Tag Archives: Fathul Bari

April, 2015

  • 14 April

    Drink water in sips, not gulps

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the best drink in this world is water, when you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps, gulping produces sickness of the liver. Is this reliable?

  • 2 April

    Du’a before entering the toilet

    Question Before toilet recite: Commencing with the name of Allah, O Allah! I seek your refuge from impure/evil jinns (male and female). Is this authentic?

March, 2015

  • 17 March

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) being protected by a spider’s web during Hijrah

    Question The famous story of the spider web being at the cave where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna  Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) stayed is well known and it says the Quraysh did not enter the cave as there was a spider web indicating nobody had entered it. I read this in books of Sirah but some claim it is a weak …

  • 17 March

    A virtue of Surah Ikhlas

    Question Is there a narration which states something to the effect that reciting Surah Ikhlas twelve times brings the reward of four khatams of Quran?

November, 2014

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    No reward for a person who fought in the path of Allah, seeking reward and fame

    Question  Please provide the reference for the following: Sayyiduna Abu Umamah Al-Bahili (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that a man came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked: What is the reward for a person who fought in the path of Allah, seeking reward and fame? Nabi (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallan) said: “There is no reward for him.” The man repeated …

April, 2014

  • 18 April

    Sunnah postures of eating

    Question Is there a Hadith regarding sitting in a specific posture while eating? What is the grade of the Hadith?

  • 15 April

    One of the benefits of sleeping with wudu

    Question Please tell me if this is authentic: The person who sleeps with wudu, while he is asleep his soul prostrates in front of the arsh of Allah.

March, 2014

  • 16 March

    When to embrace?

    Question We find that many a time Muslims greet by hugging each other, thereafter shaking hands. Is this hugging each other when greeting mentioned anywhere in the Hadith, or should one simply shake hands when greeting (generally).

February, 2014

  • 17 February

    Adding ‘wa maghfiratuhu’ to the end of the salam

    Question My query: is the words ‘wa maghfirah’  that is sometimes added to end of the salam from the sunnah. Should this addition be taught to children?

  • 10 February

    Attending a funeral after intercourse

    Question Is there a Hadith where our beloved Prophet (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has said that if one had sexual intercourse in the night and the next day if there is a funeral he should not get into the grave with the dead body to help the burial

  • 7 February

    Iman is between fear and hope

    Question One often hears the statement, sometimes cited as a Hadith or saying of the Salaf: ‘Iman is between fear and hope’ or different wordings. What is the source for this statement? And regardless of the source, is the principle correct?

December, 2013

  • 17 December

    Proof for Seventy Hurs in Jannah

    Question The number of hurs (seventy or more) in Jannat for a shahid or a jannati is fixed by which Hadith and in which book?