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April, 2015

  • 30 April

    Seeking forgiveness in Rajab

    Question Kindly verify the following narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seek much forgiveness from Allah in Rajab because in every hour (of the month) Allah frees people from the fire”

  • 29 April

    Statement of Sayyiduna 'Umar (radiyallahu 'anhu): "Allah honoured us with Islam"

    Question Is the following an authentic statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu: “We were the most humiliated people on earth and Allah gave us honor through Islam. If we ever seek honor through anything else, Allah will humiliate us again”

  • 29 April

    Those who refuse to pay Zakah will be among the first to enter Jahannam

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three (kinds of people) will enter Jahannam first, a ruler who sets himself up as a lord over people, a wealthy person who does not pay what is due to Allah (ie. Zakah) and a vainglorious poor person”

  • 28 April

    Virtues of memorising the Holy Quran

    Question What is the virtue of memorising the Quran and will a Hafiz take ten people to Jannah?

  • 28 April

    The ruling of fabricated narrations

    Question What is the ruling regarding mawdu’ (fabricated) narrations? Can we act upon a mawdu’ Hadith?

  • 24 April

    Reason for asking for forgiveness after using the toilet

    Question I would like to know the reason we are asking Allah for forgiveness by saying ‘غفرانك’ (O Allah! forgive me) after using the toilet since we did not commit any sin by relieving ourselves.

  • 23 April

    A lengthy unreliable Hadith on fasting and other occurrences in Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Rajab is a tremendous month in which Allah multiplies the good deeds. So whoever fasts a day from Rajab it is as if he fasted a year; and whoever fasts seven days of it the seven gates of Jahannam are closed to him; and whoever fasts eight days from …

  • 23 April

    Fasting on the first three days of Rajab

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Fasting the first day of Rajab compensates for the sins of three years, fasting the second day expiates two years of sins and fasting the third day expiates one year of sins, thereafter one month’s sins are expiated for each day of fasting”

  • 22 April

    An unauthentic Hadith regarding the repellents of Bid'ah

    Question Is the following narration authentic? إن لله تعالى عند كل بدعة كيد بها الإسلام و أهله وليا صالحا يذب عنه و يتكلم بعلاماته فاغتنموا حضور تلك المجالس بالذب عن الضعفاء و توكلوا على الله و كفى بالله وكيلا Translation: Whenever any innovation detrimental to Islam appears, Allah Ta’ala always has a pious friend to speak about the signs of …

  • 22 April

    An untraceable Hadith on how honey gains sweetness

    Question Is the following narration authentic?   One day, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)  was on his way to Jihad with his Companions and after choosing a spot, he said to them “Eat whatever you want to eat here”. As they were about to commence eating, one of the Companions said: “Ya Rasullallah! There is nothing else to eat with …

  • 21 April

    Safeguarding the tongue, a means of protecting one's Iman

    Question Kindly verify the following Hadith: “A person’s Iman (faith) is not upright until his heart is upright, and his heart is not upright until his tongue is upright”

  • 21 April

    Majority of sins emanate from the tongue

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? “The majority of man’s sins emanate from his tongue”

  • 20 April

    Hadith on respecting elders, showing mercy on children and acknowledging the right's of Scholars

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who does not respect our elders, and does not have mercy on our children, and does not acknowledge the rights our scholars, is not of my Ummah.”