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July, 2015

  • 25 July

    A narration on ‘Five actions that break the fast’

    Question Can you kindly translate Al ‘Iraqi’s assessment of this Hadith:  حديث جابر عن انس: خمس يفطرن الصائم الكذب والغيبة والنميمة واليمين الكاذبة والنظر بشهوة قال العراقي: أخرجه الأزدي في الضعفاء من رواية جابان عن انس وقوله جابر تصحيف قال أبو حاتم الرازي هذا كذاب Translation: There are five things that break the fast, Speaking lies, backbiting, carrying tales, false oaths …

June, 2015

  • 12 June

    An unauthentic reward for fasting in Ramadan

    Question Is the following Hadith reported in Sahih Ibn Khuzaymah authentic? “If the servants knew how great Ramadan was, then they would wish that Ramadan lasted all year. Indeed Paradise is decorated for Ramadan from the start of the year till the next year. The Hadith goes on to describe the reward a person will receive for fasting, for each …

  • 6 June

    Fasting in the path of Allah

    Question What is the virtue of fasting in the path of Allah Ta’ala?

May, 2015

April, 2015

  • 23 April

    A lengthy unreliable Hadith on fasting and other occurrences in Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Rajab is a tremendous month in which Allah multiplies the good deeds. So whoever fasts a day from Rajab it is as if he fasted a year; and whoever fasts seven days of it the seven gates of Jahannam are closed to him; and whoever fasts eight days from …

  • 23 April

    Fasting on the first three days of Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting the first day of Rajab compensates for the sins of three years, fasting the second day expiates two years of sins and fasting the third day expiates one year of sins, thereafter one month’s sins are expiated for each day of fasting”

November, 2014

August, 2014

July, 2014

  • 31 July

    Can we observe the six fasts of Shawwal later in the year?

    Question I am aware that the Hadith says if one fasts in Ramadan and 6 more in Shawwal, one receives the reward of fasting the entire year as 36 fasts will be multiplied by Allah Ta’ala 10 fold which then equals 360. My question is: that Allah Ta’ala has promised (in Surah: Al-An’am, Ayah: 160) to multiply the rewards of …

  • 17 July

    A Hadith from Bayhaqi on the virtues of the fast and salah in Ramadan

    Question I  was told there is a hadith in Bayhaqi which says for doing one sajdah in Ramadan, a person gets one thousand five hundred reward, I was also told 70 thousand angels pray for a person who fasts in the month Ramadan (every day) Are these Hadiths authentic? JazakAllahukhairan.

  • 15 July

    The du'a that is commonly recited at Sehri/Suhur

    Question We were taught to recite the following at the time of sehri/suhur. Is it from the Hadith? Bi sawmi ghadin nawaytu

  • 5 July

    The fasting person and Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Please verify the following:  Once Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah ‘Ta’ala O  Allah! You have granted me the honour and privilege of talking to you directly, Have you given this privilege to any other person? Allah Ta’ala replied, O Musa! during the last period I am going to send an Ummah, who will be the Ummah of Muhammad (sallallahu’alayhi …