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March, 2019

  • 1 March

    Another version of the Hadith on ‘Giving due where it’s due’

    Question I read on your website on this link, regarding Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) making space for Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu anhu). There is a similar narration which mentions Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)  making space for Sayyiduna ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhu), and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) made the same statement, “Only virtuous people recognise other virtuous people.” Please advise …

July, 2018

  • 26 July

    Ka’b Al Ahbar and Makhul (rahimahullah) on a journey

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? عن مكحول قال قال لي كعب الأحبار اتبعني فاتبعته حتى وصلنا إلى جبل في غار يقال له قاسيون فصلى وصليت فسمعته يجتهد في الدعاء ثم خرج حتى وصلنا إلى موضع قتل ابن آدم أخاه فصلى وصليت معه فسمعته يجتهد في الدعاء ثم سار حتى دخلنا المدينة من باب الفراديس فسمعته يقول يا …

  • 26 July

    ‘Isa’s (‘alayhis salam) advice on how to gain the love of Allah Ta’ala

    Question What is the reference for the narration below?  بلغنا أن عيسى ابن مريم قال: يا معشر الحواريين، تحببوا إلى الله ببغضكم أهل المعاصي، وتقربوا إليه بما يباعدكم منهم، والتمسوا رضاه بسخطهم

June, 2017

  • 6 June

    An unauthentic du’a at the time of iftar

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote and spread? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no Muslim who fasts and says the du’a below at the time of iftar, but that he comes out free of his sins like the day on which his mother gave birth to him. يا عظيم يا عظيم انت الهي لا اله …

March, 2017

February, 2017

December, 2016

  • 28 December

    Abdals and Qutbs

    Question Which Hadiths mention the Abdals and Qutbs and what is their authenticity?

  • 21 December

    The Hadith “Every Nabi had half the lifespan of the Nabi prior to him”

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Every Nabi had half the lifespan of the Nabi before him. ‘Isa ibn Maryam lived for one hundred and twenty (120) years so I will pass away aged sixty (60)”

October, 2016

  • 24 October

    Benefit of repentance (tawbah)

    Question إذا تاب العبد عن ذنوبه أنسى الله حفظته ذنوبه ، وأنسى ذلك جوارحه ومعالمه من الأرض حتى يلقى الله يوم القيامة وليس عليه شاهد من الله بذنب

  • 18 October

    Glory be to the one who has beautified men with beards and women with locks of hair

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “The Angels seek forgiveness on behalf those women who have locks of hair and men who have beards. They say, ‘glory be to The One who has beautified men with beards and women with locks of hair”

July, 2016

  • 14 July

    A du’a for protecting one’s family and possessions

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? A person came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, ‘O Rasulullah, I fear over my life, my children, my family and my wealth.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Every morning and evening recite the following du’a: بسم الله على ديني ونفسي وولدي وأهلي ومالي (Bismillahi ‘ala dini wa …

October, 2015