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February, 2017

  • 8 February

    Equality between one’s private and public conduct

    Question Could you mention the reference of this statement and who is it attributed to? إن العبد إذا استوت سريرته وعلانيته قال الله عز وجل هذا عبدي حقا

  • 8 February

    Caring for orphans

    Question Please verify this narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best house among the Muslims is a house in which there is an orphan who is treated well and the worst house among the Muslims is a house in which there is an orphan who is treated badly”

  • 8 February

    The Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) would cry and tremble when they heard Quran

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Urwah ibn Zubayr said: “I asked my grandmother Asma (radiyallahu ‘anha), ‘What was the condition of the Sahabah when they would hear Quran? She replied, ‘Their eyes teared and their skins trembled just as Allah has described them [in the Quran]'”

  • 8 February

    Prohibition of walking with one shoe

    Question Is there a Hadith prohibiting wearing only one shoe?

  • 8 February

    Wishing well for every Muslim

    Question Is this narration authentic? رواها الحافظ أبو القاسم الطبراني بإسناده ، اختصارها أن جريرا: أمر مولاه أن يشتري له فرسا بثلثمائة درهم ، وجاء به وبصاحبه لينقده الثمن ، فقال جريرلصاحب الفرس : فرسك خير من ثلاثمائة درهم أتبيعه بأربعمائة ؟ قال ذلك إليك يا أبا عبد الله ، فقال فرسك خير من ذلك أتبيعه بخمسمائة ، ثم لم يزل يزيده مائة فمائة وصاحبه يرضى وجرير …

  • 7 February

    A person will be buried in the soil he was created from

    Question Kindly verify the following statement and to whom it is attributed? “Every person will be buried in the soil from which he was created”

  • 7 February

    A Hadith Qudsi regarding sustenance

    Question Is this Hadith Qudsi authentic? “O son of Adam! I created you to worship me so do not behave in a casual irresponsible way. I have already distributed your sustenance so do not over exert yourself. If you are happy and content with what I have allotted to you, your heart and body will be at ease and you …

  • 7 February

    Virtue of an old aged Muslim

    Question I have heard people stating: “Allah is shy to question a servant whose beard is white/grey regarding their sins.” Please provide the reference for this being an authentic Hadith.

  • 7 February

    Warning against killing animals for no reason

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever kills a small bird for no reason, it will beseech Allah on the Day of Qiyamah saying, ‘O my Rabb, so and so killed me for no reason. And he did not kill me for any beneficial purpose'”

  • 7 February

    The virtue of a Scholar over a worshipper

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that on one occasion mention was made of two people before Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), one was a worshipper [‘abid] and the other was a scholar. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The virtue of the scholar over a worshipper is like my virtue over …

  • 6 February

    The name Qaylah

    Question Was قَيْلة [Qaylah] the name of a Sahabiyah?

  • 6 February

    A narration on saying Alhamdulillah thrice when one is blessed with a bounty

    Question Is the following authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When a servant of Allah is blessed with a bounty from Allah and he says ‘Alhamdulillah’  then the servant has fulfilled showing gratitude for that bounty. If he says ‘Alhamdulillah’ for a second time, Allah will renew the reward for him and if he says ‘Alhamdulillah’ three times then …

  • 6 February

    Raising the finger when making istighfar

    Question Is there a specific way this should be done? والاستغفار أن تشير بأصبع واحدة ‘When asking for forgiveness you should point with one finger’