Tag Archives: Auspicious occasions

November, 2014

October, 2014

  • 31 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) exerting himself in ‘ibadah on the 15th night of Sha’ban

    Question Please provide the reference for the narration where Sayyidatuna ‘Aaisha (radhiyallahu ‘anha) mentioned she feared that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had passed away in sajdah on the fifteenth of Sha’ban, due to him prolonging the sajdah and the narration where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sought her permission to spend the fifteenth night of Sha’ban in ‘ibadah.

July, 2014

  • 7 July

    The Hadith that says four things should be done in abundance in Ramadan

    Question In a recent bayan a Moulana stated It is reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: We must do four things in abundance in the month of Ramadan: 1. Recite the first Kalimah as much as possible 2. Say – Istighfar (Seeking Forgiveness) 3. Make Du’a – Asking Allah to grant us Jannat. 4. Make Du’a – Asking Allah …

  • 4 July

    The famous Hadith on the virtues of the three sets of ten days of Ramadan

    Question Please confirm the following : “The first part of the month of Ramadan is mercy, the middle of it is forgiveness and the end of it is freedom from the Fire.” Some people have said that this Hadith is unacceptable.

June, 2014

  • 18 June

    Is there punishment in Ramadan?

    Question I have heard “During the month of Ramadan Allah stops the punishment of the grave for everyone buried.” Is it true?

  • 13 June

    Are our deeds presented to Allah Ta’ala on 15th Sha’ban?

    Question In some Hadiths it is mentioned that our deeds are presented to Allah Ta’ala in Sha’ban, but some places mention it to take place on Laylatul Qadr. Which is the correct view?

  • 11 June

    The fast of 15th Sha’ban

    Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith?

May, 2014

  • 26 May

    Should we fast on the 27th of Rajab?

    Question Is there any proof for fasting on the 27th of Rajab?

  • 7 May

    Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) in Rajab

    Question I received the following message today regarding a particular Istighfar that should be read in Rajab and Sha’ban. It’s the first time I’ve heard of it. Is there any basis to it, is it authentic? ‘Whoever recites in Rajab or Sha’ban the following istighfar 7 times a day, Allah will send a message to the angels who write down his …

  • 5 May

    Another question about the du’a of Rajab

    Question I know – from your earlier post– that reciting the du’a of Rajab is permissible, but could it be believed to be sunnah?

  • 1 May

    The status of ‘salatur raghaib’ in Rajab

    Question Could you please shed some light on the following: Laylat ar-raghaib, ‘the Sacred Night of Desires’. It is one of the most important nights in Islamic history for all human beings. It is the night that the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was transferred from his father to his mother’s womb. It falls on the first Friday of Rajab. All that you wish …