Tag Archives: Iman

June, 2016

  • 13 June

    When will a person attain the reality of Iman?

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? “A person will not attain true belief until he knows what has afflicted him was not going to miss him and what has missed him was never going to afflict him”

April, 2016

  • 29 April

    Difficulties and hardships, A sign of Iman

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? “O Messenger of Allah! Which of the people is tried most severely?” He said: “The Prophets, then those nearest to them, then those nearest to them. A man is tried according to his religion; if he is firm in his religion, then his trials are more severe, and if he is frail in his …

October, 2015

  • 6 October

    ‘Say Muslim, not Mumin’

    Question It was narrated from ‘Amir bin Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas that his father said: “The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) gave a share (of some spoils of war) to some men and not to others. Sa’d (radiyallahu’anhu) said: ‘O Messenger of Allah, you gave to so-and-so and so-and-so, but you did not give anything to so-and-so, and he is a believer.’ The …

September, 2015

  • 12 September

    A strong believer (Mu’min) is better than a weak believer

    Question What is the explanation of the Hadith which states A strong believer [Mu’min] is better than a weak Mu’min?

  • 7 September

    Hearts are in Allah’s control

    Question Please give me the reference and full words of the Hadith which states that the heart is between the Fingers of Allah Ta’ala

  • 2 September

    The great value of Iman

    Question Is the following Hadith reliable? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said that Allah will save a man in front of all the creation on the day of Qiyamah. Ninety nine scrolls of his deeds will be spread out, each scroll extending as far as the eye can see. Against all this will be weighed the one good deed that he …

August, 2015

  • 30 August

    Allah bestows Din [Iman] only to those whom he loves

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? إِنَّ الله يُعْطِي الدُّنْيَا مَنْ يُحِبُّ وَمَنْ لاَ يُحِبُّ وَلاَ يُعْطِي الدِّينَ إِلاَّ لِمَنْ أَحَبَّ Translation Allah bestows the worldly possessions of this Dunya to those whom He loves as well as those whom He does not love, but He only bestows Din/Iman to whom He loves.

  • 14 August

    Relying solely on belief in Allah with conviction and not carrying out good deeds

    Question Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) were discussing ‘La ilaha illallah’ and whoever says this will enter Jannah. They decided later not to tell anyone otherwise they would not perform good deeds and rely on this only. Which book is this in and  what is this Hadith trying to say?

May, 2015

  • 25 May

    Shaykh Abu 'Abdillah Al Andalusi

    Question Is this story true? Shaykh ‘Abdullah Al-Andalusi, the teacher of Junayd Baghdadi and Shibli was a well-known scholar and Muhaddith. Twelve thousand disciples sat at his feet. He knew thirty thousand (30 000) Hadiths by heart, and could recite the Quran in all the various modes of Qira’ah. But he fell in love with a non Muslim and forgot …

  • 8 May

    Beware the intuition/foresight of a Believer!

    Question I heard a Hadith  “Fear the firasah (intuition) of a mu’min as he sees with the light of Allah”. May I ask if this is sahih

March, 2015

  • 23 March

    Difference between Muslim and Mu’min

    Question In several Hadiths, Rasulullah (sallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) seems to differentiate between a Mu’min and a Muslim. For example, in Sunan Tirmidhi, Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said: “The Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hand Muslims are safe, and the believer is the one with whom the people trust their blood and their wealth.” Would you kindly enlighten me on …

December, 2014

November, 2014