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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 …

  • 10 May

    Hasten to do good deeds before seven things occur

    Question Is this narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Hasten to do good deeds before you are caught up by one of seven calamities awaiting you; Poverty which may impair your wisdom/ability to carry out good deeds, wealth which may mislead you, an ailment which may damage your health, old age which may harm your senses, a sudden …

  • 2 May

    Ayyub As Sakhtiyani (rahimahullah) would become saddened when hearing the news of the demise of someone from the Ahlus Sunnah

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration: “When Ayyub As Sakhtiyani (rahimahullah) would be informed of the death of someone from the ‘Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah’, he would say it is as though I have lost one of my limbs”

April, 2018

  • 23 April

    Five angels come to a person when he is in the throes of death

    Question Is the following proven from sahih Hadith? The Angels of Death: “When the son of Adam is in sakarat (the throes of death) Allah sends to him five angels: As for the first angel, it comes to him when his soul is in his throat, and it calls out to him saying: “O son of Adam! Where is that …

  • 19 April

    Abu Bakr’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) bequest

    Question Is this incident authentic: روي أن أبا بكر رضي الله عنه لما حضرته الوفاة قال لمن حضره: إذا أنا مت وفرغتم من جهازي فاحملوني حتى تقفوا بباب البيت الذي فيه قبر النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم، فقفوا بالباب، وقولوا: السلام عليك يا رسول الله، هذا أبو بكر يستأذن، فإن أذن لكم بأن فتح الباب، وكان الباب مغلقا بقفل، فأدخلوني …