Virtues Of Completing The Holy Quran

Are there any Hadith on the virtues of completing the Quran other than the ones which are for a Hafiz? ANSWER There are numerous authentic narrations which state the virtues of reciting the Holy Quran, When a person completes the Holy Quran, he too will receive those rewards. Here under [...]

Whoever Comes To The Masjid Is A Guest Of Allah

Could you please give me the full Hadith that says Allah Ta’ala is the host for those who come to the Masjid and it is incumbent on the host to honor the guest. ANSWER Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Salman (radiyallahu ‘anhu). Sayyiduna [...]

Recital Of Surah Kahf And Protection From Dajjal

Reciting Surah Kahf will protect a person from Dajjal. Is this specific to Friday or any day? ANSWER: The following Hadith recorded in Sahih Muslim is general and not specific to a Friday: Sayyiduna Abu Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Whomsoever memorises the first [...]

People Are Under The Protection Of Allah When A Pious Person Lives Among Them

Can you provide the source of this narration? إن الله ليصلح بصلاح العبد ولده وولد ولده وأهل دويرته وأهل الدويرات حوله فما يزالون في حفظ من الله ما دام بينهم Answer Imams Nasai and Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration as the statement of Muhammad ibnul [...]

Exercising Patience (Sabr) Is Part Of Iman

Is the following Hadith reliable? “Showing patience is from Iman” ANSWER This narration has been recorded by several Muhaddithun with slight variations in the wording. Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) has classified the following narration of Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahullah) sound (hasan): Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “Once [...]

The Prohibition Of Begging

Is there a Hadith that prohibits begging? ANSWER There are numerous warnings in Hadith against persistent begging. Among them are the following: 1)  Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says, “Some of the people of the Ansar asked something from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), and he gave it [...]

A Du’a To Be Read After Fajr And Maghrib For Protection From Jahannam

What is the authenticity of the following narration? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you pray Fajr, say seven times before speaking, اللَّهُمَّ أَجِرْني مِنَ النَّار “ ‘O Allah, protect me from the Fire.’ If you die on that day, Allah will write for you protection from the [...]

A Virtue Of Surah Al-Ikhlas

Is there a narration which states something to the effect that reciting Surah Al-Ikhlas 12 times brings the reward of 4 khatams of Quran? ANSWER I have not seen this narration. The Famous narration of Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim and others state that reciting Surah Al-Ikhlas once is equal to [...]

Fulfilling The Needs Of A Muslim

Kindly provide a sound Hadith on the virtue of fulfilling the needs of a Muslim ANSWER 1) Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A Muslim is the brother of another Muslim. He should not wrong him nor surrender him to his enemy. [...]

What To Recite After Jumu’ah Salah

Is there any authentic dhikr for after the Jumu’ah salah? Or are they the same as the dhikrs after the general fard prayers? ANSWER In addition to the normal recitals for after every fard salah, one should add the following: Sayyidatuna ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whoever [...]

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