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December, 2019

  • 17 December

    Arabic text of the Hadith regarding the composure of a Sahabiyyah at the time of calamity

    Question Can you provide the Arabic text of this Hadith? The son of Ummu Khallad (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) was martyred. When she heard about it she came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to enquire about his position and reward. Despite being afflicted by the great tragedy of losing her son, her face was still covered with a niqab (veil/purdah). A …

  • 13 December

    Composure of a Sahabiyyah at the time of calamity

    Question Please comment on the authenticity of this narration: The son of Ummu Khallad (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) was martyred. When she heard about it she came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) to enquire about his position and reward. Despite being afflicted by the great tragedy of losing her son, her face was still covered with a niqab (veil/purdah). A Sahabi (radiyallahu …

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April, 2018

  • 11 April

    Fatimah bintu Nasr ibn Al ‘Attar Al Baghdadiyyah

    Question There is a narration about the modesty of a pious woman who had such haya, that she never left her house except on three occasions (Her birth, when she got married and her janazah) I am unsure about her name, if it was Fatimah Al Baghdadiyyah or another person What is the source of this report and the identity …

March, 2018

  • 19 March

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advice to a woman to dress modestly

    Question What is the translation of the following Hadith? عن ابن أسامة بن زيد، أن أباه أسامة، قال كساني رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قبطية كثيفة كانت مما أهداها دحية الكلبي، فكسوتها امرأتي، فقال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: ما لك لم تلبس القبطية؟  قلت: يا رسول الله، كسوتها امرأتي. فقال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه …

December, 2017

  • 18 December

    The four characteristics of the Ambiya

    Question Is the following a Hadith? “There are four characteristic of the Messengers; Modesty, using ‘itr [fragrance], using the Miswak, and marriage”

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    An amazing incident of possessiveness and self honour

    Question Could you mention the source of this incident? On one occasion a lady made a claim of five hundred gold coins against her husband in the court of Judge Musa ibn Ishaq, which the husband denied. The wife’s lawyer proved the claim by producing witnesses. However one of the witnesses insisted that he has to see her face (which …

March, 2016

September, 2015

  • 15 September

    Modesty is from Iman

    Question Is the following narration reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Modesty is from Iman and the [people of] Iman will be in Jannah”

  • 7 September

    The modesty of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is the following narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) was reclining in his house while his legs were uncovered. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he permitted him to enter and he spoke to him. Then Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) sought permission to enter, so he was permitted likewise, and he spoke to him as well …

August, 2015

  • 23 August

    Modesty is all of Iman

    Question What is the status of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) once when asked if modesty was in fact a part of the religion, he replied, “Nay, rather it is the entire religion all of it”.