Warning Against Intentionally Missing A Single Fast Of Ramadan

Kindly verify the following narrations please: “If anyone omits his fast even for one day in Ramadan without a concession or without being ill, then if he were to fast for the rest of his life he could not make up for it.” “If a person does not fast for [...]

Translation & Reference For A Hadith On Du’a

Kindly verify the translation and provide the reference of the following. “Verily your Lord is Generous and Shy. If His servant raises his hands to Him (in supplication) He becomes shy to return them empty.” JazakAllah khairan ANSWER This Hadith is authentic as reported by Sayyiduna Salman Al-Farisi (radiyallahu’anhu) and [...]

Is Learning Two Hadiths Better Than Sixty Years Of Worship?

Is the following Hadith authentic? من تعلم حديثين اثنين ينفع بهما نفسه أو يعلمهما غيره فينتفع بهما كان خيرا من عبادة ستين سنة Translation: Whomsoever learns two Hadiths to benefit himself or to teach others so that they may take benefit, then this is better than sixty years of worship. [...]

Continuous Reward For Wudu

When making wudu if you pray بِسْمِ اللهِ وَالْحَمدُ لِلهِ the guarding angels (who record your deeds) will go on writing pious deeds to your credit. Is this true? ANSWER Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: O Abu Hurayrah! When you (intend to) make wudu, then [...]

The Virtue Of The Nafil Rawatib Solah

What is the significance of the extra 12 rak’ahs one can do during the day; 2 before Fajr, 4 before Zuhr and 2 after it, 2 after Maghrib and 2 after ‘Isha? ANSWER Sayyidatuna Ummu Habibah (radiyallahu’anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: Whoever offers 12 rak’ahs daily besides the [...]

Virtue Of Reciting Surah Dukhan

Is there any virtue in reciting Surah Dukhan every night? Answer 1) ‘Allamah Suyuti (rahimahullah) has mentioned Surah Dukhan to be from those Surahs that do have authentic virtues. (Tadribur Rawi, vol. 1 pg. 490) 2) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: ‘Whomsoever [...]

What Should One Do After Seeing A Bad Dream

Is there mention in Hadith regarding any Du’a to be read after seeing a bad dream? ANSWER 1) Sayyiduna Abu Qatadah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: …When one of you sees something that you dislike in a dream, then he should lightly spit/blow on his [...]

Is One Who Is Killed For Speaking The Truth (Haq) A Shahid?

Is the following statement correct? One who has been oppressively killed for saying what’s right (not necessarily for spreading islam) or asking for his own right, is a shahid? ANSWER Yes. Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Indeed among the greatest forms of jihad is to say what is fair in front [...]

A Sahabi Who Attained Jannah Without Offering A Single Salah

Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) would ask the people ‘Tell me of a person who entered Jannah without offering a single Salah’? Who was this Sahabi? ANSWER This Sahabi was Sayyiduna ‘Amr ibn Thabit ibn Wuqaysh/Uqaysh Al Ash-hali. His title was ‘Usayrim’. This Sahabi had accepted Islam when the battle [...]

Do Not Delay In Five Things

Please provide the correct translation and reference of the following: Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) said that Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wasallam) advised haste in 5 matters: Establishing Salah, repentance before death, completing the funeral rites of the deceased, paying off debts, marriage when a suitable match is found. Jazakumullah. ANSWER Imam Tirmidhi [...]

Those Who Will Enter Jannah Without Reckoning

Is there any hadith about people who enter Jannah without reckoning? ANSWER “There are 70,000 of my people who will enter paradise without being questioned; they are the ones who do not seek remedy by ruqia, the ones who don’t believe in omens, the ones who do not cauterize themselves; [...]

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