Tag Archives: Misinterpretations

March, 2021

November, 2019

  • 15 November

    Another recital when welcoming a Haji?

    Question I read this du’a and this one on your website for welcoming a Haji. However, I have also heard people recite the following du’a when meeting a returning Haji: اللَّهُمَّ اغْفِرْ لِلْحَاجِّ وَلِمَنِ اسْتَغْفَرَ لَهُ الْحَاجُّ Allahummaghfir lil Haj, wa liman istaghfara lahul Haj Is this correct?

July, 2019

  • 31 July

    The highest stage of Jannah

    Question I heard Jannatul Firdaws is the highest level of Jannah, also within Jannatul Firdaus there is a highest level called Firdawsul A’la, is that correct?

February, 2019

  • 20 February

    The Importance of Salah in Congregation

    Question There is a Hadith in which the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) got angry on those who didn’t come to pray in the masjid. From this Hadith some scholars say it is obligatory to pray in congregation. Even Imam Bukhari said obligatory. Imam Muslim said it is fard kifayah. What is the answer to this?

June, 2018

  • 29 June

    Sitting in circles around the speaker before the Jumu’ah Salah

    Question Could you please verify this post? لا ينبغي القاء المواعظ و الدروس يوم الجمعة قبل الصلاة الجمعة فيه الحديث:عن عمرو بن شعيب عن ابيه عن جده ان رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم نهي عن التحلق قبل الصلاة يوم الجمعة It is not suitable to give speeches and lessons in Jumu’ah day (Friday), before Jumu’ah prayer, there is …

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

February, 2017

  • 9 February

    Statement of Imam Suyuti about the level of Hadith books

    Question Is the following statement correctly attributed to Imam Suyuti (rahimahullah)? “Everything contained in these five books (Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sahih of Ibn Hibban, Mustadrak of Hakim and Al-Mukhtarah of Al-Maqdisi) is sahih. Similarly, is with whatever is in Muwatta of Malik, Sahih of Ibn Khuzaymah, Sahih of Abu Awanah, Ibn Sakan and Al-Muntaqa of Ibn Jarud, and Al-Mustakh …

November, 2016

  • 25 November

    Sahabi poking his wife?

    Question I heard an incident of a Sahabi (radiyallahu’anhu) poking his wife while making salah. The speaker mentions the meaning of the Hadith: ‘Make salah in the innermost place in your room’ is to stop the Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) from poking his wife while she is making salah. The Hadith means that as her husband is very jealous so she must …

August, 2016

  • 23 August

    The general status of the virtues of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question I have been told that Ibnul Jawzi and Ibn Hajar ‘Asqalani (rahimahumallah) have said that all the virtues of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu’anhu) are fabricated. Is this correct?

  • 9 August

    Explanation on the marriage age of ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question There is a famous narration in Sahih Bukhari confirming that Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha) got married at the age of six, and she began to live with Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) at the age of nine. However, some people have rejected the narration because they said it conflicts with this one: ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) narrates: ‘I had seen my parents following Islam since I …

April, 2016

  • 21 April

    Meaning of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim

    Question What is the meaning of the following Hadith: Wa kana azwajun Nabi sallallahu alayhi wasallam ya’khuzna min ruoosihina hata takuna kalwafrati. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 728)

July, 2015

  • 31 July

    Wudu after eating something that was cooked on the fire

    Question Kindly please revert back to me with the authenticity of the below Hadith. As I have been rinsing my mouth after eating my meal whenever I am in wudu. Abu Dawud (Purification (Kitab Al-Taharah) – 195) Abu Sufyan ibn Sa’id ibn al-Mughirah reported that he entered upon Umm Habibah who presented him a glass of sawiq (a drink prepared …