Ques: A brother this weekend mentioned a thing, that amazed me. He said something like: “A person who [usually] eats at Hotels and Restaurants does not count as a reliable witness in Hanafi Madhab!” So, what’s the reality behind this statement, if there’s any?
Hadith about four animal parts
Ques: A brother found this version of a famous hadith: take note of the position of the square bracket: “Two types of dead meat and two types of blood have been made lawful for your consumption [without being slaughtered]: fish and locust, liver and spleen“. (Reported by Ahmad and Ibn Majah) So, I’ve the impression
Ques: Hadith Clarification: Verily the evil glance is a poisonous arrow from the arrows of Iblees. He who abstains from casting evil glances, I will grant him such Imaan, that he will feel the sweetness of it in his heart”. (Narrated by Ibn Mas’ud in Tabarani and Kanzul-Ummaal; Vol. 5, pg. 228), (Ibn Katheer; Surra
Interpretation of a Hadith
Ques: One of my friends is having trouble understanding the following statement by Aisha (RA) which he found in Ghazali’s Remembrance of Death and Afterlife (page 40): ”I feel no envy for anyone whose death is easy after having seen the rigour of the death of God’s Emissary (PBUH)” If someone could elaborate, that would
Offering prayer on the Prophet or reciting Qur’an?
Ques: As supererogatory acts, which one is better? Offering prayer on the Prophet or reciting Qur’an? Ans: Assalamu Alaikum. Surely Allah’s words- Al-Qur’an is better to recite than durood. As one gets 10 thawab per letter, at least, in reciting it.. But a muslim should recite durood (prayer on Prophet (SAW)) also, as much as
Minimum ghusl requirement?
Ques: For minimum ghusl requirement by hanafi is it: wash mouth 3 times wash nose 3 times wash body once or is it wash body thrice for minimum requirements?? also, do you need to gargle water all the way to back of throat where you gag on it and then spit it out?
Swear by Allah?
Ques: Assalamu Alaikum, What do you do if someone interrupts your prayer? I was just (attempting) to pray zuhr here at work. I pray in a file room that usually only I go in. Alas, apparently someone else needed files in there today, because they came in during the smack dab middle of my prayer
Attending marriage (Nikah)?
Audhubillahi in each rakat – Salat valid?
Ques: 1. Would salat be valid if one says the Isti’adha (Audhubillahi min al-Shaytan al-Rajeem) in each rakat instead of just at the first? 2. Is it okay to give new converts books (in this case an “Ilmihal” in German) even if one knows that there are some fiqhi errors in it? (Like writing that