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November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Arabic text of the Hadith regarding seventy maidens in Jannah

    Question Can you please provide the Arabic text of the following narration? “The martyr (shahid) has six blessings from Allah, he is forgiven from the moment his blood is first shed and will be shown his place in Jannah, he will be spared the trial of the grave, he will be secure on the Day of Qiyamah. A crown of …

  • 28 November

    Cupping on the foot

    Question Is there any narration that states Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was cupped on the top of his foot due to a pain in that area?

  • 28 November

    Reciting ‘Bismillah’ or ‘Bismillahi wal hamdulillah’ when commencing wudu

    Question Reciting ‘Bismillah’ before commencing wudu will suffice. Some books mention ‘Bismillahi wal hamdulillah’. Which one is preferred?

  • 28 November

    Spending surplus wealth in charity is better than hoarding it

    Question What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O son of Adam, it is better for you if you spend your surplus [wealth over and above your needs]. Withholding it is evil for you. There is no reproach for you [if you withhold that amount] necessary for a living.”

  • 27 November

    Imam Abu Hanifah’s (rahimahullah) response when told ‘Fear Allah!’

    Question Can you mention the reference for this? A man told Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) to fear Allah and he began shaking and became pale. Then Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) said: “May Allah reward you we need to be reminded of this”

  • 27 November

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding hope and fear

    Question Is this correctly attributed to Umar radiyallahu anhu: عن عمر بن الخطاب، قال: لو نادى مناد من السماء: أيها الناس، إنكم داخلون الجنة كلكم أجمعون إلا رجلا واحدا، لخفت أن أكون هو، ولو نادى مناد: أيها الناس، إنكم داخلون النار إلا رجلا واحدا، لرجوت أن أكون هو

  • 27 November

    La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah is one of the doors of Jannah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah is one of the doors of Jannah

  • 27 November

    Before Qiyamah, knowledge will become ignorance

    Question Can you mention the source of this narration? لا تقوم الساعة حتى يصير العلم جهلا والجهل علما

  • 26 November

    Arabic text of the Hadith on the virtue of visiting the sick

    Question Can you please provide the Arabic text of the following narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “When a Muslim visits a sick Muslim at dawn, seventy thousand angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till dusk. If he visits him in the evening, seventy thousand Angels make du’a of forgiveness for him till the morning, and he will …

  • 26 November

    Warning against speaking lies in business transactions

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah will not speak to nor will he look [with mercy] at the person who takes a false oath that he has been offered more for his goods than he has actually been offered.”

  • 25 November

    The reward for feeding a hungry Believer

    Question Can you please mention the source of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Any believer who feeds a hungry believer, Allah will feed him from the fruits of Jannah on the Day of Qiyamah.”

  • 25 November

    An unreliable narration regarding the punishment of those who criticise and backbite

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? عن أبي سعيد الخدري رضي الله تعالى عنه , أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم , قال: ليلة أسري بي إلى السماء مررت بقوم يقطع اللحم من جنوبهم ثم يلقمونه ثم يقال لهم كلوا ما كنتم تأكلون من لحم أخيكم فقلت: يا جبريل من هؤلاء؟ قال: هؤلاء من أمتك الهمازون اللمازون يعني المغتابين

  • 25 November

    ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) only owned one upper garment

    Question Can you mention the source of this incident? عن عمارة بن أبي حفصة قال دخل مسلمة بن عبد الملك على عمر بن عبد العزيز يعوده فقال لأخته فاطمة إني أرى أمير المؤمنين قد أصبح باريا فلو غيرتم ثيابه فسكتت عنه ثم أعاد عليها. فقالت والله ما لأمير المؤمنين قميص غيره