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January, 2017

  • 24 January

    The example of those who seek knowledge, benefit from it and convey it to others

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna Abu Musa (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The example of the guidance and knowledge which Allah has sent me with is like torrential rain which fell on a land. A fertile portion of it absorbed the water and caused abundant grass and vegetation to grow. …

  • 23 January

    The ‘Ulama are like stars

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Certainly the example of the ‘Ulama in the world is like the example of the stars through which guidance is obtained in the darkness of the land and sea. When the stars disappear, it is very likely that the …

December, 2016

  • 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”

  • 10 December

    A huge virtue for learning a chapter of knowledge?

    Question What is the authenticity of this? If a person learns a chapter of knowledge to teach others and seeking the pleasure of Allah. Allah will grant him the reward of seventy Prophets.

  • 9 December

    Luqman Al Hakim’s advice regarding the Scholars

    Question Could you provide a reference for this narration: Luqman Al Hakim advised his son: “O my son! Sit with the scholars, crowd them at the knees [sit close to them]! For indeed Allah Ta’ala revives hearts with the nur of words of wisdom just as He gives life to barren land after the downpour of rain”

November, 2016

October, 2016

  • 26 October

    The reward for seeking knowledge and acquiring it

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever seeks knowledge and acquires it, Allah Ta’ala writes for him a double share of reward. And whoever seeks knowledge and does not acquire it, Allah Ta’ala writes for him a single share of reward.”

  • 25 October

    Sin is a cause of forgetting knowledge

    Question What is the reference and authenticity of the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) in which he says, “Committing sins causes a person to forget knowledge ”

  • 25 October

    The Angels surround those who seek knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The Angels spread their wings and shade those who seek knowledge. They pursue each other reaching the sky [due to their large number] out of love for what he seeks”

  • 20 October

    Hadith on the duties of the ‘Ulama

    Question I came across a very interesting and beautiful Hadith: The Messenger (salallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “This sacred knowledge will be borne by the reliable authorities of each successive generation, who will [preserve it and] remove from it the alterations of the excessive, the interpolations of the corrupt, and the false interpretations of the ignorant.” Is this Hadith authentic?

  • 20 October

    Imparting knowledge to those undeserving

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seeking knowledge is compulsory upon every Muslim. The one who imparts knowledge to those who are not worthy of it, is like one who places a necklace of jewels, pearls and gold around the neck of a swine.”