Question Kindly provide the reference and Arabic text for this: Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) was asked, “What makes a man lose his honour? He replied, ‘Talking too much, exposing people’s secrets and placing [hopes] and trust in every single person.'” (Ibn ‘Abdil Barr)
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Question I wanted the reference for the following statement: Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) said: “I was an orphan and my mother couldn’t afford to purchase paper for me. When I found a bone, I would take it and write on it.”
Question Please could you mention the reference for this? On one occasion, some of the Fuqaha (Jurists) of Egypt entered the presence of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) at the time of sehri. On entering and meeting him, they saw that he had a Quran before him and was occupied its recitation. Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) addressed them saying, “Your engagement in Fiqh …
Question I wanted the reference for the following statement: Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) said: My sin burdened me heavily. But when I measured it against Your Grace, O Rabb, Your forgiveness came out greater.
Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)? Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) has stated: “I have heard that du’as are accepted by Almighty Allah on five nights: 1) The night of Jumu’ah, 2 and 3) The nights of the two ‘Eids, 4) The first night of Rajab, 5) The middle (15th) night of Sha’ban”
Question What is the authenticity of this salutation of Imam Shafi’i? اللهم صل على محمد كلما ذكره الذاكرون وغفل عن ذكره الغافلون Ibn Bunan Al Asbahani (rahimahullah) said, “I saw Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) in my dream, and asked him, ‘Muhammad ibn Idris Ash Shafi’, your [distant] relative, have you benefitted him in any specific way?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa …
Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah) and the Arabic text of it? “And from misery is that you love, and [the one] who you love, loves other than you, or that you want good for a person, and he wants to hurt you.”
Question Does any Hadith state that one should endeavour to spend night of 1st Shawwal (night of ‘Eidul Fitr) in ‘ibadah. Also, please point out to its authenticity.
Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “O Allah! Guide the Quraysh, for the science of the scholar that comes from them will encompass the earth. O Allah! You have let the first of them taste bitterness, so let the latter of them taste reward.” The Scholars agreed, among them Abu Qilaba (rahimahullah) and Imam Ahmad (rahimahullah), that the narration signified …
Question I would like to ask who was Al Humaydi? Is he a narrator in Sahih Bukhari?
Question The takbirs of tashriq have some versions citing Allahu Akbar twice in the beginning and the strength given is reliable. There is another version doing its rounds on social media citing Allahu Akbar thrice in the beginning and the strength given as authentic. Is it permissible to read both? Is one more authentic then the other? Should one not …
Question Is this statement correctly attributed to Imam Shafi’i (rahimahullah)? ليس العلم ما حفظ، العلم ما نفع
Question ‘When a Hadith is authentic, abide by it and leave my opinion.’ I heard from someone that the above statement was issued by Imam Abu Hanifah to Imam Abu Yusuf, and Imam Shafi’i to Al Rab’i, and Imam Ahmad to his son Abdullah, and Imam Malik to Ibnul Qasim (rahimahumullah), but some laymen of today understand it to be directed to …