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September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 1 August

    The duty of seeking knowledge

    Question Can you please tell the following Hadith is sahih or not. “Seeking knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim” (Ibn Majah)

July, 2017

  • 31 July

    The Hadith: ‘Allah Ta’ala loves those who are knowledgeable’

    Question Is this a Hadith? أوحى الله إِلَى إِبْرَاهِيم إِنِّي عليم أحب كل عليم

  • 27 July

    Two seekers are never satiated

    Question I would like to know whether the following Hadith is authentic: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: منهومان لا يشبعان طالبهما طالب علم، وطالب الدنيا The seekers of two concerns are never satisfied; the seeker of knowledge and the seeker of the world.

  • 24 July

    If you are unable to be a Scholar or student, then love the ‘Ulama

    Question Can you please source this? إن استطعت فكن عالما فإن لم تستطع فكن متعلما، وإن لم تستطع فأحبهم، وإن لم تستطع فلا تبغضهم ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) said: “[People use to say] Become a scholar if you are able to. If you are not able, then be a student. If you cannot then love them. If you are unable …

  • 20 July

    Will the unlettered ones be offered more protection on the Day of Qiyamah?

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Allah Ta’ala will offer more protection to the unlettered/ignorant ones than He will to the learned ones”

June, 2017

  • 30 June

    Imam Shafi’i explains what is true knowledge

    Question Is this statement correctly attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)? ليس العلم ما حفظ، العلم ما نفع

  • 28 June

    Sahl ibn Sa’d At Tustari (rahimahullah) on knowledge and sincerity

    Question Who is this attributed to? الدنيا كلها جهل موات إلا العلم منها، والعلم كله حجة على الخلق إلا العمل به، والعمل كله هباء إلا الإخلاص منه، والإخلاص خطب عظيم لا يعرفه إلا الله عز وجل

  • 6 June

    Earthquakes, murders and wars are signs of Qiyamah

    Question Can you kindly verify this? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Qiyamah will not come until knowledge is taken away, earthquakes are frequent, time passes quickly, trials and afflictions appears, murders and wars becomes commonplace, and your wealth increases to the point of overflowing.”

May, 2017

  • 2 May

    How to avoid confusion in Hadith grading?

    Question Kathir ibn Qays said: I was sitting with Abud Darda in the masjid of Damascus. A man came to him and said: Abud Darda, I have come to you from the town of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) for a tradition that I have heard you relate from Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam). I have come for no other purpose. He said: Rasulullah (sallallahu …

April, 2017

  • 29 April

    Siting in the company of people affects a person

    Question Could you confirm the source of this? :يقال :من جلس مع ثمانية أصناف من الناس، زاده الله ثمانية أشياء من جلس مع الأغنياء، زاده الله حب الدنيا والرغبة فيها ومن جلس مع الفقراء، زاده الله الشكر والرضا بقسمة الله تعالى ومن جلس مع السلطان، زاده الله الكبر، وقساوة القلب ومن جلس مع النساء، زاده الله الجهل، والشهوة، والميل إلى …

  • 18 April

    Sources of good; alleviating distress, concealing faults, seeking knowledge and gathering to recite Quran

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? It is reported on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whosoever removes a worldly grief from a believer, Allah will remove from him one of the grievances of the Day of Qiyamah. Whosoever alleviates the needs a needy person, Allah will alleviate his needs in this …