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Tag Archives: Moulana Suhail Motala

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    An unreliable Hadith stating a virtue of those who serve the poor

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? خادم الفقراء يحشر مع الأنبياء

  • 22 February

    The virtue of going out in search of knowledge

    Question Is this narration reliable? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who goes forth in the search of knowledge is considered to be in the path of Allah until he returns”

  • 22 February

    Ummu Ruman bintu ‘Amir

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “As she was being lowered into her grave, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Anyone who wants to see a Hur [a woman of Jannah], should look at Ummu Ruman.” [i.e. Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam gave glad tidings that she will be in Jannah].

  • 21 February

    ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) cautions against consuming excessive amounts of meat

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? “Beware of excessive meat, for it has an addiction similar to that of wine”- ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

  • 21 February

    Four evil characteristics

    Question What is the status of the following narration? أربعة من الشقاء: جمود العين، وقسوة القلب، وطول الأمل، والحرص على الدنيا

  • 21 February

    Enjoining good and forbidding evil, are deeds to be done openly and not secretly

    Question What is the status of this narration? حدثنا أبو خيثمة، قال: حدثنا محمد بن يزيد بن خنيس، قال: سمعت وهيب بن الورد بن أبي الورد، مولى بني مخزوم قال: لقي عالم عالما هو فوقه في العلم، فقال: يرحمك الله، ما الذي أخفي من عملي؟ قال: ما يظن بك أنك لم تعمل حسنة قط إلا أداء الفرائض، قال: يرحمك الله، …

  • 20 February

    Was Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) able to recite the Quran from birth?

    Question What is the accuracy of this statement? ‘The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was knowledgeable regarding the Quran and was able to recite the Quran from birth.’

  • 20 February

    Imam Nu’aym ibn Hammad and his book ‘Kitabul Fitan’

    Question Can you shed some light on the Hadith Scholar, Imam Nu’aym ibn Hammad and his book Kitabul Fitan? Is he reliable and are the Hadiths found in this book reliable?

  • 20 February

    The punishment for using black dye

    Question من خضب بالسواد سود الله وجهه يوم القيامة Is this Hadith suitable to quote? What is meant by ‘سنده لين’? (Mirqat)

  • 20 February

    The aunt is like the mother

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The maternal aunt is in the position of the mother” [i.e. when it comes to showing compassion and taking care of a child]

  • 19 February

    The incident regarding Salman’s Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) acceptance of Islam

    Question I am looking for the narration which mentions how Sayyiduna Salman Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepted Islam

  • 19 February

    A narration stating that abundant salutations will ensure many spouses in Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Those who sent the most salutations [durud] upon me, will have the the most number of wives in Jannah”

  • 19 February

    Keeping silent during the Jumu’ah khutbah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If you say to your companion, ‘Listen attentively’ on a Friday when the Imam is delivering the khutbah, then you have engaged in idle speech”