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November, 2018

  • 8 November

    Gaining knowledge and then teaching it is among the best of charity

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The best of charity is when a Muslim man gains knowledge, and then he teaches it to his Muslim brother.”

  • 1 November

    ‘Umar’s (radiyallahu ‘anhu) fear for this ummah

    Question Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? Sayyiduna ‘Umar Ibn Khattab (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: “I fear most for this Ummah such a person who is a scholar with his tongue, but an ignorant person at heart.”

October, 2018

  • 24 October

    The three types of Scholars

    Question Who is this statement attributed to and could you please mention the reference? العلماء ثلاثة منهم عالم لنفسه ولغيره فذلك أفضلهم وخيرهم ومنهم عالم لنفسه فحسن ومنهم عالم لا لنفسه ولا لغيره فذلك شرهم

  • 15 October

    The example of the scholars on earth is that of the stars in the sky

    Question Please mention the reference and Arabic of this quote? Abu Muslim Al Khawlani (rahimahullah) said: “The example of the scholars on earth is that of the stars in the sky; when they appear, the people are guided [they navigate using the stars], but when they disappear, the people get confused and lost.”

July, 2018

  • 12 July

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and the Sahabah’s hospitality towards the delegation of ‘Abd Qays

    Question حدثنا يونس بن محمد قال حدثني يحيى بن عبد الرحمن العصري حدثنا شهاب بن عباد أنه سمع بعض وفد عبد القيس وهم يقولون ‘قدمنا على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فاشتد فرحهم بنا فلما انتهينا إلى القوم أوسعوا لنا فقعدنا فرحب بنا النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم ودعا لنا ثم نظر إلينا فقال من سيدكم وزعيمكم فأشرنا بأجمعنا …

June, 2018

  • 28 June

    Consulting the Jurists and pious

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) emphasised the importance of both; understanding and piety in his advice to Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he asked, “O Messenger of Allah, if we were afflicted with a matter wherein there is no permissibility or prohibition, what do you instruct us to do? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied: …

  • 27 June

    Caution against having the incorrect intention when seeking knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration please: Sayyiduna Ka’b ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever seeks knowledge in order to compete with the ‘Ulama, or to debate with the foolish, or to draw people’s attention, Allah will put him into Jahannam.”

  • 25 June

    Knowledge is of three types

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) says: “Knowledge is of three types; the clear book [Quran], an established Sunnah, and saying ‘I do not know’.”

May, 2018

  • 17 May

    When ‘Ulama pass away, this is a sign of the destruction of people

    Question Please mention the reference for this narration:  حدثنا أبو أسامة قال حدثنا ثابت بن زيد قال أنبأنا هلال بن خباب أبو العلاء قال: سألت سعيد بن جبير , قلت: يا أبا عبد الله, ما علامة هلاك الناس؟ قال: إذا هلك علماؤهم

  • 3 May

    Sayyiduna Abu Ayyub (radiyallahu’anhu) travelling to Egypt for just one Hadith

    Question I wanted to enquire about the authenticity and reference of famous narration that Sayyiduna Abu Ayub Ansari (radiyallahu ‘anhu) took journey from Madinah Munawwarah to Egypt just for the sake of one Hadith. Could you please quote the whole incident.

April, 2018

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    An unauthentic virtue of seeking knowledge

    Question Can this Hadith be quoted? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Seeking knowledge for a short while is better than offering Tahajjud Salah for one night and seeking knowledge for one day is better than fasting for three days”

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    The virtue of going out in search of knowledge

    Question Is this narration reliable? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “He who goes forth in the search of knowledge is considered to be in the path of Allah until he returns”