Adhan Irab (diacritics) Query

Adhān Iʿrāb (diacritics) Query

Question

When the the phrases “Allāhu Akbar Allāhu Akbar” are said in the Adhān, how should the letter Rāʾ in the first “Akbar” be recited and joined with the subsequent word?

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Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramadan

Performing Ghusl after Maghrib in the final ten nights of Ramaḍān

Question

Is it Sunnah to perform Ghusl (bath) after Maghrib Ṣalāh during the final ten nights of Ramaḍān?

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Sadaqah al-Fitr Calculation for Blackburn

Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr Calculation for Blackburn

Question

What is the Ṣadaqah al-Fiṭr price for the residents of Blackburn?

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Hadith query: The battle of Hind

This brief document in Arabic outlines the status and meaning of the hadiths that make reference to the battle of Hind (India and surrounding areas). The document concludes that the hadiths are established; however they refer to a specific context towards the end of time and is therefore not general.

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[New Book Release] An Expositive Treatise on the Six Fasts of Shawwal

THE BOOK

A critical study on the controversy surrounding the six fasts of Shawwāl from a ḥadīth and jurisprudential perspective. The treatise highlights the authentication of the ḥadīth transmitted in Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim by more than twenty experts and the endorsement of the practice by more than fifty scholars. Continue reading

Hadith query: Did the sun return for Sayyiduna Ali?

Ḥadīth query: Did the sun return for Sayyidunā ʿAlī (may Allah be pleased with him)?

Question

There is a famous story that once ʿAlī (may Allah be pleased with him) was unable to perform his ʿAṣr Ṣalāh and the sun set. Thereafter, the Prophet ﷺ returned the sun enabling him to perform ʿAṣr Ṣalāh. Is this story authentic?

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Sukut of Imam Abu Dawud

In this short Arabic article, Shaykh Uthman ibn Firoz discusses the status of the hadiths transmitted by Imam Abu Dawud in his Sunan without commenting on it. The article concludes that the silence of Imam Abu Dawud does not necessarily indicate that the hadith is suitable to be used as evidence.

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