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The branches of Imaan

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Q:

(1) There is a hadith in Muntakhab Ahadees book which mentions 70 branches of faith (Emaan). What are those 70 branches of faith which Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) has taught?

(2) In Fazail a A’amal, it is mentioned in Fazail a Namaz that there are 70 benefits of using Miswak. What are those 70 benefits of miswak?

Bismillaah

A:

1. The hadeeth is silent about these seventy branches. Ulama have explained this according to their understanding.

2. As above.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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