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Imam Nawawi

What are the sunna acts of drinking?

Question: What are the sunna acts of drinking? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The proper mannerisms of drinking are: To look inside the cup before drinking to make sure it is safe. To hold the cup with the right...

Can I lie to my spouse to avoid fighting?

Question: Can I lie to my spouse to avoid fighting? Answer: Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuhu The basis is that telling lies is unlawful – even to one’s spouse. Lying, deception, and falsehood are not the qualities of a...

Allahumma’ jurni or Allahumma Ajirni?

Question Moulana saheb is duaa ko ajirni parheynge yaa ajurni parhenge. Ibne katheer me ajurni hai aur hisne hasin me ajirni hai Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The dua you refer to is...

Was Hakim ibn Hizam born in the Ka’bah?

Is the following narration by Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) and his statement thereafter correct? Is it authentically established that Sayyiduna Hakim ibn Hizam and  Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were both born in the blessed Ka’bah? أخبرنا أبو بكر محمد بن أحمد بن بالويه ثنا إبراهيم بن إسحاق الحربي ثنا مصعب بن عبد الله : فذكر نسب حكيم بن حزام و …

Wording of a comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

With regards to the comprehensive du’a of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), I have come across the following narration: اللَّهُمَّ إِنَّا نَسْأَلُكَ مِمَّا سَأَلَكَ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، وَنَسْتَعِيذُكَ مِمَّا اسْتَعَاذَكَ مِنْهُ نَبِيُّكَ مُحَمَّدٌ صلى الله عليه وسلم، اللَّهُمَّ أَنْتَ الْمُسْتَعَانُ وَعَلَيْكَ الْبَلاَغُ، وَلاَ حَوْلَ وَلاَ قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ‏ (Aladabul Mufrad, Hadith: 679)   I would like …

Speaking a white lie in an attempt to reconcile between people

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The one who attempts to reconcile between people and speaks good (in order to avert dispute), or conveys good is not a liar.’ Ibn Shihab (rahimahullah) said: “I did not hear that concession/exemption was granted in any lies that the people speak except in three cases: [in] war, reconciling between people, and the …