Tag Archives: Shi’ah

April, 2021

  • 9 April

    An unreliable du’a; Al Jawshanul Kabir

    Question Please I would like to know the status and authenticity of the du’a called ‘Jawshan Al Kabir’ (الجوشن الكبير) It is said that this du’a is very rewarding to be recited in the beginning of the month of Ramadan.

March, 2021

  • 17 March

    An incident regarding a necklace of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question There’s a video going around about an incident about a Bedouin coming to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asking for some provisions. He was directed to the house of Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) who first opted to give him some animal skin but then gave him her necklace after he said he wont be able to eat the animal …

January, 2021

  • 20 January

    A narration regarding reciting certain Surahs on the eve of Friday

    Question Please clarify the authenticity of the following narration and can we act upon it: Imam al-Sadiq was quoted as saying: “If one recites Tawasin (The three consecutive Surahs that start with طس, Surahs: 26, 27 and 28) on Friday Eve, he will be a friend of Allah, and will be adjacent to Him and under His grace and support. …

December, 2020

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