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February, 2019

  • 26 February

    If you are too miserly to give sadaqah then at least spend on yourself

    Question Is this a Hadith? “O People! Purchase yourselves from Allah. If one of you is too miserly to give his money [in charity] to people, then he should at least give charity to himself [i.e. Let him spend on himself]. He should [purchase and] eat and wear clothing from what Allah ‘Azza Wa Jalla has granted him.”

  • 25 February

    Obeying the ruler despite him not fulfilling your rights

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration and can you provide the Arabic text? Junadah ibn Abi Umayyah said, “We entered upon ‘Ubadah ibn Samit (radiyallahu ‘anhu) while he was sick. We said, ‘May Allah make you healthy. Will you tell us a Hadith you heard from Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and by which Allah may make …

  • 25 February

    The heart hardens due to abundance of sins

    Question Could you mention the reference for this please? ما جفت الدموع إلا لقساوة القلوب وما قست القلوب إلا لكثرة الذنوب وما كثرت الذنوب إلا من كثرة العيوب

  • 25 February

    The intelligent one is he who subjugates his nafs and carries out deeds which will benefit him after death

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The intelligent person is the one who subjugates his soul/takes account of himself, and works for what is after death and the incapable is the one who follows his desires and thereafter entertains hopes in [the mercy] of Allah”

  • 25 February

    Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but took her back

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said that “Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) divorced Hafsah (radiyallahu ‘anha) but then remarried her.”

  • 21 February

    The intellect and eloquence of Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha)

    Question Please authenticate this narration: They then sent Zaynab bint Jahsh who went to him and used harsh words saying: “Your wives request you to treat them and the daughter of Ibn Abu Quhafah (i.e, ‘Aaishah) on equal terms.” On that she raised her voice and scolded at ‘Aaishah to her face so much so that Allah’s Apostle looked at …

  • 21 February

    A little wealth which suffices you is better than abundant wealth which distracts you

    Question Can you provide the reference for this: Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “Know that a little wealth which suffices you is better than an abundance of wealth that distracts you [from Allah]”

  • 20 February

    The Importance of Salah in Congregation

    Question There is a Hadith in which the Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) got angry on those who didn’t come to pray in the masjid. From this Hadith some scholars say it is obligatory to pray in congregation. Even Imam Bukhari said obligatory. Imam Muslim said it is fard kifayah. What is the answer to this?

  • 20 February

    Seventy two Hurs for the lowest ranked inhabitant of Jannah

    Question You mention on your website that for the ordinary inhabitant of Jannah, there will be seventy two (72) Hurs (maidens of Jannah). Does that mean that everyone will have at least seventy two Hurs? Even the people in the lowest level of Jannah?

  • 20 February

    Obeying the Muslim ruler as long as he does not command sin

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) narrates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “It is necessary upon a Muslim to listen to and obey [the ruler] in things he likes and dislikes, as long as he is not ordered to carry out a sin. If he is commanded to commit …

  • 20 February

    Munkar/Nakir and Mubashhir/Bashir?

    Question Are the Angels Munkar and Nakir المنکر والنکیر also called Mubashhir and Nadhir مبشر و نذیر ?

  • 20 February

    A man was granted Jannah for removing a thorny branch which was causing inconvenience

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A thorny branch was causing trouble to Muslims. A man came and cut it and due to this was forgiven/ gained entry into Jannah”

  • 19 February

    Those who do not have mercy for fellow humans are certainly at a loss

    Question What is reference of the following narration? خاب عبد وخسر لم يجعل الله في قلبه رحمة للبشر