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Turning away one’s gaze from a strange woman

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What is the reference of this Hadith and can it be quoted?

Sayyiduna Jarir ibn ‘Abdillah Al Bajali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported: “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) regarding the sudden glance [on a strange woman]. He commanded me that I should turn away my gaze.”

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Sayyiduna Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu’anhu) leaving a Walimah due to music

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Is Hadith authentic?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was invited to a walimah [marriage feast]. When he arrived at the house, he heard singing. He halted at the door. He was asked: ‘Why have you halted?’

He replied, I heard Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) say:

‘He who increases the number of a crowd is of them. He who is pleased with an act of the people is a partner in its commission.’

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Explanation of the words: ‘As habul ahwa’

Question

In the following text does أهل الأهواء specifically refer to people of innovation or does it have a more general meaning (people of desire)?

عَنِ الْحَسَنِ وَابْنِ سِيرِينَ: أَنَّهُمَا قَالَا: لَا تُجَالِسُوا أَصْحَابَ الْأَهْوَاءِ، وَلَا تُجَادِلُوهُمْ، وَلَا تَسْمَعُوا مِنْهُم

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Explanation of the Hadith regarding pictures

Question

Kindly explain the Hadith below:

Busr ibn Sa’id (rahimahullah) narrates that Zayd ibn Khalid Al-Juhani (rahimahullah) narrated to him something in the presence of Sa’id ibn ‘Ubaydullah Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) who was brought up in the house of Maymuna (radiyallahu ‘anha) the wife of the Prophet. Zayd narrated to them that Abu Talha said that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said:

“The Angels [of Mercy] do not enter a house wherein there is a picture.”

Busr said: “Later on Zayd ibn Khalid fell ill and we called on him. To our surprise we saw a curtain decorated with pictures in his house. I said to ‘Ubaydullah Al-Khawlani:

“Didn’t he [Zaid] tell us about the [prohibition of] pictures?”

He said: “But he exempted the embroidery on garments. Didn’t you hear him?”

I said: “No.” He said: “Yes, he did.” Read More »

Speaking in the Masjid

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

When a person speaks in the Masjid, an Angel on the first instance says ‘O friend of Allah, keep quiet’.  On the second instance the Angel says ‘O enemy of Allah, keep quiet and if the person persists, the Angel says ‘May Allah’s curse be upon you’

(Takhrijul Ihya)

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Virtue of fulfilling the right of the wealth one acquires

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said, ‘One who acquires goods while keeping in mind its rights will find blessings in it, while one who acquires goods without keeping its rights in mind will be like one who eats but does not get full.”

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