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June, 2017

  • 10 June

    Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) choosing poverty

    Question It has been reported from the Messenger of Allah ﷺ that he said: “My lord presented to me the opportunity that He make the valley of Makkah gold for me. I replied, ‘O my Lord! But I [wish] to be satiated one day and hungry the next…When I am hungry, I humble myself before you and thank you. When …

March, 2017

December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Remaining steadfast on the Quran and enduring punishment during the time of fitnah

    Question Is the following narration authentic and what does it mean? خذوا العطاء ما دام عطاء، فإذا صار رشوة في الدين فلا تأخذوه، ولستم بتاركيه، يمنعكم الفقر والحاجة، ألا إن رحى الإسلام دائرة، فدوروا مع الكتاب حيث دار، ألا إن الكتاب والسلطان سيفترقان، فلا تفارقوا الكتاب، ألا إنه سيكون عليكم أمراء يقضون لأنفسهم ما لا يقضون لكم، إن عصيتموهم قتلوكم، …

  • 1 December

    When to recite Surah Waqi’ah?

    Question I have been reading that the Hadiths regarding the benefits of Surah Waqi’ah increasing sustenance maybe weak. What is the authenticity and when should we recite it?

November, 2016

  • 28 November

    A du’a seeking protection from poverty, humiliation and oppression

    Question What is the authenticity of this du’a? اللهمَّ إني أعوذُ بكَ مِن الفَقرِ، والقِلَّة، والذِّلَّة، وأعوذُ بكَ مِن أن أَظْلِمَ أو أُظلَمَ Allahumma inni a’udhu bika minal faqri wal qillati wadh dhillati wa a’udhu bika min an azlima aw uzlama

  • 5 November

    Poverty of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum)

    Question Please cite the narration where Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) and a few companions went to visit a sick companion. Many of them did not have shoes, socks or even hats?

June, 2016

  • 17 June

    Five kalimat taught to Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) once sent Sayyidah Fatimah (radiyallahu ‘anha) to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to ask for some food as they were starving. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) told her that a fire was not lit [to cook food] in his own house for the past thirty days. He then …

  • 13 June

    The poor will enter Jannah first

    Question Is this narration reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When you will gather on the Day of Qiyamah, an announcement will be made, ‘Where are the poor and the destitute of this Ummah’? Hearing it, they will rise. Then, it will be said to them, ‘What were the deeds you performed’? They will reply, ‘O our Rabb! You tried and tested …

  • 13 June

    Poverty and Kufr (Disbelief)

    Question What is the authenticity of the narration wherein the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) says that poverty can lead to kufr

  • 8 June

    Did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ask Allah Ta’ala for poverty?

    Question What is the explanation of du’a ‘Allahumma ahyini miskina wa amitni miskina wahsurni fi zumratil masakin’? Does this mean that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is asking for poverty and bad conditions?

  • 3 June

    Does using a broken comb cause poverty?

    Question Is there any narration with regards to a person who used a comb with teeth missing to cause poverty?