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Sahih Hadiths Outside The Six Famous Books

Question Are we to only follow Hadiths from the sihah sittah? Or are the Hadiths in other books, like Musnad Ahmad etc also acceptable?   Answer In matters of jurisprudence (fiqh) we should follow whatever our Fuqaha have deduced from the Hadiths. One should never endeavour to follow Hadith directly without the …

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Hadith On The Importance Of Loving The Sahabah

Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mughaffal [radiyallahu ‘anhu] narrates that the Messenger of Allah said: “Allah, Allah! Fear Him with regard to my Companions! Do not make them targets after me. Whoever loves them loves them with his love for me; and whoever hates them hates them …

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What’s Up With Muslims and Dogs?

Response to the article in Huffington Post by Ingrid Mattson, ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs.’ Question: An article appeared in the Huffington Post ‘What’s up with Muslims and dogs’ written by Ingrid Mattson. She attempts to prove that prohibition of dogs is a cultural issue and has nothing to …

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Kissing The Fingers Upon Hearing The Shahadatain in Azaan

Question Is the kissing the fingers upon hearing the Prophet’s (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) name a sunnah? Answer The aforementioned practice is unfortunately very common in different parts of the world. It is based on a narration which has been classified as a fabrication by the masters of Hadith. Some of them …

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Authenticity of Salatut Tasbih

Question: Is Salat al Tasbih authentic? Answer: http://www.al-miftah.com/authenticity-of-salatut-tasbih/ In these times of neglect towards din, its sad that some people prefer to discourage the masses from proven acts of worship. The sad part is that it’s all done in the name of promoting Islam! One such deed is: Salat al-Tasbih. …

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Fasting and Ibadah on 15th Sha’ban

Questions. (1) Is the hadith concerning the fifteen of Shabaan “totally and absolutely weak”? (2) Is it true that one of the narrators of this hadith was regarded as a fabricator and liar? (3)While it has been narrated in many authentic Ahadith that Rasulullah (S.A.W.) fasted for most of the …

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Clarification on the status of Laylatul Mi’raaj

  Nasihah (Advice): Remaining steadfast on the Sunnah of Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam and the Khulafaa-Raashideen   Sayyiduna ’Irbaad ibn Saariyah Radhiyallahu Anhum narrated, “Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gave us a sermon by which our hearts were filled with fear and tears came to our eyes. We said, …

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Labelling People/Ulama as Disbelievers – Takfiris

I AM DESPONDENT. IF ‘ULAMA CAN EASILY BECOME APOSTATES/KĀFIRS, WHERE DO I STAND? Question: I am very confused. I observe some ‘Ulama/Muftis practising and propagating the Deen of Allah. What I fail to understand is that some ‘Ulama/Muftis are declared as apostates and kafirs by others, due to various differences. …

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