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January, 2021

  • 19 January

    Durud after the du’a of Qunut

    Question Is it authentically proven that Sayyiduna Hasan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would recite Durud after Qunut in the Witr Salah? Is this a Sunnah?

December, 2020

  • 26 December

    The masnun method of shaking someone’s hand

    Question I was told that there exists a Hadith wherein mention is made that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) used to give a firm handshake whilst making Musafahah (i.e. shaking hands) [meaning to give it a wedge moving it up and down, as is normally observed in our daily interactions]. Would you be so kind as to please provide the reference?

  • 26 December

    Food provided to Hazrat Maryam

    Question Please provide the status of the following narration: عن أبي أمامة الباهلي رضي الله عنه أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال:   إن مريم بنت عمران سألت ربها أن يطعمها لحما لا دم فيه ، فأطعمها الجراد فقالت:  اللهم أعشه بغير رضاع وتابع بينه بغير شياع – يعني الصوت

  • 25 December

    Length and Wording of the Famous Nashid “Tala’al Badru ‘Alayna”

    Question Regarding the famous poem, طلع البدر علينا, I have come across it beginning with different wordings such as طلع، طالع، أشرق etc. What is the correct wording of the poem? Similarly, I have heard this poem in varying lengths of 3 or 4 lines, especially those sung as naats or anashid. What is the correct length of the poem?

  • 25 December

    Hadith on the weight limit on men’s rings

    Question I have come across two versions of the Hadiths wherein the weight limit on rings for men are mentioned. One version has the wording ولا تزده مثقالا (which our Hanafi ‘Ulama often mention in our Fiqh books) and another says ولا تتمه مثقالا (I have only come across this version in the Hadith books). Kindly provide me with the …

  • 24 December

    You shall die as you sleep and be resurrected as you awaken

    Question Was the following Hadith something Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said in his first public address to the Makkans? “By Allah, you shall die as you sleep, and you shall be resurrected as you awaken, and you shall be rewarded with good if you do good, and bad if you do bad”

  • 24 December

    Who are the Sabi-un?

    Question I recently came across a verse in the Quran wherein mention of the Sabi-un (الصابئين) were made. Are there any narrations either from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam), the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum), or the ‘Ulama (rahimahumullah) about this religion or these people? Are they considered amongst the Ahlul Kitab or amongst those who were on a correct creed?

  • 23 December

    A beautiful du’a enumerating the attributes of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Kindly provide the source and translation of the following du’a: اللهم أنت أحق من ذُكر، وأحق من عُبد، وأنصَر من ابتُغي، وأرأف مَن مَلَكَ، وأجود من سُئل، وأوسع من أعطى، أنت الملك لا شريك لك، والفرد لا تهلك، كل شيء هالك إلا وجهك، لن تطاع إلا بإذنك، ولن تعصى إلا بعلمك، يا رب العالمين! تطاع فتشكر، وتعصى فتغفر،أقرب شهيد، …

  • 23 December

    Musaylamah the liar approaches Madinah

    Question Kindly provide the translation and reference of the following narration: عن ابن عباس قال: قدم مسيلمة الكذاب على عهد رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، فجعل يقول: إن جعل لي محمد الأمر من بعده تبعته، وقدمها في بشر كثير من قومه، فأقبل إليه رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ومعه ثابت بن قيس بن شماس، وفي يد رسول الله …

  • 18 December

    Deeds will take different forms on the day of Qiyamah

    Question Kindly provide me with the authenticity of the following: إن المؤمن يمثل له عمله يوم القيامة في أحسن صورة وأحسن ما خلق الله وجها وثيابا وأطيبه ريحا…..اخ

  • 10 December

    The tree that was forbidden for Adam (‘alayhis Salam)

    Question Is it mentioned in Hadith which type of tree/fruit in particular, Sayyiduna Adam (‘alayhis salam) was forbidden from going towards?

  • 10 December

    The Hadith narrator; Qutaybah ibn Sa’id

    Question Kindly provide a brief bio on Qutaybah Ibn Sa’id (rahimahullah)?

  • 8 December

    Two Hadiths on encouraging others to recite the Quran

    Question I have come across these two narrations which have a slight variation in wording. Kindly mention which version is correct. Or are both acceptable? أَنْبَأَنِي أَبُو عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ ، أَنَّ أَبَا عَبْدِ اللَّهِ الْعُكْبَرِيَّ أَخْبَرَهُمْ ، أنا أَبُو الْقَاسِمِ الْبَغَوِيُّ ، ثنا سُلَيْمَانُ بْنُ عُمَرَ بْنِ الأَقْطَعِ ، ثنا بَقِيَّةُ ، عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرِ بْنِ أَبِي مَرْيَمَ حَدَّثَنِي الْمُهَاجِرُ …