Tag Archives: Ghazali

June, 2022

October, 2021

February, 2021

  • 8 February

    A query regarding the bazar du’a cited in Ihya ‘Ulumid Din

    Question What is the original reference for this Hadith in Imam Ghazali’s Revival of the Religious Sciences? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: If a man says after entering the market the following, There is no deity but Allah, the Single, there is no partner for Him, His is the kingdom and for Him is all praise, He gives life …

November, 2019

July, 2019

  • 30 July

    Five things increase the memory

    Question What is authenticity of following narration? خمس يذهبن بالنسيان ويزدن في الحفظ ويذهبن البلغم السواك والصيام وقراءة القرآن والعسل واللبان

September, 2017

  • 6 September

    Eating fruit before or after meals?

    Question There is a Hadith which states Sayyiduna Abul Haytham ibn Tayyihan (radiyallahu ‘anhu) presented to Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and some Sahabah different types of dates. Thereafter he slaughtered an animal and served the meat to them. Is it correct to serve and consume fruit first before the main meal or should one have fruit after the meal?

November, 2016

  • 9 November

    Another narration on respecting bread

    Question Is this Hadith and the statements mentioned after it suitable to quote: أكرموا الخبز فإن الله أكرمه فمن أكرم الخبز أكرمه الله Translation: Respect bread for indeed Allah Ta’ala respects it, whomsoever respects bread Allah Ta’ala will respect him. قال الغزالي: وروى أن عابدا قرب إلى بعض إخوانه رغفانا فجعل يقلبها ليختار أجودها فقال له العابد: مه أي شيء …

June, 2016

January, 2016

  • 26 January

    A reward for reciting Quran after Fajr

    Question Is the following narration authentic? “One who recites the Holy Quran looking inside after Fajr salah and reads one hundred verses gets a reward as large as the entire world”

June, 2015

  • 6 June

    Only what Allah wills shall happen

    Question Is this a Hadith Qudsy? It is quite famous. “O my slave, there is your intention, and there is my intention , if you sacrifice your intentions over mine, then I will help in your intentions, and only that what is my intention will happen. And if you do not sacrifice your intentions over mine, then I will tire …

May, 2015

  • 4 May

    An unauthentic virtue of enduring the bad character of one’s spouse

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? The one who will be patient with bad character of his wife, will get the same reward as Ayyub (‘alayhis salam). Similarly, the woman who will be patient with bad character of her husband, will get the same reward as Fir’awn’s wife Asiyah.

June, 2014