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  • Basmalah before writing or talking Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is it recommended to write the Basmalah ("In the name of Allah") on top of every page of my notebook? When talking to someone, should we say "Bismillah, how are you my friend?" I need a detailed answer about these manners. .. More

  • Meaning of ‘Subhaan Allahi wa bihamdihi...’ Date: 3-1-2018

    What is the meaning of the following verse? Is this hadith authentic, as it is from the book of Muslim, but I do not know its hadith reference, so I needed that too. Please quote what Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said about this mighty verse. "Subhaan Allahi wa bi-hamdihi, ʻadada khalqihi, wa ridhaa nafsihi, wa zinata ʻarshi.. More

  • Sincere supplication of a disbeliever may be answered Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. I have heard that a disbeliever's supplication is responded if he supplicates to Allah, the Exalted, alone, without committing Shirk (associating partners with Allah). I also heard that a Muslim's supplication may not be answered due to his sins. And I also heard that the supplication of a.. More

  • Reported Thikr offers protection for a day or three days Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. A) Are there any morning/evening Athkaar (pl. of Thikr [expressions of remembrance of Allah]) that protect us and/or our house and family for a long time (i.e, more than a day, like a week from Friday to Friday, a lunar month, etc)? Are the following known from authentic sources or from experience: Surat Al-Faatihah and the three.. More

  • Istighfaar among the best forms of Thikr Date: 12-10-2017

    Is Istighfaar (asking Allah for forgiveness) considered Dhikr (expressions of remembrance of Allah)? .. More

  • It is Sunnah to start lectures with Khutbat-ul-Haajah Date: 2-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Why do shaykhs always begin lectures by praising Allaah and sending the Salaam on Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? If this is Sunnah, does it also apply to non-religious lectures, like a physics lecture? What are some of the Sunnah-related acts/words of religious and non-religious lectures? .. More

  • Meaning of Tahleel and Taqdees Date: 28-6-2017

    I want to know what the Tahleel and Taqdees which the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,told us to be steadfast on are, as seen in the following reference? The Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said, “Hold fast to Tasbeeh, Tahleel, and Taqdees, and close the fingertips, for indeed they shall be questioned, and they will be made to.. More

  • Hadeeth of At-Tirmithi about virtue of 'Laa hawla wa laa quwwata illaa billah' Date: 9-5-2017

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, "'Laa Hawla wa laa Quwwata illaa Billaah Al-'Aliyy Al-'Atheem' is a door from one of the doors of Paradise.Whoever says 'Laa Hawla wa laa Quwwata illaa Billaah', an angel descends to give good health/brings a cure for that person." (Tirmidhi). Is this Saheeh (authentic)? .. More

  • Allah may answer prayers of disbeliever Date: 21-4-2017

    According to Islamic theology, will Allaah answer my prayers even if I sin consciously; disbelieve in heaven and hell, the Prophethood of Muhammad, the divinity of the Quran, and a host of other Islamic things; and do not pray the Islamic way? .. More

  • Saying Mu‘aqqibaat yields great reward at all times Date: 3-4-2017

    Ka’b ibn Ujrah narrated that the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, “There are Mu‘aqqibaat, the one who says them shall not be miserable. Glorify Allaah at the end of every prayer thirty-three times, and praise him thirty-three times, and extol His greatness thirty-four times.” If I do not say this after the prayer but say it at other.. More

  • Allah gets angry with those who do not supplicate Him Date: 5-3-2017

    Is it true that Allaah gets angry with a person who does not ask him for anything or never supplicates for anything? .. More

  • Whether Allah remembers those who do not remember Him Date: 27-2-2017

    A YouTube shaykh said that even if you do not remember Allaah, He remembers you. Is that correct? Please provide proof. This queston is important. .. More

  • Reward is earned every time good deed is done Date: 3-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I love you for the sake of Allaah. I have the following question: There is a hadith that says that by reciting Tasbeeh (Sobhaan Allaah [glory to Allaah]), Tahmeed (Alhamdulillaah [praise be to Allaah]), Tahleel (Laa ilaaha illAllaah [there is nothing worthy of worship but Allaah]), Takbeer (Allaahu.. More

  • Angels descend upon reciter of Quran Date: 8-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. It is true that angels look for gatherings where Allaah, The Exalted, is mentioned (and all that is mentioned in the hadiths that speak about this subject takes place). Does the same happen when a person is alone in a room and recites the Quran or listens to the Quran or an Islamic lecture?.. More

  • Benefit of mentioning Allaah before intercourse Date: 10-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. The noble prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,said (what means) that one should make Adhkaar (plural of Dhikr: expressions of remembrance of Allaah) before having sexual intercourse with his wife, and he stated that it would keep the devil far from the children and that Allaah blesses one during such intimacy. So I want to.. More