Tag Archives: Good deeds

August, 2017

  • 15 August

    Deeds that necessitate Jannah; Feeding, enjoining good and controlling the tongue

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? جاء أعرابي إلى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم فقال: دلني على عمل يدخلني الجنة. قال: أطعم الجائع، واسق الظمآن، وأمر بالمعروف، وانه عن المنكر، فإن لم تطق فكف لسانك إلا من خير

July, 2017

November, 2016

  • 12 November

    The virtue of removing harmful objects from the path

    Question Is this narration reliable? Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Jabal (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was once walking with someone when he removed a stone from the path. The man asked Sayyiduna Mu’adh, ‘Why did you do so?’ He replied, ‘I heard Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, ‘Whoever removes a stone [or harmful object] from the path, one good deed is recorded for …

  • 3 November

    Seven forms of Sadaqah Jariyah (perpetual reward)

    Question What is the authenticity if this narration: Sayyiduna Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “There are seven such actions that a servant carries out, the reward of which will continue to be written for him in his grave after his demise; 1) the one who had imparted some knowledge, or 2) dug a canal 3) …

October, 2016

  • 16 October

    The ill effect of insulting others

    Question Please provide a reference for the following and please confirm if the translation is in order: On the Day of Judgment, a person’s book of deeds will be given into his hands [and he will not see therein any of the good deeds he did, for Allah’s sake]. He will ask the Allah: “Why are my good deeds not …

June, 2016

  • 15 June

    Do not consider any act of good insignificant

    Question Please provide the correct translation of this narration: لا يحقرن أحدكم شيئا من المعروف، وإن لم يجد فليلق أخاه بوجه طلق، وإن اشتريت لحما أو طبخت قدرا فأكثر مرقته واغرف لجارك منه

December, 2015

  • 8 December

    Hadith on the power of du’a

    Question What is the source of this tradition? ‘Nothing can change qada [al-mu’allaq]. Only du’a can change it; and only favours/goodness can lengthen one’s lifetime.”

October, 2015

September, 2015

  • 4 September

    The most beloved acts to Allah are those carried out with consistency

    Question Please provide the reference and verify the translation of the following narration. “O people, you should do whatever [good] deeds you can, for Allah does not get tired [of giving reward] when you get tired. And the most beloved of good deeds to Allah are those deeds that are done with consistency, even if it is little. If the family of Muhammad …

August, 2015

  • 14 August

    Relying solely on belief in Allah with conviction and not carrying out good deeds

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) were discussing ‘La ilaha illallah’ and whoever says this will enter Jannah. They decided later not to tell anyone otherwise they would not perform good deeds and rely on this only. Which book is this in and  what is this Hadith trying to say?

July, 2014

December, 2013