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Riba/Usury will always end up in Poverty and Humiliation

Question Is the following Hadith recorded in Musnad Ahmad authentic? “No matter how much interest you have it will decrease.” (Musnad Ahmad, Hadith: 3753)     Answer Imams Ahmad, Hakim (rahimahumallah) and other Muhaddithun have recorded this Hadith. Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …

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Authenticity of Imam Mahdi

QUESTION Assalamualaikum Mufti Please answer the following questions   1-  I have read that most of the ahadith which talk about the coming of mahdi are weak ahadith and only a few ahadith are authentic. Now, i am confused that how can we base our aqeedah of “zuhoor e mahdi” …

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Speaking a White Lie in an Attempt to Reconcile Between People

Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except …

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Is a man allowed to wear a silver ring that has a diamond stone on it?

  Nasihah (Advice): The ring of Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)   Sayyiduna Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports: The signet-ring of Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) was of silver with an Abyssinian stone. (Sunan Tirmidhi) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   Is a man allowed to wear a silver ring that has a diamond stone …

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Is it permissible to beautify graves?

  السلام عليكم ورحمه الله وبركاته Dear Mufti Saheb, Please guide me regarding what can be done to the grave of my beloved Father Rahimahullah Ta’ala and what should I abstain from doing to his grave? When I stand at his Qabr and look at the other graves, I see …

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Dates of the blessed birth and demise of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

What is the date of birth and the date of demise of our beloved Prophet Muḥammad ﷺ? بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This issue has been addressed in my Arabic article Matā Wulida al-Rasūl Ṣallāllāhu ʿAlayhi wa Sallam wa Matā Tuwuffiya.[1] A summary is outlined below. (1) Blessed birth of the …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Looks in marriage?

QUESTION Salaam, I hope you are well inshaAllah. I recently got “engaged” and my wedding is slightly delayed to the current covid situation. The girl to whom I am engaged is righteous and I really get along with her in terms of our personalities and our plans for the future …

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Du’a To Remove Debts

Question Can this hadith be acted upon and is it reliable for the removal of debts? اللهم مالك الملك , تؤتي الملك من تشاء , وتنزع الملك ممن تشاء   Answer Yes, this Hadith has been declared reliable by ‘Allamah Mundhiri (bi isnadin jayyid) and Hafiz Haythami (rahimahullah) has declared …

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Speaking A White Lie

SPEAKING A WHITE LIE IN AN ATTEMPT TO RECONCILE BETWEEN PEOPLE Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that …

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