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January, 2020

  • 21 January

    A woman from a previous ummah who was miraculously given food

    Question Is this incident authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports an incident from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that from the people of the past there was a husband and wife who were extremely poor. On one occasion the husband arrived from a journey and entered his home suffering from pangs of hunger. He asked his wife ‘Do you …

December, 2019

November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Surah Kafirun is equivalent to quarter of the Quran

    Question Can this narration be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever recites ‘Qul Ya Ayyuhal-Kafirun’ [the entire Surah], it equals a quarter (1/4) of the Quran for him.”

  • 25 November

    An unreliable narration regarding the punishment of those who criticise and backbite

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله تعالى عنه , أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم , قال: ليلة أسري بي إلى السماء مررت بقوم يقطع اللحم من جنوبهم ثم يلقمونه ثم يقال لهم كلوا ما كنتم تأكلون من لحم أخيكم فقلت: يا جبريل من هؤلاء؟ قال: هؤلاء من أمتك الهمازون اللمازون يعني المغتابين

  • 18 November

    Authenticity of the Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) explained Islam, Iman and Hijrah

    Question What is the authenticity of the Hadith mentioned here wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) explained Islam, Iman and Hijrah?

  • 1 November

    The angels are the companions of those who frequent the Masjid

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Masjids have pegs [i.e. people who habitually frequent them, like how pegs cling on to what they are attached to]. The angels are their companions. If they are absent the angels search for them, and if they become sick the angels …

  • 1 November

    The three benefits of sitting in the Masjid

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who sits in the Masjid, [derives at least one benefit from these three]; Either he meets a Muslim brother from whom he may benefit [in terms of Din], or he hears a word of wisdom, or receives …

October, 2019

  • 29 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) explains Islam, Iman and Hijrah

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? عن عمرو بن عبسة قال: قال رجل: يا رسول الله، ما الإسلام؟ قال: أن يُسلم قلبك لله عز وجل، وأن يَسلم المسلمون من لسانك ويدك ، قال: فأي الإسلام أفضل؟ قال: الإيمان ، قال: وما الإيمان؟ قال: تؤمن بالله وملائكته وكتبه ورسله، والبعث بعد الموت، قال: فأي الإيمان أفضل؟ قال: الهجرة، قال: …

  • 28 October

    Allah Ta’ala has removed the pride and arrogance of the days of jahiliyyah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith and can it be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “God has removed the pride/arrogance of the days of ignorance and boasting about lineage. A person is either a pious believer or an evil sinner and the people are the children of Adam and Adam is from soil”

  • 21 October

    The virtue of certain words of dhikr and ‘la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah’

    Question Is this statement of ‘Umar (radiyallahu anhu) authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Umar ibnul Khattab (radiyallahu anhu) says: ‘Subhanallah’ is the worship of the creation. ‘Alhamdulillah’ are the thanksgiving words. ‘La ilaha illallah’ are the words of sincerity and devotion. The blessings of the recitation of ‘Allahu Akbar’ fills up the heavens and earth. When a man recites ‘La haw la wa …

  • 18 October

    The Verse which displays Allah’s power and strength

    Question In the Hadith, which Verse of the Quran has been mentioned as the Verse of ‘Izz (عزّ)?

  • 16 October

    Four things contribute to happiness

    Question Where does the following Hadith appear and what is its authenticity? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Four things contribute to happiness/bliss: 1. A righteous wife 2. A spacious home 3. A righteous neighbour 4. A comfortable means of transport”

September, 2019

  • 30 September

    Martyrdom does not eliminate hypocrisy

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? إن السيف محاء للخطايا، وأدخل من أي أبواب الجنة شاء، فإن لها ثمانية أبواب، ولجهنم سبعة أبواب، وبعضها أفضل من بعض، ورجل منافق، جاهد بنفسه وماله في سبيل الله حتى إذا لقي العدو، قاتل حتى قتل فذلك في النار، إن السيف لا يمحو النفاق