Tag Archives: Ibn Hajar

July, 2015

  • 30 July

    A du’a to be read when retiring to bed

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? ما من عبد يقول حين رد الله إليه روحه: لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له، له الملك وله الحمد وهو على كل شيء قدير، إلا غفر الله له ذنوبه ولو كانت مثل زبد البحر Translation “Whoever reads the following du’a upon awakening, Allah will forgive his sins, even if …

  • 30 July

    Not making du’a due to being engaged in dhikr and Quran recital

    Question Is the following Hadith Qudsi authentic? Allah Ta’ala says: “Whosoever does not beg of me due to being engaged in recital of the Quran and engaging in my dhikr, then I will grant him more than I grant those who ask”

  • 27 July

    Exercising patience (sabr) and adopting good character

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ، أَيُّ الإِيمَانِ أَفْضَلُ ؟ قَالَ : ” الصَّبْرُ وَالسَّمَاحَةُ ” ، قِيلَ : فَأَيُّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَكْمَلُ إِيمَانًا ؟ قَالَ : ” أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا Translation O Rasulullah! Which ‘Which type of Iman is best’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, “Exercising patience and overlooking/pardoning”. It was then asked, ‘Which Believer …

  • 17 July

    The most virtuous of people

    Question What is the source and the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “Once I was seated with Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when he asked, ‘Do you know, of all those who have Iman, who has the best Iman’? The Sahabah replied, ‘O Rasulullah, the Angels. Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘They are rightfully like …

  • 14 July

    Masnun qira’ah to be recited in Maghrib Salah on Thursday night

    Question What is the strength of narration stating that it is Sunnah to recite Surah Kafirun and Surah Ikhlas in the Fard of Maghrib Salah on Thursday night?

June, 2015

  • 20 June

    Sayyiduna Tha’labah ibn Abdir Rahman Al Ansari’s tawbah

    Question Is the incident regarding Sayyiduna Tha’labah’s tawbah authentic? The gist of the story is as follows: Sayyiduna Tha’labah who use to serve Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once gazed at a woman who was bathing. He then feared that wahy (revelation) will come to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) so he escaped to the mountains for approximately forty days. …

  • 13 June

    A few different forms of salutations (durud)

    Question Could please tell me what is the most authentic formula of salah ‘alan Nabi [durud] mentioned in Hadith

  • 2 June

    Does Allah Ta’ala punish by causing children to die and making women barren?

    Question Is the following authentic? Rasulullah ( sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When Allah Ta’ala desires to punish a people(for their sins) he causes their children to die in abundance and makes their woman barren, punishment then befalls them and there remains no one under the mercy of Allah Ta’ala”

  • 2 June

    Where is Najd, which is referred to in Hadith?

    Question Where is ‘Najd’ which appears in the Hadith?

May, 2015

  • 26 May

    Sending salutations (durud) to Ambiya

    Question Kindly mention the narration in which we are requested to send salutations upon all the Prophets ‘(alayhimus salam) just like we send upon Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

  • 18 May

    An unauthentic narration on appointing Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) as the first Khalifah

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Whoever wishes to live and die like me, and to reside in the Jannah, should acknowledge ‘Ali as leader after me, and take those after him as leaders as well, and should follow the Imams after me for they are my family and are created from my clay. They have been gifted with knowledge …

  • 14 May

    What to recite when a person dies

    Question Upon a person’s death please tell me if the shahadah must be read as well as Surah Baqarah. Also does reading Quran , Yasin or du’as help the dead person?

  • 12 May

    Alleviating the distress of a believer in Rajab

    Question Kindly verify the following Hadith: “Whoever alleviates distress of a Muslim in the month of Rajab, Allah will grant him a palace in Paradise”