Tag Archives: Daraqutni

November, 2017

  • 2 November

    Using water heated by the sun

    Question I remember reading somewhere a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that water heated by the sun should not be used because there is the possibility of contracting white leprosy. Is there such a Hadith?

October, 2017

  • 26 October

    Do not call your father by his name and do not walk ahead of him

    Question Is this narration suitable to quote? أن أبا هريرة أبصر رجلين، فقال لأحدهما: ما هذا منك؟ فقال: أبي، فقال: لا تسمه باسمه، ولا تمش أمامه، ولا تجلس قبله

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    Clarification on what to recite after ruku’

    Question Is there a contradiction between these narrations? 1) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “When we would read Salah behind Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and he would say ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah‘ then those behind would say, ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah.'” (Daraqutni) 2) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When the Imam says ‘sami’allahu liman hamidah‘, say ‘Allahumma Rabbana lakal …

November, 2016

  • 29 November

    Islam consists of eight portions

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “Islam consists of eight portions; Islam, Salah, Zakah, Fasting, Hajj, Enjoining good, Prohibiting evil and Jihad in the path of Allah. Certainly one who does not [hold on] to one share is at a loss”

October, 2016

  • 8 October

    A fabrication regarding Husayn and Ibrahim (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? It is stated that once Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) placed Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on his right thigh and his own son Ibrahim on his left thigh. Jibril appeared and said, “Allah will not allow you to keep them both, so choose one of them.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) could not bear being …

July, 2016

  • 27 July

    Authenticity of a du’a recited at iftar

    Question Can you confirm the source and authenticity of this du’a which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite at iftar? ﺫَﻫَﺐَ ﺍﻟﻈَّﻤَﺄُ ﻭَﺍﺑْﺘَﻠَّﺖْ ﺍﻟْﻌُﺮُﻭﻕُ ﻭَﺛَﺒَﺖَ ﺍﻷ‌َﺟْﺮُ ﺇِﻥْ ﺷَﺎﺀَ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ (Dhahabadh dhamau, wabtallatil ‘uruqu wa thabatal ajru inshallah)

November, 2015

  • 9 November

    Be cautious regarding urine droplets

    Question Is the following a Hadith and what is the grading? “Be cautious regarding urine since the general punishment of the grave is due to urine”

October, 2015

  • 20 October

    Reciting a certain dhikr one hundred times daily

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Whomsoever recites ‘La ilaha illalahul malikul haqqul mubin’ one hundred times daily, this will be a means of protection against poverty, he will be safe from the loneliness of the grave, and by virtue of this dhikr, he will knock on the door of Jannah”

  • 8 October

    Islam will always be superior

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? “Islam is superior and nothing is superior to it”

  • 5 October

    Meaning of: ‘Don’t let witr salah be like Maghrib’

    Question What is meant by the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Don’t make witr 3 rak’ats, and do not let it resemble maghrib. Read witr with 5 or 7 rak’ats’ (Narrated by Daraqutni and Hakim 1138 authenticated by Imam Dhahabi in Talkis)

  • 1 October

    Touching the Quran with wudu

    Question What is the basis in the Quran and Hadith (with the authenticity of the Hadiths) for touching the Quran with wudu?

September, 2015

  • 16 September

    Can a woman lead men in salah?

    Question Is there a Hadith in which Ummu Waraqa lead both men and women in prayer? I have heard that Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) appointed her to lead a group of men and women in prayer. The example of Ummu Waraqah is based on a hadith found to be solid, transmitted through Ibn Sa’d al-Baghdadi

  • 13 September

    The virtue of Fajr Salah on a Friday

    Question Is there a Hadith which states that the Fajr of Jumu’ah is better or more rewarding than Jumu’ah Salah itself ? If so can you mention the reference and it’s authentication.