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July, 2020

  • 28 July

    Reciting the Quran in a melodious tone

    Question What do the words يتغنى بالقرآن that appear in Hadiths mean and what is its interpretation? Would you also please explain the matter of Maqamat in Egypt?

  • 27 July

    Preservation of the knowledge of Din during each generation

    Question Kindly provide some commentary on the following Hadith: ‘This sacred knowledge will be borne by the reliable authorities of each successive generation, who will [preserve it and] remove from it the alterations of the excessive, the interpolations of the corrupt, and the false interpretations of the ignorant.’

  • 27 July

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) response after hearing the Jews’ reasoning for fasting on ‘Aashura

    Question Kindly explain the following words that appear in a Hadith related to ‘Aashura: فنحن أحق وأولى بموسى منكم

  • 24 July

    Gifting flowers on a happy occasion

    Question There is a trend nowadays, that when there is a happy occasion like a birth, wedding, graduation, etc, flower arrangements are ordered and given as gifts. The flower arrangements are quite expensive. The more stylish the arrangement, the higher the price. When we intervene and try explaining that rather spend the money in more constructive avenues, the following Hadith …

  • 23 July

    Gaining two rewards while reciting the Quran

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, is it correct to translate the word “أجران” as “double”? And is the Hadith implicating that the one who recites with difficulty receives a greater reward? عن عائشة رضي الله عنها عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: مثل الذي يقرأ القرآن وهو حافظ له مع السفرة الكرام ومثل الذي يقرأ القرآن وهو يتعاهده وهو …

  • 21 July

    Consuming camel urine for medical purposes

    Question I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith.

  • 15 July

    A narration regarding the virtue of passing away on a Friday

    Question What is the authenticity and source of the below hadith ما من مسلم أو مسلمة يموت في يوم الجمعة أو ليلة الجمعة إلا وقي عذاب القبر وفتنة القبر، ولقي الله ولا حساب عليه، وجاء يوم القيامة ومعه شهود يشهدون له أو طابع

  • 15 July

    ‘Aaishah’s (radiyallahu ‘anha) anxiety at the words of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question I have heard in a lecture that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) once told Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) that: ‘May your hand be cut/paralyzed.’ She sat holding that hand fearfully and upon returning, he (i.e Nabi -sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam-) enquired as to what she was doing. Waiting for your words to take effect was the reply. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) …

  • 8 July

    The reason for Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) concern during an eclipse

    Question I have heard that whenever an eclipse would occur, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would go to the Masjid out of fear and invite the people to perform the Eclipse Salah. Please explain why this would cause Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to get frightened?

  • 7 July

    Explanation of the Hadith regarding Allah is content with a small measure of deeds

    Question Please provide an explanation for the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘When a person is content with a small measure of sustenance from Allah, Allah will be content with a small measure of deeds from him.’ (Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 4265 and 9531)

  • 6 July

    How to read the word نورٌ أنّي

    Question Can the following words نورٌ أنّي be read as نورانِيّ (nuraniyyun) in the following Hadith? If so, what would it mean? عن أبي ذر الغفاري: سَأَلْتُ رَسولَ اللهِ ﷺ، هلْ رَأَيْتَ رَبَّكَ؟ قالَ: نُورٌ أنّى

  • 2 July

    Pronunciation of the words in the Hadith: Islam is built on five

    Question Regarding the Hadith: بني الإسلام على خمس, what harakah will the meem (م) of إقام الصلاة take? Some books have it written with a fathah whilst others have it written with a kasrah or dhammah.

June, 2020

  • 16 June

    Explanation of ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother’

    Question Please provide a brief commentary of the following Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being questioned.’” (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3213; Declared authentic by Allamah Nawawi; Al-Adhkar, Hadith: 480)