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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.”

  • 19 October

    What is meant by ‘intention’ in the Hadith ‘There is no Hijrah after The Conquest of Makkah’?

    Question What is meant by ‘niyyah’ in the Hadith ‘La Hijrata ba’dal fathi wa lakin jihadun wa niyyah‘

  • 18 October

    The du’a ‘O Allah, I seek refuge from knowledge which does not benefit’

    Question Can you please provide the reference and Arabic text for this du’a: ‘O Allah, I seek refuge from knowledge which does not benefit, from the heart that is not submissive to you/fearful of you, from the soul that does not feel contented and the supplication that is not answered’

  • 13 October

    Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud on visiting fellow muslims and pious learned colleagues

    Question Is the following narration reliable: قال عبد الله لأصحابه حين قدموا عليه: هل تجالسون؟ قالوا: لا نترك ذاك. قال: فهل تزاورون؟ قالوا: نعم يا أبا عبد الرحمن، إن الرجل منا ليفقد أخاه فيمشي على رجليه إلى آخر الكوفة حتى يلقاه. قال: إنكم لن تزالوا بخير ما فعلتم ذلك

  • 10 October

    The great virtue of those who seek knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The one who treads a path seeking the knowledge of Din, Allah Ta’ala will make his path to Jannah easy. The Angels spread out their wings under the feet of the one seeking the knowledge of Din in expression …

  • 7 October

    Increase in knowledge

    Question Is it correct to attribute the following Hadith to our beloved Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) ? “The person who acts upon what he knows, Allah Ta’ala will grant him knowledge of that which he does not know”

September, 2016

  • 27 September

    Caution against discussing issues without having the required knowledge

    Question I have noticed that a lot of people are very easily giving fatawa these days without even realising or speaking about issues they are not qualified to speak about. Please inform me if this Hadith is authentic or not so that I can warn people away from the above practice. It is narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “Whoever …

August, 2016

  • 21 August

    Increase in knowledge should create distance from the worldly pleasures

    Question What is the status of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever increases his knowledge without increasing his contempt for this world only gets further from Allah Ta’ala”

  • 16 August

    The importance of tutorship and the benefits of knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration: Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say: “O people, knowledge can only be acquired through seeking it, and the true understanding of Din can only be obtained through in-depth study [tutorship], and the one who Allah Ta’ala wishes good for, He grants him the true …