Sahaba Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Science and technology

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Q: I am currently trying to start a movement to utilize technology and economics to serve Islam and the creation. Could you please help me in this by providing the fundamental view of Islam on Science and Technology, based on which I can build my project? Below I have written what Allah has made me… read more »

Exerting oneself in ibaadat

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Q: I have a question about the Sahabi who only did the bare minimum and didn’t do too many optional acts. When another Sahabi stayed at his house for 3 days he didn’t notice anything special that he was doing. Despite this, Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said he was a jannati. Other Sahaba always followed the… read more »

Baseless prophecy regarding the year 1439

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Q: I have heard that whenever Sahaba asked Huzoor (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) about hijri 1439 he bagan to cry. If this is true then tell me prophecies about this year. A: This is baseless. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)… read more »

Verification of a Hadith

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Q: Many years ago, I read a book in which a hadith was cited wherein a wealthy Sahabi (radi’Allahu anhu) uttered a criticism and complaint about the existence in the midst of other Sahaba (radi’Allahu anhum) who were poor and therefore perceived as being an unduly burden on the community. As I recall – and… read more »

Sahaba Named Hani

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Please can i know how many sahaba were named Hani(هانئ)and their complete names. رضي الله عنهم اجمعين Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Hafiz Ibn Hajar lists thirteen Sahaba named Hani in his book al-Isaba fi Tamyiz al-Sahaba[1]: … read more »

Reward for Good Deeds, Layla Majnun

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1)Differences between sawab and neki? 2)i have heard that majnoo was son of a sahaba? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. There is no difference between sawab and neki. Both mean rewards for good deeds. We do… read more »