Tag Archives: Hilyatul Awliya

February, 2021

  • 11 February

    The qualities and signs of an ostentatious person

    Question Could you kindly give a reference for this? It is narrated that Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “There are four qualities of a show-off; He is lazy when alone, he is [only] active when among people, he [only] increases in deeds if he is praised and he decreases actions when admonished.”

  • 4 February

    Sayyiduna ‘Umar and Hamza (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) lead two rows of Muslims to the Ka’bah

    Question It has been said that Sayyiduna ‘Umar and Hamza (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) led two rows of Muslims towards the Ka’bah to demonstrate the strength of the Muslims to the Quraysh. Are there any authentic references for this story?

January, 2021

  • 25 January

    A description of Hatim’s Al Asamm Salah

    Question What is the authenticity and translation of this narration? يروى عن حاتم الأصم رضي الله عنه أنه سئل عن صلاته فقال إذا حانت الصلاة أسبغت الوضوء وأتيت الموضع الذي أريد الصلاة فيه فأقعد فيه  حتى تجتمع جوارحي ثم أقوم إلى صلاتي فأجعل الكعبة بين حاجبي والصراط تحت قدمي والجنة عن يميني والنار عن يساري وملك الموت ورائي وأظنها آخر …

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June, 2020

  • 29 June

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement regarding falsehood

    Question Can you please provide the source and authenticity of this statement which is attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? اميتوا الباطل بعدم ذكره “Erase falsehood by not mentioning it”

  • 10 June

    Gazing at the outer garment of a woman

    Question What is the reference and Arabic for this quote? لا تتبع بصرك رداء المرأة فإن النظر يجعل شهوة في القلب

  • 5 June

    Qualities of the servants of Allah

    Question What is the status of this narration عن ابن الزبير ، قال : قال ابن الخطاب ، إن لله عبادا يميتون الباطل بهجره ، ويحيون الحق بذكره ، رغبوا فرغبوا ، ورهبوا فرهبوا ، خافوا فلا يأمنون ، أبصروا من اليقين ما لم يعاينوا فخلطوه بما لم يزايلوه ، أخلصهم الخوف ، فكانوا يهجرون ما ينقطع عنهم لما يبقى …

March, 2020

February, 2020

  • 24 February

    The bearer of the Quran is the bearer of the flag of Islam

    Question How reliable is this Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The bearer of the Quran is the bearer of the flag of Islam. He who honours him has honoured Allah and whoever insults and despises him the curse of Allah is upon him.”

  • 4 February

    Books that gather the statements/incidents of the Salaf

    Question Are there any books that specifically gather the sayings and anecdotes of the Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) Tabi’un in relation to encouraging good deeds, zuhd (asceticism) and riqaq (narrations that soften the heart)? Which are the best and most reliable books to use for this purpose?