Tag Archives: Moulana Farhan Shariff

April, 2021

  • 12 April

    Explanation of the Hadith: ‘If you did not sin’

    Question What is the meaning of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘By that being in whose control/possession lies my soul, if you did not sin, Allah [Ta’ala] would have had way with you and brought a nation that would sin and then seek forgiveness from Allah. He would then forgive them.’

  • 9 April

    Explanation of the Hadith ‘Divorce is disliked by Allah Ta’ala’

    Question Please provide a brief explanation of the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘The most detestable of all permissible deeds to Allah is divorce’

  • 8 April

    A brief biography of Imam Muhammad ibn Sabbah (rahimahullah)

    Question Kindly provide a brief biography of Imam Ibn Sabbagh (ابن الصباغ), a student of Imam Shafi’i (rahimahumallah).

  • 7 April

    Translation of the word يباشرها/مباشرة

    Question What is the translation of يباشِرُها in the following Hadith? عن عائشة أم المؤمنين رضي الله عنها قالت: كان إحدانا إذا كانتْ حائضًا، أمَرَها رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم فتأتزر بإزارٍ، ثم يباشِرُها

  • 7 April

    Following the ways of the Banu Israil, handspan by handspan

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and explanation of the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al-Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘You will most definitely follow the ways of those before you, handspan by handspan, arm’s length by arm’s length, so much so that if they were to enter a lizard’s hole, you would certainly …

  • 5 April

    Another Hadith regarding the detrimental characteristics of women

    Question Kindly provide the correct Arabic wording and authenticity of the following narration: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘The majority of those I saw therein [i.e. in the fire] were women who spread secrets when entrusted; when they are asked, they are stingy, and when they ask others, they do so in a demanding way.’ Husayn [ibn Muhammad, when …

  • 1 April

    The warning sermon on Mount Safa

    Question Has this Hadith appeared with the following wording in any narration? “From the mountain he [i.e. Rasulullah – sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam] asked the people of Makkah: ‘If I say on the other side of the mountain your enemy is there will you believe me?’ Everyone said: “if you say on the other side of the mountain there is the …

March, 2021

  • 31 March

    Virtue of placing candles, lanterns or lights in the Masjid

    Question Are there any authentic narrations regarding the virtue of putting a candle, lamp or lantern in the masjid?

  • 30 March

    Sayyiduna Ja’far, Zayd and ‘Ali (radiyallahu’anhum) being elated at the words of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam)

    Question Kindly provide the reference and explanation of the following Hadith: قال علي رضي الله عنه : أتيت النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم أنا و جعفر وزيد، فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم لزيد : أنت مولاي، فحجل

  • 29 March

    Having hope in the great mercy of Allah Ta’ala

    Question Does the following Hadith come in more detail? Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has narrated that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Four people will come out of the fire [of Jahannam] and will be presented before Allah [Ta’ala]. One of them will turn and say: “O my Rabb! Since you have removed me from it [i.e. the fire of Jahannam], …

  • 29 March

    Another Hadith on respecting elders and showing mercy to children

    Question Kindly provide the reference, authenticity, and translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ: بَيْنَما رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَمَعَهُ أَبُو بَكْرٍ وَعُمَرُ وَأَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ بْنُ الْجَرَّاحِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمْ فِي نَفَرٍ مِنْ أَصْحَابِهِ إِذْ أُتِيَ بِقَدَحٍ فِيهِ شَرَابٌ، فَنَاوَلَهُ رَسُولُ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَبَا عُبَيْدَةَ، فَقَالَ أَبُو عُبَيْدَةَ: أَنْتَ أَوْلَى …

  • 26 March

    Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) sells her slave to the worst of Arabs

    Question Regarding the following Hadith, why did Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) sell her slave to the worst of Arabs? ‘Amrah (rahimahallah) has narrated that: Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) once made a slave girl of hers a Mudabbar [i.e. a slave that is set free after death]. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) then fell ill. Her nephews inquired from an Indian or …

  • 24 March

    A longer version of the narration regarding loving for the sake of Allah

    Question Kindly provide the translation of the following narration: عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ الْخَوْلَنِيِّ قَالَ: دَخَلتُ مسجدَ حِمصَ فجَلَستُ إلى حَلْقةٍ فيها اثنانِ وثَلاثونَ رَجُلًا مِن أصحابِ النَّبيِّ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، قال: يقولُ الرَّجُلُ منهم: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ، فيُحدِّثُ، ثُمَّ يقولُ الآخَرُ: سَمِعتُ رسولَ اللهِ صلَّى اللهُ عليه وسلَّمَ فيُحدِّثُ، قال: وفيهم رَجُلٌ أدعَجُ بَرَّاقُ الثَّنايا، …