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October, 2020

  • 26 October

    Meaning of ‘good’ in the Hadith regarding the virtue of knowledge

    Question What type of knowledge is being referred to in the following Hadith? إن الله وملائكته وأهل السماوات والأرض حتى النملة في جحرها، وحتى الحوت، ليصلون على معلّم الناس الخير

  • 23 October

    Wording in the narrations regarding three people whose du’as are readily accepted

    Question I have come across the following narrations in Sunan Tirmidhi, Adabul Mufrad, and Sunan ibn Majah with a slight variation in wording. The first two have the words على ولده whilst the third has لولده. Are both versions correct? عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رضي الله عنه قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم: ثَلاَثُ دَعَوَاتٍ مُسْتَجَابَاتٌ لاَ شَكَّ فِيهِنَّ …

  • 21 October

    The meaning of ‘Nardashir’

    Question What is the translation of ‘نردشير’ in the following Hadith? من لعب بالنردشير، فكأنما صبغ يده في لحم خنزير ودمه

  • 6 October

    Meaning of the words ‘لا يستجرينكم الشيطان’

    Question What is the meaning of the words ‘لا يستجرينكم الشيطان’ in the following Hadith: عن أبي نضرة، عن مطرف، قال: قال أبي: انطلقت في وفد بني عامر إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: فقلنا: أنت سيدنا، فقال: السيد الله تبارك وتعالى قلنا: وأفضلنا فضلا وأعظمنا طولا، فقال: قولوا بقولكم، أو بعض قولكم، ولا يستجرينكم الشيطان

  • 1 October

    Translation of the words in the Talbiyah

    Question Kindly provide the translation for the following portion of the Hadith: لَبَّيْكَ لَبَّيْكَ، وَسَعْدَيْكَ، والْخَيْرُ بيَدَيْكَ لَبَّيْكَ، والرَّغْباءُ إِلَيْكَ والْعَمَلُ عن عبدالله بن عمر رضي الله عنه: أنَّ رَسُولَ اللهِ ﷺ كانَ، إِذا اسْتَوَتْ به راحِلَتُهُ قائِمَةً عِنْدَ مَسْجِدِ ذِي الحُلَيْفَةِ، أَهَلَّ فَقالَ: لَبَّيْكَ اللَّهُمَّ، لَبَّيْك، لَبَّيْكَ لا شَرِيكَ لكَ لَبَّيْكَ، إنَّ الحَمْدَ، والنِّعْمَةَ، لكَ والْمُلْكَ، لا شَرِيكَ لَكَ. …

September, 2020

  • 18 September

    Speaking a white lie in an attempt to reconcile between people

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except in three cases: [in] war, reconciling between people, and the …

  • 10 September

    How do you ascertain if a woman is fertile before marriage?

    Question I have the following question: There is a Hadith which mentions that we are required to choose a spouse who is loving and fertile. How would we able to know if the potential spouse is loving and fertile?

  • 3 September

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) method of delivering a sermon

    Question Kindly provide the reasoning/explanation in the following Hadith for the words: كان رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إذا خَطَبَ احْمَرَّتْ عَيْناهُ، وَعَلا صَوْتُهُ، واشْتَدَّ غَضَبُهُ، عن جابر بن عبدالله رضي الله عنه قال: كانَ رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إذا خَطَبَ احْمَرَّتْ عَيْناهُ، وَعَلا صَوْتُهُ، واشْتَدَّ غَضَبُهُ، حتّى كَأنَّهُ مُنْذِرُ جَيْشٍ يقولُ: صَبَّحَكُمْ وَمَسّاكُمْ، ويقولُ: بُعِثْتُ أَنا والسّاعَةُ كَهاتَيْنِ، وَيَقْرُنُ بيْنَ إصْبَعَيْهِ السَّبّابَةِ، …

  • 3 September

    The verse that was revealed during the Farewell Hajj

    Question Was the following verse revealed during the Farewell Hajj of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam): “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” (Surah Maidah, Verse: 3) Please provide commentary for this verse as well.

  • 1 September

    Cleanliness is half of faith

    Question Please provide an explanation for the portion of the Hadith: “Taharah is half of faith”.

August, 2020

  • 18 August

    Do the virtues of seeking knowledge apply to secular education?

    Question In the following Hadith: من سلك طريقًا يلتمس فيه علمًا سهل الله له طريقًا إلى الجنة Whosoever sets out in search of knowledge, Allah Ta’ala will ease the way to Jannah for him. What is meant by ‘knowledge’ in this Hadith? Is it specifically the seekers of Islamic/Shar’i knowledge or is worldly knowledge also included in this like engineering for …

  • 18 August

    Translation of the word يَتَوَقَّصُ

    Question Kindly explain the words فَجَعَلَ يَتَوَقَّصُ به that have appeared in the following Hadith: عن جابر بن سمرة رضي الله عنه قال: صَلّى رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ على ابْنِ الدَّحْداحِ: ثُمَّ أُتِيَ بفَرَسٍ عُرْيٍ فَعَقَلَهُ رَجُلٌ فَرَكِبَهُ، فَجَعَلَ يَتَوَقَّص به، وَنَحْنُ نَتَّبِعُهُ نَسْعى خَلْفَهُ، قالَ: فَقالَ رَجُلٌ مِنَ القَوْمِ: إنَّ النبيَّ ﷺ قالَ: كَمْ مِن عِذْقٍ مُعَلَّقٍ، أَوْ مُدَلًّى، في …

  • 14 August

    Replying to the words of the Adhan

    Question Are there any Hadiths which mention the words that should be said after every line of Adhan? I did remember reading such a Hadith but would like to know the full Hadith with its source and authenticity.