Tag Archives: Salah

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

  • 20 June

    Reference for the words ‘stand shoulder to shoulder’

    Question Is there a Hadith wherein Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) used the words ‘stand shoulder to shoulder’ and ‘neck to neck’ when commanding the Sahabah to straighten the rows for Salah?

  • 11 June

    Sins fall off in ruku’ and sajdah

    Question Is this narration authentic? “When a slave stands and prays, all his sins are brought and placed on his head and shoulders. Every time he bows or prostrates, they fall from him”

  • 3 June

    A Hadith regarding interlocking the fingers

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? إذا توضأ أحدكم، فأحسن وضوءه، ثم خرج عامدا إلى المسجد، فلا يشبكن يده، فإنه في صلاة “When one of you performs ablution properly and then proceeds for Salah, then he should not interlock his fingers for [it is as though] he is in Salah”

May, 2016

  • 4 May

    The Blind Sahabi (radiyallahu’anhu) who asked to be excused from Salah with Jama’ah

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration about the blind man who asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) about attending the congregational prayer?

  • 4 May

    How should one begin du’a?

    Question Please provide the translation and reference of this narration إِذَا صَلَّى أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَبْدَأْ بِتَحْمِيدِ اللَّهِ وَالثَّنَاءِ عَلَيْهِ ثُمَّ لِيُصَلِّ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ثُمَّ لِيَدْعُ بَعْدُ بِمَا شَاءَ

  • 3 May

    Hadith on the virtue of offering the four Sunnah of ‘Asr

    Question Please confirm the authenticity of this narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A person who continues to perform four units of [Sunnah] Salah before ‘Asr will walk on the earth in the condition that he is certainly forgiven”

April, 2016

  • 27 April

    The famous du’a taught to Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the source of this Hadith, and is it sahih? Narrated Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) ‘I asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to teach me an invocation so that I may invoke Allah with it in my Salah. He told me to say, ‘Allahumma inni zalamtu nafsi zulman kathira wala yaghfirudh dhunuba illa anta faghfirli maghfiratam min ‘indika war …

  • 22 April

    Explanation of a Hadith regarding Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) leading the Salah

    Question What is the explanation of the following part of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim? ‘Wallaahi ma bi illa karahiyatu ay yatasha-aman nasu bi awwali may yaqumu fi maqami Rasulillah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam’