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September, 2020

  • 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.

  • 10 August

    Removing the worries of the Dunya and Akhirah through salutations

    Question Please explain the famous Hadith of Sayyiduna Ubay ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding sending salutations on the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) the whole day to remove the worries of both the Dunya and Akhirah. Does this apply to a person who recites it at least 100 times a day?

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) …