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December, 2019

  • 19 December

    Music has the same ill effect as intoxicants

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Keep away from music, because it incites the feelings of lust, destroys shame, and it intoxicates like wine.” [Shu’abul Iman]

October, 2019

  • 15 October

    Meaning of the word mazamir

    Question What is the meaning of the word ‘mizmar/mazamir’? Does it refer to wind instruments only or musical instruments in general?

September, 2019

  • 10 September

    Some signs of Qiyamah

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic and what is meant by ‘Qaynat’? Some of the signs of Qiyamah are: Al qaynat, musical instruments, alcohol and the use of silk products [by men]”

  • 3 September

    A Hadith regarding musical instruments and the tabla

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah has ordered me to destroy musical instruments/the oboe and the drum/tabla.”

  • 3 September

    ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) rebukes a woman wearing anklets with bells

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? دخلت جارية على عائشة وفي رجلها جلاجل في الخلخال فقالت عائشة: أخرجوا عني مفرقة الملائكة

August, 2019

June, 2019

May, 2019

April, 2019

  • 1 April

    People will consume wine, calling it by a different name

    Question Could you mention the reference for this Hadith? ليشربن ناس من أمتي الخمر يسمونها بغير اسمها يعزف على رءوسهم بالمعازف والمغنيات يخسف الله بهم الأرض ويجعل منهم القردة والخنازير

September, 2018

  • 25 September

    Sayyiduna Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) leaving a Walimah due to music

    Question Is Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was invited to a walimah [marriage feast]. When he arrived at the house, he heard singing. He halted at the door. He was asked: ‘Why have you halted?’ He replied, I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) say: ‘He who increases the number of a crowd is of them. He who …

May, 2018

February, 2017

  • 22 February

    Music leads to hypocrisy

    Question Can you please grade the following Hadith and give an explanation: Music makes hypocrisy grow in the heart just as water makes crops grow.

December, 2015

  • 15 December

    Two cursed sounds

    Question What is the authenticity of the following? Two sounds are cursed in this world as well as the Hereafter, using musical instruments [to express joy] at the time of a bounty and wailing at the time of calamity.