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.”
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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?
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 …
Question I am looking for the source and Arabic text for this narration: When Abu Bakr ibn ‘Ayyash was about to pass away, his sister cried. He said: “Don’t cry! look at that corner of the house. Indeed your brother made eighteen thousand khatms in that corner.”
Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “If the son of Adam escaped from his livelihood as he flees from death, his livelihood would still reach him as death reaches him.”
Question Is this narration reliable? Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily Allah loves the young person who spends his youth in Allah’s obedience.”
Question Is this narration authentic? عن أبي الدرداء قال:ما رأيت أحدا بعد رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أشبه صلاة برسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من أميركم هذا يعني معاوية
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”
Question What is the reference and Arabic for this quote? لا تتبع بصرك رداء المرأة فإن النظر يجعل شهوة في القلب
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 …
Question Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) said: “Three qualities are regarded to be part of patience; Do not speak about about your misfortune, your pain, and do not praise yourself.” May you kindly provide the reference and Arabic text with it?
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.”
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?