Tag Archives: Mirqat

May, 2022

  • 18 May

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) informs a Sahabiyyah how to clean herself after ghusl

    Question In the following Hadith does تتبعي بها أثر الدم refer to the applying scent on the body or garment? عن عائشة، أن امرأة سألت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم عن غسلها من المحيض، فأمرها كيف تغتسل، قال: خذي فرصة من مسك، فتطهري بها قالت: كيف أتطهر؟ قال: تطهري بها، قالت: كيف؟، قال: سبحان الله، تطهري فاجتبذتها إلي، فقلت: تتبعي …

April, 2022

February, 2022

  • 21 February

    A house which has dates will never suffer hunger

    Question Kindly provide the explanation of the following Hadith: عن عائشة، قالت: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: يا عائشة، بيت لا تمر فيه جياع أهله، يا عائشة، بيت لا تمر فيه جياع أهله

  • 10 February

    The covenants of Nuh and Sulayman (‘alayhimas salam)

    Question Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you see a snake at your residence then say to it, we ask you by the covenant of Nuh (‘alayhis salam) and the covenant of Sulayman ibn Dawud (‘alayhimas salam) that you do not harm us. If it re appears then kill it.” What was the covenant undertaken by Sulayman (‘alayhis salam) and …

  • 1 February

    ‘Afifud Din Al Kazaruni

    Question Mulla ‘Ali Qari refers to ‘Afifi Al-Kazaruni in Mirqat. Who is this Scholar?

December, 2021

  • 1 December

    A virtue of offering four rak’ahs of Salah

    Question What is the status of this narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever performs 4 raka’hs of Salatud Duha is as though he has read this Salah on Laylatul Qadr.” [Shu’abul Iman: 8553]

October, 2021

  • 20 October

    Reason for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seeming upset?

    Question Is it known why Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was angry in the following Hadith? عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال: صَلّى بنا رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ إحْدى صَلاتَيِ العَشِيِّ، إمّا الظُّهْرَ، وإمّا العَصْرَ، فَسَلَّمَ في رَكْعَتَيْنِ، ثُمَّ أتى جِذْعًا في قِبْلَةِ المَسْجِدِ، فاسْتَنَدَ إلَيْها مُغْضَبًا، وفي القَوْمِ أبو بَكْرٍ وعُمَرَ، فَهابا أنْ يَتَكَلَّما، وخَرَجَ سَرَعانُ النّاسِ، قُصِرَتِ الصَّلاةُ، فَقامَ …

  • 19 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) waits for three days

    Question Where is the following Hadith found and can it be quoted? If possible, what is the lesson from this Hadith? Abdullah ibn Abil Hamsa was a companion who narrates: “Prior to the commencement of the divine mission of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) [i.e. Nubuwwah], I dealt with him in a business transaction and there was still something due …

  • 13 October

    The honourable ones are the bearers of the Quran and those who engage in ‘ibadah at tahajjud

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? أشراف امتي حملة القران و أصحاب اليل

September, 2021

  • 16 September

    Explanation of a word in the du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite when leaving home

    Question In the below mentioned du’a to recite when leaving home, can the word أضلّ in the abovementioned narration be taken to mean guidance as far as navigation i.e. for one not to lose his way or get lost? اللَّهُم اني أعوذُ بِكَ أن أَضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ، أو أَزلَّ أو أُزَلَّ، أو أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ، أو أجهَل أو يُجْهَل عَلىَّ

August, 2021

  • 30 August

    Commentary on the Hadith regarding the two pleasures of a fasting person

    Question In the following Hadith, does ‘فطره’ mean iftar or ‘Eidul Fitr? للصائم فرحتان: فرحة عند فطره، وفرحة عند لقاء ربه

  • 6 August

    Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) will be leaders in Jannah

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith which states that Hasan and Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) are the leaders of the youngsters of Jannah?

  • 4 August

    Reciting the Quran with musical melodies

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? اقرءوا القرآن بلحون العرب وأصواتها، وإياكم ولحون أهل الكتابين، وأهل الفسق، فإنه سيجيء بعدي قوم يرجّعون بالقرآن ترجيع الغناء والرهبانية والنوح، لا يجاوز حناجرهم، مفتونة قلوبهم، وقلوب من يعجبهم شأنهم