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What are other combination names like these, Umm-ul-Khair, Umm-uz-Zain etc.

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Salamun alaykum What are other combination names like these. Examples of such names are Umm-ul-Khair (“source of goodness”), Umm-ul-Huda (“source of guidance”), Umm-uz-Zain (“source of beauty”), Umm-ul-Majd (“source of glory”), Nur-ul-Ain (“light of the eyes”), Nur-ul-Huda (“light of guidance”), Nur-ul-Dunya (“light of the world”), Ajmal-un-Nisa (“most beautiful among women”), Atqa-an-Nisa (“most God-fearing among women”),… read more »

Wazifa to Gain Firasa

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Assalamualykum Mufti Saheb, Can you please give me a wazifa to obtain the blessing of firasah?  Jazak’Allah Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Mulla ‘Ali al-Qari (rahimahullah) (d. 1014/1606) states in Minah al-Rawd al-Azhar: Know that… read more »

Fateha group

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As-Salam-Alaikum I like to know who are these people so called, Fateha & Non-Fateha group, Could you please throw some light on this from their Aqeedah perspective. Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. We are not aware of any… read more »

Love for the world is the root of all evil

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Is the following a Hadith? Can it be quoted? حب الدنيا رأس كل خطيئة Love for this world is the root of all evil   Answer Imam Ibn Abid Dunya and Bayhaqi (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration as a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) on the authority of Hasan Al Basri mursalan [a… read more »

Mercy descends when the pious are mentioned, Hadith?

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Is the following Hadith authentic? “When the pious are mentioned, [Allah’s] mercy descends”   Answer This statement is not a Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). The Muhaddithun have stated that this is the statement of Imam Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) or Imam Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah). This statement has also been attributed to other… read more »

A book that discusses the Attributes of Allah

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Is there any book in which we can find the Hadiths that discuss the Sifat (attributes) of Allah (according to Ash’ari madhab)? I thought this could be useful against those who claim that all Sifat of Allah related by the As’aris are based on pure logic of later Ulama, & not from Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) and the Salaf (Pious predecessors)… read more »

Difference between sunnah and adab

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What is the difference between sunnah and adab? Is sunnah something proven from hadith and adab not proven from hadith? What is the need for adab if we have the sunnah of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)? Answer Adab which is usually translated as etiquette is a broad term which the fuqaha say also includes… read more »