Business & Trade

Earning a halal livelihood

Question

Please provide a reference for this Hadith:

‘A man who leaves his house in the morning and works to provide for his family is in the path of Allah’

 

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Du’a for expansion in sustenance

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Dua for Expanding Rizq (Provision)

اَللَّھُمَ اجْعَلْ اَوْسَعَ رِزْقِکَ عَلَیَّ عِنْدَ کِبَرِ سِنِّی وَ انْقِطَاعِ عُمُرِی

O Allah! Expand for me Your provision till my old age and till the end of my life.

 

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Importance of earning a lawful income

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Is this narration on earning reliable?

‘Abdullah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Nabi Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“The seeking of a halal earning is the (next) Fard (duty) after the Fard (Salah).”

(Bayhaqi).

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Best Dhikr & Best Sustenance

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

The Messenger of Allah (may peace and blessings be upon him) said:

‘The best Dhikr is that which is done quietly and the best provision (livelihood) is that which is sufficient.’

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Hadith on Earning a livelihood

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Is the following correct to quote as the words of our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

 من بات كلا من طلب الحلال بات مغفورا له؟

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Four people who will not enter Jannah (early)

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Kindly assist with the reference for the following Hadith:

‘There are four kinds of people about whom Allah has decided not to admit to paradise and not let them taste its bliss: the one who is addicted to wine, the one who takes the Riba, the one who exploits the property of an orphan and the man who is disobedient to his parents.’

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The benefit of Trade

Question

In Fadhail-tijarat, Hadrat Shaykh Zakariyya (rahimahullah) quoted the hadith,

“Nine tenths of sustenance is derived from trade and one tenth from pastoral farming.”

I am looking for its reference.

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Virtue of fulfilling the right of the wealth one acquires

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, ‘One who acquires goods while keeping in mind its rights will find blessings in it, while one who acquires goods without keeping its rights in mind will be like one who eats but does not get full.”

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Will a Shahid (Martyr) be liable for his debts?

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Dear ‘Ulama, we often hear that one will not be forgiven for the debts that he fails to repay. Even the shahid (martyr) will not be forgiven for this.

Does this warning apply to all types of debtors?

or is there some detail to this?

What if one has a sincere intention to pay?

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Another du’a when wearing new clothes

Question

Is it Sunnah also to recite the following du’a for wearing new clothes?

The du’a is mentioned in Mishkat.

اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ، وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ

Allahumma lakalhamdu anta kasawtanihi asaluka min khayrihi wa khayri ma suni’a lahu wa’audhubika min sharrihi wa sharri ma suni’a lahu

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