Reference

The world is three days

Question

Please mention the reference and Arabic text of this quote?

“The world is three days; As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that came with it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it and as for today, it is yours so work on it”

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A poem attributed to ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question

Is this poem attributed to Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha):

لنا شمسٌ وللآفاق شمسٌ
وشمسی خیرُ من شمسِ السماء ِ

فانّ الشمس تطلعُ بعد فجرٍ
وشمسی طالعٌ بعد العشاء

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Charity removes sin

Question

Could I know the authenticity and references for the following.

Rasullullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Charity extinguishes sin as water extinguishes fire.

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Three du’as [supplications] that are not rejected

Question

Can you provide the reference for this:

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three prayers (supplications) are not rejected, there is no doubt in this; The du’a of a father, the du’a of a traveller and the du’a of an oppressed person”

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Sufyan Thawri’s (rahimahullah) profound advices

Question

Who is this attributed to and could you please mention the reference and Arabic text?

“Behave well in your private life and Allah will make your public life excellent. Take care of what is between you and Allah, and He will take care of what is between you and the people. Work for the Hereafter and Allah will suffice your affairs in this world.”

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Caution against oppressing in one’s bequests/wasiyyah

Question

Kindly provide the reference for this narration.

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Sometimes a man and a woman live in the obedience of Allah for sixty years then before they die they cause such harm in their bequests that Jahannam becomes warranted for them” [i.e. They cause harm to the heirs by either bequeathing more than one third, or they choose to gift all of their wealth to one heir so as to deprive the other heirs etc.]

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