Tag Archives: Sunnah

July, 2021

  • 28 July

    Reciting Ya Basiru and Ya Nuru

    Question I have read somewhere if you touch your right hand on the heart and read Ya Basiru and Ya Nuru, it will help you to sleep well and protect against heart diseases. Is this an authentic narration and not an innovation?

April, 2021

  • 28 April

    There is nothing better to follow than the Blessed Sunnah

    Question Kindly provide the reference and Arabic text of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘You will not find anything better to follow than the Sunnah of your prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam).’

  • 15 April

    Melon and cucumber with dates

    Question Is eating melon and fresh dates and cucumber and fresh dates two separate Sunnahs or is it one and the same Hadith?

March, 2021

  • 2 March

    A narration regarding safeguarding the Sunnah

    Question Is this narration authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من حفظ سنتي أكرمه الله بأربع خصال المحبة في قلوب البررة و الهيبة في قلوب الفجرة و السعة في الرزق و الثقة في الدين

  • 1 March

    Practising on Sunnah when people abandon it

    Question Regarding the Hadith, “Whoever revives a Sunnah at the time of corruption of my Ummah, will get the reward of a hundred martyrs.” Does this reward apply to general Sunnahs as well, e.g. by applying surma to the eyes before sleeping, or by reading the masnun du’a before wudu? Please elaborate.

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) …