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November, 2017

  • 20 November

    Mutarrif ibn ‘Abdillah (rahimahullah) cautioning against vanity and pride

    Question What is the reference for this? لأن أبيت نائما وأصبح نادما أحب إلي من أن أبيت قائما وأصبح معجبا

  • 16 November

    The most beloved to Allah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? On the authority of Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one most deserving of envy according to me is the one who has the least burden, who offers a [great deal] of Salah [and finds solace in Salah], worshipping his Rabb well, and obeys him[even] in private. …

  • 10 November

    Fir’awn’s wife would see her home in Jannah in this world

    Question Can you provide a reference for this? كانت امرأة فرعون تعذب بالشمس، فإذا انصرفوا عنها أظلتها الملائكة بأجنحتها، فكانت ترى بيتها من الجنة

  • 8 November

    The virtue of seeking knowledge in Masjid Nabawi

    Question Is this Hadith sahih? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates, I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) saying: He who comes to my Masjid (Masjidun Nabawi) with no other intention but to learn or teach a good deed is like a Mujahid in the path of Allah. And he who comes with some other intention is like one who has come …

October, 2017

  • 23 October

    A lengthy Hadith on advices offered to Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? عن أبي ذر قال دخلت المسجد فإذا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم جالس وحده قال يا أبا ذر إن للمسجد تحية وإن تحيته ركعتان فقم فاركعهما قال فقمت فركعتهما ثم عدت فجلست إليه فقلت يا رسول الله إنك أمرتني بالصلاة فما الصلاة قال خير موضوع استكثر أو استقل قال قلت يا …

September, 2017

  • 27 September

    An unreliable virtue of earning a livelihood

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? إن من الذنوب ذنوبا لا يكفرها الصلاة ولا الصيام ولا الحج ولا العمرة قالوا: فما يكفرها يا رسول الله قال: الهموم في طلب المعيشة

  • 14 September

    Punishment in this world rather than the next

    Question Is this Hadith Sharif reliable? ‏قال صلى الله عليه و سلم: أُمَّتي أُمَّةٌ مرحومَةٌ ليس عليها عذابٌ في الْآخرَةِ إنَّما عذابُها في الدُّنيا : الزَّلازِلُ والفتَنُ والبَلايا

  • 14 September

    Reciting Surah Yasin ten times

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Indeed for everything there is a heart, and the Quran’s heart is [Surah] Yasin. Whoever recites Yasin, then for its recitation, Allah writes for him that he recited the Quran ten times.” (Tirmidhi)

  • 9 September

    An incident regarding Shaytan appearing before Imam Ahmad on his deathbed

    Question Is this narration suitable to quote: قال لي عبد الله بن أحمد بن حنبل: حضرت أبي الوفاة فجلست عنده، وبيدي الخرقة، وهو في النزع؛ لأشد لحييه، فكان يغرق حتى نظن أن قد قضي، ثم يفيق، ويقول: لا بعد لا بعد بيده، ففعل هذا مرة، وثانية، فلما كان في الثالثة قلت له: يا أبت، إيش هذا الذي قد لهجت به …

  • 6 September

    The sabr of Abu Qilabah (rahimahullah)

    Question Is this incident suitable to quote? الأوزاعي عن عبد الله بن محمد قال خرجت الى ساحل البحر مرابطا وكان رابطنا يومئذ عريش مصر قال فلما انتهيت إلى الساحل فإذا أنا ببطيحه وفى البطيحه خيمة فيها رجل قد ذهب يداه ورجلاه وثقل سمعه وبصره وما له من جارحة تنفعه إلا لسانه وهو يقول اللهم أوزعنى أن أحمدك حمدا أكافىء به …

August, 2017

  • 17 August

    Salutations [durud] to cleanse the heart of hypocrisy

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? من قال صلى الله على محمد طَهُرَ قلبه من النفاق كما يطهر الثوب بالماء Whoever says, ‘Sallallahu ‘ala Muhammad, his heart will be cleansed of hypocrisy just as water cleanses a garment

  • 12 August

    Using the diminutive form when referring to a Masjid or Quran

    Question Is there an authentic narration which disallows using the diminutive form when referring to a Masjid, the Holy Quran or Humans i.e. men and women?

  • 4 August

    An unauthentic description of Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: “I asked my mother [to describe] Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha), the daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). She said: ‘She was like a moon on its full night, or like the sun that parts the clouds and shines forth. She was fair with a touch of rose colour …