Zakah & Charity

Fear the fire, even by means of half a date

Question

Kindly provide the reference and translation of the following narration:

ما منكم أحد إلا سيكلمه ربه ليس بينه وبينه ترجمان، فينظر أيمن منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم من عمله، وينظر أشأم منه فلا يرى إلا ما قدم، وينظر بين يديه فلا يرى إلا النار تلقاء وجهه، فاتقوا النار ولو بشق تمرة

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Charity by means of reciting Durud

Question

Is there any Hadith which mentions that a person who recites the following Durud (salutation):

Allahumma salli ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin ‘abdika wa rasulika wa salli ‘alal mu-minina wal mu-minati wal muslimina wal muslimati

will become excessively rich? Read More »

Meaning of daily Sadaqah

Question

Is the following narration recorded in Musnad At-Tayalisi acceptable to attribute to Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasalam)?

على كل مسلم صدقة في كل يوم

(Musnad At-Tayalisi, Hadith: 497) Read More »

Glorifying Allah [Tasbih], an alternative for the miser and coward

Question

What is the status of the following Hadith:

Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Whoever dreads to endure the night, or is miserly about spending money, or is too cowardly to fight the enemy should say often: ‘Glory be to Allah and with His praise.’ [Subhanallahi Wa Bi hamdihi]  It is more beloved to Allah than a mountain of gold spent in the Way of Allah”

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Are good deeds useless without hijrah and jihad?

Question

What is the authenticity of the following narration?

أتى نفر من أهل البادية إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فقالوا يا رسول الله إن أهل قرآن زعموا أنه لا ينفع عمل دون الهجرة والجهاد في سبيل الله فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم حيثما كنتم فأحسنتم عبادة الله فأبشروا بالجنة

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