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December, 2017

  • 28 December

    A strange incident of a woman in the time of Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question What is the authenticity of this incident? A woman whose hand was paralysed entered upon ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha). She said, “O Mother of the Believers, I went to sleep yesterday and my hand was healthy and I woke up and it was paralysed. ‘Aaishah said, “How is that?” She replied, “I had wealthy parents and my father used to …

  • 28 December

    Punishment for condoning evil and associating with sinners

    Question Is this correct? It was once revealed to Nabi Yusha’ ibn Nun (‘alayhis salam) that a punishment would befall his people and destroy one hundred thousand of them. Sixty thousand of them were sinners, whereas the other forty thousand were outwardly pious people! [In astonishment] Nabi Yusha’ asked, “O Allah! What crime did the pious people commit?” Allah Ta’ala …

  • 22 December

    Respecting a piece of paper on which Allah’s name is written

    Question What is the reference for the following Hadith and authenticity? أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم مر على كتاب على الأرض فقال: لفتى معه: ما هذا؟ قال: بسم الله قال: لعن الله من فعل هذا، ولا تضعوا اسم الله إلا في موضعه قال: فرأيت عمر بن عبد العزيز رأى ابنا له كتب ذكر الله في الحائط فضربه

  • 20 December

    The story of the brick-man

    Question What is the authenticity of this? The story of the stone-man whose hand was kissed by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). It is narrated that, after Tabuk, after the war with the Romans, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and the group paused at the side of the road leading to Madina. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) appeared to a stone mason.

  • 20 December

    A narration regarding Adam (‘alayhis salam) and the benefit of salutations [durud] on the day of Qiyamah

    Question What is status of following Hadith? إن لآدم عليه السلام من الله موقف في فسح من العرش عليه ثوبان أخضران كأنه نخلة سحوق ينظر إلى من ينطلق به من ولده إلى الجنة وينظر إلى من ينطلق به من ولده إلى النار قال: فبينا آدم عليه السلام على ذلك إذ نظر إلى رجل من أمة محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم …

  • 19 December

    There is no goodness in people who don’t give advice and don’t like to be advised

    Question Who is this statement attributed to and please mention the reference. “There is no goodness in people who don’t give advice and there is no goodness in people who don’t like to be advised”

  • 19 December

    Those who seek forgiveness for Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah and his mother

    Question Is it true that Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) asked forgiveness for himself, his mother and for anyone who asked for forgiveness for them.

  • 19 December

    Punishment for not discharging Zakah

    Question Is this narration authentic? ما من صاحب كنز لا يؤدي زكاته إلا أحمي عليه في نار جهنم فيجعل صفائح فيكوى بها جنباه وجبينه حتى يحكم الله بين عباده

  • 19 December

    If you cannot visit Al Masjidul Aqsa, then at least send a donation

    Question The importance of donating to Al Masjid Al Aqsa: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) relates, “I asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), O Rasulullah, tell us the legal injunction about [visiting] Bayt al-Maqdis (Jerusalem).” Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Go and pray there. If you cannot visit it and pray there,then send some oil to be used …

  • 19 December

    Holding on to the Quran during the time of fitnah

    Question What is the status of this narration حدثنا عبد بن حميد حدثنا حسين بن علي الجعفي قال سمعت حمزة الزيات عن أبي المختار الطائي عن ابن أخي الحارث الأعور عن الحارث قال: مررت في المسجد فإذا الناس يخوضون في الأحاديث فدخلت على علي فقلت يا أمير المؤمنين ألا ترى أن الناس قد خاضوا في الأحاديث قال وقد فعلوها قلت …

  • 18 December

    The four characteristics of the Ambiya

    Question Is the following a Hadith? “There are four characteristic of the Messengers; Modesty, using ‘itr [fragrance], using the Miswak, and marriage”

  • 18 December

    Do not hope for Jannah without carrying out good deeds and do not delay in repenting

    Question Is this narration authentic? A pious worshipper said to his son, “O son don’t be like those who hope who for Jannah but don’t carry out any [good] deeds and delay repentance hoping to live long.”

  • 18 December

    Oppressive leaders and caution against assisting them

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? اسمعوا، هل سمعتم أنه سيكون بعدي أمراء فمن دخل عليهم فصدقهم بكذبهم وأعانهم على ظلمهم فليس مني ولست منه وليس بوارد علي الحوض، ومن لم يدخل عليهم ولم يعنهم على ظلمهم ولم يصدقهم بكذبهم فهو مني وأنا منه وهو وارد علي الحوض