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October, 2020

  • 29 October

    A narration regarding a youngster who spends his youth in Allah’s obedience

    Question Is this narration reliable? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily Allah loves the young person who spends his youth in Allah’s obedience.”

  • 29 October

    Another version of the narration regarding Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) being instilled with the qualities of other Ambiya

    Question Is this Hadith authentic and suitable to quote, regarding the birth of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) which is found in Al Khasaisul Kubra, page 118)? قالت: رأيت سحابة عظيمة لها نور، أسمع فيها صهيل الخيل، وخفقان الأجنحة، كلام الرجال، حتى غشيته وغيب عني، فسمعت منادياً ينادي: طوفوا بمحمد جميع الأرض، واعرضوه على كل روحاني من الجن، والأنس، والملائكة، …

  • 29 October

    Leading a simple life ensures safety in the Hereafter

    Question Kindly translate this Hadith that appears in Musnad Bazzar? عن أبي الدرداء، رضي الله عنه، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إن بين أيديكم عقبة كئودا لا ينجو فيها إلا كل مخف

  • 26 October

    Meaning of ‘good’ in the Hadith regarding the virtue of knowledge

    Question What type of knowledge is being referred to in the following Hadith? إن الله وملائكته وأهل السماوات والأرض حتى النملة في جحرها، وحتى الحوت، ليصلون على معلّم الناس الخير

  • 26 October

    An unlawful gaze leads to other sins

    Question Is this narration suitable to quote? الإثم حوّاز القلوب، وما من نظرة إلا وللشيطان فيها مطمع

  • 26 October

    The status of the sanad; ‘Amr ibn Shu’ayb ‘an abihi ‘an jaddihi

    Question Would you be so kind as to please provide me with some information about the sanad (chain of narrators) of عمرو بن شعيب عن أبيه عن جده (on the authority of ‘Amr ibn Shu’ayb who reported from his father who reports from his grandfather).

  • 23 October

    A narration regarding haram wealth

    Question What is status of following narration? لو أن أصحاب المال الحرام استشهدوا في سبيل الله تعالى سبعين مرة لم تكن الشهادة لهم توبة، وتوبة الحرام ردّه إلى أربابه، والاستحلال منهم

  • 23 October

    An unreliable virtue of a youngster who grows up in ‘ibadah

    Question Is this narration authentic: Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “No young person grows up worshipping Allah and then encounters death except that Allah grants him the reward of ninety two/ninety nine Siddiqs [truthful servants].”

  • 23 October

    Wording in the narrations regarding three people whose du’as are readily accepted

    Question I have come across the following narrations in Sunan Tirmidhi, Adabul Mufrad, and Sunan ibn Majah with a slight variation in wording. The first two have the words على ولده whilst the third has لولده. Are both versions correct? عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رضي الله عنه قَالَ: قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم: ثَلاَثُ دَعَوَاتٍ مُسْتَجَابَاتٌ لاَ شَكَّ فِيهِنَّ …

  • 22 October

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never blew in his food and drinks

    Question Is this a reliable Hadith? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) never blew into his food and drinks and never breathed into utensils.” [Ibn Majah]

  • 22 October

    A beautiful comprehensive Masnun du’a

    Question Can you provide the entire du’a? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would say, ‘wamkur li wa la tamkur ‘alayya’ [i.e. plot in favour of me by afflicting my enemy in ways that they do not even realise].

  • 22 October

    Another version of the narration regarding the virtue a youngster who devotes himself to ‘ibadah

    Question Is this authentic: Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The superiority of the young person who worships Allah during his youth over the old person who worships Allah after ageing, is like the superiority of Allah’s messengers over the entire creation.” (Musnadul Firdaws)

  • 21 October

    Remaining in the spot where Salah was performed to attain the du’a of the angels

    Question Is it true that as long as we stay in the same place reading Quran and doing dhikr after having prayed a voluntary or obligatory prayer that Allah Ta’ala sends his special mercy and the angels pray for our forgiveness till we standup from that place?