Tag Archives: Abu Dawud

December, 2021

  • 3 December

    The three types of beneficial knowledge

    Question Can you provide the correct wording and reference for the following narration? العلم ثلاثة وما سوى ذلك فهو فضل: آية محكمة، أو سنة قائمة، أو فريضة عادلة

November, 2021

October, 2021

  • 28 October

    Ensuring that one does not sleep with soiled hands

    Question Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has advised not to sleep with dirty hands (Abu Dawud) What is the wording of this Hadith and is it authentic?

  • 19 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) waits for three days

    Question Where is the following Hadith found and can it be quoted? If possible, what is the lesson from this Hadith? Abdullah ibn Abil Hamsa was a companion who narrates: “Prior to the commencement of the divine mission of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) [i.e. Nubuwwah], I dealt with him in a business transaction and there was still something due …

September, 2021

  • 16 September

    Explanation of a word in the du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite when leaving home

    Question In the below mentioned du’a to recite when leaving home, can the word أضلّ in the abovementioned narration be taken to mean guidance as far as navigation i.e. for one not to lose his way or get lost? اللَّهُم اني أعوذُ بِكَ أن أَضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ، أو أَزلَّ أو أُزَلَّ، أو أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ، أو أجهَل أو يُجْهَل عَلىَّ

  • 16 September

    A du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite when leaving home

    Question What is the reference for the following du’a? اللَّهُم اني أعوذُ بِكَ أن أَضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ، أو أَزلَّ أو أُزَلَّ، أو أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ، أو أجهَل أو يُجْهَل عَلىَّ

  • 2 September

    Virtue of praying four rak’ahs (Salatud Duha) in the morning

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, what is meant by “suffice”? Does it mean that Allah Ta’ala will protect one against misguidance and committing sins? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Verily, Allah Ta’ala says: ‘O Son of Adam! Pray to me in the beginning of the day with four units [rak’ahs] and I shall thereby suffice you at the end …

June, 2021