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January, 2019

  • 17 January

    A Sunnah du’a to recite when retiring to bed

    Question What is the status and translation of the following du’a? Bismillah wa da’tu jambi Allahumagh firli dhambi wa akhsi shaytani wa fukka rihani waj’alni fin nadiyyil a’ala

December, 2018

  • 18 December

    Caution against oppressing in one’s bequests/wasiyyah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them” [i.e. They cause harm to the heirs by either bequeathing more than one third, …

  • 12 December

    The example of one who gives charity when he is on his death bed

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The parable of the one who frees a slave [or gives charity] at the time of his death is that of the one who gives a gift [only after] he is satiated” [i.e. This type of charity is not the ideal. A person should give charity when he is …

  • 10 December

    Whoever harms others, Allah will place him into difficulty

    Question Can you provide the reference for this narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever [unjustly] causes harm [to a Muslim], Allah harms him [by placing him into difficulty] and whoever is harsh Allah will be harsh with him”

  • 3 December

    Do not omit the two Sunnah of Fajr even if you are trampled over by horses

    Question I wanted to know the authenticity of the following Hadith: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do not omit them [i.e. the two rak’ahs Sunnah of Fajr] even if you are trampled over by horses.”

October, 2018

  • 30 October

    Providing water is among the best charity

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Sa’d ibn ‘Ubadah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, I asked, ‘O Messenger of Allah, what charity is best?’ He replied, ‘Providing drinking water.’

  • 18 October

    ‘O businessman! Give sadaqah’

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O Merchants! In business transactions there occurs useless talk and false oaths, therefore mix it with giving sadaqah [for its atonement]”

September, 2018

  • 21 September

    Du’a when the wind blows

    Question Are these exact words found in a Hadith? Du’a when the wind blows: O Allah, I ask You for its goodness and I seek Your protection from its evil

  • 19 September

    Loving and hating for the sake of Allah, are among the best of actions

    Question Can I quote this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best of the actions is to love for the sake of Allah and to hate for the sake of Allah”

  • 11 September

    A Miracle of Sayyiduna Tamim Dari (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of following narration: Once volcano erupted in era of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu), and one Sahabi pushed back the lava with his shawl

  • 7 September

    The Du’a of Abu Dam Dam

    Question I would like to know if the Hadith about Abu Dam Dam (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is sound and if you could please provide the Arabic.

  • 3 September

    The Bedouin who pulled Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) garment

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith wherein a Bedouin once pulled Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) roughly by his coat, leaving traces on his neck and said to him: “Load these two camels of mine, for you do not give me anything from your property or from your father’s property!” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) gently requested the …

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    The smell of henna

    Question Did Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) abstain from the using henna (mehndi) because Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) disliked its odour?