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Qasar Prayer

I started working in Jeddah and go to Pakistan (home town) every month for 2 or 3 days. During my stay here in Jeddah, I travel to Makkah or Madinah on weekends for a night or two. Grateful if you advise at what of the following places I should offer Qasar Prayer: 1)...

Actions to perform when moving into a new house

Question السلام  عليكم ورحمة الله و بركاته what is the ruling regarding the praying of a khatam when moving into a new house? does is have a place in shari’ah? likewise, what a’maal should be made prior to moving into a house? Answer In the Name of Allah, the...

How shall I spend my day in Makkah and Madinah?

Question: How shall I spend my day in Makkah and Madinah? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is truly a blessing from Almighty Allah if one gets to present himself in the sacred...

Where is Sayyiduna Ali Radhiallahu anhu’s tomb?

Question: Where is Sayyiduna Ali Radhiallahu anhu’s tomb? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The valiant Fourth Caliph of Islam was brutally martyred in the month of Ramaḍān in 40 A.H at...

Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) giving da’wah during Hajj

Does the following narration prove: 1. It is Sunnah to visiting people at their homes for the sake of Da’wah. 2. It is Sunnah to visit people at the time of Hajj for the sake of Da’wah. وعند أحمد بإسناد حسن وصححه الحاكم وابن حبان عن جابر مثله وأوله مكث رسول الله – صلى الله عليه وسلم – عشر …

Du’a Nurul Anwar Al Kabir

I would like to know the authenticity of this narration: One day Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was sitting in his Masjid in Madinah Munawwarah and Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to him and said: “Allah Ta’ala has sent His greeting to you and He has also sent a gift of the Du’a Nur to you and your Ummah. This …

Consuming camel urine for medical purposes

I would like to know if there is a Hadith that makes mention of the consumption of camel urine for shifa (i.e medicinal purposes). Is it authentic? And if so, can the Hadith be used to validate the usage of camel urine? Please provide some commentary on the Hadith.

Mu’awiyah ibn Mu’awiyah high rank due to continuously reciting Surah Ikhlas

I have found a Hadith in Tafsir Ibn Kathir regarding a virtue of Surah Ikhlas. Please verify the authenticity? Angel Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) whilst he was in Tabuk and said: “O Muhammad! Witness/attend the funeral of Mu’awiyah Al-Muzani [radiyallahu ‘anhu].” The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) set out with his companions and Jibril [‘alayhis …

The date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe being cut down and burnt

Would you kindly please provide a detailed commentary of the following Hadith in Sahih Bukhari? The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) had the date palm trees of the Banu Nadhir tribe burnt, and cut down at a place called Al-Buwayrah. Hassan ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said in a poetic verse: “The chiefs of Bani Lu-ay found it easy to watch …