Tag Archives: Salah

November, 2016

  • 24 November

    Nafi’s report from Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu’anhu)

    Question What is the status of a Hadith where Nafi’, the freed slave of Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma), narrates directly from ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab, whom he never met. Nafi’ being reliable and also the student of the son of ‘Umar. Such as the Hadith in Mishkat regarding the timings of salah, when ‘Umar wrote a letter to his governors …

  • 24 November

    ‘May Allah have mercy on my brother, ‘Abdullah ibn Rawahah’

    Question What is the status of this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “May Allah have mercy on my brother Abdullah ibn Rawahah, wherever he was and the time of Salah set in, he would stop his conveyance [to offer Salah]”

  • 4 November

    The virtue of waiting in the Masjid from one Salah to the next

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? صلينا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم المغرب فرجع من رجع، وعقب من عقب، فجاء رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم مسرعا قد حفزه النفس وقد حسر عن ركبتيه فقال: أبشروا هذا ربكم قد فتح بابا من أبواب السماء، يباهي بكم الملائكة، يقول: انظروا إلى عبادي قد قضوا فريضة، وهم ينتظرون أخرى

  • 1 November

    Salah should prevent one from evil and immorailty

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “Whoever is not prohibited from immorality and evil by his Salah, then it will only increase him further from Allah Ta’ala”

October, 2016

  • 17 October

    The position of Salah in Islam is as the position of the head in the body

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following narration: ‘There is no Islam in a person when there is no Salah by him. The position of Salah in Islam is as the position of the head in a body’

  • 13 October

    Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize

    Question Is this a Hadith? If so, what is the grading? “Do not utter anything for which you will have to apologize/make excuses”

  • 12 October

    Salatul Hajah

    Question قرأت حديثاً عن عبد الله بن مسعود رضي الله عنه عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : اثنتا عشرة ركعة تصليهن من ليل أو نهار وتتشهد بين كل ركعتين فإذا تشهدت في آخر صلاتك فأثن على الله عز وجل وصل على النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم ثم اسجد واقرأ وأنت ساجد فاتحة الكتاب سبع مرات ، وقل : …

  • 10 October

    ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) leads Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in Salah

    Question I understand that there is a Hadith which states that Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn ‘Awf (radiyallahu ‘anhu) lead Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in Salah. Is this narration authentic?

  • 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 …