Tag Archives: Moulana Suhail Motala

March, 2014

  • 12 March

    Did the Sahabah make salam again if a tree came between them?

    Question Is there any Hadith which mentions that the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) made salam again after walking round a tree?

  • 12 March

    Hadith: The worst of evils is evil scholars

    Question Is the following a Hadith or not? ألا إن شر الشر شرار العلماء  Verily, the worst of evils are evil scholars

  • 7 March

    Difference between Sunnah and adab

    Question What is the difference between Sunnah and adab? Is Sunnah something proven from Hadith and adab not proven from Hadith? What is the need for adab if we have the Sunnah of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

  • 5 March

    Hadith Qudsi: I was an unknown treasure

    Question We often hear the Hadith Qudsi that Allah Ta’ala was a hidden treasure, what is the status of this Hadith?

  • 4 March

    Hadith on reward of a complete Hajj and Umrah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Is it suitable to quote?  “Whoever offers his Fajr Salah in congregation, and then remains seated making the dhikr (remembrance) of Allah until (approximately 15 mins after) sunrise after which he offers two rak’ahs of Salah (Ishraq), will receive the reward of one complete Hajj and one complete ‘Umrah’

  • 4 March

    Hadith explaining where children should stand in Salah

    Question Is there any Hadith indicating as to where children should stand in Salah with jama’ah. Should they stand among the adults or make a separate row behind the adults?

February, 2014

  • 28 February

    Verification of Hadith on honouring innovators

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Whoever honours an innovator has certainly assisted in destroying Islam.

  • 27 February

    Clarification on Hadiths regarding the permissibility/impermissibility of selling dogs

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narrations: 1) Imam Nasa’i reports from Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu),that the Messenger of Allah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) forbade the price of dogs and cats, except for hunting dogs. 2) Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered a man to pay forty dirhams for killing a hunting dog. 3) Rasulullah (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ordered …

  • 27 February

    Exact wording of the du’a when leaving home

    Question The du’a that is read when leaving one’s home, بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللهِ، وَلَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ bismillahi tawakkaltu ‘alallahi wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah Is the wa before la hawla found in the books of Hadith or is it an addition made from the side of people?

  • 25 February

    Reciting Surah Ikhlas and Salutations when entering the home

    Question Is it proven in the books of Hadith to read Surah Ikhlas and send salutations upon Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) when entering one’s home?

  • 24 February

    Removing dirt from the Masjid is the dowry for the damsels of Jannah

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith: “Picking up dirt from the Masjid is dowry for the hurs.”

  • 24 February

    Saying JazakAllahu khayra

    Question When saying thanking someone should one say JazakAllah or should the addendum “Khayra” be added? Is there any narration that states or allows just the words “JazakAllah” without the addition of “Khayra” As I have heard that JazakAllah alone could possibly be a curse too, (i.e. may Allah extract retributive justice from you) and I was led to believe …

  • 20 February

    Hadith on killing lizards

    Question In Sahih Muslim there is a Hadith in which we are told to kill lizards (gecko). What kind of lizard is this? Are we allowed to kill only this kind of lizard or any lizard?