Hadith

November 11, 2022 3 mins

How to Properly Understand the Sources of Blasphemy Law?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question There is a Hadith [Sunan Abi Dawud 4361] often cited by hardline Muslims who are in favor of harsh anti-blasphemy laws where a blind man kills his concubine for insulting the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him), and the Messenger (Peace and Blessings be upon him) seemingly does […]
October 24, 2022 4 mins

What Is the Basis for the Superiority of Abu Bakr over ’Ali?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel  Question What is the basis for the superiority of Abu Bakr (Allah be pleased with him) over Sayyiduna ‘Ali (Allah be pleased with him)? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate I pray you are well. Thank you for your question. The Superiority of Abu Bakr […]
October 16, 2022 4 mins

How Can There Be Good Innovations (Bida’)?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question How do we understand the distinction of innovations (bid‘a) by the Sunni mainstream into good innovation and innovations of misguidance with the narration of Ibn ‘Umar, “Every bid‘a (innovation) is misguidance, even if people think it is good.”? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate The […]
October 16, 2022 3 mins

The Hadith Reciting 1000 Salawats: How Authentic Is It?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I heard a hadith that whoever recites 1000 Salawat on the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) will rub shoulders with him at the gate of paradise. Could you please verify the authenticity of this hadith for me and tell me where I can find it? Answer […]