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February, 2019

  • 25 February

    The intelligent one is he who subjugates his nafs and carries out deeds which will benefit him after death

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The intelligent person is the one who subjugates his soul/takes account of himself, and works for what is after death and the incapable is the one who follows his desires and thereafter entertains hopes in [the mercy] of Allah”

  • 6 February

    Giving sadaqah with one’s own hands

    Question Is this a reliable incident? At some point in his life, Sayyiduna Harithah ibn Nu’man (radiyallahu ‘anhu) lost his sight. After losing his sight, he placed a basket filled with dates and other similar items near his musallah and also had a string tied between his musallah and the door of his home. When any beggar would knock on …

  • 6 February

    Seeing one’s abode in Jannah before death

    Question Is there a dhikr mentioned in any reliable Hadith through which the virtue of seeing one’s abode in Jannah before one’s death is promised

  • 1 February

    Which of the Believers are the most intelligent?

    Question Could you mention the reference for this please? أي المؤمنين أكيس؟ قال: أكثرهم للموت ذكرا وأحسنهم له استعدادا قبل أن ينزل بهم أولئك من الأكياس

December, 2018

  • 18 December

    Caution against oppressing in one’s bequests/wasiyyah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them” [i.e. They cause harm to the heirs by either bequeathing more than one third, …

  • 12 December

    The example of one who gives charity when he is on his death bed

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The parable of the one who frees a slave [or gives charity] at the time of his death is that of the one who gives a gift [only after] he is satiated” [i.e. This type of charity is not the ideal. A person should give charity when he is …

October, 2018

  • 8 October

    Speak good when visiting the sick or deceased

    Question Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whenever you visit the sick or the deceased, say good things, because the angels say ‘Amin’ to whatever you say.”

  • 4 October

    A virtue of reciting Ayatul Kursi after Fard Salah

    Question What is the reference for this narration? “Whoever recites Ayatul Kursi after every Fard Salah, their soul will be taken out as one would take out a strand of hair from a pile of flour.”

September, 2018

  • 20 September

    The virtue of fasting for the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala, just before one’s demise

    Question There is a Hadith in Musnad Ahmad wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever fasts one day, seeking the pleasure of Allah, if that is the last day of his life, he will enter Jannah.” Kindly provide the exact reference and authenticity.

  • 3 September

    Seeking protection from Dajjal and debt

    Question Could you reference the narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used to invoke Allah in Salah, “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from the punishment of the grave, and from the trial of Dajjal, and from the trial of life and death. O Allah, I seek refuge in you from sin and debt.” One person said: [O Messenger …

July, 2018

  • 27 July

    Mention the good regarding the deceased

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Mention the good about your deceased and refrain from speaking about their evil.”

June, 2018

May, 2018

  • 14 May

    Reciting the Shahadatayn before death

    Question An Imam told me that when someone is about to pass away from the world, he should say the entire Shahadah, (La ilaha illallah Muhammadur rasulullah), not just La ilaha illallah. I am confused because most Hadiths I read says a person’s last words should be: La ilaha illallah. So please tell me: When a person is about to …