September 24, 2023 3 mins

What is the Rationale Behind the Punishment in the Grave for Carelessness with U...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I happened to come across a hadith where the Prophet, peace be upon him, stated that most of the punishment of the grave is due to urine. My question is why this would have been said, as it seems rather strange relative to almost anything else that could cause […]
September 18, 2023 3 mins

Will Modern Day Weapons Be Used with Weapons of Antiquity Before the End of Days...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question In many hadith about the end times, battles are mentioned that indicate the weapons used will be swords and bows, and arrows. Is this literal, and will society collapse, or will swords and weapons of antiquity become common? Or is it possible that these are the ways that the […]
September 18, 2023 2 mins

Can You Explain the Hadith About Seventy-Three Sects in Islam?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question I read hadith regarding the seventy-three sects in Islam, of which all will be in hell except one. I question whether that means the seventy-two sects will always remain in hell. Answer The hadith that reads, “My nation will be divided into seventy-three sects, all of them are in […]
September 14, 2023 4 mins

Is This Hadith Authentic: Allah Bestows Five Favors upon Those Who Mind Their Pr...

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have read a hadith in a book that says, “A person who observes the obligatory prayers properly, Allah Most High will honor him in five ways. For example- (a) remove poverty and misery in the world, (b) forgive the punishment of the grave, (c) give deeds in the […]