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 [...]

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 [...]

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