Tag Archives: Etiquette

October, 2016

  • 13 October

    Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize

    Question Is this a Hadith? If so, what is the grading? “Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize/make excuses”

  • 4 October

    What to recite after reading the Quran

    Question I have received a message which I would like to have verified. It pertains to the recitation of a particular du’a after reading the Quran. It is preferred, on finishing the recitation of the Quran to say: سُبْحَانَكَ اللَّهُمَّ وَبِحَمْدِكَ، أشهد أن لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ أَنْتَ، أَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَأَتُوبُ إِلَيْكَ The evidence for this is as follows: ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) …

September, 2016

  • 27 September

    Another Hadith on facing the qiblah in gatherings

    Question Is the following narration reliable? أكرم المجالس ما استقبل به القبلة ‘The most noble gathering is that gathering which is facing the qiblah’

August, 2016

  • 31 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and the blind Sahabi

    Question I asked a question to a Scholar about why the Tabligh Jamat does not give d’awah to non-Muslims, and he said there is Quranic evidence for the priority of approaching Muslims first. He put forward the first few verses of Surah Naba, and a narration that’s linked to it. The narration is where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) gave priority to the …

June, 2016

April, 2016

March, 2016

  • 18 March

    Sleeping on the stomach

    Question Is it true that when one sleeps on one’s stomach then shaytan has coitus with him from behind?

December, 2015

  • 17 December

    Translation of a Hadith on eating with one’s servant

    Question Can you please translate the following narration: إذا أتى أحدكم خادمه بطعامه فإن لم يجلسه معه فليناوله أكلة أو أكلتين أو لقمة أو لقمتين فإنه ولي حره وعلاجه

November, 2015

  • 21 November

    Lowering the voice when sneezing

    Question I heard that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would lower his voice when sneezing. Is this correct?

  • 10 November

    Facing the qiblah in all gatherings

    Question Kindly provide the source of the following narration: “Everything has an honour, and the most honourable gathering, is that gathering which is facing the qiblah”

  • 2 November

    The rights of an elder brother over his younger siblings

    Question Is the following a Hadith? “The rights of an elder brother that are due to be fulfilled by a younger brother is the same rights as a child has to fulfill for his Father?

October, 2015

  • 5 October

    Eating whatever the host provides

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? “It is sufficient for a man to be regarded as evil, that he becomes displeased with whatever [food his host] presents to him.”

July, 2015

  • 28 July

    Honouring the noble ones

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? إذا أتاكم كريم قوم فأكرموه Translation When the noble ones of a certain nation come to you then honour them