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Tag Archives: Moulana Farhan Shariff

July, 2020

  • 7 July

    Explanation of the Hadith regarding Allah is content with a small measure of deeds

    Question Please provide an explanation for the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘When a person is content with a small measure of sustenance from Allah, Allah will be content with a small measure of deeds from him.’ (Shu’abul Iman, Hadith: 4265 and 9531)

  • 6 July

    Calamity is commissioned through speech

    Question Please provide the reference and explanation of the following: البلاء موكل بالمنطق “Calamity is commissioned/dispatched through speech”

  • 6 July

    How to read the word نورٌ أنّي

    Question Can the following words نورٌ أنّي be read as نورانِيّ (nuraniyyun) in the following Hadith? If so, what would it mean? عن أبي ذر الغفاري: سَأَلْتُ رَسولَ اللهِ ﷺ، هلْ رَأَيْتَ رَبَّكَ؟ قالَ: نُورٌ أنّى

  • 3 July

    Who is the word سمعت attributed to in this narration

    Question Regarding the following Hadith and the chain of narration, who does the word سمعت refer to, and is the ta (ت) pronounced with a dhammah or fathah? حدثنا يحيى بن يحيى واللفظ له قال: قلت لسفيان بن عيينة: سمعت الزهري يذكر عن عطاء بن يزيد الليثي عن أبي أيوب الأنصاري رضي الله عنه أن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم …

  • 2 July

    One who is content with a small measure of sustenance

    Question Is the following Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) is reported to have said: ‘When a person is content with a small measure of sustenance from Allah, Allah will be content with a small measure of deeds from him’

  • 2 July

    Pronunciation of the words in the Hadith: Islam is built on five

    Question Regarding the Hadith: بني الإسلام على خمس, what harakah will the meem (م) of إقام الصلاة take? Some books have it written with a fathah whilst others have it written with a kasrah or dhammah.

June, 2020

  • 22 June

    The wudu of one who is in the state of wudu

    Question Kindly explain the meaning of wudu in the following Hadith? Sayyiduna Nazzal ibn Sabrah (rahimahullah) says that he was with Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu) after performing Zuhr Salah whilst he sat with some people in the courtyard of the masjid. Water was then brought. He did masah of the face and the hands and then did masah of the …

  • 16 June

    Explanation of ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother’

    Question Please provide a brief commentary of the following Hadith: “When Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would finish the burial of the deceased, he would stay by the grave and say, ‘Seek forgiveness for your brother and beg steadfastness for him as he is now being questioned.’” (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3213; Declared authentic by Allamah Nawawi; Al-Adhkar, Hadith: 480)

  • 11 June

    Narrations neither you nor your forefathers have heard

    Question Please explain the following narration: Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) has reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Towards the end of time there will be people from my Ummah who will quote to you narrations which neither you nor your forefathers would’ve heard. Beware of them!’ (Introduction of Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 15-16, and Musnad Ahmad, vol.2 pg. 32; …

April, 2020

  • 6 April

    Which verses of Surah Baqarah were given during Mi’raj

    Question In the following Hadith, which specific verses of Surah Baqarah are referred to (i.e where does it start from)? عن عبدالله بن مسعود: لَمّا أُسْرِيَ برَسولِ اللهِ ﷺ، انْتُهي به إلى سِدْرَةِ المُنْتَهى، وهي في السَّماءِ السّادِسَةِ، إلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُعْرَجُ به مِنَ الأرْضِ فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، وإلَيْها يَنْتَهِي ما يُهْبَطُ به مِن فَوْقِها فيُقْبَضُ مِنْها، قالَ: إِذْ يَغْشى (النَّجْمُ) …

March, 2020

  • 24 March

    Explanation of the word ‘istidraj’

    Question Please provide the authenticity and commentary of the narration below: In a Hadith narrated from Sayyiduna ‘Uqbah bin ‘Amir (radiyallahu ‘anhu), Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: إذا رأيت الله تعالى يعطي العبد من الدنيا ما يحب وهو مقيم على معاصيه فإنما ذلك منه استدراجا “When you see that Allah Ta’ala gives a person (material) things of the worldly …

  • 19 March

    Do Hijrah and Hajj expiate major sins?

    Question Do Hijrah and Hajj have the same effect as accepting Islam as far as wiping out major sins are concerned? عن ابن شماسة المهرى قال: حضرنا عمرو بن العاص رضي الله عنه وهو فى سياقة الموت. فبكى طويلا وحوّل وجهه إلى الجدار فجعل ابنه يقول يا أبتاه أما بشرك رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم بكذا أما بشرك رسول …

  • 4 March

    Explanation of ‘fahish’ and ‘mutafahish’

    Question The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) never used bad language, neither a “Fahish” nor a “Mutafahish”. He used to say ‘The best amongst you are those who have the best manners and character.” (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 3559) In the context of the above Hadith, does “Fahish” refer only to sexual bad language? Furthermore, what is meant by “Mutafahish”?