A Great Reward For Serving One’s Parents

After Allah Ta’ala and his Rasul (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam), there is no one who has more rights on us than our parents. Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that a man came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said: “I wish to participate in Jihad, but I cannot afford it.” Rasulullah (sallallahu [...]

Saying Salam At The Rawdah-Graveside Of Nabi (Sallallahu’alayhi Wasallam)

I would like to ask a question regarding salam at the graveside of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) (the Rawdah). Is there any reward or other special benefit in saying salam to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) at the rawdah? I used to say salam every time whenever I go to madinah [...]

One Of The Benefits Of Sleeping With Wudu

Please tell me if this is authentic: The person who sleeps with wudu, while he is asleep his soul prostrates in front of the arsh of Allah. ANSWER Among the numerous benefits of sleeping in the state of wudu is the following: Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu’anhu) has said: “When a [...]

Hadith On Wife Demanding Divorce

What is the authenticity of the following hadith: Rasullullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that a woman who demands separation from her husband will not smell the fragrance of Jannah. Such a woman is termed a munafiq (hypocrite) in the hadith. Answer Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu [...]

Deeds That Will Assist In Crossing The ‘Sirat’ Bridge

I have a question regarding the speed which people will cross the Sirat. Several Hadiths including those of sahih Bukhari mention the different speeds with which the people will cross the bridge over Jahannam. Is there any Hadith that mentions the type of actions they did to cross the Sirat [...]

Virtue Of Reciting Surah Fatihah And Surah Ikhlas Before Sleeping

Is there any Hadith stating the virtue of reciting Surah Fatihah before going to bed? ANSWER I have come across the following narration which mentions the virtue of reciting Surah Fatihah and Surah Ikhlas before going to bed: Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa [...]

Virtue Of Spouses Looking At Each Other With Affection

Is this a Hadith? When a husband enters his home and he and his wife both cast each other loving glances then Almighty Allah casts on both of them his glance of mercy ANSWER Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When [...]

Seven Generations Being Saved From Misguidance

I’ve heard that one who spends time in the path of Allah, his seven generations will be saved from misguidance. ANSWER I haven’t seen this in any Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). However under the verse of Surah Kahf: “And their father was pious” (Ayah: 82) the commentators mention that [...]

There Is None Who Loves To Be Praised More Than Allah Ta’ala

How authentic is the following Hadith and what is the translation? ما أحد أحب إليه المدح من الله ANSWER Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is none who loves to be praised more than Allah Ta’ala….” (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5220 and [...]

Virtues Of Surah Mulk And Surah Sajdah

What is the virtue of reciting Surah Mulk and Surah Sajdah at night? ANSWER In light of the following Hadiths, it is commendable to recite these Surahs every night. 1) Sayyiduna Jabir ibn ‘Abdillah (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would not sleep until he recited Surah [...]

The Famous Virtue Of Surah Waqi’ah

I recently heard that the narration regarding Surah Waqi’ah being a safeguard against poverty is weak? Are all narrations regarding this virtue of Surah Waqi’ah weak? I understand we can practice on weak narrations for virtues of deeds, but I just wanted clarity on this particular virtue. JazakAllahu khayran ANSWER [...]

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