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A Tree in Jannah for Each Time we say ‘SUBHANALLAH’

Question Please verify the authenticity of the Hadith that says if you say Subhanallah, a tree is planted for you in Jannah.  Answer 1. Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: I met Nabi Ibrahim (‘alaihis salam) when I was taken on Mi’raj (ascension to the heavens) and he told …

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The Date of Mi’raj

Question Is there any conclusive evidence to suggest that the 27th night of Rajab is the night of Mi’raj?   Answer The 27th of Rajab is popular among the masses, and is indeed the view of some Scholars. Therefore it cannot be discredited totally. However, it is important to note …

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Which Verses of Surah Baqarah were given During Mi’raj

Question In the following Hadith, which specific verses of Surah Baqarah are referred to (i.e where does it start from)? عن عبدالله بن مسعود: لَمّا أُسْرِيَ برَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، انْتُهي به إلى سِدْرَةِ المُنْتَهى، وهي في السَّماءِ السّادِسَةِ، إلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُعْرَجُ به مِنَ الأرْضِ فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، وإلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما …

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Rajab FAQ

RAJAB IS THE MONTH TO SOW THE SEEDS, SHA’BAN TO IRRIGATE AND RAMADAN TO REAP THE HARVEST Question Can you mention the reference and Arabic for this? “Rajab is the month to sow the seeds. Sha’ban is the month to irrigate the crop and Ramadan is the month to reap …

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Authenticity Of The Rajab Du’a

http://hadithanswers.com/authenticity-of-the-rajab-dua/ Question The following du’a is commonly recited at the beginning of Rajab, Is it authentic? Some people say it’s baseless and should not be read. Allahumma barik lana fi Rajab wa Shaban wa balighna Ramadan. Answer Sayyiduna Anas Ibn Malik (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would recite the …

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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 text …

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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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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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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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