Yusuf

Hadithus Sur (The Hadith of the Trumpet)

Question

A narration has been circulating on social media, the gist of which describes how the Angel of death will eventually take his own life after taking the lives of the other prominent Angels, and then, after nothing remains, Allah Ta’ala calls out making an announcement demonstrating his authority and divinity. Is it really a Hadith, and what is its authenticity? Read More »

Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

Question

Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration:

ما منكم أحد إلا سيكلمه ربه ليس بينه وبينه ترجمان، فينظر أيمن منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم من عمله، وينظر أشأم منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم، وينظر بين يديه فلا يرى إلا النار تلقاء وجهه، فاتقوا النار ولو بشق تمرة

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Ten noble traits of character

Question

Is the following narration suitable to quote?

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) has said that there are ten noble traits of character:

  1. Speaking the truth.
  2. [Having] True courage/strength when it comes to the obedience of Allah Ta’ala.
  3. Giving to the needy.
  4. Returning a good favor.
  5. Maintaining family ties.
  6. Taking care of and returning a trust [something kept by you for safekeeping].
  7. Being good to the neighbor [stand up for him and protect his dignity].
  8. Being good to the companion [stand up for him and protect his dignity].
  9. Hosting and looking after the guest well.
  10. And the best of them [i.e. these traits] is Modesty.

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A severe punishment for fornication

Question

Is the following narration suitable to quote?

قال: ثم مضيت هنيهة، فإذا أنا بنساء تعلقن بِثَدْيِهِنَّ، فَسَمِعَتْهُنَّ يَضْجِجْنَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، قُلْتُ: يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَنْ هَؤُلَاءِ النِّسَاءُ؟ قَالَ: هَؤُلَاءِ الزُّنَاةُ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ.

He [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: Thereafter I proceeded for a little while, then suddenly I was by [a group of] women hung by their breasts. I heard them screeching out to Allah Ta’ala, honored and revered is He. I said [i.e. asked]: ‘O Jibril, who are these women?’

He replied: These are the fornicators amongst your Ummah [nation/followers]. Read More »

Charity by means of reciting Durud

Question

Is there any Hadith which mentions that a person who recites the following Durud (salutation):

Allahumma salli ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu-minina wal mu-minati wal muslimina wal muslimati

will become excessively rich? Read More »

Harms of travelling alone

Question

Kindly explain the following Hadith:

Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘If the people knew what I know about travelling alone, then not a single rider would travel alone at night.’

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2998) Read More »

Hadiths on ‘Iddah

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Kindly share Hadiths related to the ‘iddah (waiting period), especially if there is a Hadith mentioning virtues for a woman who passes away during it. Read More »

Regret on assuming responsibility

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Kindly provide the reference of this Hadith along with its translation:

سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ ﷺ يقولُ: أَوشَكَ الرجلُ أنْ يَتمنّى أنَّه خَرَّ مِن الثُّريّا، وأنَّه لَم يَتَوَلَّ -أو يَلِ، شَكَّ أبو بَكرٍ- مِن أَمْرِ الناسِ شيئًا

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