Tag Archives: Abu Dawud

May, 2014

  • 19 May

    Prohibition of using haram medicine

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith. Allah Ta’ala has sent down both the disease and the cure, and He has appointed a cure for every disease. So treat yourselves, but use nothing unlawful.

  • 15 May

    Verification of Hadith; Soon people will invite each other plotting against you"

    Question Is the following narration authentic? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Soon people will invite each other plotting against you like how a person eating invites others to share their dish. Someone asked: ‘Will that be because of our small numbers at that time’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied: No, you will be many at that time, but …

  • 12 May

    Adhan in the ears of a newborn

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith regarding giving adhan in a new born’s ear?

  • 6 May

    Hadith on sea-travel

    Question Kindly advise on the authenticity of the hadith of not travelling by sea except for Haj or ‘Umrah.

  • 5 May

    Warning against oppressing a non Muslim living in a Muslim state

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith: “He who oppresses any dhimmi (non Muslim living in an Islamic state), or defames and degrades him, or demands from him anything more than he can bear or do, I will stand against that person and make a demand in favour of the dhimmi on the Day of Qiyamah.”

April, 2014

  • 16 April

    Query about the Hadith on being two faced

    Question Regarding the following Hadith من كان ذا وجهين في الدنيا كان له يوم القيامه لسانان من نار Is there a narration that has the word لسان (not dual) because I read that in a copy of Zadut Talibin.

  • 7 April

    Du’a to be free of debts and worries

    Question Kindly provide the source, background and meaning of this du’a:  Allahumma Inni a’udhubika minal hammi wal huzni wa a’udhubika minal ‘Ajzi wal kasli wa a’udhubika minal jubni wal bukhl wa a’udhubika min ghalabatid dayni wa qahrir rijal.

March, 2014

  • 26 March

    How did Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) reply to the sneeze of a kafir?

    Question Did Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say ‘yahdikumullah wa yuslihu balakum’ in reply to the sneeze of a disbeliever?

  • 22 March

    Another du’a when wearing new clothes

    Question Is it Sunnah also to recite the following du’a for wearing new clothes? The du’a is mentioned in Mishkat. اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ، وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ Allahumma lakalhamdu anta kasawtanihi asaluka min khayrihi wa khayri ma suni’a lahu wa’audhubika min sharrihi wa sharri ma suni’a lahu

  • 16 March

    When to embrace?

    Question We find that many a time Muslims greet by hugging each other, thereafter shaking hands. Is this hugging each other when greeting mentioned anywhere in the Hadith, or should one simply shake hands when greeting (generally).

  • 16 March

    Addition of the word ‘thawba’ in the du’a for wearing clothes

    Question On wearing clothes is it Sunnah to recite the du’a: Alhmadulillahil ladhy kasani hadha thawba warazaqanihi min ghairi hawlim minni wala quwwah, Is this du’a with the added word thawba proven from authentic Hadith?

  • 10 March

    The exact wording for the du’a after meals

    Question Can you confirm of the following words are correct for the du’a after eating? alhumdu lillahiladhi at’amana wa saqana waja ‘alana MINAL muslimin

  • 4 March

    Hadith explaining where children should stand in Salah

    Question Is there any Hadith indicating as to where children should stand in Salah with jama’ah. Should they stand among the adults or make a separate row behind the adults?