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February, 2021

  • 18 February

    An incident before the demise of Mu’awiyah (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question What is the authenticity of this incident? Makhul said, “When Mu’awiyah approached death he gathered his children around him and said to the mother of his sons, ‘Show me the consignment which I entrusted with you.’ She came back with a container that was sealed and locked. We thought it contained gems within it. He said, ‘I preserved this …

  • 17 February

    The virtue of Rajab over the other months

    Question Please advise on the authenticity of this “The virtue of Rajab over the rest of the months as the virtue of the Quran over other words.”

  • 17 February

    Explanation of the narration regarding giving charity without delay

    Question I would like to know the level of this Hadith regarding sadaqah and charity repelling calamities. I would also like to know the meaning and any commentary. باكروا بالصدقة فإن البلاء لا يتخطاها “Give charity without delay, for indeed, calamity cannot overcome it” (Tirmidhi)

  • 17 February

    Abu Musa’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding chess

    Question I read this Hadith in Mishkatul Masabih, but have not seen a reference to a primary source. Could you kindly provide the reference: “Only a sinner plays chess”

  • 17 February

    ‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine’

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘I don’t know what is behind this wall of mine.’

  • 16 February

    The complete narration regarding if someone insults you, do not retaliate

    Question Please can you mention the entire narration which is answered here Sayyiduna Jabir ibn Sulaym (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “…If any person reviles or insults you for something which he finds in you then do not insult him with what you know of him, for he will bear the evil consequences of it.” …

  • 16 February

    Another narration regarding we have been informed of all deeds which will take us closer to Allah/Jannah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? ما تركت شيئا يقربكم إلى الله إلا وأمرتكم به I have ordered you to carry out every [deed] that will draw you close to Allah

  • 16 February

    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?

  • 16 February

    A river in Jannah called ‘Rajab’?

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إن في الجنة نهرًا يقال له: رجب, أشد بياضًا من اللَّبن, وأحلى من العسل, مَن صام يومًا من رجب، سقاه الله من ذلك النهر “Indeed, there is a river in Jannah that is called ‘Rajab’. It is whiter than milk and sweeter than honey. Whoever fasts a day …

  • 15 February

    “Accompany the intelligent, and you will be regarded to be part of them”

    Question What is the reference and Arabic text for this narration? Also, who is it attributed to? ‘Abdullah said: “My father said to me, ‘O my son, accompany the intelligent, and indeed you will be ascribed to them, even if you are not from them! And do not accompany the ignoramuses, lest you are ascribed to them, even if you …

  • 15 February

    Whoever fears Allah, will be feared

    Question Please confirm the reference of the following statement and if it is a Hadith or a statement of a Sahabi/the pious? “The one who does not fear Allah, fears everything, and the one who fears Allah, everybody fears him.”

  • 15 February

    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)

  • 12 February

    Another version of the du’a to recite when overcome with grief and anxiety

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? من أصابه هم أو غم أو سقم أو شدة فقال: الله ربي لا شريك له كشف ذلك عنه