Tag Archives: Abu Dawud

March, 2015

  • 24 March

    A du’a to be read after Fajr and Maghrib for protection from Jahannam

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you pray Fajr, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me from the Fire.’ If you die on that day, Allah will write for you protection from the Fire. When you pray Maghrib, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me …

  • 9 March

    Musafahah (shaking hands), a means of forgiveness

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Al Bara’ ibn Al ‘Azib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasululah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No two Muslims meet each other and shake hands, except that Allah forgives them before they part.”

  • 7 March

    Preferred Hadith on how to commence important matters

    Question Are both of the following narrations correct, or is one preferred over the other? كل أمر ذي بال لا يبدأ فيه ببسم الله الرحمٰن الرحيم فهو أقطع رواه الرهاوي في الأربعين من حديث أبي هريرة   كل أمر ذي بال لا يبدأ فيه بحمد الله فهو أقطع وروى ابن حبان وأبو داود والنسائي من حديث أبي هريرة مرفوعا  

January, 2015

  • 20 January

    Du’as when entering the Masjid

    Question Is the following du’a authentic? “I seek refuge in the Almighty Allah, by His Noble Self and by His primordial reign, from Shaytan the outcast. O Allah, open for me the doors of Your mercy.” If this Hadith is authentic, can we use it to establish that the word Qadim can be used to describe Allah Ta’ala? Has the …

November, 2014

September, 2014

  • 16 September

    Raising the finger/head when reciting the du’a after wudu

    Question Is it established in any authentic Hadith to raise the Shahadah finger when reciting the Shahadatayn after Wudu?

  • 16 September

    Prohibition of using black dye

    Question Is there an authentic Hadith prohibiting the use of black dye?

  • 1 September

    Not to imitate others in dressing

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Whoever imitates a Nation will be counted among them This hadeeth is in Abu Dawud, Chapter of Clothing. Can we state that since this Hadith was quoted by Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) in the Chapter of Clothing, we are required by the Sunnah to dress Islamically, so as to differentiate ourselves from the non Muslims?

August, 2014

  • 25 August

    Virtues of Surah Mulk and Surah Sajdah

    Question What is the virtue of reciting Surah Mulk and Surah Sajdah at night?

  • 20 August

    Three people under the protection of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Please confirm if the following is a Hadith, and its reference: ‘There are three types of people who are in the security/care of Allah Ta’ala, A man who goes out to fight in the path of Allah, is in the care of Allah, until he is martyred and enters Jannah or until Allah returns him to his family with reward and …

  • 7 August

    Hadith on living with the polytheists

    Question What is the authenticity of the hadith that says: I disavow myself of those who settle amongst the mushrikeen Is this sahih or weak?