, an Angel on the first instance says ‘O friend of Allah, keep quiet’.  On the second instance the Angel says ‘O enemy of Allah, keep quiet and if the person persists, the Angel says ‘May Allah’s curse be upon you’

(Takhrijul Ihya)

Read More »