Question Can you please mention the reference and Arabic text for this narration? “Do not be Allah’s friend in public and His enemy in private.”- Al Zuhd
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Jibril (‘alayhis salam) advises Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to recite a du’a when distressed
Question What is the reference for this narration? No affliction afflicted Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) but Jibril (‘alayhis salam) came down advising him to recite this du’a: I have placed firm trust on the Ever living who does not die. All praise is due to Allah who has not taken a son nor does he have any partner in …
Question Is the following narration authentic? قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ما ترك قوم الأمر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر إلا لم ترفع أعمالهم، ولم يسمع دعاؤهم
Question Kindly inform me regarding the authenticity of the du’a that Jibril (‘alayhis salam) taught to Nabi Yusuf (‘alayhis salam): Allahummaj ‘al li fi amri farajaw wa makhraja warzuqni min haythu la ahtasibu.
Question What is the reference for this narration? إن العبد ليكذب الكذبة فيتباعد الملك منه ميلا أو ميلين مما جاء به
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.
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 …
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.”
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. …
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 …
Question What is the reference for this narration? إن الهلكة كل الهلكة أن تعمل عمل السوء في زمان البلاء
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?
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 …