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March, 2021

  • 3 March

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding the murder of a shepherd

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that the climate of Madinah did not suit some people, so Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered them to follow his shepherd, i.e. his camels, and drink their milk and urine. So they followed the shepherd and drank the camels’ milk and urine till their …

  • 3 March

    Prohibition against spying and searching for faults of Muslims

    Question It has been reported that a man was brought before ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) because his beard had wine. Ibn Mas’ud said: “We have been prohibited from spying [on Muslims] and finding faults [with them]. But we can take to task only and only if the sin is overt. (Abu Dawud) Please can you give commentary for the …

  • 3 March

    A follow up query regarding a narration on the will of Allah Ta’ala

    Question The following has been attributed to the words of Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah). “O Dawud, you want and I want, so if you submit to what I want, I will take care of what you want. And if you don’t submit to what I want, I will exhaust you in what you want, and then you will only get what …

  • 2 March

    A narration regarding safeguarding the Sunnah

    Question Is this narration authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من حفظ سنتي أكرمه الله بأربع خصال المحبة في قلوب البررة و الهيبة في قلوب الفجرة و السعة في الرزق و الثقة في الدين

  • 2 March

    Imam Ishaq ibn Rahuyah

    Question Who was the narrator Ishaq ibn Ibrahim?

  • 1 March

    Practising on Sunnah when people abandon it

    Question Regarding the Hadith, “Whoever revives a Sunnah at the time of corruption of my Ummah, will get the reward of a hundred martyrs.” Does this reward apply to general Sunnahs as well, e.g. by applying surma to the eyes before sleeping, or by reading the masnun du’a before wudu? Please elaborate.

  • 1 March

    What is meant by the heart dying due excessive laughter?

    Question What is the meaning of the heart dying due to excessive laughter?

  • 1 March

    Cities in the Hereafter reserved for those who fast in Rajab?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? إن لله مدائن لا يدخلها إلا من صام رجب

February, 2021

  • 26 February

    Status of the Hadith narrator; Asram ibn Hawshab

    Question What is the status of the narrator Asram ibn Hawshab?

  • 25 February

    If modesty were to take the form of a man, it would be a righteous man

    Question Is this suitable to quote? “If modesty were to take the form of a man, he would be a righteous man. If shamelessness were to take the form of a man, he would be an evil man.”

  • 25 February

    An unauthentic virtue of reciting Surah Najm

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever recites Surah Najm (Surah: 53), Allah will give him ten good deeds, for each person who believed in Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and denied him in Makkah.”

  • 24 February

    Falling asleep in Salah

    Question I have received the following hadith. Please may I be informed regarding its authenticity. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)‎‬ said: “If one gets up to pray at night and his eyes are overtaken by sleep while in sajdah, Allah will say to his angels: ‘Look my angels! This is my slave! His soul is with Me and his body …

  • 24 February

    Another narration regarding the Iman of those after Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and what is the meaning of افضل? عن عمر، رضي الله عنه قال: كنت مع النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم جالسا فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أتدرون أي أهل الإيمان أفضل إيمانا؟ قالوا يا رسول الله الملائكة؟ قال: هم كذلك ويحق ذلك لهم وما يمنعهم وقد أنزلهم الله المنزلة التي أنزلهم بها بل …