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November, 2020

  • 15 November

    A narration attributed to ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the gaze

    Question Is this suitable to quote: لَیْسَ فِی الْبَدَنِ‌ شَیءٌ اَقَلَّ شٌكراً مِنَ الْعَیْنِ فَلا تُعطوها سٌؤلَها فَتَشْغَلكُم عَنْ ذِكْرِ اللهِ‌ عَزَّ وَجَل There is no [limb] in the body which shows less gratitude than the eye, so do not give it what it asks for, as it will occupy you from remembering Allah ‘Azza wa Jalla

June, 2019

August, 2018

May, 2018

  • 21 May

    Advice given to Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Someone in our local Masjid was sharing this lengthy narration in the form of a booklet. However, many said it is a Shi’i narration. Can you kindly clarify the authenticity? Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that one day, “I entered at midday in the presence of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in his Masjid and I said: ‘O Rasulullah, …

September, 2017

  • 19 September

    Are women prohibited from red clothing?

    Question Is this report correct? 1. ‘Aaisha (radiyallahu ‘anha) wore a dress that was dyed with ‘Usfur’ while she was in the state of Ihram. (Usfur, the red substance extracted from safflower) If it is authenic, then it contradicts the following Hadith which prohibits women from wearing such garments: 2. “Woe unto women from the two reds: gold and safflower-dyed …

January, 2017

October, 2016

  • 20 October

    Status of the narrator: Abu Mikhnaf

    Question What is the status of the narrations of Abu Mikhnaf? 1. In general 2. In the narrations relating to Karbala and Yazid ibn Mu’awiyah

  • 8 October

    A narration stating that Allah Ta’ala created an Angel in the form of ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question The Shi’ah are circulating the following message. Is it authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the night of Mi’raj every time I passed by a group of Angels, they asked me about Ali ibn Abi Talib that I started to believe that ‘Ali was more famous in the skies than I was. When I reached the fourth …

  • 8 October

    A fabrication regarding Husayn and Ibrahim (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? It is stated that once Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) placed Husayn (radiyallahu ‘anhu) on his right thigh and his own son Ibrahim on his left thigh. Jibril appeared and said, “Allah will not allow you to keep them both, so choose one of them.” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) could not bear being …

September, 2016

  • 24 September

    A person will be unable to move on the Day of Qiyamah until he is asked a few questions

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Barzah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The feet of the slave of Allah shall not move on the Day of Qiyamah until he is asked about four things, his body and what he did with it, about his life and what he did with …

August, 2016

  • 11 August

    Any special virtue for keeping names of the Ahlu Bayt?

    Question In a tradition it has been narrated from ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that poverty and indigence will never enter the house in which the name Muhammad, or Ahmad, ‘Ali, Hasan, Husayn, Ja’far, Talib, ‘Abdullah or Fatimah is present.

April, 2016