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October, 2019

  • 1 October

    A knowledgeable person’s view on Tasbih and Istighfar

    Question Is there any mention regarding the name of this teacher of Ibn Qayyim Al Jawziyyah? Please mention the Arabic text as well. Ibn Qayyim (rahimahullah) asked his teacher: “Is it more beneficial to make tasbih [glorify Allah] or to make istighfar [seek Allah’s forgiveness]?” He replied, ‘The dirty garment is more in need of soap than perfume'” (Al Wabilus …

September, 2019

  • 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 …

  • 6 September

    Istighfar (seeking forgiveness) ensures safety from punishment

    Question I want to know if this Hadith which mentions those who make istighfar will be granted safety from Allah’s punishment is authentic? العبد آمن من عذاب الله، ما استغفر الله Translation: A person will be safe from the punishment of Allah as long as he seeks Allah’s forgiveness.

  • 6 September

    Allah Ta’ala guaranteed safety from punishment for the ummah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أنزل الله عليّ أمانين لأمتي وما كان الله ليعذبهم وأنت فيهم وما كان الله معذبهم وهم يستغفرون [الأنفال: 33] فإذا مضيت تركت فيهم الاستغفار إلى يوم القيامة

July, 2017

November, 2016

  • 8 November

    Two detrimental characteristics of women

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the Hadith below Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O womenfolk, you should give charity and ask seek abundant forgiveness [as this will protect you from Jahannam] for I saw you in bulk among the dwellers of Jahannam. A woman among them said: ‘Why is it, Messenger of Allah, that our folk is in bulk …

September, 2016

  • 27 September

    Short form of Durud [salutations] and Istighfar

    Question I would like to know which is the smallest durud [salutations] and istighfar which one can recite everyday. Normally in durud [salutations] I recite only “sallallahu ‘alayhi wassalam” and in istighfar  “astaghfirullah”. Is it okay to recite only this much?

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    A virtue of Takbir, Tasbih and Istighfar

    Question Is the following narration authentic? A woman once said, O Rasulullah! Inform me of a few words [which I may use for Dhikr] but don’t mention too many. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Say, ‘Allahu Akbar’ ten times, Allah says, ‘This is for me’. Say, ‘Subhanallah’ ten times, Allah says, ‘This is for me’. Say ‘Allahummagh Firli’ [O …

May, 2015

  • 7 May

    A virtue of abundant istighfar (seeking forgiveness)

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone constantly seeks pardon (from Allah), Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress and a relief from every anxiety, and will provide sustenance for him from where he expects not.”