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December, 2016

  • 18 December

    Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah) regarding an intelligent person

    Question Can you provide the source of this statement of Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah): “An intelligent person is not he who merely knows what is good and what is evil. An intelligent person follows good when he sees it and abstains from evil when he sees it”

  • 15 December

    An unauthentic narration on feeding a sick person

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever feeds a sick person with whatever he desires,  Allah Ta’ala will feed him from the fruits of Jannah”

  • 15 December

    Imam Busiri (rahimahullah)

    Question Recently whilst reading Hadith I have come across a scholar named Imam Busiri who has graded many Hadiths. I have been unable to find the biography of this Scholar and therefore I am unable to confirm his reliability. Can you please tell me a bit about him and whether his gradings are reliable.

  • 15 December

    Reference for the du’a recited between the two sajdahs

    Question Please give the reference for the du’a recited between the sajdahs: “O Allah! Pardon me, have mercy on me, help me, guide me and grant me sustenance”

  • 15 December

    Three things that are sufficient

    Question What does this mean and is it correct? عَنْ عَمَّارِ بْنِ يَاسِرٍ، قَالَ : قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَفَى بِالْمَوْتِ وَاعِظًا، وَكَفَى بِالْيَقِينِ غِنًى، وَكَفَى بِالْعِبَادَةِ شُغْلا

  • 15 December

    Commentary on the Hadith of the three levels of forbidding evil

    Question What is meant by preventing evil by means of the hand, the tongue and the heart in the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: “Whomsoever sees an evil, let him change it with his hand, if he is unable to do so, then [let him change it] …

  • 15 December

    Doing deeds only for Allah’s sake

    Question I heard part of a Hadith (to this effect): “One who loves for Allah’s sake and hates for Allah’s sake… will enter jannah.” I cannot recall the other two actions.

  • 15 December

    ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) suggests consulting the wives of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) over a Juristic ruling

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration wherein Sayyiduna ‘Umar and Sayyiduna Zayd ibn Thabit (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) were discussing a ruling regarding ghusl after intercourse. After consulting senior Sahabah they could not reach a verdict. Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) suggested consulting the wives of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) as they would have knowledge regarding this issue. Sayyidah Hafsah …

  • 14 December

    A Hadith on the virtue of the first generations of this ummah and how to treat others

    Question Is this narration reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily the first generations of this ummah are the best of them and the last of them are the worst of them in differing and sectarianism. Thus, whoever has faith in Allah and the Last Day, then let him meet his end while he treats people the way he …

  • 14 December

    Loving the Sahabah is a sign of true faith

    Question How do we reconcile these Hadiths? 1. Bara (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates: “I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) saying, ‘None loves the Ansar but a Believer, and none hates them but a Hypocrite. So Allah will love him who loves them, and He will hate him who hates them.” 2. ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) mentions: “By Him Who split up the seed …

  • 14 December

    Ponder over the creation/favours of Allah Ta’ala and do not ponder over the Being of Allah

    Question What is the source and authenticity of the Hadith “Ponder over the creation of Allah Ta’ala and do not ponder regarding the Being of Allah”

  • 14 December

    Speaking lies blackens the heart

    Question Does it appear in a Hadith that speaking lies blackens the heart?

  • 14 December

    Authenticity of the Hadith ‘Whoever swears at his parents then strike him’

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever boasts of his knowledge then argue and quarrel with him, whoever swears at his parents then strike him and whoever hits his parents then kill him”