Tag Archives: Quran

October, 2021

September, 2021

  • 20 September

    Dates of revelation of certain scriptures and the Quran

    Question There is a narration of Wathilah ibnul Asqa’ (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the revelation of the various scriptures during Ramadan, culminating with the Noble Quran being revealed after 24 nights of Ramadan had passed. What is the correct source of this narration and can you kindly provide the Arabic and English texts?

August, 2021

  • 31 August

    If Allah afflicts you with a calamity, none can remove it but He

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith Qudsi? “If Allah should touch you with adversity, there is no remover of it except him and if he intends good then there is no repeller of His bounty.”

  • 12 August

    ‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) response to a questioner who was insincere

    Question In the following Hadith, what is the meaning of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement ‘وكل القرآن قد أحصيت غير هذا’ عن أبي وائل، قال: جاء رجل يقال له نهيك بن سنان إلى عبد الله، فقال: يا أبا عبد الرحمن كيف تقرأ هذا الحرف؟ ألفا تجده أم ياء (من ماء غير أسن)، أو من ماء غير ياسن؟ قال: …

  • 12 August

    Reciting ten verses of Surah Baqarah to retain the Quran

    Question Is there a narration something to the effect that states if a person recites Surah Fatihah, Surah Baqarah till ‘Muflihun’, Ayatul Kursi and ‘Aamanar Rasoolu…’ Then one won’t forget the Quran in the morning? If there is, can it be quoted?

  • 5 August

    The virtue of passing away while memorising the Quran

    Question What is the status of the following narration? من قرأ القرآن، ثم مات قبل أن يستظهره، أتاه ملك فعلمه في قبره، فيلقى الله وقد استظهره

  • 4 August

    Reciting the Quran with musical melodies

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? اقرءوا القرآن بلحون العرب وأصواتها، وإياكم ولحون أهل الكتابين، وأهل الفسق، فإنه سيجيء بعدي قوم يرجّعون بالقرآن ترجيع الغناء والرهبانية والنوح، لا يجاوز حناجرهم، مفتونة قلوبهم، وقلوب من يعجبهم شأنهم

July, 2021

June, 2021

  • 23 June

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) disapproval of a Sahabi reciting aloud behind the Imam in Salah

    Question What is the translation of the word ‘خالجنيها’ in the following Hadith: عن عمران بن حصين، أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم صلى الظهر، فجعل رجل يقرأ خلفه بسبح اسم ربك الأعلى، فلما انصرف قال: أيكم قرأ – أو أيكم القارئ – فقال رجل أنا، فقال: قد ظننت أن بعضكم خالجنيها

  • 23 June

    Prohibition against confusing others in Salah by reciting too loudly

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Under the heading ‘Dhikr Qawl al-Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) Laa yajhar ba’dukam ‘ala ba’din fil-Quran, Imam Nasai (rahimahullah) has recorded the Hadith, ‘None of you should compete with one another in reciting Quran loudly.’

  • 22 June

    The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) found it easy to act upon the Quran

    Question Could you give a reference and Arabic text for this narration? The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “It was difficult for us to memorise the words of the Quran but easy for us to act by them. After us will be people for whom it is easy to memorise the Quran but hard to act by it.”

  • 10 June

    The slaughtering of death on the day of Qiyamah

    Question Regarding the following Verse of Surah Naba, verse: 40: ‘Indeed, We have warned you of a near punishment on the Day when a man will observe what his hands have put forth and the disbeliever will say, “Oh, I wish that I were dust’.   I’ve heard that in the Akhirah, when all those who are to enter Jannah …