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February, 2020

  • 5 February

    Iman being taken away

    Question I have a question with regards to the following Hadith in Mishkah: عن حذيفة رضي الله عنه قال : حدثنا رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حديثين رأيت أحدهما وأنا أنتظر الآخر ، حدثنا أن الأمانة نزلت في جذر قلوب الرجال ثم علموا من القرآن ثم علموا من السنة وحدثنا عن رفعها قال ينام الرجل النومة فتقبض الأمانة من …

  • 4 February

    The importance of settling debts or arranging for it to be settled before one passes away

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? “Undoubtedly among the greatest sins in Allah’s sight which a man commits, after the major sins which Allah has prohibited, is that a man should die in debt, without making any arrangement for it to be paid off”

  • 4 February

    Books that gather the statements/incidents of the Salaf

    Question Are there any books that specifically gather the sayings and anecdotes of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) Tabi’un in relation to encouraging good deeds, zuhd (asceticism) and riqaq (narrations that soften the heart)? Which are the best and most reliable books to use for this purpose?

  • 4 February

    Being aided in sustenance via the weak among you

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? In a Hadith Qudsi, Allah Ta’ala says: “Search for me among your weak ones, for verily, you are being aided and provided rizq [sustenance] via your weak ones.”

  • 3 February

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding Surahs which paint the scene of Qiyamah

    Question What is the level of authenticity of this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If anyone would like to see the Day of Qiyamah, as if it were before his eyes, he should recite the Surah ‘Idhash shamsu kuwwirat’ (Takwir: 81), Surah ‘Idhas samaun fatarat’ (lnfitar: 82) and Surah ‘Idhas samaun Shaqqat’ (Inshiqaq: 84).”

  • 3 February

    A narration about abandoning Sunnah

    Question Is this Hadith correct? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: من ضيع سنتى حرمت عليه شفاعتى ‘Whoever abandons my way of life [Sunnah] my intercession will be forbidden for him [on the Day of Judgement].’

January, 2020

  • 31 January

    Authenticity of the Hadith regarding counting dhikr on the fingers

    Question Please verify the authenticity of this Hadith. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Hold fast onto making tasbih [saying Subhanallah], tahlil [saying La ilaha illallah] and glorifying Allah, and count them on your fingers for they [your fingers] will be questioned and asked to speak.”

  • 31 January

    Duration of Imam Mahdi’s rule

    Question Please inform me on the correct amount of years that the Mahdi will rule for taking into consideration the following Hadiths: 1. “Indeed there will be a Mahdi who comes in my Ummah (ruling) living for five, or seven, or nine.” – Zaid was the one in doubt – He said: “We said: What is that?” He said: “Years.” …

  • 30 January

    A narration stating that latter generations will quarrel regarding knowledge and will be void of practice

    Question What is the source of this narration? قال النبي (صلى الله عليه وسلم): إنكم في زمان ألهمتم فيه العمل وسيأتي قوم يلهمون الجدل

  • 30 January

    Hadith commentaries other than the famous commentaries on the Sihah sittah

    Question Where can I find explanations of Hadith besides the commentaries of the Sihah Sittah and other famous Hadith books other than Faydul Qadir?

  • 30 January

    A narration regarding ‘Isa (‘alayhis salam) seeing a sinner being punished in the grave

    Question What is the status of this narration? مر عيسى ابن مريم عليه السلام على قبر فرأى ملائكة العذاب يعذبون ميتا، فلما انصرف من حاجته مر على القبر فرأى ملائكة الرحمة معهم أطباق من نور، فتعجب من ذلك، فصلى ودعا الله تعالى فأوحى الله تعالى إليه: يا عيسى، كان هذا العبد عاصيا ومذ مات كان محبوسا في عذابي، وكان قد …

  • 29 January

    Abud Darda’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) advice regarding hating the sin and not the sinner

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? عن أبي قلابة، أن أبا الدرداء مر على رجل قد أصاب ذنبا، فكانوا يسبونه، فقال: أرأيتم لو وجدتموه في قليب ألم تكونوا مستخرجيه؟ قالوا: بلى، قال: فلا تسبوا أخاكم واحمدوا الله الذي عافاكم ، قالوا: أفلا تبغضه؟ قال: إنما أبغض عمله، فإذا تركه فهو أخي

  • 29 January

    A martyr will not enter Jannah until his debts are paid

    Question I need a reference for the Hadith which says a strict issue was revealed that a martyr would not enter paradise until his debt was paid off. I heard that the Hadith was in Nasai, but could not locate it.