Tag Archives: Hilyatul Awliya

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    The du’a of Bilal ibn Sa’d (rahimahullah)

    Question Is this a masnun du’a? اللهم إني أعوذ بك من زيغ القلوب، ومن تبعات الذنوب، ومن مرديات الأعمال ومضلات الفتن Allahumma inni a’udhu bika min zayghil qulubi wa min tabi’atidh dhunub wa min murdiyatil a’amal wa mudillatil fitan

  • 24 March

    How many rak’ahs (nafl) would Imam Ahmad ibn Hambal offer daily?

    Question I have heard that Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah) would offer 300 rak’ahs of Salah every day. What is the source for this?

  • 9 March

    ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz’s advice to his son when he purchased an expensive ring

    Question How authentic is this incident? ‘Umar Ibn ‘Abdul ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) heard that his son bought a ring for 1000 Dirhams, so he wrote a letter to his son, saying: “The news has reached me that you bought a 1000 Dirham ring. When this letter reaches you, sell the ring and feed 1000 stomachs, then buy an iron ring for two …

February, 2017

January, 2017

  • 23 January

    The ‘Ulama are like stars

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Certainly the example of the ‘Ulama in the world is like the example of the stars through which guidance is obtained in the darkness of the land and sea. When the stars disappear, it is very likely that the …

December, 2016

  • 18 December

    Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah) regarding an intelligent person

    Question Can you provide the source of this statement of Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah (rahimahullah): “An intelligent person is not he who merely knows what is good and what is evil. An intelligent person follows good when he sees it and abstains from evil when he sees it”

November, 2016

  • 19 November

    Two qualities that harden the heart

    Question I have heard the following statement attributed to a Saint of the past. Could you tell me who was he? “Two things harden the heart; speaking too much and eating too much”

  • 11 November

    A father’s advice to his son, ‘Be a better person today than you were yesterday’

    Question Could you source this statement? عون بن عبد الله قال: أوصى رجل ابنه، فقال: يا بني، عليك بتقوى الله، وإن استطعت أن تكون اليوم خيرا منك أمس، وغدا خيرا منك اليوم فافعل

August, 2016

  • 19 August

    Rectifying one’s relationship with Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is this a Hadith of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salam)? If not, who was this said by? لا يحسن عبد فيما بينه وبين الله، إلا أحسن الله ما بينه وبين العباد، ولا يعور ما بينه وبين الله، إلا عور فيما بينه وبين العباد “A person does not set things right between himself and Allah but that Allah will set …

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    An incident regarding Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam), the Angel of death and Allah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? When the Angel of Death came to Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam), he said to him, “Allah has commanded me to take your soul!” Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) responded, “What kind of friend takes the soul of his friend?” At that moment, Allah revealed to Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) “And what kind of friend hates to meet his …

April, 2016

  • 4 April

    Hadith about how one can be saved from Jahannam

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narration? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Jibril said to me, O Muhammad, Allah will address me on the Day of Qiyamah and say,  O Jibril, Why do I see so and so, the son of so and so amidst those destined for Jahannam? I (Jibril) will say, O My Rabb, We …

March, 2016

  • 23 March

    The pride of my Ummah is the Quran

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Certainly there is always a thing in which people take pride. And that which is glory and pride for my Ummah is the Holy Quran.” (Hilyah)