Latest Answers

February, 2022

  • 22 February

    ‘Umar asks Ubayy ibn Ka’b (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) regarding Taqwa

    Question What is the reference for the following narration? سأل أمير المؤمنين عمر أبيّ ابن كعب فقال له: ما التقوى؟ فقال أبيّ: يا أمير المؤمنين أما سلكت طريقًا فيه شوك؟! فقال: نعم، قال: فماذا فعلت؟ قال عمر: أُشمّر عن ساقي وأنظر الى مواضع قدماي وأقدم قدمًا وأؤخر أخرى مخافة أن تصيبني شوكه، فقال أبيّ ابن كعب: تلك هي التقوى It …

  • 22 February

    Another version of the narration regarding Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advice to ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : يا علي ! لا تنم حتى تأتي بخمسة أشياء هي : 1- قراءة القرآن الكريم كله . 2- التصدق بأربعة آلاف درهم . 3- زيارة الكعبة المشرفة . 4- حفظ مكانك في الجنة . 5- إرضاء الخصوم . فقال علي رضي الله عنه وأرضاه : وكيف يا رسول الله ؟ فقال …

  • 22 February

    The reward for rescinding a transaction with a Muslim

    Question Can you mention the reference for this Hadith? من أقال مسلما أقاله الله عثرته

  • 22 February

    Intricacies in Hadith grading

    Question If a Hadith is graded da’if (weak) by some Muhaddithun and mawdu’ (fabricated) by other Muhaddithun, how do you reconcile between the two?

  • 21 February

    The home which has no dates is like a house that has no food

    Question  Is this Hadith suitable to quote? بيت لا تمر فيه كالبيت لا طعام فيه

  • 21 February

    A house which has dates will never suffer hunger

    Question Kindly provide the explanation of the following Hadith: عن عائشة، قالت: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: يا عائشة، بيت لا تمر فيه جياع أهله، يا عائشة، بيت لا تمر فيه جياع أهله

  • 18 February

    Ibn Abi Zayd’s Al Qayrawani statement regarding the essence of Akhlaq being found in four Hadiths

    Question What is the reference for this and is quote correctly attributed? Ibn Abi Zayd Al Qayrawani has said that all the Hadiths that talk about character are contexed in these four narrations: 1. Whoever believes in Allah and the last day should say good or remain silent.” 2. From the perfection of a person’s Islam is that he leaves …

  • 17 February

    Love for your brother what you love for yourself

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? “None of you truly believe until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself”

  • 17 February

    “Do not become angry”

    Question What is the reference for this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said to the person who asked him for advice “Do not become angry”

  • 17 February

    ‘Asim al Kufi and ‘Asim ibn Bahdalah

    Question Is ‘Asim Al ‘Adawi Al Kufi the famous Qari ‘Asim?

  • 16 February

    Sham is Allah’s chosen land

    Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? عن عبد الله بن حوالة الأزدي، أنه قال: يا رسول الله خر لي بلدا أكون فيه فلو علمت أنك تبقى لم اختر على قربك قال: عليك بالشام ثلاثا. فلما رأى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم كراهيته إياها قال: هل تدري ما يقول الله في الشام إن الله يقول: يا شام أنت صفوتي …

  • 15 February

    Commentary on the narration cautioning against committing sins in private

    Question What is the meaning of this Hadith which you have answered here? Sayyiduna Thawban (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I certainly know of people from my ummah who will come on the Day of Qiyamah with [abundant] good deeds like the white mountains of Tihamah but Allah will make them like scattered dust.” Thawban …

  • 15 February

    Sinning during the sacred months

    Question I saw a poster which said that sinning during the sacred months is greater. Is this correct?