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September, 2017

  • 19 September

    Are women prohibited from red clothing?

    Question Is this report correct? 1. ‘Aaisha (radiyallahu ‘anha) wore a dress that was dyed with ‘Usfur’ while she was in the state of Ihram. (Usfur, the red substance extracted from safflower) If it is authenic, then it contradicts the following Hadith which prohibits women from wearing such garments: 2. “Woe unto women from the two reds: gold and safflower-dyed …

December, 2016

  • 14 December

    Loving the Sahabah is a sign of true faith

    Question How do we reconcile these Hadiths? 1. Bara (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: “I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) saying, ‘None loves the Ansar but a Believer, and none hates them but a Hypocrite. So Allah will love him who loves them, and He will hate him who hates them.” 2. ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) mentions: “By Him Who split up the seed …

November, 2015

  • 26 November

    Another question on amulets (ta’widh)

    Question I found different reports about the amulet (ta’widh) and I didn’t understand. The permissibility of ta’widh is supported by several companions and great Tabi`in, But I read in a book the following report: Ibrahim Nakha’i (rahimahullah) says : They (the Companions) disapproved all amulets (with Quran or without Quran) (Musannaf ibn Abi Shayba vol.8 pg.15 , or vol.8 pg.14 …

June, 2015

  • 25 June

    Unlimited reward for striving in the path of Allah

    Question I have seen a Hadith saying Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Striving in the part of Allah is better than all the good you can do for your family.’ The reference was mustadrak. How do we explain above Hadith with the other that says: the best of you is who is best to his family? Jazakallahu khayran

November, 2014

  • 17 November

    Further verification on spending on ‘Aashura

    Question With regards to the Hadith of spending generously on the day of ‘Aashura, some senior Muhaddithun of the past have dismissed the authenticity of the narration. How would we answer these objections?

February, 2014

  • 27 February

    Clarification on Hadiths regarding the permissibility/impermissibiity 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 …

  • 7 February

    Is this a fabrication in Fadail-A'mal?

    Question A brother sent me and others an email criticizing Fada’il al-A’mal with the following: In Fada’il al-A’mal you will find that some hadiths have been taken from the book called Dhayl al-‘Ali of Imam Suyuti, which means “Tails Of Pearls”, but in the meantime the real name of the book is Dhayl -La’ali al-Masnu’a fil-Hadithil-Maudu’a which means “Tails of …

  • 1 February

    Clarification on the miraculous achievements of the ‘Ulama

    Question  I find the book Fadail A’mal informative in its explaining themes through Quranic Ayah and Ahadith. However, I find some of the other material very strange. For example, in Fazail of salah, it says that Ibn Abidin (rahmihullah) prayed a thousand nafl rak’ah every day. How is this humanly possible in a 24 hour day (if each rak’ah took …

December, 2013

  • 17 December

    Hadith: The jews were divided into seventy one groups

    Question A Shaykh said that the hadith relating to that jews were divided into seventy one groups and the Christians into seventy two and the muslims into seventy three all in Jahannam except one He states that this hadith is questionable; 1. its sanad (chain of narrators) is questionable and 2. its matn (text) is questionable for the Quran says …

  • 17 December

    Hadith: I am leaving behind two things

    Question Could you please inform what is the academic status of these two Hadiths: 1. I am leaving behind two things: the Book of Allah and the Sunnat 2. I am leaving behind two things: the Book of Allah and the Ahlu Bayt Outwardly there seems to be a contradiction, please enlighten.

  • 16 December

    Fadail A'mal mentions Kashf, is this shirk?

    Question In the book: Fada’il al-A’mal, first edition 1994 of the English translation. On the end of page 21  of Virtues of Salah, you will find the words ascribing kasha of  “seeing sins falling down from the limbs of the person performing wudu…” to Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah). Kashf means, in Khandhlawi’s own words, “divine manifestation of unseen things”(pg.128 of Virtues of Dhikr). Muslims know that seeing …