Tag Archives: Ibn Abid Dunya

May, 2021

April, 2021

  • 13 April

    The Angels flee from a person one or two miles away when he speaks a lie

    Question What is the reference for this narration? إن العبد ليكذب الكذبة فيتباعد الملك منه ميلا أو ميلين مما جاء به

  • 1 April

    The full narration regarding Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari

    Question Kindly answer the following questions regarding the incident of Abu Mi’laq Al Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and the thief: 1) Is it authentic and suitable to quote? 2) Can this be read with the intention of gaining the protection of Allah Ta’ala and is there any particular procedure to adopt? 3) Please provide the full Arabic text and translation.

March, 2021

  • 22 March

    A description of the palace of the last person to enter Jannah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said [regarding the lowest Jannati], he will go forward then a hallowed out pearl made up of green emerald will be opened in which there are 70 doors, each door will have a wife sitting upon cushions and female slaves. The lowest among …

  • 8 March

    A Tabi’i’s statement regarding the harm of a beardless youngster

    Question Is this authentically attributed to Imam Ghazali (rahimahullah)? “Turning a hungry lion upon an ‘Abid (worshipper) is not as detrimental to him as a handsome lad left before him.”

February, 2021

  • 25 February

    The River of Baydakh

    Question Kindly provide the source and authenticity of the following narration: Sayyiduna Ibn ‘Abbas (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) has narrated: “Verily there is a river in Jannah (paradise) called Al-Baydakh. Upon it there are domes made of precious jewels, and beneath it there are maidens growing [like plants], singing the Quran. The people of Jannah will say: Come with us to Al-Baydakh. …

July, 2020

  • 14 July

    Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn Jarrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) explains non racial supremacy

    Question What is the primary source of this narration and is it authentic? It is reported that Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn Jarrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “O people! Yes, I am a man from Quraysh, but there is not a white man [literally: red], nor a black man amongst you who exceeds me in righteousness [taqwa] except that I wish I was …

March, 2020

  • 17 March

    Carrying out sins in times of calamity

    Question What is the reference for this narration? إن الهلكة كل الهلكة أن تعمل عمل السوء في زمان البلاء

February, 2020

  • 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?

January, 2020

  • 20 January

    A mother’s marital advice to her daughter

    Question Can you provide please the authenticity and the Arabic text of this narration? Asma bintu Kharijah al Fazari said to her daughter when she was getting married: “You have left a nest in which you grew up and proceeding to a bed which you know not and a companion with whom you are not familiar. So become for him …

December, 2019

  • 19 December

    Music has the same ill effect as intoxicants

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Keep away from music, because it incites the feelings of lust, destroys shame, and it intoxicates like wine.” [Shu’abul Iman]

November, 2019

  • 25 November

    ‘Umar ibn ‘Abdil ‘Aziz (rahimahullah) only owned one upper garment

    Question Can you mention the source of this incident? عن عمارة بن أبي حفصة قال دخل مسلمة بن عبد الملك على عمر بن عبد العزيز يعوده فقال لأخته فاطمة إني أرى أمير المؤمنين قد أصبح باريا فلو غيرتم ثيابه فسكتت عنه ثم أعاد عليها. فقالت والله ما لأمير المؤمنين قميص غيره