Tag Archives: Tirmidhi

March, 2014

  • 4 March

    Hadith on reward of a complete Hajj and Umrah

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Is it suitable to quote?  “Whoever offers his Fajr Salah in congregation, and then remains seated making the dhikr (remembrance) of Allah until (approximately 15 mins after) sunrise after which he offers two rak’ahs of Salah (Ishraq), will receive the reward of one complete Hajj and one complete ‘Umrah’

February, 2014

  • 27 February

    Exact wording of the du’a when leaving home

    Question The du’a that is read when leaving one’s home, بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللهِ، وَلَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ bismillahi tawakkaltu ‘alallahi wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah Is the wa before la hawla found in the books of Hadith or is it an addition made from the side of people?

  • 24 February

    Saying JazakAllahu khayra

    Question When saying thanking someone should one say JazakAllah or should the addendum “Khayra” be added? Is there any narration that states or allows just the words “JazakAllah” without the addition of “Khayra” As I have heard that JazakAllah alone could possibly be a curse too, (i.e. may Allah extract retributive justice from you) and I was led to believe …

  • 23 February

    Du’a when wearing clothes

    Question The du’a that is famous for wearing clothes is: الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي مَا أُوَارِي بِهِ عَوْرَتِي، وَأَتَجَمَّلُ بِهِ فِي حَيَاتِي Alhamdulillahil ladhi kasani ma uwari bihi ‘aurati wa atajammalu bihi fi hayati Should this be read for wearing clothes on a daily basis or new clothes only? What du’as are mentioned for wearing clothes on a day to day …

  • 23 February

    Hadith on Sleeping after Fajr

    Question There is a Hadith that the sleeping of the morning decreases the rizq (sustenance). Does this refer to sleeping and missing the Fajr prayer or does it refer to sleeping after performing the Fajr prayer? If someone sleeps after performing the Fajr prayer is he committing a sin and will he be punished for that?

  • 23 February

    Authenticity of the du’a: O Turner of the Hearts (Ya Muqallibal Qulub)

    Question: I am interested in attaining the Arabic text and English translation of a Hadith which mentions a du’a of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). It begins with “O Turner of hearts” and mentions keeping the heart firm in obedience. I would also like to know which Hadith collections this du’a can be found in.  

  • 8 February

    Du’a for re-uniting a couple

    Question A woman left her marital home to go and live with her married daughter The husband pleaded with her to return but to no avail. Her brothers also made attempts at reconciliation asking her for the reasons of leaving her marital home. She refuses to disclose any reason and says she will go with it to the Qabr. The …

  • 7 February

    Hadith on marrying one’s relatives

    Question I would like to know about the Hadith which says that a person must choose a wife from his close relatives.

  • 1 February

    Clarification on the miraculous achievements of the ‘Ulama

    Question  I find the book Fadail A’mal informative in its explaining themes through Quranic Ayah and Ahadith. However, I find some of the other material very strange. For example, in Fazail of salah, it says that Ibn Abidin (rahmihullah) prayed a thousand nafl rak’ah every day. How is this humanly possible in a 24 hour day (if each rak’ah took …

January, 2014

  • 27 January

    Hot Food Has No Barakah

    Question Can you please give me the exact reference to the following Hadith. I have been searching for it for some time and was pleased that it was sent to me. Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) says: “To allow the food to get cold before partaking of it, for hot food has no barakah.” Elsewhere we learn hot food weakens the stomach.

December, 2013

  • 17 December

    Proof for Seventy Hurs in Jannah

    Question The number of hurs (seventy or more) in Jannat for a shahid or a jannati is fixed by which Hadith and in which book?  

  • 17 December

    Hadith: The Jews were divided into seventy one groups

    Question A Shaykh said that the Hadith relating to that Jews were divided into seventy one groups and the Christians into seventy two and the Muslims into seventy three all in Jahannam except one He states that this Hadith is questionable: 1. The sanad (chain of narrators) is questionable 2. The matn (text) is questionable for the Quran says “You …

  • 15 December

    Wiping the hands on the face after du’a

    Question I heard that it is Sunnah to pass the hands over the face after du’a. A salafi scholar says that it is bida’h (an innovation) to do so. What is the proof that it is Sunnah to pass the hands over the face after du’a. Please list the Hadiths which support your answer.