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Tag Archives: Moulana Farhan Shariff

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”?

  • 3 March

    Commentary of the narration regarding the intelligent person

    Question Please provide a brief commentary on the following Hadith: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: The intelligent person is the one who subjugates his soul/takes account of himself, and works for what is after death and the incapable is the one who follows his desires and thereafter entertains hopes in [the mercy of] Allah.

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    Recitation of five Surahs when undertaking a journey

    Question Please translate the following: عن جبير بن مطعم رضي الله عنه قال: قال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أتحب يا جبير إذا خرجت سفرا أن تكون من أمثل أصحابك هيئة وأكثرهم زادا؟ فقلت: نعم بأبي أنت وأمي قال: فاقرأ هذه السور الخمس: قل يا أيها الكافرون و إذا جاء نصر الله والفتح و قل هو الله أحد …

  • 27 February

    Trousers below the ankles

    Question I am looking for the narration that mentions whatever part of the pants is below the ankle is in the fire of Jahannam.

  • 26 February

    Reconciliation between the Hadiths on sickness and plague

    Question Both Imams Bukhari and Muslim have narrated a Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) has said: ‘There is no ‘adwa [transmission of infectious disease] and no tiyarah [superstitious belief in bird omens].’ (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 5776, and Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 2224) However, the following Hadith indicates that there are some …

  • 19 February

    Description of Jibril (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Is there any narration on the description of Jibril (‘alayhis salam)?

  • 18 February

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) daughter’s request

    Question Which daughter of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) does the following Hadith refer to and why did he refuse to go in the first instance? Usama (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said: ‘Once, one of the daughters of the Prophet (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) sent a message to him while we were with him. In the message she wrote, ‘My child is going …

  • 17 February

    Translation of the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Umar

    Question Please translate the following: عن عمر رضي الله عنه قال: ومن يظهر منكم شرا ظننا به شرا وأبغضناه عليه سرائركم فيما بينكم وبين ربكم

  • 14 February

    Shaytan urinating in one’s ear

    Question Is there any Hadith that states that if one misses his Fajr Salah then Shaytan urinates in his ear? Also, what is the meaning of urinating in the ear?

  • 12 February

    Definitions of certain sitting postures

    Question Are the sitting postures known as الاحتباء and القرفصاء the same? عن أبى سعيد الخدرى رضي الله عنه أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم-كان إذا جلس احتبى بيده (Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4846)   عن قيلة بنت مخرمة رضي الله عنها أنها رأت النبى صلى الله عليه وسلم وهو قاعد القرفصاء فلما رأيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه …

  • 11 February

    Brief biography of Sayyidah Sarah, the wife of Sayyiduna Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam)

    Question Kindly share with us some information on the life of Sayyidah Sarah, the wife of Sayyiduna Ibrahim (‘alayhimas salam). What does Sarah mean? Is it true that she was extremely beautiful? Does she have any special virtues