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February, 2019

  • 6 February

    Giving sadaqah with one’s own hands

    Question Is this a reliable incident? At some point in his life, Sayyiduna Harithah ibn Nu’man (radiyallahu ‘anhu) lost his sight. After losing his sight, he placed a basket filled with dates and other similar items near his musallah and also had a string tied between his musallah and the door of his home. When any beggar would knock on …

  • 6 February

    Charity removes sin

    Question Could I know the authenticity and references for the following. Rasullullah (salallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: Charity extinguishes sin as water extinguishes fire.

December, 2018

November, 2018

  • 14 November

    Providing for one’s divorced or widowed daughter

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Shall I not tell you [one of the] greatest forms of charity? [It is to provide for your] daughter who comes back to you [due to divorce or her husband passing away] and you are her sole source of provision.”

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    Charity will serve as a shade on the day of Qiyamah

    Question Is this Hadith reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “On the Day of Qiyamah, people will be in the shade of the charity [they gave], until it is time for accountability.

March, 2018

  • 22 March

    A follow up query on the virtue of giving clothes to a destitute Muslim

    Question Is there an incident which prompted Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) to narrate the following Hadith? I have heard this narration together with an incident. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said: “He who gives cloth to any destitute Muslim, remains in the security of Allah as long as a single piece remains on his …

  • 13 March

    The virtue of giving clothes to a destitute Muslim

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is reported to have said: “He who gives cloth to any destitute Muslim, remains in the security of Allah as long as a single piece remains on his body.”

December, 2017

  • 12 December

    Yahya (‘alayhis salam) and the advice given to the Bani Israil

    Question Is this narration authentic? عن الحارث الأشعري، أن نبي الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال: إن الله أمر يحيى بن زكريا بخمس كلمات: أن يعمل بهن، وأن يأمر بني إسرائيل أن يعملوا بهن، فكاد أن يبطئ، فقال له عيسى: إنك قد أمرت بخمس كلمات، أن تعمل بهن، وأن تأمر بني إسرائيل، أن يعملوا بهن، فإما أن تبلغهن، وإما أبلغهن، …

November, 2017

  • 30 November

    Imparting knowledge is among the best forms of Sadaqah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is no charity which people spend that is equal [in reward] than the imparting of knowledge”

  • 29 November

    Charity of a poor person

    Question Is this narration authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: سبق درهم مائة ألف قالوا: يا رسول الله، كيف يسبق درهم مائة ألف؟ قال:رجل له درهمان فأخذ أحدهما فتصدق به، وآخر له مال كثير فأخذ من عرضها مائة ألف

  • 28 November

    What truly belongs to man?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: The son of Adam [boastfully] says: “My wealth, My wealth. [What truly] belongs to you except what you consumed, or wore something and wore it out or what you gave as sadaqah and sent [the reward] ahead?”

  • 6 November

    Three characteristics that make up a large portion of Iman

    Question Is this quotation true? قال عمار: ثلاث من جمعهن فقد جمع الإيمان: الإنصاف من نفسك، وبذل السلام للعالم، والإنفاق من الإقتار