Hadith

Qurbani and cutting hair and nails

  Question What is the preferred view regarding cutting hair and nails from 1st Dhū al-Ḥijjah onwards for the person who intends to perform Qurbānī? Is it true that according to Imam Abū Ḥanīfah, it is permissible to do so and it is not desirable to avoid doing so? بسم الله …

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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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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 …

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Punishments For Not Forbidding Evil

The 3 Levels of Forbidding Evil Question What is the source and authenticity of the Hadith regarding the three levels of ‘nahi ‘anil munkar’. i.e. Stopping the evil with one’s hands, by means of the tongue and with his heart. Answer Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as part …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Be Concerned With Yourself When Four Things Occur

Question Is there any Hadith together with its authenticity which says: Start thinking about yourself and not people when four things happen to pass; 1) Widespread greed 2) People following their desire 3) People stubborn/proud about their view 4) People giving priority of Dunya over Din   Answer You are …

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Fast of 15 Shaban

By Islamic Portal Fast of 15 Shaʿbān in the ḥanafī school Question (1) I understand that fasting in the month of Shaʿbān is sunnah, however, my question is specifically in relation to the fast of 15 Shaʿbān, does it hold any additional significance in the ḥanafī school of thought? I am …

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The Date of Me’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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Rajab FAQ

1. 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 …

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Hasten to carry out [good] deeds before six things occur: Hadith

Question Kindly translate the following Hadith and is it suitable to quote? «بادروا بالأعمال ستا: إمارة السفهاء، وكثرة الشرط، وبيع الحكم، واستخفاف بالدم، وقطيعة الرحم، ونشو يتخذون القرآن مزامير يقدمون أحدهم ليغنيهم وإن كان أقلهم فقها»     Answer This Hadith has been recorded in a few Hadith collections with …

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