Tag Archives: Good Character

March, 2016

  • 9 March

    Commentary on the Hadith regarding Allah’s close and special servants

    Question In a Hadith of Ibn Majah, it says that those attached to the Quran are Allah’s special ones. My question is, have any commentators informed us specifically on how much one needs to be attached to the Quran to qualify for the status of being ‘Ahlullah’. [Allah’s close and special ones]?

February, 2016

  • 27 February

    Those upon whom Jahannam is forbidden

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Should I inform you about those whom Jahannam is forbidden to burn or who is forbidden for Jahannam? The fire is forbidden to touch every person who is amicable, soft-spoken, and easy to deal with”

December, 2015

  • 21 December

    A Hadith encouraging fulfilling the needs of a Muslim

    Question Kindly provide the reference for the following narration and please confirm if the translation is correct. Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) related that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was asked, “O Messenger of Allah, which of the people are most beloved to Allah, and which deeds are most beloved to Allah?” Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The …

  • 16 December

    The famous incident regarding the Bedouin who wanted to murder Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

    Question Is this story true? A Bedouin confronted Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once and he wanted to murder him. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) slept under a big tree and so did his companions. Suddenly Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) got up and saw the sword of the Bedouin above his head. The Bedouin said, ‘Who will protect you from …

November, 2015

  • 25 November

    A Hadith on treatment of one’s wife

    Question What is the grade of the following Hadith? Sulayman ibn ‘Amr ibn Al Ahwas said: “My father narrated to me that he witnessed the farewell Hajj with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). So he thanked and praised Allah and he reminded and gave admonition. He mentioned a story in his narration and he (Nabi sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: …

  • 20 November

    A deed better than optional fasting, Salah and charity

    Question Please provide the reference for the following Hadith and confirm if authentic or not: “Do you know what is better than charity, fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.” (Muslim and Bukhari)

  • 17 November

    Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) attending to the need of a bedouin

    Question Who the Sahabi mentioned in following Hadith? حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو مَعْمَرٍ عَبْدُ اللَّهِ بْنُ عَمْرٍو، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الْوَارِثِ، قَالَ حَدَّثَنَا عَبْدُ الْعَزِيزِ بْنُ صُهَيْبٍ، عَنْ أَنَسٍ، قَالَ أُقِيمَتِ الصَّلاَةُ وَالنَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم يُنَاجِي رَجُلاً فِي جَانِبِ الْمَسْجِدِ، فَمَا قَامَ إِلَى الصَّلاَةِ حَتَّى نَامَ الْقَوْمُ‏.‏ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 27) Mufti Taqi Uthmani (may Allah protect him) states that ‘Allamah …

  • 14 November

    Honour your children and instill good manners within them

    Question Can you please state the grading of the following Hadith: أكرموا أولادكم وأحسنوا أدبهم

  • 4 November

    Being compassionate to one’s family

    Question Is this Hadith found in Tirmidhi and is it acceptable to quote? Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed among the believers with the most complete faith is the one who is the best in conduct, and the most kind to his family.”

October, 2015

  • 19 October

    A Hadith discussing three qualities a person should possess

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? “Whoever possesses these three qualities will receive the protection of Allah, Allah will shower his mercy on him and he will be worthy of His love. It was asked, ‘What are these three qualities O Rasulullah’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘One who is grateful whenever he is given something, one who forgives when …

September, 2015

  • 22 September

    Not getting angry is part of good character

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? A person once came in front of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked, ‘Which action is the best?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Good character’. He then came to the right of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked the same question. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) gave the …

  • 17 September

    Don’t worry about the faults of others

    Question Glad tidings to the one whose own faults have occupied him from the faults of others Is this saying a Hadith?

  • 16 September

    There is no action as heavy as good character

    Question Please provide the reference for this Hadith: “There is nothing weightier than good character on the day of Judgement on the scales of a Believer, and Allah dislikes the obscene and lewd person”