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September, 2017

April, 2017

  • 20 April

    The existence/non existence on Mutawatir Hadiths

    Question  A friend of mine alerted me to an argument that a prominent Salafi inclined Shaykh was making about the existence of Mutawatir Hadiths. He said that not only are there no such thing as Mutawatir Hadiths, but it is impossible to have Mutawatir Hadiths according to the conditions of Mutawatir Hadith and he lists four reasons: 1) All of …

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Greeting strangers of the opposite gender

    Question I heard it is sunnah not to greet strangers of the opposite sex. And if greeted not to respond. Kindly advise on its authenticity as I have come across a Hadith in which Nabi (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) greeted women.

  • 6 March

    Advice of the Imams of Fiqh to their qualified students

    Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah  to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …

November, 2016

  • 3 November

    ‘Allamah Suyuti on the blessing and virtue of the four madhahib

    Question Can you source this statement of As Suyuti? In which book of his can I find it? “The difference found in the four Schools of Islamic law (Hanafi, Shafi’i, Maliki and Hambali) is a huge blessing and an enormous virtue. It has a subtle hidden wisdom the intelligent are able to grasp, but the ignorant are blind of. I …

September, 2016

  • 26 September

    The enormous stature of the earlier Hadith Masters

    Question If a Hadith in Tirmidhi has been declared hasan sahih by Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) but declared weak by contemporary ‘Ulama after scrutinising the chain. Which ruling would be given preference to?

August, 2016

  • 8 August

    Who is ‘Ahlul Hadith’ referring to?

    Question Some Salafis say that their name Ahlul Hadith is found in Hadith. They quote a Hadith of Shu’abul Iman which states that Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) referred to the people of Hadith as ‘Ahlul Hadith’. Please provide this narration and its authenticity.

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December, 2015

  • 1 December

    A Hadith warning women who do not pay zakat for their jewellery

    Question A Hadith was read in our daily Ta’lim in our Masjid from Fadail Sadaqat (part 1, pg: 290, Hadith: 9) regarding a women wearing a gold necklace will have a similar necklace of fire on the day of Qiyamah. A brother from an Arabic speaking background says he doubts this is correct. He doubts it can be in Abu …

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Reference for a narration on straightening the rows

    Question Where is the following Hadith and is authenticity, it was very profitable for us to know that. The narration of Mamar contains the following wording, ‘Anas bin Maalik said, “If I was to try and carry out this practice i.e. The joining of the ankles with the ankles of the next person, the people would run away like restive …

  • 12 August

    Muhammad Al-Fatih

    Question My question is about the ahadith that supposedly speak of Muhammad al Faatih. The Ashaa’irah and Maturidiyyah (Ahl ul Sunnah) use this Hadith to show that contrary to the claim of the Salafiyyah, this Hadith proves that the Maturidi Aqeedah is sound because the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wal Sallam) said the leader of the army was blessed and so …