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February, 2019

  • 14 February

    The virtue of spending Ramadan in Makkah

    Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is in Makkah when Ramadan comes, and he fasts and prays qiyam as much as he can, Allah will write for him the reward of a hundred thousand Ramadans observed elsewhere, and for every day Allah will write for him the …

  • 6 February

    Charity removes sin

    Question Could I know the authenticity and references for the following. Rasullullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Charity extinguishes sin as water extinguishes fire.

January, 2019

  • 29 January

    Ghibah [backbiting] while fasting

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Two women were fasting. A man said, “O Messenger of Allah! There are two women who are fasting and they have nearly perished out of thirst.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) remained silent. The man returned midday and said, “O Prophet of Allah! They are near death.” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) called for them …

October, 2018

  • 30 October

    Hadith Jibril

    Question Kindly mention the famous Hadith Jibril which is recorded Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim.

  • 16 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would always fast on Ayyamul bid [the white days]

    Question Is this narration authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not break fast on the days of Al-Bid [13th, 14th and 15th of every month] whether he was a resident or travelling”

  • 2 October

    Fasting and offering Jumu’ah Salah in Madinah Munawwarah

    Question Is this narration authentic? Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting the month of Ramadan in Madinah is like fasting one thousand months elsewhere, and one Jumu’ah prayer in Madinah is like one thousand offered elsewhere.”

September, 2018

  • 20 September

    Ibn Shihab Az Zuhri would ensure that he fasted on ‘Aashura

    Question Can you mention the source for this please? الليث: عن معاوية بن صالح، أن أبا جبلة حدثه، قال كنت مع ابن شهاب في سفر فصام يوم عاشوراء، فقيل له: تصوم يوم عاشوراء في السفر وأنت تفطر في رمضان؟ قال: إن رمضان له عدة من أيام أخر، وإن عاشوراء يفوت سير أعلام النبلاء

  • 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.

  • 20 September

    Fasting on ‘Aashura carries the reward for fasting for one year

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting on the day of ‘Aashura carries the reward of fasting for one year”

  • 14 September

    Jibril (‘alayhis salam) praises Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Jibril (‘alayhis salam) told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha): “She fasts very often and is often offering Salah, she will be your wife in Jannah too.” Is this Hadith authentic?

  • 7 September

    Fast the hot days in anticipation of the Day of Qiyamah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? “Fast the hot days in anticipation of the Day of Qiyamah and offer two rak’ahs of Salah in the dark night in anticipation of the dark grave.” -Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu)-

  • 6 September

    The virtue of guarding the Muslim camp

    Question Can you please provide reference for the narration below: Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was asked about the reward of guarding the Muslim army at night. He replied “Whoever keeps watch of the security of the Muslims for a night, he will receive the reward of all those who offer Salah and fast.”

August, 2018

  • 31 August

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on truthfulness and trustworthiness

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration. Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Do not let the prayer of a man deceive you nor his fasting. Rather look at the truthfulness of his speech, his trustworthiness whenever he is entrusted, and how he acts whenever he is given wealth/power.”