Business & Trade

Du’a when entering a shopping centre

Question

Please provide the reference for the following du’a:

 بسم الله, اللهم إني أسألك خير هذه السوق و خير ما فيها و أعوذبك من شرها و شر ما فيها, اللهم إني أعوذ بك أن أصيب فيها صفقة خاسرة

 

Bismillah, allahuma ini asaluka khayra hadhihis suqi wa khayra ma fiha wa a’adhubika min sharriha wa sharri ma fiha, allahuma ini a’adhubika an usiba fiha safaqatan khasiratan Read More »

Adopting piety as trade

Question

Is the following a Hadith?

“O people, make piety your trade and your sustenance will come to you without goods or commerce”

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An amazing dream of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Question

What is the authenticity of the following?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdur Rahman ibn Samurah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that once Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) came out to us and said:

“Last night I saw a marvelous dream. I saw a man from my Ummah and the Angel of Death approached him to take his soul, but the man’s obedience to his parents came and kept the Angel at bay.’ ‘Thereafter I saw a man from my Ummah subjected to the torment of the grave but then his ablution came and rescued him from it.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah surrounded by devils, then his remembrance of Allah came to him and delivered him from their midst.’ ‘Then I saw a man from my Ummah who was surrounded by the Angels of torment, but his Salah came to him and rescued him from their hands.’

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The Taqwa and simplicity of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question

Please relate the incident of Sayyidah Ummud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anha) and Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu), wherein Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) responded that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, Verily, before you is a very difficult pass! The heavily burdened shall not cross through it with ease, so I desire to keep myself light for that passage.

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Authenticity of the bazar du’a

Question

What is the authenticity of this narration?

Umar ibnul Khattab reported that the Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

‘If a servant of Allah goes to the marketplace or shopping area and recites the following prayer then one million good deeds will be recorded for him and one million sins will be forgiven by Allah, who will also build a magnificent palace in Jannah for him.’

لا إِلٰه إلا اللُه وَحدَه لا شَريكَ لَه، له المُلْكُ وله الحَمْدُ، يُحْيِي وَيُمِيتُ، وَهو حَيٌّ لا يَمُوتُ بِيَدِه الخَيْرُ، وَهُوَ عَلٰى كُلّ شَيْءٍ قَدير

La ilaha illallahu wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuhyi wa yumitu wahuwa hayyun la yamutu biyadihil khayru wahuwa ‘ala kulli shay in qadir.

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Sleeping after Fajr

Question

Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said:

”Sleeping early in the day leads to withholding of sustenance”

I have read the following regarding the authenticity of this narration:

Imam Suyuti says Sahih but Al-Albany says weak and Darussalam says fabricated.

Which verdict is correct?

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Barakah (blessings) in three types of transactions

Question

 

Kindly advise if the following narration is authentic:

Sayyiduna Suhayb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“There is Barakah (blessings) in three things, Installment Sales, Muqaradah (Profit Sharing Investments), Mixing wheat with barley for domestic use and not for re-selling”

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The intentions that people will have when performing Hajj

Question

Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Soon the rich ones from among my Ummah will perform Haj for the sake of travel and holiday, the middle class will perform Haj for commercial purposes, the ‘Ulama/Qurra will perform Haj for the sake of show and fame and the poor will perform Haj for the purpose of begging”

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