Do The Virtues Of Seeking Knowledge Apply To Secular Education?

In the following Hadith: من سلك طريقًا يلتمس فيه علمًا سهل الله له طريقًا إلى الجنةWhosoever sets out in search of knowledge, Allah Ta’ala will ease the way to Jannah for him. What is meant by ‘knowledge’ in this Hadith? Is it specifically the seekers of Islamic/Shar’i knowledge or is worldly knowledge [...]

Entrance Into Jannah Is Through The Mercy Of Allah

وَحَدَّثَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ، أَخْبَرَنَا عَبْدُ الْعَزِيزِ بْنُ مُحَمَّدٍ، أَخْبَرَنَا مُوسَى بْنُ، عُقْبَةَ ح وَحَدَّثَنِي مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ حَاتِمٍ، – وَاللَّفْظُ لَهُ – حَدَّثَنَا بَهْزٌ، حَدَّثَنَا وُهَيْبٌ، حَدَّثَنَا مُوسَى، بْنُ عُقْبَةَ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ أَبَا سَلَمَةَ بْنَ عَبْدِ الرَّحْمَنِ بْنِ عَوْفٍ، يُحَدِّثُ عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، زَوْجِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَنَّهَا كَانَتْ [...]

Hadith On The Left Over Of A Muslim

Is there any authentic Hadith which says there is shifa (cure) in the left over food and drink of a Muslim?    Answer This is understood from a hadith in Sahih Bukhari (Hadith: 5746) and Sahih Muslim (Hadith: 5683) in which Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) is reported to have recited the following du’a for [...]

If Allah Sent A Cure For Every Disease, Where Is It?

 I am confused about the meaning of this Hadith. It is narrated in the Sahihain that the Messenger of Allah said: “Allah has not sent down a disease except that He has also sent down its cure.” I do not deny the Hadith, but I’m confused on the meaning because some people [...]

One Reward For Fever

What is the status of the Hadith: “One day’s fever expiates a year’s worth of sin.”    Answer This is recorded by Imam Qudha’i (rahimahullah) in his Kitab; Ash-Shihab, hadith: 62 on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) as part of a longer Hadith on fever.   This Hadith is declared sound (hasan) by [...]

Drink Water In Sips, Not Gulps

Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said the best drink in this world is water, when you are thirsty drink it by sips and not gulps, gulping produces sickness of the liver. Is this reliable?  Answer I haven’t seen a Hadith with these exact wordings. Drinking water in sips and not in gulps has been authentically mentioned [...]

Praising Allah Ta’ala When One Becomes ill And Not Complaining

Could you confirm the source of this Hadith?إذا مرض العبد بعث الله إليه ملكين، فيقول انظرا ماذا يقول لعواده؟ فإن هو إذا جاؤه حمد الله واثنى عليه رفعا ذلك إلى الله عز وجل وهو أعلم، فيقول لعبدي علي إن توفيته أن أدخله الجنة، وإن أنا شفيته أن أبدل له لحما [...]

Zina Becoming Widespread Is One Cause Of Plagues

Can you confirm the source of this narration?إذا كثر الزنا كثر القتل ووقع الطاعونAnswerImam Hakim (rahimahullah) has recorded this as part of a longer narration, as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the narration authentic and ‘Allamah Dhahabi concurs.(Mustadrak Hakim, vol. 4 pg. 504. [...]

Consuming Camel Urine For Medical Purposes

I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith.   Answer Imams Bukhari, [...]

The Rewards And Warnings For Fajr Salah

Is there any reward mentioned in the Hadith for Fajr in congregation? Is there any warnings in the Hadith for not reading Fajr in congregation. I heard that in the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)’s time that even the hypocrites used to come to the masjid for Fajr. So will we [...]

Hadith Explaining Where Children Should Stand In Salah

Is there any Hadith indicating as to where children should stand in salah with jama’ah. Should they stand among the adults or make a separate row behind the adults?  Answer Sayyiduna Abu Malik Al Ash’ari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once said ‘Should I not inform you of the salah of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa [...]

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