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July, 2017

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 …

  • 3 April

    Two types of knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There are two types of knowledge. The first type is that knowledge which is in the heart of a person and this is the one that is beneficial knowledge. The second type is that knowledge which is on the tongue then …

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    There will always be a group on truth (haqq)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and what is the source? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There will always remain a group of people from my Ummah who will be triumphant on truth (haqq). Those who will oppose them or abandon them, will not be able to harm them. This will continue until the Command of Allah arrives [i.e. until the …

  • 20 March

    Are students the guests of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)?

    Question What is the authenticity of the following statement: Students are the guests of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

  • 13 March

    An unreliable narration regarding the unusual and strange aspects of knowledge

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? A man once came to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and said, ‘O Rasulullah! Teach me the strange and unusual aspects of knowledge’. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said ‘What have you done regarding the main aspects of knowledge that you seeking the unusual aspects’? The man asked, ‘What are the …

  • 3 March

    The virtue of leaving home to seek knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity if this narration? Zirr ibn Hubaysh (rahimahullah) reports: Once I had come to Sayyiduna Safwan ibn ‘Assal (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He asked: “What has brought you here?” I replied: “I have come to seek knowledge and gain a deep understanding” He said: “I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) mention: “There is no person who leaves his home …

February, 2017