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April, 2020

  • 6 April

    Which verses of Surah Baqarah were given during Mi’raj

    Question In the following Hadith, which specific verses of Surah Baqarah are referred to (i.e where does it start from)? عن عبدالله بن مسعود: لَمّا أُسْرِيَ برَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، انْتُهي به إلى سِدْرَةِ المُنْتَهى، وهي في السَّماءِ السّادِسَةِ، إلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُعْرَجُ به مِنَ الأرْضِ فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، وإلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُهْبَطُ به مِن فَوْقِها فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، قالَ: إِذْ يَغْشى (النَّجْمُ) …

March, 2020

  • 24 March

    Explanation of the word ‘istidraj’

    Question Please provide the authenticity and commentary of the narration below: In a Hadith narrated from Sayyiduna ‘Uqbah bin ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إذا رأيت الله تعالى يعطي العبد من الدنيا ما يحب وهو مقيم على معاصيه فإنما ذلك منه استدراجا “When you see that Allah Ta’ala gives a person (material) things of the worldly …

  • 19 March

    Do Hijrah and Hajj expiate major sins?

    Question Do Hijrah and Hajj have the same effect as accepting Islam as far as wiping out major sins are concerned? عن ابن شماسة المهرى قال: حضرنا عمرو بن العاص رضي الله عنه وهو فى سياقة الموت. فبكى طويلا وحوّل وجهه إلى الجدار فجعل ابنه يقول يا أبتاه أما بشرك رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم بكذا أما بشرك رسول …

  • 12 March

    Would Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) comb his beard twice daily?

    Question I read in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would comb his beard twice daily. Is this correct?

  • 4 March

    Explanation of ‘fahish’ and ‘mutafahish’

    Question The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) never used bad language, neither a “Fahish” nor a “Mutafahish”. He used to say ‘The best amongst you are those who have the best manners and character.” (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3559) In the context of the above Hadith, does “Fahish” refer only to sexual bad language? Furthermore, what is meant by “Mutafahish”?

  • 3 March

    Commentary of the narration regarding the intelligent person

    Question Please provide a brief commentary on the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: The intelligent person is the one who subjugates his soul/takes account of himself, and works for what is after death and the incapable is the one who follows his desires and thereafter entertains hopes in [the mercy of] Allah.

February, 2020

  • 18 February

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) daughter’s request

    Question Which daughter of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) does the following Hadith refer to and why did he refuse to go in the first instance? Usama (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘Once, one of the daughters of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) sent a message to him while we were with him. In the message she wrote, ‘My child is going …

  • 14 February

    Shaytan urinating in one’s ear

    Question Is there any Hadith that states that if one misses his Fajr Salah then Shaytan urinates in his ear? Also, what is the meaning of urinating in the ear?

January, 2020

  • 31 January

    Duration of Imam Mahdi’s rule

    Question Please inform me on the correct amount of years that the Mahdi will rule for taking into consideration the following Hadiths: 1. “Indeed there will be a Mahdi who comes in my Ummah (ruling) living for five, or seven, or nine.” – Zaid was the one in doubt – He said: “We said: What is that?” He said: “Years.” …

  • 30 January

    Hadith commentaries other than the famous commentaries on the Sihah sittah

    Question Where can I find explanations of Hadith besides the commentaries of the Sihah Sittah and other famous Hadith books other than Faydul Qadir?

December, 2019

  • 2 December

    The importance of going out in battle with the correct intention

    Question Is the following narration authentic: عن معاذ بن جبل عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قال الغزو غزوان فأما من ابتغى وجه الله وأطاع الإمام وأنفق الكريمة وياسر الشريك واجتنب الفساد فإن نومه ونبهه أجر كله وأما من غزا فخرا ورياء وسمعة وعصى الإمام وأفسد في الأرض فإنه لم يرجع بالكفاف

October, 2019