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November, 2020

October, 2020

  • 7 October

    An unauthentic action regarding the watermelon

    Question Is this authentic? Sunnah practices for watermelon: The messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was gifted a watermelon. He took it sniffed it and said “Allow it to become large.”

February, 2020

  • 3 February

    A narration about abandoning Sunnah

    Question Is this Hadith correct? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: من ضيع سنتى حرمت عليه شفاعتى ‘Whoever abandons my way of life [Sunnah] my intercession will be forbidden for him [on the Day of Judgement].’

June, 2019

April, 2019

July, 2018

  • 6 July

    Hold fast to the Quran and Sunnah and you will not stray

    Question Please translate and authenticate this narration. حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرٍ أَحْمَدُ بْنُ إِسْحَاقَ الْفَقِيهُ، أَنْبَأَ الْعَبَّاسُ بْنُ الْفَضْلِ الْأَسْفَاطِيُّ، ثنا إِسْمَاعِيلُ بْنُ أَبِي أُوَيْسٍ، وَأَخْبَرَنِي إِسْمَاعِيلُ بْنُ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ الْفَضْلِ الشَّعْرَانِيُّ، ثنا جَدِّي، ثنا ابْنُ أَبِي أُوَيْسٍ، حَدَّثَنِي أَبِي، عَنْ ثَوْرِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ الدِّيلِيِّ، عَنْ عِكْرِمَةَ، عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَطَبَ النَّاسَ فِي حَجَّةِ …

December, 2017

  • 13 December

    Ibn ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) eagerness to follow the Sunnah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Kathir ibn Jumhan says: “I saw Ibn Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) walking between As-Safa and Al-Marwah. I said: ‘Are you walking?’ He said: ‘If I am walking, I am walking because I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) walking and if I hasten, I hasten because I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) …

October, 2016

  • 4 October

    What to recite after reading the Quran

    Question I have received a message which I would like to have verified. It pertains to the recitation of a particular du’a after reading the Quran. It is preferred, on finishing the recitation of the Quran to say: سُبْحَانَكَ اللَّهُمَّ وَبِحَمْدِكَ، أشهد أن لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ أَنْتَ، أَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَأَتُوبُ إِلَيْكَ The evidence for this is as follows: ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) …

September, 2016

  • 19 September

    Meaning of ‘Remaining on the Sunnah’

    Question I have a question which has perplexed me for some time now. In many Hadiths we find an imperative to remain firm upon the sunnah, never to abandon the sunnah, to ensure that one is constantly upon the sunnah etc. My question is, what does “remaining upon the sunnah” mean beyond the rhetorical level? How can I know at …

August, 2016

July, 2016

  • 30 July

    Remaining steadfast on Sunnah at all times

    Question What is the authenticity and explanation of the following narration: لكل عمل شرة ولكل شرة فترة فمن كانت فترته إلى سنتي فقد اهتدى ومن كانت فترته إلى غير ذلك فقد هلك

June, 2016

April, 2016