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May, 2019

  • 20 May

    Translation of a narration on announcing a lost item in the Masjid

    Question What is the translation of the following part of the Hadith? من دعا إلى الجمل الأحمر أن رجلا نشد في المسجد فقال من دعا إلى الجمل الأحمر فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم لا وجدت إنما بنيت المساجد لما بنيت له

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 18 February

    The punishment for concealing knowledge

    Question I wanted to know the reference and authenticity of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever is asked about some knowledge [that he knows] and he conceals it, he will be bridled on the Day of Qiyamah with a bridle of fire.”

November, 2018

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.”