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  • Only righteous seek forgiveness for scholar Date: 9-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a hadith that goes as follows: “And everyone in the heavens and on earth asks forgiveness for the knowledgeable person, even the fish in the deepest of waters asks for his forgiveness.” [Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah, Tirmidhi No. 2835 - Saheeh (authentic)] Does this 'everyone' include non-Muslims. And if so, then how? .. More

  • Hadeeth describing woman who goes out perfumed as adulteress Date: 1-5-2017

    Is it permissible for a woman to wear perfume when she goes out or visits relatives? If she does so, is she considered an adulteress, and is she thus required to make ghusl (ritual bath) of janabah (state of major ritual impurity)? If she is indeed an adulteress, is she to be subjected to the corporal punishment of adultery? Please clarify this in light.. More

  • Meaning of ‘Aa’ishah's hadeeth: “He died on my turn in my house...” Date: 30-4-2017

    I would like to know the authenticity of this hadith and also what it means? I am confused! ‘Aa’ishah added, “He died on the day of my usual turn at my house. Allah took him unto Him while his head was between my chest and my neck and his saliva was mixed with my saliva.” [Saheeh Al-Bukhaari 7: 62: 144] .. More

  • Meaning of ‘a soul which is never satisfied’ Date: 12-4-2017

    I know that there is a supplication which says 'protect me from a soul which is never satisfied', so is it okay to supplicate 'give me a soul which is always satisfied', or are we not supposed to always get what we want? .. More

  • Starting with oneself when giving charity Date: 11-4-2017

    The Prophet said: "Start with your own self and give charity to it, and then if there is something left over from it, give it to your own family, and then if there is anything left over from your family, give it to your relatives, and if there is something left after giving to your relatives, give it to such and such, saying 'to whoever is in front.. More

  • No contradiction between not asking people and accepting gifts Date: 28-3-2017

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,responded, "Never seek others' help in your affairs, do not lean on others, even if it is a small piece of Miswaak (tooth stick)." But did the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, not have a shirt with stripes or something and asked someone to get another shirt. He also said to take what is given freely... More

  • Hadeeth about merit of learning how to shoot Date: 1-3-2017

    The hadith says that everything is idle and play except for four: caressing one's wife, archery, learning to swim and taming a horse; is this correct, and is this authentic? And will learning how to shoot a gun suffice for archery given that he said archery and swimming? .. More

  • Meaning of 'world' in hadeeth: The lowest person in Paradise... Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. The lowest person in paradise will be given ten times the like of the world. What does this world mean; our planet Earth? .. More

  • Hadeeth: Do not serve your food except to a pious person Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I read the following hadith: Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,said, "Do not accompany except a believer, and do not serve your food except to a pious person." [Abu Daawood and At-Tirmithi] I want to know about its authenticity. Andf it is authentic, then could you explain it,.. More

  • Whether Satan literally passes wind when hearing athaan Date: 20-11-2016

    I have a question on the following hadiths; are they authentic? "Satan may come to one of you in the prayer and blow air in his bottom, making him imagine that he has lost his ablution. So when one experiences that, he should not turn away [from the prayer] unless he hears a sound or smells an odour."[Narrated by Bazzar as in Bulugh Al-Maram] Abu.. More

  • Meaning of hadeeth about people of Maghrib Date: 16-11-2016

    Is the following hadith authentic? There will always be a part of my Community firm before the truth in the West (the Maghreb) until the order comes from Allaah. .. More

  • Whether dogs are from the jinn Date: 4-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars. My questions are in regard to the following hadith: Ibn ‘Abd Al-Barrreported on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas,may Allaah be pleased with, and some elevated this hadith to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, as having said,“Dogs are the weakest of the jinn, so when they attend your food, chase them away.. More

  • Hadeeth about number of women in Paradise Date: 1-11-2016

    What is the meaning of the following hadith: ‘Amr Ibn Al-‘Aas mentioned, "Whilst we were with the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in this valley (on this mountain path), he said, 'Look, can you see anything?' We said, 'We see crows, and one of them stands out because its beak and feet are red.' The Messenger of Allaah said,.. More

  • Lack of affliction does not mean that person is not Muslim Date: 12-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Actually, I just read one hadith that put me a in a deep thought, and I showed it to my friend, who had the same questions. So the hadith is the following: Mus'ab bin Sa'd narrated from his father that a man said, "O Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam! Which of the people is tried.. More

  • Whether supplication of adulterer is answered Date: 19-9-2016

    Dear Scholar. Assalaamu alaykum. A hadith tells us that Allaah accepts the supplication of every muslim except that of the fornicator in the last part of the night. My question is, what kind of fornication is mentioned in the hadith? Is it only actual physical sex? Does it also include the fornication of the eye, the tongue, and so on? .. More