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Isal al-Thawab

  Asalaam Alaikum,   I would like to know in regards to isal e sawab. what can we do for the loved ones who passed away.    JazakAllah Khairon Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu...

Hadith recommending dates at the time of Suhur

Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “How good is the believer’s meal of dates at the time of sehri”   Answer Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). Imam...

Commentary of Hadith – Abu Dawud 3991

 Could you please explain this hadith elaborately? Sunan Abu Dawud 3991—Abu Dharr said: I was sitting behind the Apostle of Allah who was riding a donkey while the sun was setting. He asked: Do you know where this sets? I replied: Allah and his Apostle know best. He...

Jilbab

Q: My question is based on my recent reading of Qur'an (specifically verses 24:31, 24:60 and 33:59) and the following Hadiths (Sunan Abu Dawud Book 32 4090, Sahih Bukhari Book 8 347, Sahih Bukhari Book 72 684, Sahih Bukhari Book 10 552 and Sunan Abu Dawud Book 32...

Using Cupping (Hijama) to Cure Illnesses

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: The prophet said ‘Whoever performs cupping (hijama) on the 17th, 19th or 21st day (of the Islamic, lunar month) then it is a cure for every disease.” [Saheeh Sunan abi Dawud (3861)]. Did the prophet mean whoever does hijama on...

Is BeatBoxing Halal in Islam?

  Is BeatBoxing Halal in Islam? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.   Beatboxing [1](also beatbox, beat box or b-box) is a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of producing...

Tafsir of Surah Falaq and Surah Naas

Tafsir of Surah Falaq and Surah Naas Chapter 113 & 114 In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. Answer Surah Falaq and Surah Naas both were revealed during the same occasion and in relation to the same event. In the Musnad of Imam Ahmad it is...

Why is Zakah 2 and 1/2%?

Asalam-Alaikum Sheikh, recently my high school teacher asked why there is a specific amount made for zakat (2.5%), and I found out, and told him. The answer I got was, because in the Prophet’s (SAW) time, Muslims had to pay 1/2 a gold coin for 20 gold coins, and 1...