Tag Archives: Fiqh

March, 2021

  • 31 March

    A Hadith prohibiting starting Salah before joining the saff

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? إذا أتى أحدكم الصلاة فلا يركع دون الصف , حتى يأخذ مكانه من الصف

  • 25 March

    Ummud Darda (rahimahallah) visits the sick

    Question What is the authenticity and interpretation of this narration? عن الحارث بن عبد الله الأنصاري قال: رأيت أم الدرداء على رحالها أعواد ليس عليها غشاء، عائدة لرجل من أهل المسجد من الأنصار

  • 3 March

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the murder of a shepherd

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that the climate of Madinah did not suit some people, so Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered them to follow his shepherd, i.e. his camels, and drink their milk and urine. So they followed the shepherd and drank the camels’ milk and urine till their …

  • 3 March

    Prohibition against spying and searching for faults of Muslims

    Question It has been reported that a man was brought before ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) because his beard had wine. Ibn Mas’ud said: “We have been prohibited from spying [on Muslims] and finding faults [with them]. But we can take to task only and only if the sin is overt. (Abu Dawud) Please can you give commentary for the …

February, 2021

  • 22 February

    Practising medicine without having knowledge

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and can it be quoted? من تطبب ولم يعلم منه طب قبل ذلك فهو ضامن Whoever gives medical treatment and he is not known to be [a doctor/medical practitioner] then he is liable  

  • 17 February

    Abu Musa’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding chess

    Question I read this Hadith in Mishkatul Masabih, but have not seen a reference to a primary source. Could you kindly provide the reference: “Only a sinner plays chess”

  • 5 February

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the illegitimate child inheriting from the father

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith answered here: Sayyiduna ‘Amr ibn Shu’ayb reports from his father whom reports from his grandfather that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Any man who fornicates with a slave or free woman [and a child is born], that child will be born from zina [illegitimate], will not inherit [from him] nor will …

  • 1 February

    The illegitimate child does not inherit from the father

    Question Is this a Hadith and what is the reference? “Any man who fornicates with a free woman or a slave woman, then the child born from zina does not inherit, nor is it inherited from.”

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July, 2020

  • 20 July

    Ensuring a woman experiences desire before intercourse

    Question Imam Ibn Qudamah, a renowned Hambali Jurist, mentions a narration in which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reported to have said: “Do not begin intercourse until she has experienced desire like the desire you experience, lest you fulfil your desires before she does.” Can you please verify the above