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Four Things Contribute To Happiness

Question Where does the following Hadith appear and what is its authenticity? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Four things contribute to happiness/bliss: 1. A righteous wife 2. A spacious home 3. A righteous neighbour 4. A comfortable means of transport”   Answer Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has recorded this …

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Finding the perfect spouse

Question: I want to get married but I really hope I get the best person in the world. Please advise me how to find the right one? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Every young adult experiences a time in …

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How many times a day did Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam eat?

  Nasihah (Advice): Do not find fault with food   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: “I never saw Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam finding fault with food (served to him); if he liked it he ate it, and if did not like it, he kept silent.” (Muslim) ______________________________   Question and …

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Horoscopes

Question: My question is that should we believe in horoscopes and signs, because sometimes I read things about my sign and the prediction that is written for my sign upsets me, if it is something scary. I want to know whether this information is true or useless. Please clarify this. …

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The Jurisprudence Behind The Different Forms Of Zikr

Question: Kindly comment on the different forms of zikr, loud, soft, collective, individual in the majid and elsewhere. Is it a bidah and what is the definition of bidah? Explain it contextually. Answer: General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith. See the following Hadith: إِنَّ لِلَّهِ مَلاَئِكَةً يَطُوفُونَ …

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Can nikah be repeated for registration purposes?

QUESTION Salam. I would like to know if a couple decides to get their nikkah done but does not get it register. Can the nikkah be repeated again to get registered? ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. If a nikah …

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Hadith ‘Great Reward Comes With Greater Trial’

AUTHENTICITY AND ARABIC TEXT Question Please can you mention the authenticity and the Arabic text of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed greater reward comes with greater trial. And indeed, when Allah loves a people He subjects them to trials, so whoever is content, then for him …

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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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A Woman’s right to Intimacy

QUESTION Assalamu alaykum, Is it the right of the wife to be sexually gratified, or only the husband’s? Many times my husband will finish before me and tells me it is his right, but not mine. As a man I figured he would want to fulfill his wife’s desires as …

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