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Zina (Adultery/Fornication) Becoming Widespread Is One Cause Of Plagues

Question Can you confirm the source of this narration? إذا كثر الزنا كثر القتل ووقع الطاعون   Answer Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) has recorded this as part of a longer narration, as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the narration authentic and ‘Allamah Dhahabi concurs. (Mustadrak Hakim, …

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Status of the Fast of 15th Sha’ban

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 nafl …

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No plague will enter Madinah. What about COVID-19 in Madinah?

QUESTION A few cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Makkah and Medina. Does this not go against the hadith wherein the Prophet said, Neither Dajjal nor the Taa’oon can enter Madinah? ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. You refer …

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Sufyan Thawri (Rahimullah) explains The Characteristics Of Patience

Question Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) said: “Three qualities are regarded to be part of patience; Do not speak about about your misfortune, your pain, and do not praise yourself.” May you kindly provide the reference and Arabic text with it?   Answer Imam Abu Nu’aym (rahimahullah) has recorded this statement of …

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Du’as For Protection Against Diseases

Question Is there any du’a that we can read for protection from Corona virus?   Answer You could recite the following du’as in which Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) sought general protection from diseases/sickness:   1) Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would make the …

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Salah in Riyadul Jannah

Question Is there any specific reward for performing two rakʿat ṣalāh in Riyāḍ al-Jannah in Madīnah Munawwarah? Any particular intention that is advised when performing ṣalāh there? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer 1) The Prophet ﷺ said, “What is between my house and my pulpit is a garden from the gardens of …

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Hadith Regarding Good Rulers and Evil Rulers

AUTHENTICITY Question What is the authenticity and Arabic text of the narration you have answered here? Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah Ta’ala: “O my Rabb! Your Majesty lies in the Heavens while we are on earth. What is the sign of Your Wrath and Pleasure? Allah Ta’ala said: “When I …

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Mould your Child

Question:There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, that are not appropriate for Muslims, e.g. Ballet, Modern dancing, Drama, Band, Piano, Cheer-leading etc.There are parents who allow or insist on their children studying subjects, after school, (not required, but optional), that are not appropriate …

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