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September, 2017

  • 6 September

    Clarification on a Hadith in Sahih Muslim regarding fasting

    Question In the following narration recorded in Sahih Muslim, did Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) break his fast after commencing it or was he not fasting from the beginning?   ‘دعا بقدح من ماء فرفعه حتى نظر الناس إليه ثم شرب’ ‘Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) called for a glass of water, lifted it so the people would see him …

August, 2017

  • 8 August

    Fasting cleanses the heart

    Question Is this true: ‘Fasting of Ramadan and fasting three days every month will remove the impurity and whispering from the heart.’

July, 2017

  • 7 July

    A huge reward for fasting on the white days [Ayyamul Bid]?

    Question Is the following virtue correct? “When a person fasts on the three white days [Ayyamul Bid], the first day [the 13th] is equal to 3000 years of fasting, the second day [the 14th] is equal to 10 000 years of fasting and the third day [the 15th] is equivalent to 13 000 years (some versions mention 18 000 years) …

  • 3 July

    Exemption from Fasting while on journey

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? عن حمزة بن عمرو الأسلمي رضي الله عنه أنّه سأل رسول الله صلّى الله عليه و سلّم عن الصيام في السفر فقال رسول الله صلّى الله عليه و سلّم : أيُّ ذلك عليك أيسرُ فافعل. يعني إفطارَ رمضانَ أو صيامَه في السفرِ

June, 2017

  • 29 June

    Abu Muslim Al Khawlani (rahimahullah) fasting while on journey

    Question Can you please mention the source of this incident? A few people from Damascus once came to visit Abu Muslim Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) while he was out in battle in the land of Rome. Abu Muslim (rahimahullah) had dug a pit within his tent, lined the pit with a piece of leather and filled it with water. He thereafter entered …

  • 9 June

    A Hadith on eating forgetfully when fasting

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone forgets that he is fasting and eats or drinks he should complete his fast [for the fast does not break], for it is only Allah Who has fed him and given him drink”

  • 9 June

    The Ambiya (‘alayhimus salam) were commanded to hasten iftar and delay sehri

    Question Is there a Hadith which states that the Ambiya were ordered to hasten iftar and delay sehri?

  • 8 June

    The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would delay sehri and hasten iftar

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of this? كان أصحاب محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم أسرع الناس إفطارا وأبطأه سحورا The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) were the most hasty to open their fast and would delay eating sehri [till the last possible time].

  • 7 June

    The reward for feeding a fasting person

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stated: “Whoever feeds a person who is breaking their fast, he gets the same reward as him without any subtraction from the reward of the fasting person.”

  • 6 June

    An unauthentic du’a at the time of iftar

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote and spread? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no Muslim who fasts and says the du’a below at the time of iftar, but that he comes out free of his sins like the day on which his mother gave birth to him. يا عظيم يا عظيم انت الهي لا اله …

  • 2 June

    Fasting is a shield against Jahannam

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Narrated Mutarrif who was from the tribe of Banu Amir ibn Sa’sa’ah that Sayyiduna Uthman ibn Abul ‘As Ath Thaqafi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) invited him to drink some milk. Mutarrif said: “I am fasting.” Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: ‘Fasting is a shield against the Fire just like your shield …

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    ‘No one is to pray/fast on behalf of another…’

    Question Is there a contradiction between these Hadiths? Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “No one is to pray on behalf of another and no one is to fast on behalf of another but may feed on his behalf.” ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “ Whoever dies and has (pending) fasts …

March, 2017

  • 15 March

    Five deeds for a Friday

    Question Did you come across a Hadith wherein: Jannah is given to a person who fasts on a Friday, attends a Janazah, visits the sick and gives charity?