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July, 2020

  • 3 July

    Another narration regarding sharpening the blade before slaughtering

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed by a man who placed his foot on the side of a sheep, as he sharpened his blade. The sheep was observing this. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Why didn’t you [do this] before or would you like to kill it twice?”

  • 3 July

    ‘Abdur Rahman’s ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) secret to business success

    Question I heard about the following, is it authentic and what is the explanation? Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was asked; “What is the reason of your success? He replied, ‘Due to three things; 1) I never refused any profit 2) I sold everything in cash and not on credit 3) I did not delay in selling a …

  • 2 July

    The Hadith narrator Zayd ibn al-Hawari

    Question What is the status of the Hadith narrator Zayd ibnul Hawari?

  • 1 July

    ‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan’s statement at the grave of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration authentic? ‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan (d.86 AH) was passing by the grave of Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He stopped at the grave, stood by, and began making du’a [for Allah to have mercy]. A person asked ‘Whose grave is this?’ ‘Abdul Malik ibn Marwan  replied: قبر رجل كان والله فيما علمته ينطق عن علم، ويسكت عن …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    The effect a Verse from Surah Al Muzzammil had on Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question I wanted to inquire on the authenticity of the incident wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) fell unconscious when he heard a Quran reader reciting Verse 12 from Surah Al Muzzammil. Can it be quoted?

  • 30 June

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding witnessing the udhiyah/qurbani animal being slaughtered

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله عنه قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لفاطمة: قومي إلى أضحيتك فاشهديها فإن لك بأول قطرة تقطر من دمها يغفر لك ما سلف من ذنوبك قالت: يا رسول الله، هذا لنا أهل البيت خاصة أو لنا وللمسلمين عامة؟ قال: بل لنا وللمسلمين عامة

  • 29 June

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding falsehood

    Question Can you please provide the source and authenticity of this statement which is attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? اميتوا الباطل بعدم ذكره “Erase falsehood by not mentioning it”

  • 29 June

    Another narration regarding becoming impatient in du’a

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated from Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that he said, “There is not a servant who raises his hands such that his armpits become visible, and then he asks Allah for something, except that Allah will give it to him, so long as he is not hasty/impatient.” They asked, …

  • 29 June

    Remaining steadfast and the importance of protecting the tongue

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sufyan bin ‘Abdullah said: I said: “O Messenger of Allah! Inform me about a matter that I may hold fast to.” He said: ‘Say: My Lord is Allah, then be steadfast.’ I said: “O Messenger of Allah! What do you fear most for me?” So he took hold of his tongue and said: ‘This.'”

  • 25 June

    An unreliable narration regarding cleanliness

    Question Is this hadith reliable? ما طابت رائحة عبد قط إلا قل همه ولا نقيت ثياب عبد إلا قل همه

  • 25 June

    Using medical treatments and medication

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Usamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Some Bedouins asked: ‘O Messenger of Allah, can we treat our ill [by using medication]?’ He (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, ‘Yes, O servants of Allah! Use remedies, for indeed Allah did not make a disease but He made a cure for it’ or he said ‘a remedy’, except for …

  • 24 June

    Another virtue of those who walk to the masjid in the darkness

    Question Is this Hadith suitable to quote? “Those who frequent the Masjids in darkness, undoubtedly are the people who are immersed in Allah’s Mercy”

  • 24 June

    Speaking lies blackens the face

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ألا إن الكذبَ يُسَوِّدُ الوجهَ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Speaking lies blackens the face.”