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March, 2019

  • 15 March

    If people do not offer Salah in congregation Shaytan overpowers them

    Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates, I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saying: “If three persons in a village or a desert do not offer congregational Salah, then Shaytan fully overpowers them. So make it obligatory on yourself to offer Salah in congregation. For undoubtedly the wolf eats only the stray goat.”

  • 14 March

    Sitting in partial shade and partial sunlight

    Question I would like to know if you have ever come across a Hadith which states that Shaytan sits between the shade and sunlight, so either sit fully in the shade or fully in the sunlight”.

  • 12 March

    The punishment for those who backbite and defame people

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? لما عرج بي مررت بقوم لهم أظفار من نحاس يخمشون بها وجوههم وصدورهم، فقلت: من هؤلاء يا جبريل قال هؤلاء الذين يأكلون لحوم الناس ويقعون في أعراضهم

  • 6 March

    Leave the Turks!

    Question Is this Hadith reliable and could you kindly explain it: اتْرُكُوا التُّرْكَ مَا تَرَكُوكُمْ

February, 2019

  • 28 February

    A narration on Sajdatush Shukr [prostration of gratitude]

    Question Can you mention a narration on Sajdatush Shukr [prostration of gratitude]?

  • 28 February

    Missing three Jumu’ahs

    Question I wanted to know the status of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever neglects Jumu’ah [due to laziness and carelessness] three times without an excuse, then Allah sets a seal upon his heart.” Could you also explain what does ‘seal’ mean and what is regarded as a valid excuse?

  • 25 February

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but took her back

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but then remarried her.”

  • 18 February

    The punishment for concealing knowledge

    Question I wanted to know the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is asked about some knowledge [that he knows] and he conceals it, he will be bridled on the Day of Qiyamah with a bridle of fire.”

  • 13 February

    Calling the Adhan and Iqamah in the ears of a newborn

    Question Please provide some proofs for performing Adhan and Iqamah for a newborn baby.

  • 8 February

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited the killing of four creatures/animals

    Question عن ابن عباس قال: إن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم نهى عن قتل أربع من الدواب النملة، والنحلة، والهدهد، والصرد Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) relates, “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited killing four animals/creatures; Ants, bees, hoopoes and a [type of bird whose half body is white and the other half is black and has a lot …

  • 6 February

    Three du’as [supplications] that are not rejected

    Question Can you provide the reference for this: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three prayers (supplications) are not rejected, there is no doubt in this; The du’a of a father, the du’a of a traveller and the du’a of an oppressed person”

  • 1 February

    Not remembering Allah in a gathering is a cause of loss

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone sits in a place and does not remember Allah there, then this sitting will cause him a loss from Allah and if anyone lies down in a place and does not remember Allah, then this will cause …

January, 2019

  • 30 January

    Explanation of a passage in Abu Dawud

    Question What is the reason why he did not accept his testimony in the following: و شهد عند عدي بن ارطاة على رؤيته الهلال فلم يجز شهادته (Sunan Abi Dawud, Kitabul Adab, number 4788)