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December, 2018

  • 4 December

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) feared misguided leaders more than Dajjal

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said there is something I fear for My Ummah more than Dajjal. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) repeated this thrice. When questioned as to what this was, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘Misguided and astray leaders.’ Is this Hadith authentic and is it suitable to quote?

November, 2018

  • 5 November

    The virtue of ‘ibadah at times of trials

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna Ma’qil ibn Yasar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The reward of worship performed at a time of trials is like emigration to me.”

March, 2018

  • 13 March

    The virtue of Ghouta

    Question Is this an authentic Hadith? Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) related that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed the place of refuge/stronghold of the Muslims on the day of massacre [during the fitnah of Dajjal etc.] is in Ghouta, near a city called Damascus, this from the best of the cities of Sham.”

  • 6 March

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prophecy regarding the murder of ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration reliable? ذكر رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتنة فقال: يقتل هذا فيها مظلوما لعثمان

February, 2018

December, 2017

  • 19 December

    Holding on to the Quran during the time of fitnah

    Question What is the status of this narration حدثنا عبد بن حميد حدثنا حسين بن علي الجعفي قال سمعت حمزة الزيات عن أبي المختار الطائي عن ابن أخي الحارث الأعور عن الحارث قال: مررت في المسجد فإذا الناس يخوضون في الأحاديث فدخلت على علي فقلت يا أمير المؤمنين ألا ترى أن الناس قد خاضوا في الأحاديث قال وقد فعلوها قلت …

September, 2017

  • 27 September

    Sa’id ibn Musayyab (rahimahullah) on the fitnah of women

    Question Is this authentic? Sa’id Ibn Al-Musayyab (rahimahullah)  said: “I have reached 80 years of age and I do not fear anything upon myself more than I fear [the fitnah] regarding women.” (Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah)

August, 2017

April, 2017

  • 3 April

    The land of Sham

    Question Referring to the Hadith where it is mentioned that the ‘best of places to live’ and ‘take refuge’ is in Syria and Yemen. In fact, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) made du’a, “Allahumma barik fi Shamina” and “Allahumma barik fi Yaminina”. How would one explain this Hadith in the present situation.

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

  • 2 March

    What to do with difference of opinion in Hadith gradings

    Question Sometimes we come across narrations that have been quoted by senior scholars which you have ruled as unauthentic. In such a case what should one do? Should one caution the general masses about that narration too?

November, 2016

  • 14 November

    A virtue of enjoining good and forbidding evil at the time of trials and tribulations?

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? إن لهذا الدين إقبالا وإدبارا، ألا وإن من إقبال هذا الدين أن تفقه القبيلة بأسرها حتى لا يبقى إلا الفاسق، والفاسقان ذليلان فيها، إن تكلما قهرا واضطهدا، وإن من إدبار هذا الدين، أن تجفو القبيلة بأسرها، فلا يبقى إلا الفقيه والفقيهان، فهما ذليلان إن تكلما قهرا واضطهدا، ويلعن آخر الأمة أولها، ألا …

October, 2016

  • 20 October

    Hadith on the duties of the ‘Ulama

    Question I came across a very interesting and beautiful Hadith: The Messenger (salallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “This sacred knowledge will be borne by the reliable authorities of each successive generation, who will [preserve it and] remove from it the alterations of the excessive, the interpolations of the corrupt, and the false interpretations of the ignorant.” Is this Hadith authentic?