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March, 2021

  • 12 March

    Another narration regarding the last person to enter Jannah

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Whilst he, i.e. the last person to enter Jannah, is walking therein, he will suddenly see a light and fall in prostration. It will then be said to him: “What is the matter with you [i.e. …

  • 11 March

    An unreliable narration regarding the cry of a baby

    Question Is this an authentic narration? It is narrated that the crying of a baby at birth until two months is as if the child is testifying to the Kalimah Tayyibah and then durud upon Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).

  • 11 March

    Long moustaches, a salient feature of the non-believers

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘Whoever does not take from his moustache [i.e. trim/shave it], then he is not from us.’ (Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2761)   I have heard that the reasoning for this was because a long, luxurious moustache was a sign of arrogance. Is there any evidence supporting this assertion?

  • 11 March

    Another version of the narration regarding ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) dismissing a minister due to lack of compassion

    Question Can you please provide the reference for this narration? Abu ‘Uthman reported that ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) wanted to appoint a man as governor. The governor said, “I have such and such a number of children and I have never kissed any of them.” Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, “Allah Almighty will only show mercy to the kindest of His slaves.”

  • 11 March

    The Hadith narrator ‘Abdullah ibn Khalifah Al Basri

    Question Please provide information regarding the status of the narrator ‘Abdullah ibn Khalifah Al Basri.

  • 10 March

    Authenticity of the narration regarding the punishment for those who backbite and defame people

    Question Is this narration authentic? When I was taken on Mi’raj, I passed by a group of people who had nails of copper with which they were scratching their faces and chests. I said, ‘Who are these people O Jibril?’ He replied, ‘They are those who eat the flesh of people [i.e. they would backbite] and asperse the honour of …

  • 10 March

    Which type of woman is best?

    Question I would like to find out if this is a Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was asked, “Which type of woman is the best? He replied: ‘When you look at her you feel happiness.'”

  • 10 March

    Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) accepts Islam without any hesitation

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘I brought Islam to every single one of you and every one of you hesitated for a moment except Abu Bakr’.

  • 9 March

    The reward for loving, spending and meeting for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is the following narration authentic? عن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إن في الجنة لعمدا من ياقوت عليها غرف من زبرجد لها أبواب مفتحة تضيء كما يضيء الكوكب الدري قال قلنا يا رسول الله من يسكنها؟ قال: المتحابون في الله المتباذلون في الله والمتلاقون في الله

  • 9 March

    A believer ensures that his neighbour is not hungry

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? ليس المؤمن الذي يشبع وجاره جائع

  • 9 March

    A du’a taught to Ja’far (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Kindly provide the reference and authenticity of the following du’a: اللهمَّ الطُفْ لي في تيسير كلِّ عسيرٍ، فإنَّ تيسيرَ كلِّ عسيرٍ عليك يسيرٌ، وأسألُك اليُسرَ والمعافاةَ في الدنيا والآخرةِ Allahummaltuf li fi taysiri kulli ‘asir, fa inna taysira kulli ‘asirin ‘alayka yasir, wa asalukal yusra wal mu’afata fid dunya wal akhirah

  • 8 March

    Excessive laughing will cause a person to be disregarded

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who laughs a lot his rights will be taken lightly.”

  • 8 March

    A Tabi’i’s statement regarding the harm of a beardless youngster

    Question Is this authentically attributed to Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah)? “Turning a hungry lion upon an ‘Abid (worshipper) is not as detrimental to him as a handsome lad left before him.”