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March, 2018

  • 28 March

    Meaning of a word in a chain of narrators

    Question What is the meaning of the word ‘fi akharin’ in the following chain of narrators in Sunan Abi Dawud: حدثنا قتيبة بن سعيد، في آخرين، قالوا: حدثنا يحيى بن سليم

  • 13 March

    The virtue of Ghouta

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed the place of refuge/stronghold of the Muslims on the day of massacre [during the fitnah of Dajjal etc.] is in Ghouta, near a city called Damascus, this from the best of the cities of Sham.”

  • 1 March

    Reciting ‘Hasbiyallahu la ilaha illa hu’ seven times

    Question I would like to ask the authenticity of the Hadith which states “Whoever says seven times in the morning and evening ‘HasbiyAllahu la ilaha illa huw ‘alayhi tawakkaltu wa huwa Rabbul ‘Arshil ‘Adhim‘, Allah Ta’ala will take care of his worries.”

February, 2018

  • 26 February

    How to be an obedient child after the demise of one’s parents

    Question What is the source of this Hadith and the authenticity? A Hadith reports Abu Usayd Malik ibn Rabi’ah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) as saying: “While we were sitting in the company of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) , a man of the Banu Salamah tribe came to him and said, “O Rasulullah, Is there any way left for me to be …

  • 26 February

    73 sects of this Ummah

    Question I heard one Hadith that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘My Ummah will be divided into seventy three sects, seventy two will go in the fire and one will go in Jannah.’ How authentic is this Hadith?

  • 9 February

    Reciting the last three surahs every morning and evening

    Question I have heard one Scholar say the following: “Reciting the three Quls three times [each] in the morning and evening is weak, and what’s preserved is one time [each] without [reciting]: Qul huwallahu Ahad. Only recite Surah Nas and Surah Falaq.”   Please comment.

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    To send food for the family of the deceased

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? حديث عبد الله بن جعفر قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: اصنعوا لآل جعفر طعاما، فإنه قد أتاهم أمر شغلهم

  • 24 January

    A man will follow the religion of his friend

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘A man will follow the religion of his friend.’

  • 24 January

    The opening words at the beginning of the Manuscript of Sunan Abi Dawud

    Question At the beginning of Abu Dawud Sharif, before Kitabut Taharah in the Pakistani print, the following appears: Akhbarana Alimam Alhafiz Abu Bakr… Whose words are these ?

  • 19 January

    Din is not based on logic and opinion

    Question What is the reference for this narration of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? “If the religion were based on opinion, it would be more important to wipe [masah] the under part of the leather sock than the upper”

  • 17 January

    The fragrance for men and women

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith and can it be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fragrance for men is that which the scent is apparent and colour is hidden [like musk etc] and fragrance for women [when she intends to leave the home] is that which its colour is visible and its scent is hidden [like …

December, 2017

  • 22 December

    Respecting a piece of paper on which Allah’s name is written

    Question What is the reference for the following Hadith and authenticity? أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم مر على كتاب على الأرض فقال: لفتى معه: ما هذا؟ قال: بسم الله قال: لعن الله من فعل هذا، ولا تضعوا اسم الله إلا في موضعه قال: فرأيت عمر بن عبد العزيز رأى ابنا له كتب ذكر الله في الحائط فضربه

  • 19 December

    If you cannot visit Al Masjidul Aqsa, then at least send a donation

    Question The importance of donating to Al Masjid Al Aqsa: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) relates, “I asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), O Rasulullah, tell us the legal injunction about [visiting] Bayt al-Maqdis (Jerusalem).” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Go and pray there. If you cannot visit it and pray there,then send some oil to be used …