Prohibitions

Another Hadith regarding the detrimental characteristics of women

Question

Kindly provide the correct Arabic wording and authenticity of the following narration:

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The majority of those I saw therein [i.e. in the fire] were women who spread secrets when entrusted; when they are asked, they are stingy, and when they ask others, they do so in a demanding way.’

Husayn [ibn Muhammad, when narrating this Hadith] said [that Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam – also added]: ‘And when they are given something, they are not appreciative.’ Read More »

Prohibition against spying and searching for faults of Muslims

Question

It has been reported that a man was brought before ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) because his beard had wine. Ibn Mas’ud said:

“We have been prohibited from spying [on Muslims] and finding faults [with them]. But we can take to task only and only if the sin is overt.

(Abu Dawud)

Please can you give commentary for the above Hadith.

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A severe punishment for fornication

Question

Is the following narration suitable to quote?

قال: ثم مضيت هنيهة، فإذا أنا بنساء تعلقن بِثَدْيِهِنَّ، فَسَمِعَتْهُنَّ يَضْجِجْنَ إِلَى اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ، قُلْتُ: يَا جِبْرِيلُ مَنْ هَؤُلَاءِ النِّسَاءُ؟ قَالَ: هَؤُلَاءِ الزُّنَاةُ مِنْ أُمَّتِكَ.

He [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] said: Thereafter I proceeded for a little while, then suddenly I was by [a group of] women hung by their breasts. I heard them screeching out to Allah Ta’ala, honored and revered is He. I said [i.e. asked]: ‘O Jibril, who are these women?’

He replied: These are the fornicators amongst your Ummah [nation/followers]. Read More »

Five evil practices which brings about destruction

Question

Is this Hadith correct?

Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “When my nation adopts five practices, their destruction is inevitable; When they curse each other openly, they wear silk, they take up musical [instruments], they drink wine, and men are satisfied with men and women are satisfied with women.”

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A narration attributed to ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) regarding the gaze

Question

Is this suitable to quote:

لَیْسَ فِی الْبَدَنِ‌ شَیءٌ اَقَلَّ شٌكراً مِنَ الْعَیْنِ فَلا تُعطوها سٌؤلَها فَتَشْغَلكُم عَنْ ذِكْرِ اللهِ‌ عَزَّ وَجَل

There is no [limb] in the body which shows less gratitude than the eye, so do not give it what it asks for, as it will occupy you from remembering Allah ‘Azza wa Jalla

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