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November, 2018

  • 29 November

    Questioning in the grave regarding being unmindful of urine

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? اتقوا البول فإنه أول ما يحاسب به العبد في القبر

  • 28 November

    Not speaking in the presence of senior scholars, despite one’s academic credentials

    Question Can you mention the reference for this narration? إذا رأيت الشاب يتكلم عند المشايخ وإن كان قد بلغ من العلم مبلغا فآيس من خيره فإنه قليل الحياء

  • 28 November

    Meaning of the word شنيع

    Question What is the translation of the word شنيع in the below explanation? مفظع أي شديد شنيع

  • 28 November

    Taqwa is that you do not regard yourself better than anyone else-Ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question Could you provide the reference for this narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “Taqwa is that you do not regard yourself better than anyone else”

  • 28 November

    Shaytan’s promise to misguide and Allah’s promise to forgive

    Question What is authenticity of this? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: Shaytan said to His Rabb, “By Your Majesty O Rabb! I will continue to misguide your servants as long as their souls are in their bodies.” Allah Ta’ala replied,”By My Honour and Grandeur, I will continue to forgive them as long as they seek forgiveness.”

  • 27 November

    The angels would have defended Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) against Abu Jahl

    Question Could you reference the narration? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) said: “Abu Jahl said, ‘If I see Muhammad offering Salah by the Ka’bah, I will tread on his neck.’ When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) heard of that he said, ‘If he were to do so, the angels will seize him.'”

  • 27 November

    An incident of a Sahabi who buried his daughter in Jahiliyyah

    Question Once there was a Sahabi who was always depressed and sad when he would come by Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) asked him, ‘Why are you always sad?’ He replied, ‘O Rasulullah! I committed such a sin during the days of ignorance, I fear that Allah will not forgive me even after accepting Islam!’ …

  • 27 November

    The form of salutation [durud] of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)

    Question What is the authenticity of this salutation of Imam Shafi’i? اللهم صل على محمد كلما ذكره الذاكرون وغفل عن ذكره الغافلون Ibn Bunan Al Asbahani (rahimahullah) said, “I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in my dream, and asked him, ‘Muhammad ibn Idris Ash Shafi’, your [distant] relative, have you benefitted him in any specific way?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …

  • 26 November

    A Du’a asking for guidance and to be a source of good

    Question What is the source of this du’a? Allahummahdina wahdi bina wa yassiril huda lana, waj ‘alna mafatiha lil khayri wa maghalika lish sharr (O Allah! guide us and guide others through us, make guidance easy for us, and make us the source of good and a barrier/locks against evil)

  • 26 November

    Associating with an innovator will cause spiritual illness

    Question What is the translation of the below quote? وعن الحسن: لا تجالس صاحب بدعة فإنه يمرض قلبك

  • 22 November

    Praising Allah Ta’ala when one becomes ill and not complaining

    Question Could you confirm the source of this Hadith? إذا مرض العبد بعث الله إليه ملكين، فيقول انظرا ماذا يقول لعواده؟ فإن هو إذا جاؤه حمد الله واثنى عليه رفعا ذلك إلى الله عز وجل وهو أعلم، فيقول لعبدي علي إن توفيته أن أدخله الجنة، وإن أنا شفيته أن أبدل له لحما خيرا من لحمه، ودما خيرا من دمه، وأن …

  • 22 November

    Knowledge which is not passed on is like a treasure which is hoarded

    Question Kindly provide the reference for this narration: Sayyiduna Salman Al Farisi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “Knowledge which is not transmitted/spread is like a treasure which is hoarded.”

  • 21 November

    The benefits of offering tahajjud Salah

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith and can it be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Make it a point to observe Tahajjud prayer, for it was the practice of the pious before you. It is a means of gaining closeness to Allah, an expiation for sins and prevention from evil.”