Tag Archives: Abu Dawud

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Another du’a for after meals

    Question ‘When you eat food and say All praise is due to Allah who fed me and gave this to me without any strength or ability on my part, do all your past and future sins get forgiven.’ I got this Hadith from Sahih al Jami – Is this true,

  • 14 July

    Women visiting the graveyard

    Question Is there any Hadith prohibiting women visiting the graveyard? If yes, could it please be sourced?

June, 2015

  • 23 June

    Words of the du’a at iftar time

    Question I have a question regarding to the famous du’a at iftar: Allahumma inni laka sumtu wa bika aamantu wa ‘ala rizq-ika aftarthu (Abu Dawud). How weak is this Hadith? Is it suitable for practice? What is the alternative du’a at Iftar? Jazakallahu khayran

  • 22 June

    Translation of a Hadith regarding beautiful recital of Quran

    Question In the narration of al-Bara Ibn ‘Aazib (may Allah be pleased with him) the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Adorn your voices with the Quran. (Related in Abu Dawud) Is this translation correct? Is the maf’ul (object) ‘the Quran’ or ‘your voices’? (should we beatify our voices with the Quran or the Quran with our voices). Jazakallah

  • 12 June

    Entering a home decorated with pictures of animate objects

    Question How should we interpret the following Hadith? Does this apply to all Muslims in general, or only ‘Ulama? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “It is not appropriate for a person to enter a house that had been decorated.”  

  • 4 June

    The virtue of tying Ihram from Masjidul Aqsa

    Question Kindly narrate the Hadith on the virtue of tying Ihram from Masjidul Aqsa

May, 2015

  • 19 May

    The obligation of Salatul Witr

    Question Please provide the source for the following Hadith: “Witr is a duty, so he who does not observe it is not of us.” Are there variations of this Hadith in which the last part, “he is not of us”, is repeated multiple times and is there a difference of opinion regarding its grading?

  • 16 May

    Cupping on the head and shoulders

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Kabshah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to undergo cupping on the head and between his shoulders and used to say “Whosoever removes this blood it will not harm him that he does not take any other medical treatment/medicine”

  • 16 May

    Reference for the Hadith: "I am to you like a father"

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I am to you like a father; I teach you..”

  • 13 May

    Hadiths instructing to kill snakes

    Question Kindly provide the Hadith which says we should kill snakes and lizards. Should we kill all types of snakes and where should we kill them?

  • 7 May

    The reward of fifty Sahabah

    Question Please relate the Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentions a time, wherein a person who adheres to the Commandments of Allah Ta’ala will receive the reward of fifty Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

  • 7 May

    A virtue of abundant istighfar (seeking forgiveness)

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone constantly seeks pardon (from Allah), Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress and a relief from every anxiety, and will provide sustenance for him from where he expects not.”

April, 2015