Tag Archives: Dhahabi

April, 2016

  • 5 April

    A du’a for settling debts

    Question I wanted to know the exact reference for the following narration and is it suitable to quote. Furthermore, is the translation correct? “A man approached Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and declared, I am unable to pay my kitabah¬†(money paid by a slave to his master to secure his freedom), so kindly assist me. Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said, ‘Should I not …

December, 2015

  • 1 December

    The good deeds of Abu Bakr and ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma)

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) says, “I asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) ‘does anyone have good deeds equal to the number of stars’? He replied, ‘yes, ‘Umar. I asked, ‘What about the good deeds of Abu Bakr’? He replied, ‘All the good deeds of ‘Umar are like one good deed of Abu Bakr” (Razin)

November, 2015

  • 4 November

    Musa (‘alayhis salam) chasing away a repentant woman

    Question Is the following narration authentic? A woman came to Musa (‘alayhis salam) and said: “I committed a grave sin. Please pray to Allah that He forgives me.” Musa (‘alayhis salam): “What did you do?” Woman: “I committed fornication and later gave birth to a boy whom I killed. Musa (‘alayhis salam): “Go away from here, you adulteress (fajirah), lest …

October, 2015

September, 2015

August, 2015

  • 26 August

    Authenticity of the du’a ‘Ya Man Azharal Jamil’

    Question I want to ask about the Du’a recorded by Imam Hakim in his Mustadrak: “Ya man azhar aljamil…” In Al-Asma wal-Sifat of Imam Bayhaqi he states: “wa huwa du’aun hasanun wa fee sihatihi ‘an Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) nazarun” The narration states that Jibrail had come down and told Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that Allah has sent …

  • 14 August

    An unauthentic virtue of not harming people

    Question Sayyiduna Abu Kahil (radiyallahu ‘anhu) narrated that one who abstains from troubling people, Allah Ta’ala will save him from the punishment of the grave Is this authentic?

  • 11 August

    Value five before five things occur

    Question Kindly provide the correct sequence and the reference to the following narration: “Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, your good health before your sickness, your wealth before your poverty, your free-time before your preoccupation, and your life before your death”

June, 2015

  • 20 June

    An unauthentic narration on salutations

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Sayyiduna Abu Kahil (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O Abu Kahil, whoever sends salutations on me three times every day and three times every night out of love for me and longing for me, it is his right on Allah that He forgive him his sins for that day …

  • 2 June

    Barakah (blessings) in three types of transactions

    Question   Kindly advise if the following narration is¬†authentic: Sayyiduna Suhayb (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “There is Barakah (blessings) in three things, Installment Sales, Muqaradah (Profit Sharing Investments), Mixing wheat with barley for domestic use and not for re-selling”