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Tag Archives: Moulana Suhail Motala

August, 2017

  • 22 August

    A narration regarding Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) love for ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Once Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) asked Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ‘How is your love for me?’ ‘Like the rope’s knot’ he replied, [indicating that it is strong and secure]. Thereafter, she would ask him, ‘How is the knot?’ And he would reply: ‘In the same condition.’

  • 21 August

    Meaning of Imam Tirmidhi’s statement in Kitabul ‘Ilal

    Question In Kitabul ‘ilal, Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) says: وقد بينا هذا على وجهه في الكتاب الذى فيه الموقوف What does ‘على وجهه’ mean?

  • 21 August

    Ahmad ibn Harb (rahimahullah) explains how he achieved enjoyment in ‘ibadah

    Question Respected scholars Who is the following attributed to and please mention the reference: عبدت الله خمسين سنة، فما وجدت حلاوة العبادة حتى تركت ثلاثة أشياء: تركت رضى الناس حتى قدرت أن أتكلم بالحق، وتركت صحبة الفاسقين حتى وجدت صحبة الصالحين، وتركت حلاوة الدنيا حتى وجدت حلاوة الآخرة

  • 21 August

    Eat and apply olive oil

    Question Can this narration be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Eat olive/olive oil and use its oil for indeed it is a blessed tree”

  • 21 August

    Were the Jinn the first to reside on earth before Humans?

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this narration? Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) states, “The first to reside on earth were the Jinn. They spread corruption and bloodshed in it and killed one another. So, Allah sent Iblis with an army of Angels and he fought them until they were forced to settle on islands and mountain tops. Allah …

  • 19 August

    A monk was forgiven due to charity

    Question What is the reference for this incident? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “A monk worshipped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. He arrived at …

  • 17 August

    Hasan Al Basri (rahimahullah) on fulfilling the needs of a Muslim

    Question What is the reference for this statement of Hasan Al Basri? “Fulfilling one need of a Muslim is more desirable to me than offering one thousand rak’ahs of [optional] Salah”

  • 17 August

    ‘You are an ummah for whom I want ease’

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? It is narrated that Sayyiduna Mihjan ibnul Adra’ said: I came with Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and when we were at the door of the Masjid, we saw a man offering Salah. He said: ‘Do you think he is sincere?’ I said: ‘O Prophet of Allah, this is So and so, he is one …

  • 17 August

    Salutations [durud] to cleanse the heart of hypocrisy

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? من قال صلى الله على محمد طَهُرَ قلبه من النفاق كما يطهر الثوب بالماء Whoever says, ‘Sallallahu ‘ala Muhammad, his heart will be cleansed of hypocrisy just as water cleanses a garment

  • 17 August

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would choose the easier option as long as it did not entail sin

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) said: If there were two alternatives Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would adopt the easiest, provided there was no sin in it. If it was a wrong action, he was the furthest of people from it. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) did not take revenge for himself in respect of anything unless …

  • 16 August

    ‘If you knew what I know, you would laugh little and weep much’

    Question Please source and mention the authenticity of this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “If only you knew what I know [of death, the Hereafter, Qiyamah, Jahannam and the like], then you will laugh little, cry much, not derive any pleasure from your wives in your beds, and you would go to a highland/wilderness supplicating fervently to Allah. …

  • 16 August

    Status of the narrator ‘Imran ibn Dawar

    Question What is the status of the narrator ‘Imran ibn Dawar Al ‘Ammi Abul ‘Awwam Al Qattan? Is he reliable?

  • 16 August

    The Sahabah are all reliable

    Question I have heard this ‘Hadith’, is this authentic? أصحابي كلهم عدول ‘My Sahabah are all just/reliable’