Tag Archives: Fitnah

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?

November, 2015

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Protection from Dajjal

    Question Is the recital of the first ten (10) and last ten (10) verses of Surah Kahf described as protection from the fitnah of Dajjal in the Hadith? Also, if yes / no, what a’mal are mentioned in the Hadith for protection from the fitnah of Dajjal?

May, 2015

  • 16 May

    Meaning of a Hadith regarding Sayyiduna ‘Ammar (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question What is the meaning of the Hadith in which  Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said regarding Hazrat Ammar bin Yasir (radiyallahu ‘anhu): Taqtuluhul Fiatul Baaghiyah?

  • 7 May

    The reward of fifty Sahabah

    Question Please relate the Hadith wherein Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mentions a time, wherein a person who adheres to the Commandments of Allah Ta’ala will receive the reward of fifty Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

April, 2015

  • 9 April

    How to guide those gone astray

    Question We are today living in a period where many youngsters choose the wrong path. They are brainwashed and believe that is the right path. how can we explain with proof that they are following the deviated path?

December, 2014

October, 2014

  • 3 October

    Correct translation of the Hadith on the continuity of fitnah (trials)

    Question Kindly inform as to which is the correct translation to the following Hadith – ‘beads of a rosary’ or ‘pieces of a necklace’. Rasulullah (Sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said, “…signs following one another like the pieces of a necklace falling one after the other, when its string is cut.” or is it: “…like beads of a rosary falling one after …