Difference Between: Tahajjud & Qiyamul Layl?

Is there any difference between Tahajjud and Qiyamul Layl? Is there any hadith which mentions the time for Tahajjud Salah? if is it after sleeping in the latter portion of the night or is it mentioned anywhere that Tahajjud could be performed after Isha?  Answer Sayyiduna Hajjaj ibn ‘Amr (radiyallahu’anhu) says: “Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) [...]

Nabi (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wa Sallam) Leading The Ambiya In Salah

 Is the Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) leading all the Ambiya (prophets) -‘alayhimus salam- in Salah in Masjid Al Aqsa during Mi’raj authentic?  Answer Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…. I entered Baytul Maqdis, The Ambiya (‘alayhimus salam) were all gathered . [...]

Muslims Using Miswak In A Battle

A very famous incident is always mentioned regarding the virtues of using miswak. In a certain battle the Muslims were suffering some loss. So the leader pondered over the matter and came to the conclusion that this great sunnah was being left out. He then commanded the army to use the [...]

Difference Between Salatul Ishraq And Salatut Duha

Offering Nafl Salah at ‘Ishraq’ time (a few minutes after sunrise) as well as during mid morning (Duha) are both reported by Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhu) as the habit of Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam). (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 598-599) Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has declared this Hadith as sound (hasan) and he has quoted Imam Ishaq [...]

Reward For Salah After Using The Miswak

Is the Hadith which states doing siwak before salah is 70 times better than salah done without doing siwak authentic?   Answer Yes, it is. Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Two rak’ats offered after using the miswak is better than 70 rak’ats without it.’ (Abu Nu’aym in Kitabus siwak; see Targhib, vol.1 [...]

Devotion In Salah

1) Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once called for a container of water which he poured over his hands three times, washing them. Then he put his right hand in the vessel, gurgled his mouth and cleaned his nose. He then washed his face three times and his forearms [...]

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, ‘O Allah, protect me from the Fire.’ If you die on that day, Allah will write for you protection from the Fire. When you pray Maghrib, say seven [...]

The Value Of Two Rak’ahs Of Salah

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once passed a grave and asked, ‘Who is buried here?’ The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) replied, ‘So and so person.’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) thereupon said, ‘Offering two rak’ahs of Salah is more beloved to him than your entire world.’ Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this [...]

The Virtue Of Fajr Salah In Congregation

Which of these two is the version mentioned in Hadith? And what is the status of its chain? 1) Whoever prays the dawn prayer (Fajr) in congregation is under the protection of Allah for that day. 2) Whoever prays the dawn prayer (Fajr) is under the protection of Allah for that day.    Answer These [...]

Whomsoever Is Mindful Of And Protects Three Things Will Be A Close Friend Of Nabi (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wa Sallam)

Is this narration reliable? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three things whomsoever protects, are truly my friends and whoever destroys them is my enemy; Prayer, fasting and impurity.”    Answer Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu). Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi [...]

Hot Food Has No Barakah

Can you please give me the exact reference to the following Hadith. I have been searching for it for some time and was pleased that it was sent to me.Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) says: “To allow the food to get cold before partaking of it, for hot food has no barakah.”Elsewhere [...]

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