Tag Archives: Lisanul Mizan

November, 2015

October, 2015

  • 28 October

    An unauthentic virtue of a certain du’a after Adhan

    Question What is the status of the following Hadiths? 1) “Whosoever says ‘marhaban bil qa-ilina ‘adlan marhaban bis salati wa ahlan‘ when he hears the Muadhin, Allah will record 20000 virtues will be written for him, 20000 of his sins will be forgiven and 20000 of his stages will be elevated” 2) Qatadah (rahimahullah) says that whenever ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) heard …

  • 19 October

    A Hadith discussing three qualities a person should possess

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Whoever possesses these three qualities will receive the protection of Allah, Allah will shower his mercy on him and he will be worthy of His love. It was asked, ‘What are these three qualities O Rasulullah’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘One who is grateful whenever he is given something, one who forgives when …

  • 4 October

    The cloth of Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) which did not burn

    Question I heard a story in a bayan that Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) had a cloth. Whenever he desired to clean the cloth, he would throw it into the fire and it would come out clean. When asked about this, he said that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once used this cloth to wipe his face and therefore it does not …

  • 3 October

    A Hadith on loving Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? “My love is not mixed into the heart of a person, except that Allah will make his body haram upon Jahannam”

September, 2015

  • 16 September

    A fabricated Hadith promising huge rewards for fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah

    Question I would like to know if this virtue is authentic Rewards of fasting the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “If you fast from the 1st till the 7th of Dhul Hijjah,  for each fast you will receive the reward of giving one hundred horses fully equipped for jihad, one hundred camels given …

  • 4 September

    Did Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) resemble Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam)?

    Question Is the following narration authentic? 1) When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) married Sayyidah Ummu Kulthum to Sayyiduna ‘Uthman, he said to her, “Verily, your husband resembles your forefather Ibrahim, and your father Muhammad”. 2) Ibn Asakir has recorded on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ” I find a resemblance in …

  • 4 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)’s advice on avoiding sins and being punctual with the obligatory deeds

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? Sayyidah Ummu Anas (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that she once said, ‘O Rasulullah! Advise me’. He said, “Avoid acts of disobedience, that is the best Hijrah. Be punctual with your obligatory acts as this is the best Jihad and remember Allah in abundance for you do not bring Allah anything he loves more than …

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Drinking water on an empty stomach

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith where Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited that water be the first thing drunk in the morning on an empty stomach as this causes different types of illnesses. I received a message saying it is mentioned in Tabarani.

  • 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

  • 18 June

    Qualities of a Mu’min

    Question My question pertains to the Hadith “A believer is intelligent, smart, wary/alert” Can you please tell me the authenticity of this Hadith and if it would be suitable to quote.

  • 17 June

    A Hadith giving glad tidings to the sincere ones

    Question Is this Hadith reliable ? “Glad tidings for the sincere ones, for they are the lamps of guidance that dispel all the trials of darkness”

  • 10 June

    A Hadith against restricting the expenditure on one’s family

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who restricts the sustenance of his family, although he has the means to provide is not from us”