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Status of the Fast of 15th Sha’ban

http://hadithanswers.com/the-fast-of-15th-shaban/ Question What is the status of the fasting on the day of the 15th of Sha’ban. I have read conflicting rulings regarding this. Could you kindly shed some light and clarify this in the light of Hadith? Jazakallah. Answer Although it’s not a proven sunnah, one may observe this …

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Partaking from the meat of an animal one had taken a vow to slaughter

Nasihah (Advice): Charity and maintaining ties of kinship   Sayyiduna Salmaan Bin Aamir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Giving charity to a poor person is charity, whilst (giving) to a relative is two things, charity and upholding the ties of kinship.” (Ibn Majah)   ________________________________________________   Question …

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Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

Question: Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl? Answer:   The alleged incident in the question has been written in many books. The shortest version is that of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf b. al-Malak ؒ, also known as Ibn Firishtah, in his Mabāriq al-Azhār. This is the same …

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Inheritance of Wife

Question As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. I would like to know what my wife would inherit if I pass away first. My wife is a revert to Islam…her family is Christian. We do not have any children and my parents have passed away. I have 2 brothers, 1 nephew and 4 …

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Prohibition of marrying a daughter from an adulterous relationship

Nasihah (Advice): There is no fixed share of inheritance for an illegitimate child   Sayyiduna Amr Bin Shuaib narrates from his father who narrates from his grandfather Radhiyallahu Anhum, reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Any man who fornicates with a free woman, or a slave woman, then the …

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On Relations with In-Laws

________________________________________________   Nasihah (Advice): Love, Comfort and Mercy in Marriage   Allah Ta’ala states, “Among His signs is that: He created spouses for you from your own kind so that you might find comfort in them, and He has placed love and mercy between you. There are certainly Signs in …

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Does the giver also receive the reward of Esaale Sawaab?

Nasihah (Advice): Gain Rizq through charity   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports from Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam that Allah Ta’ala has said, “Spend, O son of Adam, and I shall spend on you.” (Bukhari)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:     If you give sadaqah in someone else’s name, …

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Rules of Salaah for a Musaafir (traveller)

  Nasihah (Advice): The hundred stages in Jannah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: …“In Jannah there are a hundred stages which Allah has prepared for those who fight in His Cause; and the distance between any two of those stages is like …

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Forgetting a sajdah nullifies the Salaah?

Question AssalaoAlikum,   What do I do if I forget one of the 2 sajdahs during a rakat of farz namaz. Is a sajdah sahw enough for this or should I repeat my prayer?   JazakAllah Khairan Kaseera (question posted as received)   Answer In the Name of Allah, the …

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