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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...

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...

Turning away one’s gaze from a strange woman

What is the reference of this Hadith and can it be quoted? Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah Al Bajali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding the sudden glance [on a strange woman]. He commanded me that I should turn away my gaze.”

A fabrication about Roses/Rose-Water

I have heard that diabetes can be cured by drinking rose water based on the fact that the rose plant was developed as a result of the sweat of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). How authentic is that statement?

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 …

Difference in wording of a du’a in Riyadus Salihin

I came across the following du’a in two places: Tirmidhi (3502) and Riyadus Salihin (834). Tirmidhi: اللَّهُمَّ اقْسِمْ لَنَا مِنْ خَشْيَتِكَ مَا يَحُولُ بَيْنَنَا وَبَيْنَ مَعَاصِيكَ وَمِنْ طَاعَتِكَ مَا تُبَلِّغُنَا بِهِ جَنَّتَكَ وَمِنَ الْيَقِينِ مَا تُهَوِّنُ بِهِ عَلَيْنَا مُصِيبَاتِ الدُّنْيَا وَمَتِّعْنَا بِأَسْمَاعِنَا وَأَبْصَارِنَا وَقُوَّتِنَا مَا أَحْيَيْتَنَا وَاجْعَلْهُ الْوَارِثَ مِنَّا وَاجْعَلْ ثَأْرَنَا عَلَى مَنْ ظَلَمَنَا وَانْصُرْنَا عَلَى مَنْ عَادَانَا وَلاَ …

Subhanallah and Alhamdulillah fills what is between the Heavens and Earth

There is Hadith in Sahih Muslim, Tirmidhi and Sahih Ibn Hibban from Sayyiduna Abu Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that states: ‘Subhanallah and alhamdulillah fills what is between Heaven and Earth.’ 1. What is meaning fill the space between Heaven and Earth? 2. Does it mean that reward of reciting these words, a person will get reward which is equivalent to …

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 …