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“Zamharīr”: The Cold Section of Hell & the Du’a During Cold Weather “Zamharīr”: The Cold Section of Hell & the Du’a During Cold Weather

By Mawlana Muhammad Abasoomar
Edited by IlmGate
Cold Area (Zamharīr) in Jahannam
It may come as a surprise to many that Jahannam also has a cold area. The following are more than enough to convince us of this …

Spending on One’s Family on the Day of ‘Āshūra Spending on One’s Family on the Day of ‘Āshūra

By Mawlana Mohammed Haroon Abasoomer
Question:
What is the virtue of spending on one’s family on the day of ‘Ashura and what is the authenticity of the hadith that encourages this sort of spending?
Answer:

The Messenger of Allah …

Du’as Made by the Haji for Others – What is the Authenticity of this? Du’as Made by the Haji for Others – What is the Authenticity of this?

By Mufti Abdullah Nana
It is an extremely bold statement for a person to claim that a Hadith on a particular subject does not exist.  For a person to substantiate such a claim, he/she must be …

Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās

By ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi

Translated by Zameelur Rahman
[Translator’s note: The treatise Zajr al-Nas ‘ala Inkar Athar Ibn Abbas by ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lacknawi was written three years after Mawlana Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi’s Tahdhir al-Nas min …

At the Approach of Rajab and Sha’bān At the Approach of Rajab and Sha’bān

By Mawlana Mohammad Ibn Haroon
Edited by IlmGate
With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah صلى الله عليه وسلم would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadan. This is two months in advance! People …

What is the Origin of the “Manzil”? What is the Origin of the “Manzil”?

By Mawlana Tameem Ahmadi
Edited by IlmGate
Question:
(Shaykh), I had a question about Manzil, what is its origin and its purpose?
Answer:
The Manzil is popular in [the Indian Subcontinent] and read as a wazifa and hirz for protection.
The Kandhlawi …

Salāt al-Hājah: Its Authenticity and Method of Performance Salāt al-Hājah: Its Authenticity and Method of Performance

By Mawlana Zameelur Rahman
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
Assalāmu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullāhi wa barakātuh
Salāt al-Hājah (“Salāh of Need”) refers to performing two or more rak‘ats of optional salāh with the …

Grading the Narrations of Visiting the Blessed Tomb of the Prophet ﷺ Grading the Narrations of Visiting the Blessed Tomb of the Prophet ﷺ

By Mawlana Muhammad Abasoomar
Question #1:
 Are the following which are quoted to be hadith really hadith?
1. One who visits me after my death is as if he visited me during my life. 
2. One who visits my grave my …

Research on the Hadith of Ramadan and its Three Parts Research on the Hadith of Ramadan and its Three Parts

By Bilal Ali
Question:
There is a ḥadīth that divides Ramadan into three periods. Is this ḥadīth authentic?
Reply:
After a detailed analysis of all the corroboratory chains of the ḥadīth in question, it can be concluded that it …

The Status of the Turban in Light of the Sunnah The Status of the Turban in Light of the Sunnah

By Shaykh Fadl al-Rahman al-A’zami
Edited by IlmGate
One must affirm that there can be absolutely no doubt in the fact that each and every Sunnah of our beloved Prophet sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam is considered supreme …