Tag Archives: Knowledge

August, 2021

  • 25 August

    Asking Allah for benefit in one’s knowledge

    Question What is the reference for this du’a? اللهم انفعني بما علمتني، وعلمني ما ينفعني، وزدني علما، والحمد لله على كل حال، وأعوذ بالله من عذاب النار

  • 12 August

    ‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) response to a questioner who was insincere

    Question In the following Hadith, what is the meaning of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah’s ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) statement ‘وكل القرآن قد أحصيت غير هذا’ عن أبي وائل، قال: جاء رجل يقال له نهيك بن سنان إلى عبد الله، فقال: يا أبا عبد الرحمن كيف تقرأ هذا الحرف؟ ألفا تجده أم ياء (من ماء غير أسن)، أو من ماء غير ياسن؟ قال: …

  • 2 August

    The worsening state of the Ummah

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? – “Every generation that passes will be worse in immorality and ignorance than the ones before them.”

July, 2021

  • 29 July

    Knowledge will be lifted through the demise of Scholars

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? “Knowledge will be snatched away by the taking away of scholars along with their knowledge leaving behind ignorant people who will be asked to settle matters and they will do so on the basis of their personal views, thus being misguided and misguiding others.”

April, 2021

March, 2021

February, 2021

  • 15 February

    “Accompany the intelligent, and you will be regarded to be part of them”

    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 …

January, 2021

  • 28 January

    Authenticity of the narration regarding the grave of a scholar

    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.”

  • 26 January

    The scholar’s grave will be illuminated

    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)

December, 2020

  • 24 December

    Teaching women to write

    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 …

October, 2020

August, 2020