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November, 2017

  • 21 November

    Prohibition of posing difficult questions

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? “Soon a time will come where people will pose difficult/complex questions to the Fuqaha [Jurists]. These are the worst of my Ummah”

  • 13 November

    Hadith on the status of ‘Ulama

    Question What is the status of the narration that goes more or less, ”The ‘Ulama over the people is like Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) over the least of the ummah”

  • 3 November

    Explanation of the narration on the level of Din weakening

    Question Can you kindly explain the meaning of the following narration: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Busr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Some time ago I heard/It used to be said, ‘When you are in a group of people, who number twenty, or more or less, and you examine their faces, and you do not see any person among them who is being respected …

July, 2017

  • 24 July

    If you are unable to be a Scholar or student, then love the ‘Ulama

    Question Can you please source this? إن استطعت فكن عالما فإن لم تستطع فكن متعلما، وإن لم تستطع فأحبهم، وإن لم تستطع فلا تبغضهم ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) said: “[People use to say] Become a scholar if you are able to. If you are not able, then be a student. If you cannot then love them. If you are unable …

  • 20 July

    Will the unlettered ones be offered more protection on the Day of Qiyamah?

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Allah Ta’ala will offer more protection to the unlettered/ignorant ones than He will to the learned ones”

April, 2017

  • 29 April

    Siting in the company of people affects a person

    Question Could you confirm the source of this? :يقال :من جلس مع ثمانية أصناف من الناس، زاده الله ثمانية أشياء من جلس مع الأغنياء، زاده الله حب الدنيا والرغبة فيها ومن جلس مع الفقراء، زاده الله الشكر والرضا بقسمة الله تعالى ومن جلس مع السلطان، زاده الله الكبر، وقساوة القلب ومن جلس مع النساء، زاده الله الجهل، والشهوة، والميل إلى …

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) on harassing and causing harm to a scholar

    Question What is the status of the following narration? “Whosoever harasses a Jurist has caused trouble and pain to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the one who causes trouble and pain to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) has caused trouble to Allah”

  • 29 March

    There will always be a group on truth (haqq)

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and what is the source? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There will always remain a group of people from my Ummah who will be triumphant on truth (haqq). Those who will oppose them or abandon them, will not be able to harm them. This will continue until the Command of Allah arrives [i.e. until the …

February, 2017

  • 7 February

    The virtue of a Scholar over a worshipper

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that on one occasion mention was made of two people before Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), one was a worshipper [‘abid] and the other was a scholar. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The virtue of the scholar over a worshipper is like my virtue over …

January, 2017