Tag Archives: Ibn Hajar

May, 2015

  • 12 May

    Fasting on the twenty seventh (27th) of Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “The one who fasts on the twenty seventh (27th) day of Rajab will receive the reward of fasting for sixty years“

  • 11 May

    Who performed the janazah of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)?

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration in Tabaqat Ibn Sa’d which states that Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) performed the janazah Salah of Sayyidatuna Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) with four takbirs?

  • 5 May

    The meaning of the term: ‘muttafaqun ‘alayh’ (agreed upon)

    Question When referencing a Hadith, the ‘Ulama sometimes mention the phrase: “muttafaqun ‘alayh” متفق عليه  (agreed upon) Does it mean that Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim narrate that Hadith exactly word for word or does it mean they narrate it with similar wordings and not exact words? jazakallahu Khairan

  • 4 May

    The virtue of memorising forty Hadiths

    Question I have heard that there is a Hadith which says to the nearest meaning: The one who memories forty Hadiths, will awaken on the day of judgement with the ‘Ulama. Is this a Hadith or saying of the salaf, can you please clarify if this is even correct? Jazakallahu Khair

  • 4 May

    An unauthentic virtue of enduring the bad character of one’s spouse

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? The one who will be patient with bad character of his wife, will get the same reward as Ayyub (‘alayhis salam). Similarly, the woman who will be patient with bad character of her husband, will get the same reward as Fir’awn’s wife Asiyah.

April, 2015

  • 9 April

    A question regarding folding the trouser before Salah

    Question A person asked me about the folding of trousers. He said he has read in Bukhari that you cannot fold the trouser. I told him that covering ankles is sinful and there is something about folding not being good, but go for the less harmful. In the first place ankles have to be open but if it is covered then …

  • 4 April

    Exercising patience (sabr) is part of Iman

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? “Showing patience is from Iman”

  • 2 April

    Significance of certain recitals after Fard Salahs

    Question Can the following be practiced upon? ‘It is Allah’s promise that anyone who recites, after every Salah, Suratul Fatihah, Ayatul Kursi, two verses of Al-Imran, that is Shahidallahu..(3:18) and the verse: Qulillahumma Malikal Mulki upto Bi ghayri hisab (3: 26, 27), He will make his abode in Paradise, and have him placed in the Sacred Enclosure, and bless him …

March, 2015

  • 24 March

    A du’a to be read after Fajr and Maghrib for protection from Jahannam

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you pray Fajr, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me from the Fire.’ If you die on that day, Allah will write for you protection from the Fire. When you pray Maghrib, say seven times before speaking, ‘O Allah, protect me …

January, 2015

  • 19 January

    Narrations in Tafsir of Imam Wahidi (rahimahullah)

    Question What is the opinion of the Hadith specialists regarding the famous scholar, al-Wahidi? Are the narrations that he uses in his al-tafseer al-waseet, al-Wajeez, and Asbab al-Nuzool considered to be reliable? How would a reader trust a given narration found in these works of his?

December, 2014

November, 2014

  • 10 November

    Status of children buried alive in Jahiliyyah

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith and what does it mean?   Sayyiduna Salamah ibn Yazid Al Ju’fi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘My brother and I came to the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said that our mother had passed away during jahiliyyah, she use to honour her guests, upheld the ties of kinship, and did such and such good, but …