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July, 2019

  • 25 July

    Trading after Jumu’ah Salah

    Question I have heard from someone, that if one reads the Jumu’ah Salah and thereafter proceeds to do some trade or business, there will be goodness in it for him. Could you advise if this statement is found in a Hadith?

  • 25 July

    A narration regarding the date palm

    Question What is status of following narration? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أكرموا عمتكم النخلة فإنها خلقت من الطين الذي خلق منه آدم وليس من الشجر يلقح غيرها، وقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أطعموا نساءكم الولد الرطب فإن لم يكن رطب فالتمر وليس من الشجر أكرم على الله من شجرة نزلت تحتها مريم بنت عمران

  • 25 July

    A narration in Musannaf ibn Abi Shaybah

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? 1. Ibn Abi Shaybah narrated that ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “No man learns Farsi (Persian) but he becomes evil, and no man becomes evil but his chivalry is compromised.” 2. It was also narrated that Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) heard some people speaking Farsi. He said: “What is this Magianism …

  • 25 July

    The insignificance of this world in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Do you think that this dead lamb was insignificant to its owners when they threw it away?’ They said:’Yes! It is because of its insignificance that they threw it away O Messenger of Allah!’ He said: ‘The world is more insignificant to Allah than this to its owners.'”

  • 24 July

    A biography of ‘Allamah Munawi (rahimahullah)

    Question Who is ‘Allamah ‘Abdur Rauf Al Munawi (rahimahullah)?

  • 24 July

    The value of one’s eyesight

    Question Is this a Hadith? Bakr ibn ‘Abdillah Al Muzani (rahimahullah): “O son of Adam, if you wish to know the magnitude of blessings that Allah has bestowed upon you then just close your eyes.” [And realise what a great bounty just this this one bounty of eyesight is]- Ibn Abid Dunya

  • 24 July

    A narration in Sharh Mushkilil Athar

    Question The following can be found in Sharhu Mushkilil Athar of Imam Tahawi, Hadith: 1765. كما حدثنا أحمد بنُ شُعيب قال: حدثنا أبو عوانة، عن سليمان – يعني الأعمش – قال: حدثنا حبيب بن أبي ثابت، عن أبي الطفيل، عن زيد بن أرقم قال لما رجع رسول الله عن حجة الوداع ونزل بغدير خم أمر بدوحات فقممن ثم قال :« …

  • 24 July

    A narration on the virtue a youngster who devotes himself to ‘ibadah

    Question قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: فضل الشاب العابد الذي تعبد في شبابه على الشيخ الذي تعبد بعدما كبرت سنه قال يقول الله: للشاب المؤمن بقدري الراضي بكتابي القانع برزقي التارك شهوته من أجلي أنت عندي كبعض ملائكتي وللشاب التارك لحرمات الله العامل بطاعة الله كل أجر سبعين صديقا وفضل الشاب المتعبد على الشيخ الذي تعبد بعدما كبرت …

  • 24 July

    The time of the witr salah of Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)

    Question In the following Hadith, what is meant? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) read witr in the beginning and middle of the night and then further it is mentioned that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) ended his witr just before dawn? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين: مِنْ كُلِّ اللَّيْلِ قدْ أَوْتَرَ رَسولُ اللهِ ﷺ مِن أَوَّلِ اللَّيْلِ، وَأَوْسَطِهِ، وَآخِرِهِ، فانْتَهى وِتْرُهُ إلى …

  • 24 July

    Keeping the company of the pious and feeding the pious

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Befriend only those with Iman and and do not serve your food except to one with Taqwa”

  • 23 July

    A Hadith regarding the reward for the visually impaired/blind

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? يقول الله عز وجل من أذهبت حبيبتيه فصبر واحتسب لم أرض له ثوابا دون الجنة

  • 23 July

    Good rulers and evil rulers are signs of Allah’s happiness and displeasure

    Question Is this narration authentic? Nabi Musa (‘alayhis salam) asked Allah Ta’ala: “O my Rabb! Your Majesty lies in the Heavens while we are on earth. What is the sign of Your Wrath and Pleasure? Allah Ta’ala said: “When I appoint the best of you to be your ruler, then it is a sign of My being pleased with you. …

  • 23 July

    The first things a woman will be questioned about on the Day of Qiyamah

    Question What is status of following narration? أول ما تسأل عنه المرأة يوم القيامة صلاتها ثم عن بعلها كيف فعلت إليه