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Tag Archives: Al-Miftah

April, 2018

  • 24 April

    An unauthentic form of Salah to offer on the 15th of Sha’ban

    Question Is this authentic? On the night of 15 Sha’ban, offer twelve rak’ahs of Salah. In each rak’ah recite Surah Ikhlas thirty (30) times. You will see your abode in Jannah and be granted  intercession for ten (10) family members

March, 2018

  • 13 March

    The virtue of giving clothes to a destitute Muslim

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said: “He who gives cloth to any destitute Muslim, remains in the security of Allah as long as a single piece remains on his body.”

  • 5 March

    Sayyiduna ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu’anhu) advise on winter warmth

    Question Please provide the original source, and comment on the authenticity of this narration. Sulaym ibn ‘Aamir narrates that when winter would come, Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would be extra mindful of them and write to them, advising: “Winter, which is an enemy, has come, so prepare for it with wool, leathers socks, and socks. Use wool as your under-clothing …

October, 2017

August, 2017

  • 30 August

    Can one sheep/goat suffice for many people in Udhiyah/Qurbani?

    Question Recently on social media people were saying that there is no need to slaughter more than one sheep or goat per household. They quoted the following Hadiths to substantiate this: 1. Narrated by ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) and Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) wanted to do Qurbani then He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) took two healthy …

  • 10 August

    What to do for protection and blessings in a new home/business premises?

    Question Are there any deeds prescribed from the prophetic practice to be fulfilled after purchasing a new home or business? I have seen many engage in a khatam of Surah Baqarah or a majlis of dhikr and du’a for barakah.

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

  • 18 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would teach the Sahabah how to perform istikharah

    Question Can you please help with a Hadith that says Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would teach the Sahabah the du’a of istikharah like he taught us Surah Fatihah?

  • 6 March

    Advice of the Imams of Fiqh to their qualified students

    Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah  to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …

February, 2017

  • 22 February

    Music leads to hypocrisy

    Question Can you please grade the following Hadith and give an explanation: Music makes hypocrisy grow in the heart just as water makes crops grow.

December, 2016

October, 2016

  • 7 October

    Reciting 10 verses of Surah Baqarah

    Question I have heard that one who recites ten verses of Surah Baqarah, will not forget the Quran. 1. Is this authentic? 2. When should this be recited and how many times?