Tag Archives: Salah

October, 2016

  • 5 October

    A du’a Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would make in sajdah

    Question Can you please provide the reference and Arabic text for this supplication: “O Allah! I seek refuge in your pleasure from your anger, in your forgiveness from your punishment and I seek refuge in you from you. I cannot fully praise you, for you are as you have praised yourself”

  • 4 October

    A narration regarding keeping the hands on the side in Salah

    Question Is this narration regarding releasing the hands in Salah and not folding it while in qiyam authentic? وحدثني عبد الرحمن بن إبراهيم عن عبد الله بن يحيى المعافري عن حيوة عن بكر بن عمرو: أنه لم ير أبا أمامة – يعني ابن سهل – واضعا إحدى يديه على الأخرى قط، ولا أحدا من أهل المدينة، حتى قدم الشام، فرأى …

September, 2016

  • 5 September

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)’s grand daughter: Umamah bint Zaynab

    Question Not much is known about this grand daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). I came across this narration, and would like to know the source and if they are authentic? Abu Qatadah reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) was offering his salah and Umamah bint Zaynab was on his neck [shoulder]. When he (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) performed ruku’, he (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) put her …

August, 2016

  • 25 August

    Du’a of a Sahabi during his salah

    Question Is the du’a authentic? Hanzalah ibn ‘Ali narrated that: Mihjan ibn Al-Adra narrated to him that the Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) entered the masjid and there was a man who had finished his prayer and he was reciting the tashahhud [after which] he said: اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ يَا اللَّهُ بِأَنَّكَ الْوَاحِدُ الأَحَدُ الصَّمَدُ الَّذِي لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ …

  • 9 August

    The importance of offering salah properly

    Question Can you confirm the source, authenticity, and meaning of this Hadith? When a person performs Salah at its earliest (most desired) time, that Salah ascends towards the heavens. It becomes light for the person and subsequently it reaches the Throne and supplicates for the forgiveness of the person who performed Salah until the Day of Judgement. It says, ‘May …

  • 4 August

    The first thing a person will be questioned about on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question Can you provide the reference for the narration which states that Salah will be the first thing a person will be questioned about on the Day of Qiyamah?

  • 1 August

    A narration on twenty rak’ahs Tarawih during the time of ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Abu ‘Abdir Rahman reports that ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) called for the Quran reciters in Ramadan and commanded one of them to lead them for twenty rak’ahs. The narrator says, ‘And ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would offer Witr with them’.

July, 2016

  • 19 July

    A du’a attributed to Khidr (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is the following incident authentic? ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: I entered the Tawaf one night, and found a man holding onto the cover of the Ka’bah, saying: يَا مَنْ لَا يمنعه سَمْعٌ من سَمْعٍ يَا مَنْ لَا تَغْلَطُهُ الْمَسَائِلُ يَا مَنْ لَا يبرمه إِلْحَاح الْمُلِحِّينَ أَذِقْنِي بَرْدَ عَفْوِكَ وَحَلاوَةَ رَحْمَتِكَ ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, ‘I said to …

  • 19 July

    Three things beloved to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), the Khulafa and certain Angels

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? روي أنه عليه الصلاة والسلام لما قال حبب إلي من دنياكم النساء والطيب وجعلت قرة عيني في الصلاة قال أبو بكر وأنا يا رسول الله حبب إلي من الدنياالنظر إلى وجهك وجمع المال للإنفاق عليك والتوسل بقرابتك اليك والنهي عن المنكر والقيام بأمر الله وقال عثمان وأنا يا رسول الله حبب …

  • 19 July

    An unauthentic narration regarding standing close to the Imam in Salah

    Question What is the status of the following narration and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whomsoever performs Salah directly behind the Imam will receive one hundred rewards, whomsoever performs Salah on the right hand side of the Imam receives seventy five rewards and whomsoever performs Salah on the left of the Imam receives fifty rewards”

  • 14 July

    A narration regarding the Masnun Surahs of the Friday Fajr Salah

    Question What is the status of this narration in Tabarani which has the additional words ‘يديم ذلك’? ‘كان يقرأ في صلاة الصبح يوم الجمعة الم تنزيل السجدة، وهل أتى على الإنسان يديم ذلك‘ Translation Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would habitually recite Surah Sajdah and Surah Dahr in the Friday Fajr Salah.

  • 13 July

    Twenty rak’ahs Tarawih during the time of ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Are there any sound/authentic narrations which confirm that even during the Caliphate of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) the number of rak’ahs in Tarawih were twenty?

June, 2016