Question What is the reference for this du’a of Sayyiduna Abud Darda (radiyallahu ‘anhu)? اللهم إني أسألك إيمانا دائما وعلما نافعا وهديا قيما
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Question Please provide a narration together with the Arabic text that specifically speaks about seeking knowledge just to argue with others and prove one’s point.
Question What is the reference and Arabic text for this narration? Also, who is it attributed to? ‘Abdullah said: “My father said to me, ‘O my son, accompany the intelligent, and indeed you will be ascribed to them, even if you are not from them! And do not accompany the ignoramuses, lest you are ascribed to them, even if you …
Question What is the authenticity of this narration? “Seek [knowledge] and teach it to people, for I will certainly illuminate the grave of the teacher and the seeker so that they do not feel desolate.”
Question What is the status of the following narration? “When a scholar (‘aalim) passes away, Allah gives his knowledge a form. That form becomes his friend and companion till the day of Qiyamah and repels the vermin and pests from him.” (Daylami)
Question There is a Hadith that says don’t teach women ‘kitabat’ (to write). (Al-Mishkat and Abu Dawud) First of all what did Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) mean by ‘kitabat’? Is it the compilation of books? I read in the explanation of this Hadith in the book ‘Behnon ki Chadar’ by Abu Talha Muhammad Yunus that it means: Do not teach …
Question What type of knowledge is being referred to in the following Hadith? إن الله وملائكته وأهل السماوات والأرض حتى النملة في جحرها، وحتى الحوت، ليصلون على معلّم الناس الخير
Question Regarding the chapter, ذكر بعض المغيبات, in Zadut Talibin, would it be correct to say that all of the Hadiths in that section are signs of Qiyamah?
Question What is the correct reference for this? Abul ‘Ala said: “I never entered upon a man or passed by his door -seeing him with a book in his hand,and his companion doing nothing- except that I judged him to be the more intelligent one” (Ibn ‘Abdil Barr)
Question In the following Hadith: من سلك طريقًا يلتمس فيه علمًا سهل الله له طريقًا إلى الجنة Whosoever sets out in search of knowledge, Allah Ta’ala will ease the way to Jannah for him. What is meant by ‘knowledge’ in this Hadith? Is it specifically the seekers of Islamic/Shar’i knowledge or is worldly knowledge also included in this like engineering for …
Question Kindly provide some commentary on the following Hadith: ‘This sacred knowledge will be borne by the reliable authorities of each successive generation, who will [preserve it and] remove from it the alterations of the excessive, the interpolations of the corrupt, and the false interpretations of the ignorant.’
Question What is authenticity of following narration? يبعث العالم والعابد، فيقال للعابد: ادخل الجنة، ويقال للعالم: اثبت حتى تشفع للناس بما أحسنت أدبهم
Question What is the status of this narration: إذا كان يوم القيامة يقول الله تعالى للعابدين والمجاهدين ادخلوا الجنة، فيقول العلماء بفضل علمنا تعبدوا وجاهدوا، فيقول الله عز وجل: أنتم عندي كبعض ملائكتي اشفعوا تشفعوا فيشفعون ثم يدخلون الجنة