Tag Archives: Charity

February, 2021

  • 22 February

    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

  • 17 February

    Explanation of the narration regarding giving charity without delay

    Question I would like to know the level of this Hadith regarding sadaqah and charity repelling calamities. I would also like to know the meaning and any commentary. باكروا بالصدقة فإن البلاء لا يتخطاها “Give charity without delay, for indeed, calamity cannot overcome it” (Tirmidhi)

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November, 2019

  • 28 November

    Spending surplus wealth in charity is better than hoarding it

    Question What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O son of Adam, it is better for you if you spend your surplus [wealth over and above your needs]. Withholding it is evil for you. There is no reproach for you [if you withhold that amount] necessary for a living.”

September, 2019

  • 10 September

    Feeding a poor household on ‘Aashura

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Feeding the poor on ‘Aashura: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever feeds a poor household on ‘Aashura will cross the bridge (Sirat) with the speed of lightening”

  • 2 September

    Meaning of part of a Hadith regarding the best charity

    Question What is the translation of عن ظهر غنى in the following Hadith? أفضل الصدقة أو خير الصدقة عن ظهر غنى، واليد العليا خير من اليد السفلى، وابدأ بمن تعول

August, 2019

  • 26 August

    Meaning of part of a Hadith in Sahih Muslim regarding the abject poverty of a tribe from Mudar

    Question What is the translation of ‘مجتابي النمار’ in the following Hadith? عن المنذر بن جرير، عن أبيه، قال: كنا عند رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم في صدر النهار، قال: فجاءه قوم حفاة عراة مجتابي النمار أو العباء، متقلدي السيوف، عامتهم من مضر، بل كلهم من مضر فتمعر وجه رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم لما رأى بهم من …

July, 2019

  • 10 July

    The complete Hadith regarding various forms of charity

    Question Can you quote the full Hadith please? Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Your smiling face to your brother is an act of charity. Your commanding good and prohibiting evil is an act of charity.”

  • 9 July

    Various forms of charity

    Question Can this narration be quoted? Sayyiduna Abu Dharr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Your smiling face to your brother is an act of charity. Your commanding good and prohibiting evil is an act of charity.”

June, 2019