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August, 2020

June, 2020

  • 16 June

    Explanation of ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother’

    Question Please provide a brief commentary of the following Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being questioned.’” (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3213; Declared authentic by Allamah Nawawi; Al-Adhkar, Hadith: 480)

March, 2020

  • 17 March

    A query regarding the du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) recited for ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Regarding the following narration wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made du’a for Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha): اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِعَائِشَةَ مَا تَقَدَّمَ مِنْ ذَنبِهَا وَمَا تَأَخَّرَ، مَا أَسَرَّتْ وَمَا أَعْلَنَتْ O Allah! Forgive all Aaishah’s sins; the past and future and what was done in secrecy or in public 1) What is the reference in Bazzar? 2) What is …

February, 2020

  • 26 February

    Forgiving someone who caused a bodily injury

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No one suffers any bodily injury, yet forgives this [forgives the person who injured him and does not take retribution], except that Allah raises his rank by a degree and removes a sin from him.”

  • 19 February

    The true meaning of forgiving someone according to Abul Husayn Al Warraq

    Question Please provide exact reference of this narration and the Arabic text: Al Bayhaqi reports that Husayn Al Warraq (rahimahullah) said: “Nobility in pardon is that you do not mention the betrayal of your friend after you pardoned him.”

November, 2019

  • 21 November

    Meaning of a word in the Hadith regarding the severity of disclosing one’s sins

    Question What Is the meaning of the word معافاة in the following Hadith recorded in Sahih Muslim? كل أمتي معافاة إلا المجاهرين وإن من الإجهار أن يعمل العبد بالليل عملا ثم يصبح قد ستره ربه فيقول: يا فلان قد عملت البارحة كذا وكذا وقد بات يستره ربه فيبيت يستره ربه ويصبح يكشف ستر الله عنه

  • 21 November

    Another version of the Hadith regarding the Salah of repentance (Salatut tawbah)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ما من رجل يذنب ذنبا ثم يقوم فيتطهر ثم يصلي ثم يستغفر الله إلا غفر الله له ثم قرأ هذه الآية والذين إذا فعلوا فاحشة أو ظلموا أنفسهم ذكروا الله فاستغفروا لذنوبهم

October, 2019

  • 15 October

    Seeking forgiveness for the deceased after burial

    Question I want to know the authenticity of this Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being questioned.'”

September, 2019

  • 17 September

    An additional reward in some versions of the bazar du’a

    Question Please can you confirm whether the below is a Hadith and if the reference is correct? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whosoever recites the du’a for the market place will receive one million rewards, one million of his sins will be wiped out and his ranks will be raised a million times. Furthermore a place will be built …

  • 13 September

    Whoever carries out five deeds will not be deprived of five things

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من ألهم خمسة لم يحرم خمسة من ألهم الدعاء لم يحرم الإجابة لأن الله تعالى يقول وقال ربكم ادعوني أستجب لكم ومن ألهم التوبة لم يحرم القبول لأن الله تعالى يقول وهو الذي يقبل التوبة عن عباده ومن ألهم الشكر لم يحرم الزيادة لأن الله تعالى يقول …

  • 11 September

    Praising Allah and seeking forgiveness when shaking hands

    Question 1. Is it a Sunnah to say ‘Alhamdulillah, yaghfirullahu lana walakum’ when shaking hands? 2. Do both people shaking hands say this du’a, or does one say ‘Amin”?

  • 10 September

    Forgiveness of Minor sins

    Question It is mentioned in this Hadith that sins are forgiven if you say the du’a before sleeping, does it include both major and minor sins?

  • 9 September

    Forgiving and overlooking one’s helper/slave seventy times a day

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? A person came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked: O Rasulullah! How many times should I forgive/overlook my servant? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) remained silent. The man asked again: O Rasulullah! How many times should I forgive/overlook my servant? He replied: Everyday seventy times [i.e. many times a day].'”