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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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Description of Jibril (‘Alayhis Salam)

Question Is there any narration on the description of Jibril (‘alayhis salam)?   Answer Angels are heavenly bodies that have been given the power to assume multiple different forms. (Refer: Fathul Bari, before Hadith: 3207 and Al-Bidayah Wan Nihayah vol. 1 pg. 68) Therefore, narrations containing different descriptions of Jibril …

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Virtues Of Ayatul-Kursi – Hadith

Question Please quote some Hadiths regarding the benefits of Ayatul-Kursi?   Answer There are many Hadiths on the virtue of Ayat al-Kursi. Some have been recorded by Hafiz Sakhawi in his Al-Ajwibat al-Mardiyyah (vol.2 pgs.665-678). Hafiz Al-Biqa’ie (rahimahullah) has compiled a separate booklet on the virtues of Ayatul Kursi entitled: “Al-Fathul Qudsi” Hereunder are some …

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Hadith Regarding the Importance of Settling Debts

Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Musa Al Ash’ari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Among the greatest of sins in Allah’s sight which a man commits, after the major sins which Allah has prohibited, is that a man should die while …

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Authenticity of the Hadith Regarding Counting Dhikr on the Fingers

Question Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: قال لنا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عليكن بالتسبيح والتهليل والتقديس واعقدن بالأنامل فإنهن مسئولات مستنطقات “Hold fast onto making tasbih [saying Subhanallah], tahlil [saying La ilaha illallah] and glorifying Allah, and count them on …

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Explanation of the Sab’ah Qirā’āt

QUESTION I want to know about the 7 styles of reading quraan. How did this come about and what is it? I heard of these Warsj of Nafi’ and Hafs  ‘Asim. ANSWER In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Introduction The word ‘Qirā’at’ according …

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A Sinner Will Eventually Be Exposed

Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If any of you performs deeds in a solid rock that has no door or hole, his deeds, whatever they are, will come out [to the public].”   Answer Imam …

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